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Ford will recycle its EV batteries with ex-Tesla exec’s startup

Credit: theverge.com JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials has a new, big customer and investor Ford has tapped startup Redwood Materials — run by former Tesla chief technology officer JB Straubel — to handle the recycling of its electric vehicle batteries. The two companies also plan to use this new partnership to help build out the battery […]

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Did Henry Ford invent the car?

Credit: auto.howstuffworks.com There’s perhaps no single person more associated with the automobile than Henry Ford. Ford is credited with bringing the car to the masses, which transformed driving from a pastime for the rich into an integral part of daily life for millions of people. Just imagine what the world would look like without the […]

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Ford, Argo AI to launch autonomous delivery service with Walmart

Credit: autonews.com The service, initially available in three U.S. cities, will feature autonomous Ford Escape hybrid test vehicles using Argo AI technology to deliver Walmart orders to customers. Ford Motor Co. and its partner Argo AI will soon launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service with retail giant Walmart in three U.S. cities, the companies said […]

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US auto major Ford may shut down India operations: Report

Credits: www.freepressjournal.in Ford may shut down its operations in India soon. The carmaker may wind up operations in its two factories in India — Maraimalainagar in Tamil Nadu and Sanand in Gujarat, according to news reports. The US-based auto major is likely in talks with various car firms for either contract manufacturing or sale of […]

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GM Crushes Ford in Truck Wars but Loses Q2 Sales Crown to Toyota

Credits: www.fool.com The global semiconductor shortage has weighed on auto production this year, constraining U.S. sales despite strong demand. However, while the shortage is widespread, it hasn’t hit all automakers equally. That led to some big changes in the usually pecking order within the auto industry last quarter. Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) became the top-selling automaker in the U.S. […]

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Ford and Toyota top self-driving technology league table

Credit: asia.nikkei.com Both ahead of IT giants in patent terms, as traditional techniques come into focus Leading carmakers such as Ford Motor and Toyota Motor are catching up with tech giants in the global race to develop self-driving technology as indicated by new patent data. The two companies claimed the top two positions on a […]

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Ford Motors Vs General Motors: Which Is The Better Buy?

Credits: seekingalpha.com Both companies posted solid Q1 results. Chip shortages are weighing on car manufacturers, but one has an advantage in that regard. While there are obvious similarities in the two, the differences in the companies may determine which is the better investment. It goes without saying that Ford Motor Company (F) and General Motors […]

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Tesla Cybertruck vs. Ford F-150 Lightning: Which electric truck will win?

Credit: tomsguide.com The Tesla Cybertruck and Ford F-150 Lightning are set to make waves in the electric truck space, but how do they compare? It’s a good time to be a truck shopper, because we’re finally starting to see some momentum in the electric-truck market. Not only is the Tesla Cybertruck set to arrive by […]

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Ford and BMW lead $130 million round in EV battery start-up Solid Power

Credits: www.cnbc.com Ford Motor is increasing its investment in EV battery start-up Solid Power with hopes of starting to integrate the next-generation batteries into its electric vehicles by the end of this decade. Ford, which initially invested in the company in 2019, led a $130 million funding round in Solid Power with BMW and Venture capital firm Volta […]

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Ford dealer: Cars are the new version of toilet paper panic

Despite only a slight increase in overall sales so far this year, it’s a new day in paradise, some Ford Motor Co. dealers said Thursday. Business for them has seen a dramatic uptick since the coronavirus pandemic shut down cities and dealerships across America. With safety protocols in place and used car prices up, new car […]