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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.

Ford’s US$1 billion artificial intelligence startup: Everything you need to know about Argo AI

Ford’s US$1 billion artificial intelligence startup: Everything you need to know about Argo AI They combined Ford’s autonomous vehicle development expertise with Argo AI’s robotics experience and startup speed on artificial intelligence software to start working on a massive project.” The partnership between Ford and Argo aims to deliver the virtual driver system for Ford’s SAE level 4 self-driving vehicles.

Your Autonomous Ford Could Have a Removable Steering Wheel and Pedals

Your Autonomous Ford Could Have a Removable Steering Wheel and Pedals They also want you to be able to leave the steering wheel and pedals behind when it takes you for a ride.It’s not like you’d need them in a truly autonomous vehicle anyways, right?

Ford's vision for self-driving cars that pick up passengers and deliver packages

Ford's vision for self-driving cars that pick up passengers and deliver packages Why own car when you can shop online and hail a Lyft when you need a ride?Instead of freaking out, Ford is preparing for the future with a self-driving car designed for carrying both packages and passengers.

Ford and Domino's team up for self-driving pizza deliveries

Ford and Domino's team up for self-driving pizza deliveries Would you walk outside of your home to collect a pizza from a driverless car?The companies announced today they're partnering to deploy driverless cars that will deliver pizzas to randomly selected customers.

Ford will deliver on sustainability goals with clean energy and waste reduction

Ford will deliver on sustainability goals with clean energy and waste reduction Since 2000, Ford has published its sustainability report to track its comprehensive approach to managing the issues related to climate change, air quality and conservation.The report identifying opportunities that have significant impacts on the business, from water stewardship to supplier training and education.

BMW: We'll Have 25 Electrified Models by 2025

BMW: We'll Have 25 Electrified Models by 2025 The BMW Group is becoming more and more a “tech company” – and we are in an excellent position to move forward with the ACES.We will be increasing the share of electrified models across all brands and model series.