Ford recalls 5,000 Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 28 September 2021 11:46

Ford recalls 5,000 Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs


Windscreen and roof falls off

Ford has issued a recall of 5,000 Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs in Canada over a risk of the glass roof and windshield potentially coming loose and falling off.

Ford headhunts Apple’s car vapourware boss
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 08 September 2021 11:45

Ford headhunts Appleā€™s car vapourware boss


He can now work for a project that might produce something

Ford is hiring the head of Apple's car project away from the fruity cargo cult, meaning that he might get a change to work on a project that puts out a product.

Ford releases electric pickup truck
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 20 May 2021 10:59

Ford releases electric pickup truck


F-150 Lightning

Carmaker Ford unveiled its all-electric pickup truck that is a critical piece of the company's $22 billion investment into electrification. 

Ford teams up with Google
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Tuesday, 02 February 2021 05:03

Ford teams up with Google


Wants AI and cloud

Ford has said it is writing a cheque for software, artificial intelligence and cloud computing offered by Google to develop new consumer services and modernise internal operations.

Ford and Lincoln cancel all-electric SUV
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020 11:18

Ford and Lincoln cancel all-electric SUV


Still commited to electric

Ford and its luxury brand Lincoln have cancelled an all-electric SUV that was going to be powered by technology provided by EV startup Rivian.

Ford scales back self-driving cars
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Friday, 12 April 2019 12:29

Ford scales back self-driving cars


The first batch will have their limits

Ford CEO Jim Hackett scaled back hopes about the company's plans for self-driving cars.

Tesla hit by Chinese tariffs
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Thursday, 05 July 2018 18:12

Tesla hit by Chinese tariffs


Trade war begins to bite

Despite signs that Tesla is beginning to turn the corner on production, it faces a new set of woes tomorrow.

Ford comes up with window for blind
Published in Transportation
Monday, 07 May 2018 11:08

Ford comes up with window for blind


Feel that view

Ford boffins have come up with an idea to help the visually impaired see the view outside.

Ford patents police car which issues tickets without stopping you
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It can also plan ambushes

Ford has developed a patent for a police car that issues tickets without even pulling you over and an use AI to find good hiding spots to catch traffic violators.

Ford to expand in-car Alexa use
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 05 January 2017 11:17

Ford to expand in-car Alexa use


You can have an AI so long as it's black

Ford Motor wants to expand the use of Amazon's Alexa personal assistant in its vehicles to allow drivers to talk to their cars.