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.
23 Sep 2019
Tritium opens state-of-the-art innovation and customer-focused R&D
Tritium has opened the doors of a new facility in Los Angeles which will enable the company to increase production to cater for a growing sales pipeline in the Americas region.
3 Sep 2019
Safer Batteries for electric vehicles
Preventing electric vehicles from bursting into flames on impact is a primary goal of a new Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University project funded by the Ford Motor Company.
22 Aug 2019
Mercedes-Benz EQV: first fully-electric premium MPV
The series version of the Mercedes-Benz EQV is celebrating its debut. The next member of the Mercedes EQ family combines emissions-free mobility with impressive driving abilities, high functionality and aesthetic design as the first fully-electric premium MPV from Mercedes-Benz.
15 Jul 2019
Ford and Volkswagen expand their global collaboration
Ford and Volkswagen AG are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the U.S. and Europe.
23 May 2019
Self driving cars and smart robots to make home deliveries
Ford is teaming up with Agility Robotics to explore a brand-new frontier in the world of autonomy — and a new way of thinking about how we make deliveries.