Jordyn Grzelewski

Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Ford Eyes EV Market Leadership With Launch of F-150 Lightning

Ford Motor Company President and CEO Jim Farley at the launch event for the Ford F-150 Lightning Ford Motor Company President and CEO Jim Farley at the launch event for the Ford F-150 Lightning. (Jeff Kowalsky/Ford/via Tribune News Service)NS

Ford Motor Co. is officially planting its flag with the launch of an all-electric version of America’s best-selling pickup truck, aiming to overtake Tesla Inc. and lead the electric vehicle market.

Jordyn Grzelewski | The Detroit News
April 27, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Ford’s Kansas City Plant Begins Deliveries of E-Transit

Ford eTransit Ford E-Transit cargo vans at the automaker's Kansas City assembly plant. (Ford/TNS)

Ford Motor Co. this week began shipping its new all-electric E-Transit cargo van from its Kansas City Assembly Plant in Missouri to customers across the U.S.

Jordyn Grzelewski | The Detroit News
February 8, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Ford Program to Give California Winegrowers Electric Pickups

Ford F-150 Lightning Ford F-150 Lightning by Ford Motor Co.

SEBASTOPOL, Calif. — Ford Motor Co. on Jan. 26 announced the launch of a pilot program that will equip winegrowers in Northern California with electric pickup trucks, cargo vans and software services in a bid to boost EV and technology adoption among farmers and other commercial customers.

Jordyn Grzelewski | The Detroit News
January 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Ford to Launch Food Program in Detroit Using Autonomous Shuttle

High school senior Brooke Snow in front of her award-winning design for the Ford autonomous shuttle High school senior Brooke Snow displays the winning design that was chosen for Ford's autonomous shuttle. (Max Ortiz/The Detroit News via Tribune Content Agency)

In a move aimed both at fulfilling a community need and advancing vehicle technologies considered a key part of its future, Ford Motor Co. is launching a fresh food delivery pilot in southwest Detroit using an autonomous vehicle shuttle.

Jordyn Grzelewski | The Detroit News
December 14, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Ford Sales Tops Again; Poised to Outsell GM’s EVs

The Ford Mustang Mach-E The Ford Mustang Mach-E. (Ford Motor Co.)

Ford Motor Co. claimed it was the best-selling automaker in the U.S. for the third consecutive month in November, a streak it hasn’t achieved since 1974, as it reported a 5.9% year-over-year sales boost for the month.

Jordyn Grzelewski | The Detroit News
December 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, TCA

Ford Boosts Investment in Solid-State Battery Maker

Ford Motor Co. headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. (Dreamstime/TNS) Ford Motor Co. headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. (Dreamstime/Tribune Content Agency)

Ford Motor Co. announced May 3 it is increasing its investment in a producer of solid-state batteries, yet another move in the automaker’s push to establish a sustainable supply of the components needed to power a coming wave of electric vehicles.

Jordyn Grzelewski | The Detroit News
May 3, 2021