Ford

15th July 2019

Weekly Brief: VW’s Driverless Investment Possibly Premature?

What began as whispers of a potential partnership materialized last week into one of the blockbuster deals of the summer. Volkswagen will invest $2.6Bn into self-driving start-up Argo AI....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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8th July 2019

Weekly Brief: More Mega Partnerships Pump Up Auto Tech

The longer the road one has to travel, the nicer it is to have some company. This is true for human beings and for businesses as well, especially those...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd July 2019

Ford Connectivity Finds Available Urban Parking

Ford has teamed up with telco giant Vodafone to help its consumers to find parking spaces in congested urban environments. It’s a bid to combat the growing pressures of...

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1st July 2019

Ford Upgrades Focus ST EcoBoost Power

Ford has pumped up the power of it’s new Focus ST so much that it accelerates faster than the previous generation Focus RS. Boasting a 2.3-liter EcoBoost motor, the...

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27th June 2019

Three New Electrified Fords Spearhead EV Strategy

A full BEV Ford Mustang-inspired SUV will head the line-up of electrified versions of three new nameplates in the next five years as part of the carmaker’s pledge towards...

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26th June 2019

Ford Electrifies Its Puma Compact SUV

One of Ford’s top-selling compact SUVs, the Ford Puma, now boasts an electrified powertrain in the shape of mild hybrid technology. It features a 11.5 kW belt-driven starter/generator accompanying...

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17th June 2019

Supercomputer Claims Autonomous Leap

Gaming giant Nvidia has unveiled a supercomputer is claims will accelerate autonomous technology through its AI capabilities. It says the DGX SuperPOD, world’s 22nd fastest supercomputer, can ‘train’ AI...

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14th June 2019

Ford Joins Race for Israel Auto Tech

Ford is the latest carmaker hoping to mine the automotive technology talent burgeoning in Israel with the opening of a new research center in Tel Aviv. Alliance partners Renault...

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10th June 2019

Weekly Brief: Walmart Joins Self-Driving Delivery Push

Want a sneak peek of the robot revolution? Travel down to your local Walmart, where human employees are being replaced by robots for a range of activities. There’s the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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28th May 2019

Ford Plans Robot For ‘Delivery by Hand’

Ford is developing a two-legged robot in a bid to solve the last-mile gap between a driverless delivery vehicle and the human consumer. Working with Agility Robotics , the...

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28th May 2019

Weekly Brief: Robo-Trucks Are Where Self-Driving Revolution Begins

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night might stay the couriers of the United States Postal Service but self-driving trucks may soon. Last week the USPS...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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21st May 2019

Remote Controllers Key to Advancing Driverless Tech, Ford Says

The long path to autonomy is proving to be more difficult than many anticipated, so it’s no surprise that a potential stop-gap is being introduced: teleoperation. From Phantom Auto...

By Louis Bedigian

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