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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.


Ford Plans New Campus For 21st Century

April 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Ford says it will spend a billion dollars to build a new, state of the art Design Center in Dearborn, Michigan near its world headquarters. The 7.5 million square foot facility will take 10 years to complete.



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