16 Sep 2021
Ford, Argo AI and Walmart to Launch Autonomous Vehicle Deliveries
Ford Motor Company, Argo AI and Walmart are working together to launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Miami, Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C. — Walmart's first multi-city autonomous delivery collaboration in the US. The last mile delivery service will use Ford self-driving test vehicles equipped with the Argo AI Self-Driving System to deliver Walmart orders to customers.
2 Jul 2021
100% of Car and Passenger Truck Sales Zero-Emission by 2035 in Canada
The Government of Canada is setting a mandatory target for all new light-duty cars and passenger trucks sales to be zero-emission by 2035, accelerating Canada's previous goal of 100 percent sales by 2040.
16 Apr 2021
WaveSense are a localization solutions provider using ground-penetrating radar to map roads for autonomous vehicles.
13 Apr 2021
Carbon Strategic Partnerships to Accelerate European Expansion
Carbon is expanding its European presence through strategic sales partnerships with Selltek by Dedem and Solid Print3D. Selltek, a leading Italian 3D printing dealer, will be Carbon's first sales partner in Italy. Solid Print3D, a UK-based 3D printing expert and dealer, will become Carbon's first UK sales partner. These European partnerships will help Carbon accelerate its growth in Europe.
19 Feb 2021
Ford Europe Goes All-In on Electric Vehicles
Ford has committed that by mid-2026, 100 percent of Ford's passenger vehicle range in Europe will be zero-emissions capable, all-electric or plug-in hybrid, and will be completely all-electric by 2030.
1 Jan 2021
Ford and Mahindra end Discussions for Auto Joint Venture
Ford Motor Company and Mahindra & Mahindra have mutually and amicably determined they will not complete a previously announced automotive joint venture between their respective companies. The decision follows the passing of the Dec. 31 "longstop," or expiration, date of a definitive agreement the organizations entered into in October 2019.
11 Nov 2020
Carbon and Fast Radius Expand Strategic Partnership
Carbon and Fast Radius announced an expansion of its strategic partnership that broadens Fast Radius' fleet of 3D printers with the addition of the Carbon L1 printer. The adoption of the L1 printer complements Fast Radius' in-production Carbon M series printers and expands capabilities into large part production using Carbon DLS.
7 Oct 2020
Advanced Technology Labs Americas, a Yuneec Company
Advanced Technology Labs Americas is a Yuneec company designing and manufacturing world-leading commercial UAV's focused on providing precision aerial platforms that are reliable, plug and play, and easy to use across multiple mobile sensor needs. They attended Commercial UAV EXPO Americas Conference 2020.
4 Sep 2020
Automated Vehicle Technology Makes Parking Easier
Many people enjoy driving... until it's time to park. So why not leave the task to the vehicle? Ford Motor Company, Bedrock and Bosch are launching a demonstration project with connected Ford Escape test vehicles that can drive and park themselves inside Bedrock's Assembly Garage in Detroit using Bosch smart infrastructure.
24 Jun 2020
Desktop Metal is providing affordable high-throughput additive manufacturing solutions. IDTechEx spoke with Arjun Aggarwal (VP of Business Development & Product).
18 May 2020
Mustang Mach-E Charge Time Improved by 30 Percent
The all-new Mustang Mach-E can add an estimated average of 61 miles of range in approximately 10 minutes at an Electrify America DC fast charging station with the extended-range battery and rear-wheel drive - an improvement of approximately 14 miles or 30 percent versus previous estimates.
1 May 2020
Ford, Lincoln Cancel Plans for Rivian Powered Electric Vehicle
In January, the Lincoln Motor Company announced that it was working together with Rivian to develop an all-new electric vehicle previously announced as part of Ford Motor Company's original investment in Rivian.
26 Mar 2020
Ford Helping to 3D Print Respirators, Ventilators
Ford Motor Company, joining forces with firms including 3M and GE Healthcare, is lending its manufacturing and engineering expertise to quickly expand production of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies for healthcare workers, first responders and patients fighting coronavirus.
5 Mar 2020
All Electric Ford Transit for the US
The best-selling cargo van in the world - Ford Transit - is going digital, with an all-electric version coming for the 2022 model year.
4 Feb 2020
Ford Develops 3-D Printed Locking Wheel Nuts to Prevent Theft
Engineers at Ford have now developed unique locking wheel nuts using 3D printing technology. Voice pattern defines the nut's shape.
17 Jan 2020
Ford is First Customer of Agility Robotics Biped Digit Robot
Agility Robotics is launching Digit, a robot with arms and legs to work with humans and in human spaces, for commercial sale; and, Ford Motor Company is the first customer, receiving the first two robots off the line.
4 Dec 2019
IONITY builds high-power, fast-charging network for electric vehicles along major highways to facilitate long-distance travel across Europe.
11 Nov 2019
IBM Launches Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network
The Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network, a blockchain network committed to strengthening human rights and environmental protection in mineral supply chains, announced that its digital supply chain for cobalt has moved beyond pilot phase and is progressing toward use in live production computing environments starting in spring 2020.
5 Nov 2019
Technique Helps Robots Find the Front Door
In the not too distant future, robots may be dispatched as last-mile delivery vehicles to drop your takeout order, package, or meal-kit subscription at your doorstep — if they can find the door.
1 Oct 2019
World's largest fuel cell heavy truck rollout underway
Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies have unveiled the first of the road-certified 42t fuel cell trucks made by Ford Motor Company joint venture company JMC, representing one of the first purpose-built Class 8 fuel cell trucks in the world.