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What's behind Ford's $1 billion on artificial intelligence: self-driving excellence

What's behind Ford's $1 billion on artificial intelligence: self-driving excellence Why is Ford investing $1 billion over five years in a Pittsburgh startup called Argo AI?It’s looking to gain an edge in self-driving car technology in the four-year countdown to 2021.

Ford's self-driving cars won't have steering wheels because engineers maybe kept falling asleep

Ford's self-driving cars won't have steering wheels because engineers maybe kept falling asleep Will self-driving cars have steering wheels?Automotive News reported that Ford came to that decision after its engineers fell asleep, lulled into a false sense of security with nothing much to do while driving Level 3 cars.

Ford re-creates 1976 street racing film ‘C’était un Rendez‑Vous’ in 360 VR

Ford re-creates 1976 street racing film ‘C’était un Rendez‑Vous’ in 360 VR In 1976, French director Claude Lelouch released a nine-minute film depicting a car racing through the streets of a sleeping Paris.More: Ford’s 2018 Mustang Convertible adopts the coupe’s love-it-or-hate-it look “I had goose bumps watching C’etait un Rendez-Vous 40 years later in virtual reality,” Lelouch said.

Fast and frugal: Ford’s updated Fiesta ST promises more efficient performance

Fast and frugal: Ford’s updated Fiesta ST promises more efficient performance Following the European launch of its updated Fiesta subcompact, Ford will unveil a new version of the Fiesta ST performance model at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show next month.Speaking of handling, the Fiesta ST also gets brake-based torque vectoring.

Ford race cars could soon sport more 3D-printed parts

Ford race cars could soon sport more 3D-printed parts Installed at the automaker’s Research and Innovation Center in Dearborn, Michigan, Ford says the machine is capable of making most large, one-piece car parts.The carmaker is currently trying out the Infinite Build unit to evaluate the viability of 3D-printed parts for future production cars.

Ford ditches the V6 but adds driver-assist tech and a 10-speed gearbox

Ford ditches the V6 but adds driver-assist tech and a 10-speed gearbox 53 years ago, the Ford Mustang burst onto the scene and changed the game forever.From horsepower to headlights, here’s everything we know about the 2018 Ford Mustang.

Ford tests 3D printing of big car parts

Ford tests 3D printing of big car parts to 3D-print prototype car parts and potentially specialty parts for low-volume cars in the near future.The Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer, as its name suggests, is capable of building a car part of any size.

Iconic Mustang from ‘Bullitt’ may have been found in Mexican scrapyard

Iconic Mustang from ‘Bullitt’ may have been found in Mexican scrapyard It’s been 50 years since anyone had a good idea of where the iconic Ford Mustang from Steve McQueen’s Bullitt was, but it might have shown up in a rather unlikely place.A Ford expert claims that it’s now been recovered after spending years in a Mexicali junkyard.

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.