Tag : Ford

Volkswagen and Ford talks could lead to joint vans

1 month ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen and Ford are exploring a strategic alliance that could see the carmakers jointly develop a range of commercial vehicles.

Ford explores future for self-driving food deliveries

1 month ago / 0 comments

Ford is looking at how self-driving food deliveries might work with the help of a pilot project in Miami.

Ford adds Waze navigation and voice control

2 months ago / 0 comments

Ford adds the ability to project Waze navigation and real-time traffic to vehicles using its SYNC AppLink touchscreen and control it through voice.

Spanish fleets to test Transit PHEV

2 months ago / 0 comments

Ford is adding a second city to its Transit Custom plug-in hybrid trial, with a fleet set to roll out in the Spanish city of Valencia, near the carmaker’s factory.

‘Breakthrough’ Bosch technology could provide future for diesel

3 months ago / 0 comments

Bosch has developed new technology that it says could stop, once and for all, the debate about the death of diesel and ensure a future for diesel cars.

Facelifted Ford Ka+ ushers in new Active soft roader

6 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has revealed its facelifted Ka+ range, which debuts a new Ka+ Active softroader version as well as the Sync 3 infotainment system and the model’s first diesel.

Ford ride-share solution for commuters debuts in London

6 months ago / 0 comments

London commuters can now use a Ford ride-sharing service to plug gaps in public transport under a trial approved by TfL.

Ford drives mobility plans with latest start-up acquisitions

6 months ago / 0 comments

Ford is bolstering its plans for mobility solutions for fleet, private drivers and cities globally with the acquisition of two further start-ups.

Ford to double EV investment

6 months ago / 0 comments

Ford is more than doubling its investment in electric vehicles, reviving the Mach nameplate made famous by early Mustangs on a high-performance electric SUV due in 2020.

Ford’s SYNC 3 equipped vehicles get Waze navigation

6 months ago / 0 comments

Ford and Waze have teamed up to offer the traffic and navigation app to all Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC 3.

Ford Transit Connect and Transit Courier get new engine tech

8 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has revealed its updated Transit Connect and Courier LCVs, which will get updated engines and styling as well as new driver assistance technologies when they launch next year.

Ford and Zotye partner for China EV joint venture

8 months ago / 0 comments

Ford and privately owned Chinese automobile manufacturer Zotye have inked a deal to develop and manufacture electric vehicles under a new Chinese brand as they also explore the market for mobility services.

Ford and Lyft to work on self-driving cars

10 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has become the latest carmaker to sign a deal with ride hailing firm Lyft to develop self-driving vehicles.

Ford and Mahindra form strategic collaboration

10 months ago / 0 comments

Ford Motor Company and Mahindra Group agreed to explore a strategic alliance, focussing on mobility, connected vehicles and electrification to expand Ford’s reach in India and global emerging markets for Mahindra.

Ford and Deutsche Bahn turn hand to bike sharing

10 months ago / 0 comments

Ford and Deutsche Bahn Connect GmbH are to start running a bike share scheme in Germany with 3,200 FordPass bikes.

Ford Transit Plug-in Hybrid breaks cover ahead of London trials

11 months ago / 0 comments

Ford’s forthcoming Plug-in Hybrid Transit Custom has made its first public appearance just weeks ahead of the start of London-based fleet trials.

Domino’s and Ford team up to deliver pizzas in self-driving cars

11 months ago / 0 comments

Domino’s Pizza and Ford have launched a world-first collaboration to deliver pizzas in self-driving vehicle trials.

First Drive: Ford Fiesta

11 months ago / 0 comments

Ford’s popular supermini sets tough benchmarks for its ever-growing list of rivals, says Alex Grant.

Ford appoints inaugural director of smart mobility in Europe

11 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has named Sarah-Jayne Williams as its first director for Smart Mobility in Europe.

Ford Chariot transit service to provide commuting solution in New York

12 months ago / 0 comments

Ford is expanding its crowd-sourced Chariot shuttle service to New York to provide in-app ride booking for commuters.

Ford opens East London office to develop mobility solutions for Europe

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford is to open a Smart Mobility Innovation Office in East London that will develop future mobility solutions specifically for Europe.

Ford dealers branch into all-makes servicing and parts

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford dealers in Europe can now offer servicing and parts for all car and LCV makes following the brand’s launch of a new Omnicraft brand of replacement parts.

Jim Hackett to replace Mark Fields as Ford CEO

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford has named Jim Hackett as its new president and CEO as it announced the retirement of Mark Fields.

Ford and BCA mark 20 years in Germany 

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford and BCA have marked 20 years of remarketing partnership in Germany with a special programme of sales. 

Ford concept pairs up autonomous vehicles and drones for ‘last mile’ deliveries

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford employees have developed a new concept that could help transform ‘last mile’ deliveries.

Ford to introduce 4G connectivity under Vodafone partnership

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford is linking up with Vodafone to bring 4G LTE connectivity to vehicles in Europe using a new built-in modem.

Ford to take driver out of loop on path to full autonomy

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford is to skip plans to introduce partially autonomous, Level 3 cars due to concerns over driver safety.

Ford invests in AI start-up to develop virtual driver system

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford is to invest $1bn over the next five years in an autonomous vehicle start-up co-founded by former Google and Uber leaders.

Ford and Toyota form SmartDeviceLink Consortium

2 years ago / 0 comments

Ford and Toyota have teamed up to establish a non-profit organisation to manage open-source software for smartphone app development.

Ford to start testing autonomous cars on European roads next year

2 years ago / 0 comments

Ford is to begin European testing of autonomous cars in 2017, expanding on its existing research in the US.