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Ford Fusion Hybrid automated driving research vehicle

Ford outlines steps to ensure safety of its self-driving cars

Ford has promised to deliver a self-driving car by 2021. The automaker is targeting Level 4 self-driving capability, meaning the car will drive on its own but be limited on where it can go and in which whether conditions it can handle. A more capable Level 5 car that can completely replace a human... read more

August 21, 2018 by
 
Ford Performance Shelby FP350S

Here's how Ford trains high-performance test drivers

Being a test driver sounds like a pretty cool job. Automakers need people to log miles at every level of vehicle produced. Of course, this means that some test drivers have a... read more August 18, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk

Opinion: It's time for Tesla's Elon Musk to step aside

It’s hard to overstate Elon Musk’s contributions to the 21st century. As one of PayPal’s founders, Musk cemented his fortune. As the dreamer behind SpaceX... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Gyon brand launch in Los Angeles, California

Chinese luxury EV brand Gyon debuts without a car

Yet another Chinese electric car startup has announced its intentions, only this one doesn't have a flashy concept to show us just yet. The new company goes by the name Gyon... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Ford to spend millions rehabbing Michigan Central Station

Ford to spend $740M to turn Detroit train station into tech HQ

Ford recently made news when it purchased the defunct Michigan Central Station. Closed in 1988, the former Amtrak hub is now going to be turned into a tech center for the... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

SEC subpoenas, board surprised, investor lawsuits: Tesla woes mounting?

A reported subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission may add to the long list of growing worries for Tesla and its embattled CEO Elon Musk that now includes... read more August 15, 2018 by


 
2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody

All SRT products undergo 24 hours of racetrack endurance testing

Performance cars need to perform, and that means withstanding the rigors of track duty and the heat buildup it causes. We've seen that Chevrolet tests every Camaro SS and... read more August 15, 2018 by


 
2018 Lincoln Navigator

Lincoln asking top dealers to create stand-alone showrooms

Lincoln has been on a slow churn toward restoring long-lost former glory. Ford Motor Company's luxury brand is aiming for greatness, and the plan will either work or the... read more August 14, 2018 by


 
original Ford Mustang Bullitt, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. | HVA photo

Road to 2030: A map we can follow

Editor’s note: This is the first in a 6-part series examining where the collector car hobby is headed in the next decade and beyond. Mark Gessler is president of the... read more August 14, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford F-150

Ford will shrink platform count to just 5

Alan Mulally helped steer Ford through the previous decade's global financial crisis by moving the automaker's global lineup onto a core set of platforms under a strategy... read more August 13, 2018 by


 
2018 Lotus Evora GT430

Geely could invest almost $2B to turn Lotus into a Porsche rival

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group is prepared to invest the necessary funds to make Lotus into a world-beating luxury and sports car brand. If Geely has its way, Lotus... read more August 9, 2018 by


 
2019 Ferrari Portofino

Ferrari makes $80K profit per car; reportedly beats entire industry

Ferrari hears the sweet ring of the cash register with every new car sold. The Italian company banks a profit of $80,000 per car sold and tops the industry, per a study from... read more August 9, 2018 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

You'll soon be able to compare safety of electronic driver aids across vehicles

Most major automakers offer electronic driver aids these days, some of which like Tesla's Autopilot can control the steering of a car. However, the performance levels of... read more August 8, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Elon Musk isn't kidding, Tesla board confirms TSLA could go private

Elon Musk disrupted multiple industries on Tuesday when the Tesla CEO [NASDAQ: TSLA] took to Twitter to float the idea of taking the Silicon Valley automaker private. Musk... read more August 8, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Updated: Elon Musk considering taking Tesla private, TSLA stock trading halted

Update: 3:53 pm EST: Tesla stock is now trading again. It opened today at $341.99 and is up 10.61 percent at $378.26 currently. ------------------------------------------... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Ford EksoVest to reduce worker fatigue and lessen injury

Ford fitting line workers with bionics to help build cars

Ford is channeling the $6 Million Man for its latest technological achievement. After partnering with Ekso Bionics, Ford now offers the EksoVest for employees to reduce... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
 

 
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