(CBS DETROIT) – Ford, hoping to inject some new ideas into their pipeline, has hired former Apple and Tesla executive Doug Field.
Field joins the automaker as the Chief Advanced Technology and Embedded Systems Officer.READ MORE: Man Recovers From Injuries In Non-Fatal Shooting, Detroit Police Continue Searching For Suspect
He will be tasked with leading the company’s next-gen technology design efforts, among other projects.READ MORE: Michigan, Consumers Energy Pledge To Power More Than 1,200 Government Buildings With Clean Energy
The move comes amid a high-level hiring frenzy at Ford, which is aiming to bolster its plans for the future.MORE NEWS: Firefighter From Michigan Battling Wildfire In Oregon Dies After Being Struck By Tree, Officials Say
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