Ford Key Note Speech at Mobile World Congress 2012 a First

Ford Key Note Speech at Mobile World Congress 2012 a First
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Every year in Spain, the biggest members of the telecommunications industry get together to show off the latest in technology. This year, Ford Motor Company executive chairman, Bill Ford spoke about his vision of mobile technology and how it fits in with Ford’s plans. Ford mainly discussed an infrastructure of connected cars to help reduce traffic and… Continue Reading...

Ford Says 25 Percent Of Lineup To Be “Electrified” By 2020, Calls On Government Subsidies For Batteries

Ford Says 25 Percent Of Lineup To Be “Electrified” By 2020, Calls On Government Subsidies For Batteries
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Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford (great-grandson of Henry Ford) revealed to Fortune magazine that his namesake automaker will apparently launch a global line of electric vehicles, with 25 percent of Ford’s lineup available with some degree of electrification by 2020. Ford cited the electric Focus and both plug-in and fully electric versions of the… Continue Reading...

Report: Ford Wants To Kill Off Mercury This Summer

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Report: Ford Wants To Kill Off Mercury This Summer
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Mercury‘s glory days are long over, with the brand lacking anything exciting or unique since the muscle car era. With the Grand Marquis scheduled to die alongside its customer base, and every other Mercury product available right next door at the Ford showroom, the storied brand is set to be euthanized by its parent company, Ford… Continue Reading...

Ford Posts $2.1 Billion Profit

Ford Posts $2.1 Billion Profit
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Ford posted a $2.1 billion profit for this quarter, beating market expectations by a full year despite a lull in the new vehicle market. Ford has undergone a series of cost-cutting measures, including plant closures and layoffs, but has also introduced a torrent of new product in nearly every segment. Ford hasn’t earned $2 billion… Continue Reading...

Detroit 2010: 2011 Ford Focus World Premiere

Detroit 2010: 2011 Ford Focus World Premiere
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Ford has just unveiled the first example of its new One Ford philosophy, the 2011 Focus. Offered as both a five-door hatchback and four-door sedan, both models look quite unique but offer the same aggressive front end and high-quality paint. At launch one engine will be offered, a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder with direct-injection technology that makes… Continue Reading...

U.S. Automakers Must Adopt Diesels to Meet 2016 CAFE Standards says Bosch CEO

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U.S. Automakers Must Adopt Diesels to Meet 2016 CAFE Standards says Bosch CEO
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The CEO of auto parts supplier Bosch today told a crowd at the National Summit for Clean Transportation that U.S. automakers must adopt diesel technology in order to meet the strict new CAFE standards the Obama Administration has laid out. The new legislation will see fleet averages for passenger cars rise to 35.5 mpg for… Continue Reading...
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