Ford

5th April 2019

Ford Pitches Electrification on All European Models

Ford is playing catch-up in the race to electrify its range promising to have an electrified version of every model in its European range. It did this during another...

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Ford, GM, Toyota, SAE Form AV Standards Consortium
4th April 2019

Ford, GM, Toyota, SAE Form AV Standards Consortium

Ford, General Motors, Toyota, and SAE International are forming a consortium to help develop industry-wide standards for autonomous vehicle technology. The automakers have joined forces with the professional association...

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26th March 2019

Mild Hybrid Ford Fiesta and Focus Set For 2020 Launch

Ford has announced mild hybrid versions of its Fiesta and Focus EcoBoost models expecting to bring them to market by next year. The Fiesta and Focus EcoBoost Hybrids feature...

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Ford to Create Production Center For Driverless Cars
21st March 2019

Ford to Create Production Center For Driverless Cars

Ford will begin production of its first commercially available autonomous vehicles at a dedicated site and also build battery electric vehicles at a nearby assembly facility. The automaker said...

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1st March 2019

AR Backseat Experience Could Lyft the Ride

Automotive infotainment is improving but is still a few “parsecs” away from a Star Wars “Dejarik” moment, where passengers are playing augmented reality games in the backseat as they...

By Robert Gray

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5G Ready For Global Auto Roll-out, Claims Lobby Group
28th February 2019

5G Ready For Global Auto Roll-out, Claims Lobby Group

A telecoms lobby group used the Mobile World Congress to claim 5G technology is ready to roll-out globally to power automotive mobility. The claim made by the 5G Automotive...

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27th February 2019

Ford Adopts what3words Navigation Solution

Ford has announced it will run the what3words navigation solution throughout its new car models. The carmaker made the announcement at the 2019 Mobile World Congress committing it to...

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Ford Launches “Warehouse on Wheels” Parcel Pilot
18th February 2019

Ford Launches “Warehouse on Wheels” Parcel Pilot

Ford has launched a pilot trial of a last-mile delivery service in London that could combine logistic solutions using light commercial vehicles with cycle and even pedestrian couriers. The...

Paul Myles TU-Editor

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11th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Amazon finally makes entrance into self-driving tech

With nearly every big tech company having entered the race for self-driving cars in the past 10 years, one name has remained conspicuously absent. The fact that it’s Amazon,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Ford Trials AV Lighting Communication System
7th February 2019

Ford Trials AV Lighting Communication System

Ford has tested a lighting system it hopes will allow autonomous vehicles to communicate with other road users. The automaker collaborated with Chemnitz University of Technology (CUT) on testing...

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30th January 2019

Chariot Taught Ford a Multi-Million Dollar ‘Lesson’

Ford says it has learned a lesson about mobility solutions, albeit a $65M lesson being the cost of the collapse of its ill-fated Chariot acquisition. The urban ride-sharing scheme,...

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Weekly Brief: Detroit Show on Wane But Boasts Ford and VW Alliance
21st January 2019

Weekly Brief: Detroit Show on Wane But Boasts Ford and VW Alliance

The end is rarely pretty – The North American International Auto Show in Detroit was once a global spectacle. Auto enthusiasts flocked to the event from around the world...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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