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A future beyond traffic gridlock

Bill Ford is a car guy -- his great-grandfather was Henry Ford, and he grew up inside the massive Ford Motor Co. So when he worries about cars' …

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Ford, Heinz exploring the use of tomatoes for sustainability in vehicles

<b>DEARBORN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)</b> - It might seem that tomatoes and cars have nothing in common. But researchers at Ford Motor Company and H.J. Heinz …

Ford Unveils Its First Autonomous Vehicle Prototype

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 12.13.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:20 pm. 2:20 pm<p>Advertisement<p>Related Galleries<p>The Key to …

2015 Ford Mustang 2.3L EcoBoost: Pony Rides, Two Cents

We take the shotgun seat in a 2015 Mustang EcoBoost and form some opinions.<p>Now, we’re not saying we helped develop the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang. That’s mostly because we totally didn’t help develop the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang.<p>What we did, though, during our early ride in a Mustang powered by the …

#1 Sports Car for Over 50 years.

The 2018 Mustang. Make it personal.<p>The new Mustang is designed to custom-fit the way you drive, down to the last detail. From the look of the …

Ford, GE and University of Michigan team up on sensor to track EV battery life, keep us on the road

Believe it or not, EV battery life is still something of a Pandora's Box, even for automakers: they can tell you the battery pack's current and voltage, but not how it's really performing under pressure. Ford, GE and the University of Michigan are uniting to unlock that mystery through a new ARPA-E …

Ford engineer builds vibrating shift knob using 3D printer and an Xbox 360 controller (video)

You're not going to find it in the next car you drive off the lot, but a Ford engineer has developed a fairly novel approach to making a manual transmission a bit easier to adjust to: a vibrating shifter knob. As he explains in the video after the break, Zach Nelson first turned to an Xbox 360 …

Ford acquires Livio to create a standard for in-car mobile app integration

Ford was quick to embrace in-car mobile app integration through its AppLink technology, but it wants a true industry standard to boost adoption. The company is tackling this problem this today by acquiring Livio, best-known for its Livio Connect in-car app gateway. Valued at under $10 million, the …

Ford's Skyliner concept is like a private jet for the road

If you had $40 million to spend on a ultra-lux vehicle, you might opt for a (pre-owned) Gulfstream V. VIPs on a tighter budget could instead pick up this decked-out Ford van, which comes complete with incredibly comfy leather seats, a Crestron home (or van) automation system, a 52-inch drop-down …

Hack Your Own Car! (No, Really, Ford Says It's Okay)

Follow Richard<p>Maybe it has something to do with the start of the auto show season. Or maybe it's because we're fast approaching the 30-year …

Solar-powered: Could this be the future of Washington roads?

(CNN) — As a kid growing up in the mid-1960s, Scott Brusaw would spend hours setting up miniature speedways on the living room carpet so that he …

Ford Fusion loses 25% of its weight in Lightweight Concept version

Ford Motor Co. has unveiled a new lightweight concept sedan, containing technology destined for use across the automaker's lineup.<p>The Lightweight Concept started life as a 2013 Ford Fusion, but lost 25% of its weight through the use of high-strength steel, aluminum, magnesium and carbon fiber.<p>The …

Google and Ford aim to replace dashboard controls with range of hand gesture commands

Drivers could be able to wind down car windows with a wave as Google develops Minority Report-style hand gesture system to replace dashboard …