Ford Plans To Develop, Produce Electric Vehicle BatteriesSaying that it wants to control the key technology for electric vehicles, Ford plans to open a battery development center near Detroit by the end of next year.
Chip Shortage Forces More Production Cuts By GM, FordThe global shortage of semiconductors has forced General Motors and Ford to further cut production at their North American factories as chip supplies seem to be growing tighter.
Thousands Receive Vaccine During Ford Field's Mass Clinic Soft OpeningFord Field mass vaccination for Michigan Residents started Tuesday with a soft opening. FEMA said 2,500 vaccines would be administered with that number increasing daily. Starting later this week and for the next eight weeks 6,000 shots will be given at Ford Field. The site will be open seven days a week.
Chip Shortage Forces Ford To Build Trucks Without ComputersThe company says the pickups will be held at factories for “a number of weeks,” then shipped to dealers once computers are available and quality checks are done.
Will Work From Home Outlast Virus? Ford’s Move Suggests YesIt’s a question occupying the minds of millions of employees who have worked from home the past year: Will they still be allowed to work remotely — at least some days — once the pandemic has faded?
Ford Partners With U-M On Robotics Research, New BuildingA grand opening was held Tuesday for the four-story, $75 million, 134,000-square-foot complex. Three floors house classrooms and research labs for robots that fly, walk, roll and augment the human body.
Auto Columnist Henry Payne Sheds Light on the Future of Electric Vehicles, Why Major Manufacturers Are Investing So HeavilyHenry Payne, Auto Columnist for The Detroit News, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss his thoughts on why major manufacturers are investing so heavily in electric vehicles, and he addresses concerns that people may have with owning one.
Ford Family Putting Up Two Classic CarsA member of the Ford family is putting his own ford vehicles up for auction.
Ford Expands Airbag Recall to 154,000 More CarsFord Motor Company expands its recall for faulty airbags.
Ford is Designing See-Through Medical Grade MasksFord is designing medical grade masks that will allow people who are hearing impaired to read lips.
A Former Auto Assembly Line Worker Creates Art Foundation, Provides Art Education To Metro Detroit YouthTony Roko, founder of Art Foundation, joins special host April Moss on Community Connect to discuss the creation of Art Foundation and what he hopes to grow it into for the future.
Ford Reveals Plans For Corktown CampusFord Motor Company has revealed its plan to build a Detroit campus in the Corktown neighborhood.
Ford Looks To Future With The 2021 E-Transit VanFord Motor Company is preparing for its wave of electric vehicles starting with the E-Transit van.
Ford Recalls More Than 375K Explorers Due To Suspension ProblemsFord is recalling more than 375,000 Explorer SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a suspension problem that has caused 13 crashes.
Ford Reports $2.4B, Fiat Chrysler Reports $2.7B Pre-Tax EarningsFord Motor Company and Fiat Chrysler reported better than expected earnings in the third quarter.