New Ford CEO Jim Farley eyes expansion into tech fields

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Ford Motor incoming CEO Jim Farley said on Tuesday he wants to expand the automaker’s operations into relevant technology fields, including software, fleet management, and electric vehicle charging. “These are new growth initiatives that could create a lot of value for the company,” Farley informed Reuters, after the automaker announced that he will succeed Jim […]

Ford reveals electric Mustang Mach-E race car with 1,400 horsepower

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Ford Motor has developed an upcoming racing version of its all-electric Mustang Mach-E crossover with 1,400 horsepower. The automaker prepares to use the prototype vehicle, which it’s calling the Mustang Mach-E 1400, to flaunt the potential performance of all-electric vehicles as the new crossover starts arriving in dealerships later this year. “It’s an all-around athlete,” said Mark Rushbrook, […]

Volkswagen warns South Korean battery row could create supply disruption

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Volkswagen and Ford stated that a U.S. legal row between South Korean battery makers could create disruption in supplies of the major electric vehicle parts and cost U.S. jobs during the coronavirus crisis, according to documents filed to a U.S. trade panel. The two automakers asked the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) to permit […]

Ford to work with Intel’s Mobileye for improving crash avoidance technology

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Ford Motor will work together with Intel Corp’s autonomous driving unit, Mobileye, to develop an enhanced collision avoidance system for its automobiles, the automaker said on Monday. Ford said the collaboration with Mobileye will be to develop enhanced camera-based crash warning, detection of vehicles and pedestrians, and lane-keeping features for its vehicles, including F-150 and […]

Ford says restrictions at Mexico plants are ‘not sustainable’

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Ford Motor on Thursday stated new staffing restrictions imposed on plants producing auto parts in the Mexican state of Chihuahua were “not sustainable,” the recent sign U.S. automakers are still reeling from coronavirus led lockdown in Mexico. Mexico is a major part of a broader international supply chain important to U.S. automakers, many of which […]

Ford’s Chinese ventures extend auto sales recovery in June

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Ford Motor’s Chinese ventures reported year-on-year sales to increase for June as the world’s biggest auto market keeps showing evidence of recovery from coronavirus-induced lows. The U.S. automaker’s Chongqing-based venture with Changan said on Monday its sales increased 7.7% from a year earlier. It did not reveal the number of vehicles sold. Ford’s new SUV […]

Ford makes connected vehicle services complimentary for European drivers

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Ford has made a series of connected vehicle services complimentary to customers in Europe, allowing drivers to control and monitor major features in their cars from their smartphone.  Drivers access connected vehicle features making the use of the FordPass app which allows a variety of remote services, including checking on vehicle health, fuel level and […]