Ford Will Start Building Its Own Batteries For Electric Cars
One of the main components of an electric car is its battery. This is important because the battery essentially determines the range of the vehicle, like how long it can travel for before it needs a recharge. Sure, companies could rely on others to make batteries for them, but Ford isn’t doing that.
Ford To Delay The Launch Of Its Self-Driving Taxis To 2022
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, companies who have had plans for 2020 to launch new products or services have no doubt had to put them on the backburner. For example, we’ve seen how several major events being cancelled, and there are also rumors that products like the iPhone could be delayed.
Ford To Start Making Ventilators And Respirators
Hospitals around the world are starting to run out of medical equipment and supplies. This is due to the coronavirus outbreak that has put an immense strain on healthcare facilities around the world, where the number of cases seem to be rising everyday. In response to the crisis, it seems that many companies are now starting to pitch in and help.
Ford Designs A Bike Jacket That Can Display Emojis On The Back
Safety is extremely important for bike riders, especially with the number of bike related accidents that happen every year. Granted, according to the NHTSA, that number seems to be decreasing, but that doesn’t mean that we should stop trying to be safe drivers on the road, and also cyclists should always try to keep themselves protected at all times.
Ford Turns To 3D Printing To Help Prevent Your Wheels From Being Stolen
When it comes to stealing car parts, the wheels are probably one of the easier and more accessible parts that can be stolen, especially the rims which can either be resold or smelted down to be used for something else. However, it seems that Ford might be working on a way to try and prevent that from happening by using 3D printing.
Tesla’s Cybertruck Goes Up Against Ford’s F-150 In A Tug-Of-War
When it comes to pickup trucks, it’s hard to beat Ford’s F-150 which is one of the best-selling vehicles in the US for the past few decades. However, Tesla decided to take Ford on at their own game by announcing the Cybertruck, a futuristic all-electric pickup truck. Only time will tell how well the Cybertruck will do, but in the meantime, Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk decided to show off what […]
Ford's All Electric Mustang Mach-E Details Leaked Ahead Of Launch
Ford’s much-awaited all-electric Mustang crossover finally unveiled the name “Mustang Mach-E”.Even though the full reveal is scheduled on November 17 L.A. auto show, it looks like we already have a lot of details for the car ahead of the official launch.Jalopnik spotted the webpage for Ford’s All-Electric Mustang Mach-E through the Mach-E forum.Of course, the webpage was supposed to go live after the full reveal but it seems like someone […]
Ford’s Remote Car Starting And Unlocking Features Are Now Free
If you own a FordPass connected car, you might have heard of the FordPass service. For those who haven’t, FordPass is a trial subscription service that will give Ford car owners with compatible models access to certain nifty features, such as being able to unlock and start your car remotely.
Fords Shows Electric F-150 Pickup Truck Pulling A Million Pound Train
It was back in 2017 when Ford first announced that it would make an all-electric version of its very popular F-150 pickup truck. Since this is a workhorse and its customers may have apprehensions about the all-electric version’s performance, Ford today offered a tease of its performance by showing that the all-electric version will be capable of pulling a train with more than a million pounds of weight on it.
VW And Ford May Soon Have A Deal On Self-Driving Cars
Two of the world’s biggest auto manufacturers have been talking about a potential deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars. Volkswagen and Ford are reportedly close to reaching a deal, according to the former’s chief executive today. The two companies have been in talks for months and these comments from a high-ranking VW executive show that they have entered into a fairly advanced stage.
Ford Launching GoRide Patient Transport Service Nationwide
Ford launched GoRide, its non-emergency medical transport service, last year. It has gradually been expanding the service to more markets across the country. Ford has now confirmed that GoRide is being expanded nationwide. It will be available in 40 cities across the country following a trial run in Michigan and Toledo.
Ford Applies Its Car Technology Into Creating A Self-Braking Trolley
Ford is a company that is known pretty much for their cars. The company has probably spent millions, if not billions, over the years investing into technology that could make its cars more appealing over the competition. However, these technologies don’t always have to be exclusive to cars.
Ford And Rivian Team Up To Build An Electric Vehicle
Ford is investing heavily in technologies that will define the future of the automotive industry. It has earmarked considerable resources for electric and self-driving vehicles. The company has now announced a $500 million investment in electric vehicle startup Rivian and is going to work with the startup to build a new electric vehicle using its technology.
New 2020 Ford Escape Will Be Available In Hybrid And Electric Options
Ford has updated its popular Escape SUV for the future. The company has unveiled the new 2020 Ford Escape and confirmed that this vehicle, which has been re-worked inside and out, will be available in both hybrid and electric options. This has been Ford’s most affordable SUV for almost two decades. Its latest model sticks to the script while offering options that futureproof the vehicle.
Ford To Invest $850 Million For EV Manufacturing In Michigan
Ford has made a significant shift to electric vehicles and the company is increasing investment in production facilities where these vehicles will be made. The company has announced that it’s investing $850 million in its Flat Rock, Michigan assembly plant which it wants to make the hub of its EV production.
Ford Testing Using Virtual Reality To Design Its Cars
Designing has come a long way from the early days where designers pretty much only had pen and paper. These days there is software that helps designers draw, someone of them also offer up 3D modeling that helps a designer get a better overall picture of what the end product is supposed to look like.
Ford Announces Plans For All-Electric F-Series Pickup Truck
Ford has been heavily investing in technologies that will bring about the future of mobility, such as electric and autonomous driving technology. The company has announced at an event in Detroit that it’s going to be making an all-electric F series pickup truck. It has been working on a hybrid version for the truck since 2015 but that project will remain completely separate from the all-electric version.
Ford Develops A Doghouse With Noise-Cancelling Technology
Fireworks are lovely to look at, but unfortunately due to their loud noise, more often than not they end up scaring babies and our pets. Thankfully Ford Europe thinks that they might have the solution for the latter, and have actually designed a doghouse with noise-cancelling features so that your pet can stay inside comfortably while you enjoy the fireworks.
Ford Has A Method To Get Rid Of That 'New Car Smell'
The “new car smell” is a novelty for many of us since we don’t buy new cars all that often. It’s a smell that many new car owners cherish for a long time before it gradually fades away. It turns out that Ford has filed a patent for a method which would get rid of this smell from new cars. It has done this because the new car smell is […]
Ford And Walmart Working On Autonomous Delivery Service
Ford’s heavily invested in self-driving cars and it’s working with multiple partners to create solutions that will rely on cars that can drive themselves. The company has teamed up with Walmart to explore how self-driving cars can delivery everyday goods such as groceries and supplies. Postmates is a partner in this project as well.