Ford in the expansion of its Canadian research and development presence is spending $500 million investment, adding more than 400 software and hardware engineers and plans to establish a new Ottawa Research and Engineering Centre.
Ford Motor Company and Toyota Motor Company are forming SmartDeviceLink Consortium, a nonprofit organization working to manage an open source software platform with the goal of giving consumers more choice in how they connect and
Ford-sponsored Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit is accepting applications from startups interested in developing future mobility solutions. Up to 12 startups will receive $120,000 in funding and three months of mentoring and training to develop
Drunk driving (DUI) is now one of society’s biggest taboos – but driving the morning after can be just as dangerous. With many people drinking more than usual over the festive period, it is a
The number of people using multiple digital devices on a regular basis has grown in cars. In response, Ford has redesigned the interior of its 2017 Ford Fusion to offer drivers and passengers more storage,
Robotic technologies for air, sea and roads, for factories, hospitals and homes will have tailored lab space in the University of Michigan’s planned Robotics Laboratory. One floor will be occupied and funded by Ford. The
Ride-hailing and sharing services may finally get rid of annoying human drivers —Ford is planning on a new Model A- a fully autonomous car for ride-hailing or ride-sharing by 2021. The company announced that it
93 percent of Americans listen to radio weekly, more than TV or smartphones, according to Nielsen’s Audio Today: Radio 2016 report. To increase FM clarity Ford is deploying dual radio reception systems, which use a
Ford will be offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for all 2017 model cars, trucks and electric vehicles. While other automakers such as Kia and Hyundai offer a confused maze of what models have what
Versata Software, Inc. (“Versata”) has called out Ford Motor Company for trying to block its own lawsuit after Ford realized it had gotten caught stealing and pirating Versata’s “auto configuration” software, called “ACM.” Ford sued
Ford is testing self-driving cars in the snow and they reveal six facts about its technology that allows for the Ford to drive itself in snow. Mapped in 3D before it snows. To operate in
We have finished counting the votes for the Tech CARS Awards and the results show some very interesting trends. This year we had a larger presence at CES and many voters from the developer community.