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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.
Ford Motor Co. says its Fiesta subcompact is now outselling the Toyota and Scion brands’ triplet of subcompact vehicles in the first half of 2013, 45,831 units to 32,510 units. And the vehicle’s high-tech interior is a major reason why.
Ford Motor Co. Thursday announced an industry-first dirt detection technology to ensure superior paint and surface quality.
Ford Motor Co. said late Thursday it would cut its gas mileage claims on its C-Max Hybrid and will write “goodwill” checks to current C-Max Hybrid owners and lessors to make up for earlier claims.
The 2014 Ford Fusion has become the only car in the popular midsize segment to offer rear inflatable safety belts, adding to the sedan’s suite of available safety and driver-assist technologies. This option is also available in the Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi.