Ford cars will become a lot smarter, as the company is adopting Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto for in-car infotainment system. So, whether you are Apple user or Android user or some other platform, Ford has all the options for you.
At the 2016 International CES in Las Vegas, Ford is announcing about the move that it is going to add compatibility with both Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto. Last year, Ford came up with its third iteration, Sync 3, which controls things like media playback, car settings and navigation.
World is smaller than it has ever been. Thanks to planes, trains, automobiles, and sometimes, our feet, humans travel vast distances to grow their businesses, enjoy time off, build new lives, and, as we've seen in the Middle East this year, escape turmoil. A new patent from Ford could transform your car into a unicycle. The patent set forward few weeks ago reveals a rather unorthodox alternative to throwing a bicycle in your trunk. The patent describes how the back wheel of your car could quickly transform into a self-balancing electric unicycle.
Top-notch US automakers are approaching Google as they consider to use the search engine giant’s self-driving car technology to come up with autonomous cars rather than their own rival systems, which experts call a mutual beneficial relationship.
Ford, Fiat Chrysler and General Motors are in talks with the company. Ford Motor and Google are in talks to come up with a joint venture that will build cars using Google’s technology. In fact, General Motors has also shown interest in exploring its manufacturing skills coupled with Google’s system.
Google and Ford are planning to come up with a joint venture that will manufacture self-driving vehicles. Both the companies will publicize the news in Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to be held in January 2016.
The partnership will be a massive collaboration between two of the biggest names in the tech and automotive industries. The vehicles will depend on Google's autonomous driving technology. The deal is said to be not exclusive meaning that Google would be free to work with other automakers interested in self-driving car technology.
Ford has received a go-ahead to start operating a driverless car on public streets as a part of the California Autonomous Vehicle Testing Program. Ford Fusion hybrid is already being tested in a closed-course setting in the Palo Alto area.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) Union signed a tentative contract agreement with Ford covering 53,000 workers at 22 U.S. plants. It has been reported that the deal between the UAW and Ford has been signed on the same day when General Motors workers voted in favor of the similar four-year deal. The Union repotted that 55.4% of the GM workers including 58% of the production workers voted in favor of the same four-year deal.
Bigwig automaker Ford Motor unveiled a new lighting system - called the Camera-Based Advanced Front Lighting System - last Friday. The new system is much more effective in illuminating hazards on the road as compared to conventional headlights.
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