#FORD

Hybrid

FCA to Test Hybrid Geofencing in Italy

Drivers get access to restricted areas and special parking but risk fines if they turn off the EV mode
#BMW #Chrysler #Fiat

Hybrid

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Revealed

Bolder styling, a cushier interior, improved performance and hybrid options highlight update
#Hyundai #Kia #Ford

Autonomous Vehicles

VW Finalizes Investment in Argo

$2.6 billion investment creates global scale for partners’ autonomous vehicle operations
#europe #tech #americas

Batteries

Tesla Model 3 Shines Supreme in California

EV tops Q1 sales chart in down market
#covid-19 #Chevrolet #Ford

Connectivity

V2X: What You Should Know

A veteran of vehicle-to-everything explains what V2X is and what it does
#Audi #Ford #Volkswagen

Propulsion

Fun in the Mud with the New Bronco

Teaser video hints at crawler mode
#Ford #Jeep #Toyota

Plastics

Weighing in on Composites

Continental Structural Plastics aims to grow its sales from about $900 million last year to $1.5 billion by 2025.
#Ford #Toyota #Carbon

Steel

What’s It Weigh?

A comparative look at vehicle mass. The attention to weight certainly seems to be a common thread among OEMs.
#Dodge #Chevrolet #Ford

Chris Theodore and the Amazing Cars He Helped Create

On this edition of “Autoline After Hours” we have a man who is literally a living legend in the industry
#engineer #racing #Rivian

Marketing

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 29

Production grows unevenly in U.S., Europe
#asia #europe #covid-19

Design

Return of the Iconic Mustang Mach 1

It has been gone but certainly not forgotten. And it is about to return
#Ford

Autonomous Vehicles

VW Finally Okays Projects with Ford

Van, pickup truck and EV projects ready to roll
#europe #Ford #Volkswagen

Business

Ford Applies the Heat in Police Cruisers to Arrest Coronavirus

Bake for 15 minutes at 133°, repeat as needed
#Ford #tech #sustainability

Economics

LMC Automotive on the Market Right Now

There’s bad news. But it very well seems like it is getting better.
#Ford #covid-19

Design

All Dressed Up Without the Go

Ford Adds ST-Line Appearance Package to Edge Lineup
#HP #tech #Ford

Marketing

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 25

Production snags, sales trends roil the auto industry
#covid-19 #Audi #Chevrolet

Mobility

How Ford Can Launch a New Mobility Company

Ford should become a true mobility leader. To do that, they should launch a company inside of Ford—one that will become bigger than the company that started it.
#Ford #covid-19 #Toyota

Quality

Ford Briefly Stops Production at 2 Plants After Workers Test Positive for COVID-19

Safety protocols get early test as industry relaunches U.S. production
#covid-19 #facilities #Ford

Autonomous Vehicles

People Have a Perception Problem for Automated Vehicles

PAVE study shows that the industry has a long way to go to convince people AVs are the way to go
#Ford #Toyota #NVIDIA

Infrastructure

COVID-19’s Impact on Suppliers: Bankruptcy and Restructuring

The crisis of COVID-19 is exposing structural issues that were already under pressure from the looming juggernauts of electrification, autonomy, shared mobility and connectedness.
#covid-19 #Chrysler #Ford