Ford Motor Co.
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) is piloting new software from Siemens that allows virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve global collaboration and better share best practices.
Sure, there are lots of car commercials this time of year featuring cars with big red bows on them. But does anybody actually buy a car as a holiday present? Well, who knows, but Ford Motor Co. says it sees a rush of online shoppers over the Thanksgiving weekend that would cheer any retailer.
Splunk Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLK), a San Francisco software developer, announced a partnership with Ford Motor Co. called “Connected Car Dashboards,” a collaborative project that collected and analyzed data from vehicles to gain insight into driving patterns and vehicle performance.
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that its EcoBoost engine equipped Ford F-150 pickup truck had reached 400,000 sales in the United State since its launch in February 2011.
Not too far from where factory workers assemble Ford cars and trucks, analytics experts in the company’s Research and Innovation Center are building something entirely different but what Ford considers equally important: complex mathematical models to help Ford sharpen its competitive edge while limiting its environmental impact.
So what’s the best of science and technology for this fine Tuesday morning, when the Tigers will finally be able to get back at it and shred some Sox? Glad I can help… here it is.
Ford Motor Co. has acquired the Ferndale-based in-car connectivity technology developer Livio for an undisclosed sum. The company says it will keep its storefront location in Ferndale and its employees.
Zipcar Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, Wednesday announced the expansion of Zipcar Detroit, bringing the total number of Zipcars in the city up to 40. With the expansion, Detroit becomes Zipcar’s 25th major metropolitan market.
More Ford Motor Co. employees will be able to drive to work entirely on electricity, soon thanks to a new workplace charging network being installed at nearly every Ford building in the United States and Canada.
Ford Motor Co. said it delivered its best August electrified vehicle sales ever with more than 8,292 sales, up 288 percent over the same period a year ago.