Ford Cleared of Technology Patent Infringement, Jury Rules
March 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm ET
DETROIT (Reuters) -- A jury has found that Ford Motor Co. did not infringe on four patents owned by a Washington state company in its onboard computer systems, clearing the company in a $240...
NEW FORD PRE-COLLISION ASSIST WITH PEDESTRIAN DETECTION TECHNOLOGY
- Available new technology from Ford – Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection – is designed to reduce the severity of and, in some cases, even eliminate frontal collisions involving pedestrians
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company announced today the all-new Ford Mondeo will be its first car globally to offer a new pedestrian detection technology that could help reduce the severity of accidents or help drivers avoid them altogether.
Ford also today announced additional news about the...
Cadillac to launch Super Cruise semi-autonomous technology in two years [w/video]
We all know that self-driving cars are coming. It's not so much a question of If so much as When. And when it comes to General Motors products, we now have something of a date to work with, as Cadillac has...
Next-generation Mercedes S-Class could feature gesture control technology - report
In an interview with Auto Express, Mercedes’ chief interior designer Jan Kaul confirmed the company is working on gesture controls which would enable drivers to access certain functions by using hand gestures...
How City Rush Hour Posed Ultimate Test for Ford Automatic Braking Technology
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COLOGNE, Germany - Monaco might be the highlight of the Grand Prix calendar, but for regular drivers it’s the streets of Paris that provide the ultimate challenge. The French capital is renowned...
FORD AND SAMSUNG RESEARCH NEXT-GENERATION BATTERY TECHNOLOGY
“We are currently expanding our Auto Start-Stop technology across 70 percent of our lineup, and this dual-battery system has the potential to bring even more levels of hybridization to our vehicles for greater energy savings...
ALL-NEW 2015 LINCOLN MKC BLENDS PERFORMANCE, QUALITY AND TECHNOLOGY
All-new 2015 Lincoln MKC small premium utility vehicle delivers spirited performance, elegant design, impeccable craftsmanship and customer-focused technologies for an engaging driving experience
All-EcoBoost® engine lineup...
Ford to Launch Advanced Steering Technology to Help Make Vehicles Easier to Maneuver, More Fun to Drive
DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Company is bringing to market a new generation of steering technology that will help make vehicles easier to maneuver at low speeds and in tight spaces. At...
Ford to Showcase V2V Technology and Unveil All-New Mustang for the First Time in Taiwan at Computex
May-22-2014 3:10 AM ET
TAIPEI, Taiwan – Ford’s ongoing commitment to intelligent cars and the future of mobility will be on full display at Computex from June 3-7, where they will...
54.5 mpg possible with today's technology, JCI executive says
January 15, 2014 - 4:35 pm ET
DETROIT -- Automakers can meet the 54.5 mpg CAFE target without introducing high volumes of electric cars and plug-in hybrids, said a member of the purchasing panel today at the...
Ford Pilots New Siemens Software Using Google Earth Technology to Virtually Navigate Assembly Plants and Enhance Global Manufacturing Collaboration
•Ford, a global user of Siemens’ product lifecycle management technology, is piloting new software that enables virtual navigation of its assembly...
Lincoln MKZ Stars in Premier Technology Show
DUBAI, UAE – Lincoln is showcasing its latest innovations at GITEX Technology Week, where the all-new Lincoln MKZ is the official Car of the Show. This is the sixth consecutive year Ford Motor Company has linked up with the Middle East...
GM, Ford take separate Silicon Valley paths to gain edge in innovation, technology
September 1, 2013
by Paul Lienert
DETROIT (Reuters) -- General Motors and Ford Motor Co., trying to shake off decades of insularity, are looking to California's Silicon Valley and beyond for...
Is Ford the hybrid hybrid technology leader?
Ford's backing away from a collaborative effort with Toyota to develop hybrid powertrains for large RWD and AWD trucks and SUVs has major implications.
But as we look at the hybrid industry, Toyota with it's Prius, launched in 1997 in Japan, as we...
By: Paul McVeigh
June 29, 2012
technology, powertrain electrification and lightweight technologies.
BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer and Toyota President Akio Toyoda signed an initial agreement at BMW's Munich headquarters to expand long-term strategic collaboration between the two...
Are you ready for your car to take your blood pressure?
June 27, 2012
By: Nick Saporito
Today in-car technology is advancing at rapid pace, and every innovation seems to involve two core components: input sensors and algorithms. The two components are center for...