Ford EVs will have Tesla DNA and Waymo’s robotaxis are coming to Uber

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Elon Musk says Tesla might ‘open source more code’ to other automakers

Elon Musk suggested Thursday during a Twitter Spaces with Ford CEO Jim Farley that Tesla might open up some of its automotive operating system code to other automakers.  “In the same way that maybe

Ford to bring Tesla’s charging tech into its future EVs

Ford has reached an agreement with rival Tesla that will give owners of Ford EVs access to more than 12,000 Superchargers across the U.S. and Canada. However, this agreement reaches far beyond providi

Ford to keep AM radio in cars after pressure from lawmakers

Ford has reversed its decision to build new vehicles without AM radio after pressure from lawmakers. CEO Jim Farley wrote in posts on Twitter and LinkedIn Tuesday that AM radio will be included on all

Ford tries zagging in the EV arms race

Ford CEO Jim Farley called it a “personal bullet train.” Doug Field, the automaker’s chief advanced product development and technology officer, described it as “groundbreaking.

Ford Q1 earnings rebound as trucks and fleet sales drive profits

Ford reported its first-quarter 2023 earnings Tuesday after the bell, and it marks the first time the legacy automaker will break down earnings by its three new business units: Ford Blue for the iconi

Ford slashes prices on its all-electric Mustang Mach-E as it reopens orders

Ford cut the price of its all-electric Mustang Mach-E by as much as $4,000 while adding range and other features — the latest move in an EV price war sparked by Tesla. Ford said Tuesday it is reopen

Ford to spend $1.3B to transform Canada factory into EV manufacturing hub

Ford said Tuesday it will spend $1.34 billion (C$1.8B) to turn its 70-year-old Oakville facility in Canada into an assembly plant for its next-generation of electric vehicles. The campus, which first

Ford lifts the hood on its EV business, Turo updates its IPO filing and Waymo releases a safety case for AVs

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Ford to build next-gen EV truck at $5.6B factory in 2025

Ford said it will build its next-gen electric truck at its $5.6 billion vehicle assembly and battery cell manufacturing factory in Tennessee.

Ford expects EV business unit to lose $3B this year, hit profitability in late 2026

Any question of what business sector is — and is not — profitable at Ford is no longer a mystery. Ford lost about $3 billion on its EV and digital services business over the past two years, a unit

Ford unveils the all-new €45,000 Explorer EV for the European market

Ford today took the wraps off the Explorer EV. The €45,000 model, which is headed to the European market, shares little with the internal combustion vehicle that carries the same name. The Explorer

Ford to restart F-150 Lightning production on March 13

Ford today provided a statement to TechCrunch detailing its plan to restart F-150 Lightning production. The manufacturing lines will start rolling again on March 13. The automaker says that will allow

Ford forms automated driving subsidiary from Argo AI’s remains

Ford has launched a wholly owned subsidiary — staffed by hundreds of former employees of Argo AI — that will initially focus on commercializing a hands-free, eyes-off driver-assistance system. The

Ford Lightning production to remain halted for another week

Ford has extended a production shutdown of its all-electric Ford Lightning pickup truck by another week. Ford initially paused production and shipments of the Ford Lightning on February due to a poten

Ford halts production and shipments of electric F-150 Lightning over battery concerns

Ford paused the F-150 Lightning’s production and shipments due to a potential battery issue, a stoppage that has now been extended and could last a few weeks. The stoppage started at the beginni

Ford to build $3.5B LFP battery factory using China tech

Ford said Monday it is investing $3.5 billion to build a factory in Michigan that will make cheaper lithium iron phosphate batteries for its growing portfolio of electric vehicles. The factory, which

Ford sells majority stake in Rivian after reporting $7.3B write-down

Ford Motor Company has sold a majority of its Rivian shares, according to regulatory filings. Ford’s stake in the electric vehicle maker, which has been dropping steadily since May 2022, is now

Elon dodges liability, Ford falters and Rivian lays off more workers

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Tesla, Ford and GM win in EV tax credit change

A few more electric vehicle models now qualify for the federal EV tax credit, including GM’s Cadillac Lyric, the Ford Mustang Mach-E and Tesla’s five-seater Model Y, thanks to a change by
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