Ricardo and Ford Otosan to develop new heavy duty CV transmissions
The collaboration will involve the design and development of next-generation manual and automated manual transmissions for heavy CV products.
‘Weather Factory’ from Ford could simulate any weather for vehicle tes...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 18 May 2018
The facility could simulate the extreme weather conditions of Sahara, Siberia, Alpine mountains and Costa Rica.
OEMs, startups, tech companies and others form consortium to launch Mo...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 11 May 2018
The consortium will explore blockchain technology to be used in a new digital mobility ecosystem that aims to make transportation safer, affordable, a...
Ford India launches Freestyle crossover at Rs 509,000
by Mayank Dhingra 26 Apr 2018
The new Ford Freestyle is a crossover based on its hatchback sibling, the Figo.
Will autonomous cars affect the price of pizza?
by James Attwood, Autocar UK 13 Apr 2018
Ford's self-driving car test programme has created some American Hot topics of discussion - including the cost of food delivery.
Alibaba's automated car vending machine for Ford goes live in China
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 27 Mar 2018
The unmanned multi-level car dispensing system will allow prospective customers to have a comprehensive test-drive of their selected model for up to t...
Qualcomm and Ford partner for future of connected and autonomous vehic...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 10 Jan 2018
The C-V2X technology allows vehicles to directly communicate with other vehicles, pedestrian devices, and roadside infrastructure, such as traffic sig...
In-vehicle translator feature to be showcased at CES 2018
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 08 Jan 2018
A lot of hype around in-vehicle entertainment has revolved around installing new gadgets into cars, but some of these are likely to only add more dist...
Ford funds health and sanitation project in India and Mexico
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 20 Dec 2017
Ford will fund Rs 88 lakh towards building 100 SMART toilets each in three villages in rural district of Kancheepuram, Chennai.
JLR-led project to recover waste exhaust heat for 5% economy boost
by Jesse Crosse, Autocar UK 19 Dec 2017
Tech developed from British-based research will improve engine efficiency by turning waste gas into electricity.
Building the Dragon
by Shapur Kotwal 27 Nov 2017
Like many modern engines, the Dragon has a crank offset by 10mm to help reduce piston slap and friction.
UK’s largest autonomous car trial moves onto public roads
by Sam Sheehan, Autocar UK 18 Nov 2017
UK Autodrive project features Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and the Tata Motors European Technical Centre
New exoskeleton technology can help reduce worker fatigue or injury
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 11 Nov 2017
Ford assembly line workers are testing new upper body exoskeletal technology – EksoVest – that helps lessen the chance of fatigue or injury while perf...
Ford CEO Jim Hackett: “We need smart vehicles for a smart world”
by Steve Cropley, Autocar UK 06 Nov 2017
We hear from the man that has been calling the shots at Ford for five months and has strong views on where the company needs to be headed.
CDP lauds Ford for its water conservation efforts
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 29 Oct 2017
The American carmaker has received an ‘A’ grade for its water management efforts from CDP, the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable ec...
Ford designers use mixed reality for future cars
by Autocar Pro News Desk 22 Sep 2017
Ford designers and engineers will now work collaboratively – irrespective of the location, time zones or off-site – on the same project at the same ti...
Ford inks MoU with China’s Zotye Auto for EV JV
by Autocar Pro News Desk 23 Aug 2017
American automaker, in association with leading Chinese all-electric vehicle OEM, looks to capture a sizeable share of China’s EV market.
Ford appoints Jim Hackett as its new CEO
by Sam Sheehan, Autocar UK 22 May 2017
Reports suggest former CEO Mark Fields was ousted from the helm following poor sales.
New Ford GT to serve as test bed for future models
by Autocar Pro News Desk 12 May 2017
The all-new 647bhp, 345kph GT will serve as a test bed for new technologies and advanced lightweight materials for future vehicles across the Ford mod...
Donald Trump versus the automotive industry
by Jimi Beckwith, Autocar UK 18 Jan 2017
Trump’s views on Mexican-built cars has divided car makers’ responses between compliant and defiant – see how each has reacted here.