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Ford and Lyft Team Up to Put Driverless Cars on the Road

Lyft's new Amp glows on the dashboard of a car in San Francisco. Josh Edelson/AP Images for Lyft

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars on ride-hailing company Lyft’s network with human drivers at the wheel for backup, the companies said Sept. 26.

Russ Mitchell | Los Angeles Times
September 28, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Delivery Without Drivers: Domino’s, Ford Team Up for Test

The specially designed delivery car that Ford Motor Co. and Domino’s Pizza will use to test self-driving pizza deliveries, at Domino’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, Mich. Dee-Ann Durbin/AP

No ring of the doorbell, just a text. No tip for the driver? No problem in this test, where Domino’s and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars.

Dee-Ann Durbin | Associated Press
August 29, 2017
Business

Ford Will Invest $1.6 Billion in Two US Factories

Ford's Hinrichs by Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. will invest $1.6 billion in two U.S. factories to start making a new automatic transmission and expand output of certain commercial trucks, the company announced April 26.

Joseph White | Reuters
April 27, 2016
Business

Ford Launches New, Lighter Super Duty Pickup

INDIANAPOLIS — Ford Motor Co. launched an all-new Super Duty pickup range for 2017 whose main feature is the use of military-grade aluminum throughout the cab, leading to significant weight savings.

Steve Sturgess | Special to Transport Topics
March 3, 2016
Business

With Two Truck Factories Humming, Ford Posts Massive July Sales

Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News

Ford appears to have finally found the right gear with its F-150 pickup, otherwise known as the moneymaker.

Kyle Stock | Bloomberg News
August 4, 2015
Business

Ford Profit Beats Estimates as Buyers Pay Up for F-150 Truck

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co. posted a 44% surge in second-quarter profit, exceeding analysts' estimates thanks to consumers paying big money for fully loaded versions of the new aluminum-body150 pickup.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
July 28, 2015
Business

Ford Updates Commercial Transit Connect Van for 2016

Ford Motor Co.

Ford is updating its commercial Transit Connect van for the 2016 model year with standard flex-fuel capability for some models.

June 8, 2015
Business, Autonomous

Driverless Vehicles May Cut US Auto Sales by 40%, Analyst Says

Daimler Trucks

U.S. auto sales may drop about 40% in the next 25 years because of shared driverless cars, forcing mass-market producers such as General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. to slash output, a Barclays analyst said.

May 20, 2015
Business

Ford's April Sales Reflect Surge in US Van Purchases

Ford Motor Co.

Ford sold more vans last month than it has in any April in almost 30 years, and U.S. van sales by unit have more than doubled in the past five years, according to data from Edmunds.com.

Kyle Stock | Bloomberg News
May 7, 2015
Business

Ford Redesigns Medium-Duty Line, Including Updated Telematics System

John Sommers II for TT

INDIANAPOLIS — Ford Motor Co. introduced a redesigned lineup of medium-duty trucks here that includes dedicated tractor models in two weight classes, and an updated telematics suite.

March 9, 2015

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