TweetIf you see the mom and pop owners of Frisco’s legacy bike rental businesses with their hands on their hips today… …it’s due to this further ENCROACHMENT on their biz from wealthy Ford Motor Company / non-wealthy Motivate, International. I’ll tell you, I’ve seen it all summer – tourists on GoBikes far far away from […]
Two Austin-based police officers have filed lawsuits against Ford Motor Company after being incapacitated by carbon monoxide that leaked into the cabin of their Interceptor Utilities. Ford finds itself flooded with hundreds of complaints...Show More Summary
A wealth of technologies promises to keep our ever-growing cities on the move, but they need to keep citizens in mind too (sponsored by Ford Motor Company)
A Louisiana sheriff has notified a local Ford dealership that he will will be buying patrol cars elsewhere because the Ford Motor Company continues to advertise on NFL games where players are protesting police brutality during the national anthem. According to CNBC, Bossier Sheriff Julian...
“I think the British do a pretty food job — they seem to produce cars that look British,” Ford Motor Company’s retired design chief J Mays says. Given that Minis essentially look the same as they’ve always looked, Mays makes a good case. Show More Summary
Ford Motor Company recently unveiled their latest F-Series Super Duty variant, a model they say ” sets the new luxury standards for high-end heavy-duty truckers.” The top variant, the F-450 Limited, is now Ford’s largest luxury vehicle, and it’s capable of towing over 30,000 lbs., the equivalent of an F-35 fighter plane. Just in case you […]
The Latest on a repaired Ford SUV flunking an Austin Police Department carbon monoxide test (all times local): 3 p.m. Ford Motor Company says "the methods and parts we've utilized … Click to Continue »
TweetHere’s your LAFD on patrol, complete with a giant Toyota logo: Here in Frisco, we now have thousands of smaller-but-still-quite-prominent FORD logos all over the place for Ford Motor Company’s FordGoBike rental bike service. I think I’d rather have a beefed up patrol at Ocean Beach, where sometimes a half dozen people drown in a […]
Ford Motor Co.’s new CEO said his company needs to be smarter, run leaner and move more quickly into the future to remain profitable. Jim Hackett, who took the car company’s top job in May, told investors in Detroit that Ford must build more SUVs and trucks, move more quickly toward electrification...
Stocks were edging higher in early trading on Wall Street on Tuesday as automakers and homebuilders posted solid gains. General Motors jumped 3.3% in early trading, and Ford rose 1.8% after both companies reported solid sales numbers for September. Homebuilders were broadly higher after Lennar...
TweetOf course, there are still some tourists who misunderstand that they have to check their rental bike back in every 30 minutes and end up getting billed more than $100, after paying $10 or so for a “Daypass.” So yeah, that still happens. But what also happens is other tourists do the math and say […]
Lyft was already working with Waymo, a sister company of Google, and General Motors on self-driving partnerships. Now add Ford to that list.
TweetMan, a lot of Ford’s GoBike rentals have been stolen already, huh? (Sometimes you gotta wonder why somebody’d check out a bike rental only to push it around. That wasn’t a hill or anything. And this is going away from the nearest station.) Anyway, wouldn’t you rather have a regular stolen bike instead of a […]
Lyft Inc. has signed a partnership agreement with the Ford Motor Co. that will see the two companies working together to deliver self-driving vehicles to American roads by 2021. The deal, announced late Tuesday, will involve employees...Show More Summary
Ford Motor and Lyft said they would develop self-driving vehicles for the ride-hailing service, adding to a growing number of alliances between auto makers and tech companies.
(Reuters) — Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it will collaborate with Lyft to deploy Ford self-driving vehicles on the ride services company’s network in large numbers by 2021. Ford and Lyft teams will begin working together to design software to allow Ford vehicles to communicate with Lyft’s smartphone apps. Ford self-driving test vehicles will […]
Henry Ford did not care for dealing with the European countries that controlled the rubber trade, but the Ford Motor Company needed rubber for tires. So he decided to grow his own rubber trees in South America. Ford secured 10,000 square...Show More Summary
Ford Motor Company and Mahindra Group are in the opening stages of a possible long-term strategic alliance. Both companies would benefit from each other’s experience and expertise, in particular Ford’s global reach and Mahindra’s operational model in India. “The agreement between the two companies will allow each to leverage their mutual strengths during a period […]
Ford Motor Company and the Mahindra Group have announced a strategic alliance to explore various mobility solutions in emerging markets, namely India. The partnership agreement will last “up to three years”, with the alliance leveraging...Show More Summary
Ford Motor Company will be idling Transit production at its Kansas City Assembly Plant for seven days next week to account for waning sales. Diminished deliveries aside, Ford’s Transit remains the preferred choice among van connoisseurs and was America’s best-selling large van in 2016. Show More Summary