Ford

30th March 2020

Weekly Brief: Carmakers’ Switch to Respirator Production Gives Us All Hope

A week after shutting down their manufacturing operations owing to the coronavirus pandemic, many carmakers found themselves planning to re-open their factories last week. However, this time they plan...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

26th March 2020

Sunshine State’s EV Cash Hand-Outs Boost Adoption

California is leading the United States in electric vehicle adoption. The Sunshine state has many programs and incentives that are enticing Californians to buy and lease electric and plug-in...

By Lynn Walford

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23rd March 2020

Weekly Brief: Automotive’s Virus Lockdown a Time to Reflect

The threat of a widespread lockdown across the automotive industry turned into a reality last week, as the coronavirus continued to unleash chaos around the world. All major automakers...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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19th March 2020

Automakers’ Control Over Software Outweighs the Risks

As with any technology, the ability to develop software in-house means that the developer, in this case the automaker, can control the ecosystem. Additionally, systems developed in-house provide a...

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16th March 2020

Ford Tech to Avoid Roadside Ditches

There maybe many of us who have experience of Ray LaMontagne’s Jolene lyrics ‘I found myself face down in a ditch…’ Well, now Ford says it has new technology...

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16th March 2020

Weekly Brief: Virus ‘Silver Lining’ Could End Auto’s Dependency on China

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world with frightening speed, the automotive industry has braced itself for what could be a long and costly disruption to operations. Some...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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12th March 2020

5G Will See C-V2X Explosion… Maybe

An automotive research body is predicting an explosion in C-V2X capability with the roll-out of 5G. However, the statement announcing a study by ABI Research based on industry opinions,...

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6th March 2020

BlackBerry’s Pitch for Driverless Dominance

The technological world is littered with companies that once sold ‘The Hot New Thing’. When technology and trends moved on, though, these businesses were left behind. One such company...

By Eric Volkman

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27th February 2020

Ford’s eScooter Service Expands into Europe

Ford’s e-scooter subsidiary, Spin, plans to expand into the burgeoning European market despite growing disquiet over this form of micro-mobility. The move comes hard on the heels of Montreal’s...

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24th February 2020

Weekly Brief: Tesla Rides Crest of Electrification Wave

Tesla’s newest vehicle, the Model Y crossover SUV, finally received its certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency last week. The Model Y’s range came in at 315 miles...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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14th February 2020

Ford Tells Boris ‘Put BEV Money Where Mouth Is’

Ford has made it clear that the UK government will have to help automakers meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s brought-forward ICE ban for new vehicles. Fittingly during the European...

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12th February 2020

Hyundai Joins Move to Skateboard BEV Platform

Hyundai is joining a lengthening line of automakers looking to skateboard technology to push forward its BEV future plans. The carmaker has engaged Canoo to jointly develop a platform...

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