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Intel throws down $15.3 billion to become a player in the self-driving car game

Intel throws down $15.3 billion to become a player in the self-driving car game Money keeps pouring in from companies trying to perfect the self-driving car.The latest eye-popping transaction: Intel announced Monday that it was buying Israeli company Mobileye for $15.

A historical 1964 Ford Mustang with an unusual past heads to auction

A historical 1964 Ford Mustang with an unusual past heads to auction One of the first Ford Mustangs ever built is scheduled to cross the auction block in Indianapolis in April.Manufactured in early 1964, this historically significant Mustang comes with an unusual past.

Blazing speed: 2006 Ford GT sets standing mile world record of 294 miles per hour

Blazing speed: 2006 Ford GT sets standing mile world record of 294 miles per hour Now, you may come close to imagining how it feels to travel in the Ford GTt that just broke the standing mile record.Well, unless you’re the driver of the Ford GT that just broke the standing mile world record — or a fighter jet pilot — you probably haven’t experienced truly mind-bending velocity yet.

Ford recalls 2017 F-250 trucks for roll-away potential while in ‘park’

Ford recalls 2017 F-250 trucks for roll-away potential while in ‘park’ 2-liter Ford F-250, there’s been a recall.The recall applies to more than 52,000 Ford F-250 gasoline-powered 6.

The Detroit automaker who killed Tesla in new self-driving car rankings

The Detroit automaker who killed Tesla in new self-driving car rankings Who’s winning the race to bring self-driving cars to the masses?Sorry Elon, a new report doesn’t even have Tesla in its top 10 — instead, auto industry stalwart Ford finished first.

Tesla about to become most valuable US car company

Tesla about to become most valuable US car company Monday, Tesla stock soared 7 percent in the wake of news that Tesla had first-quarter shipments of 25,000 vehicles and that production plans for the Tesla Model 3 were moving ahead.That pushed Tesla’s market cap ahead of Ford’s at the market close, $48.

This Ford crib will trick your baby into falling asleep

This Ford crib will trick your baby into falling asleep Say hello to Max Motor Dreams, a crib that mimics the experience of being on a car ride.The Max Motor Dreams could make the everyday lives of a lot of people a little bit better.

Ford designed a crib that simulates the movement of a car to put baby to sleep

Ford designed a crib that simulates the movement of a car to put baby to sleep Meet the Max Motor Dreams, a crib that simulates the gentle hum and vibrations of a moving car, without the need for a driver or any gas.A night-time drive, however, can keep a baby quiet, and keep you in bed for a bit longer.

Who says hybrids can’t fight crime? Ford’s Fusion Hybrid cop car is on the beat

Who says hybrids can’t fight crime? Ford’s Fusion Hybrid cop car is on the beat The Blue Oval unveiled a new vehicle for the men and women in blue that it claims is the first pursuit-rated hybrid police car.Officially known as the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan, it’s basically a police version of the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Ford's giving your local police a supercharged reason to go green

Ford's giving your local police a supercharged reason to go green The Police Responder Hybrid is the first of its kind, according to Ford, which is putting $4.The car has been certified by police agencies to be "tough enough to handle police pursuits for longer periods at different speeds and over obstacles," according to Ford.

Mark Zuckerberg, man of the people, visits assembly line and discovers it's 'hard'

Mark Zuckerberg, man of the people, visits assembly line and discovers it's 'hard' Mark Zuckerberg, who is totally not running for president, continues to do things a politician would do by visiting an assembly plant and commenting at how hard physical labor can be.Here are some Undercover Boss-esque reflections from The Hoodied One about what it's like to work that assembly line.

Manual Gearboxes Are All but Dead. They’re Worse in Every Way Possible.

Manual Gearboxes Are All but Dead. They’re Worse in Every Way Possible. The deathwatch for manual transmissions started more than a decade ago, when the first cars began to deliver better EPA results with automatic transmissions than with stick shifts.Even BMW sees the change to automatics coming, especially as some BMW engines approach 500 hp — something its manual gearboxes can’t easily handle.

Ford's CEO, Now Gone, Didn't Push Fast Enough Into the Future

Ford's CEO, Now Gone, Didn't Push Fast Enough Into the Future In 2001, Ford axed CEO Jacques Nasser for pushing Ford too quickly into the future of connected cars.This week, Ford dismissed CEO Mark Fields for not delivering on the future, which includes connected cars, autonomous vehicles, EVs, and shared mobility.

Tesla Overtakes BMW, Now Fourth Most Valuable Automaker

Tesla Overtakes BMW, Now Fourth Most Valuable Automaker In the last three months, it has passed GM, Ford, and now BMW to become the world’s fourth most valuable automaker on the stock market.While the world’s biggest automakers deliver 2 million to 10 million vehicles a year, Tesla delivered 76,230 vehicles last year.

Elon Musk Got the Very First Model 3 for His Birthday

Elon Musk Got the Very First Model 3 for His Birthday The first one was reserved for years and gifted to the CEO for his birthday (which was back on June 28).Since Ehrenpreis was the first person to pay of their pre-order, they were the first to get the car.

Chinese drivers hate that new car smell, so Ford is trying its best to get rid of it

Chinese drivers hate that new car smell, so Ford is trying its best to get rid of it That "new car smell" can be pretty divisive.And the fast-growing market is so valuable that Ford is going out of its way to get rid of the new car smell, so people don't get turned off.