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Auto Makers Abandoning The Auto Show Circuit

September 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Rolls Royce, Ford, Volvo and others will not be presenting their cars at the Paris auto show this year. As cars become more like computers, manufacturers are seeking new ways to connect with customers.


Further With Ford 2016- Disrupt Yourself

September 16th, 2016 | by Susanna Schick

We're honored to have been invited to cover this event again, as it's delightful to peek behind the curtain, and be treated to such a lavish trip. The most exciting news from Ford is that they're taking IDEO's advice to prototype early and often. They're launching a variety of projects (not vehicles) all aimed at making it easier for people to get from point A to B, regardless of who owns the vehicle, or even what type of vehicle it is


Ford Plans Self-Driving Cars By 2021

August 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Ford says it will have self driving cars on the road by 2021. Like the Google car, they will have no controls for human drivers. At first, they will be available only to ride hailing and car sharing services in selected cities.


Tesla Executive Says New Retail Stores Coming

August 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Ganesh Srivats, Tesla's vice president for sales in North America, hints that the company is ready to introduce a complete rethink of its sales model. As tantalizing as that may be, Srivats declined to offer any details or timeline.


Ford Warns Of Lower Second Half Earnings

August 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Ford says its business and profits may be down considerably for the rest of this year, due in part to new incentive programs needed to keep its F 150 pickup trucks selling in high volumes.


Will The Pickup Truck Boom Last?

May 9th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Pickup truck sales are booming and so are profits. Manufacturers are making plans to boost production. But are we beginning to see the beginning of "peak pickup" in America


Ford Says No Thank You To 200 Mile Electric Car

April 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Ford says it has no plans to offer an electric car with 200 miles of range to compete with the Tesla Model 3 or Chevy Bolt. Instead, it will increase the range of the Focus Electric from 76 mile to 100 miles.



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