|FORD AT CES ANNOUNCES SMART MOBILITY PLAN AND 25 GLOBAL EXPERIMENTS DESIGNED TO CHANGE THE WAY THE WORLD MOVES|
|◾Ford at CES announces Ford Smart Mobility plan to use innovation to take company to next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data
◾25 global mobility experiments launched this year to test new ideas and address growing or increasing transportation challenges; insights gained will shape Ford's future investments
◾Ford showcases SYNC® 3, its most advanced vehicle connectivity system, and highlights semi-autonomous vehicles on the road today and ...[Read more...]|
|FORD AND SAMSUNG RESEARCH NEXT-GENERATION BATTERY TECHNOLOGY|
|◾Dual-battery system research combines lithium-ion with lead-acid batteries enabling regenerative braking and greater fuel savings
◾Ford and Samsung SDI research new ultra-lightweight lithium-ion battery concept that could one day render traditional lead-acid batteries obsolete
◾Leveraging innovation in consumer electronics batteries may lead to reductions in size and weight of automotive batteries, as well as increased efficiencies and capability
Ford Motor Company and Samsung SDI, an affi...[Read more...]|
|FORD MOTOR COMPANY DIRECTOR EMERITUS WILLIAM CLAY FORD DIES AT AGE 88|
|William Clay Ford, who helped steer Ford Motor Company into the modern era as an employee, director and influential member of the Ford family, died this morning at his home from pneumonia.
Mr. Ford, 88, served as Director Emeritus, Ford Motor Company and was the last surviving grandchild of the company's founder, Henry Ford.
Mr. Ford served Ford Motor Company for 57 years as an employee and board member, playing a pivotal role in shaping the company for more than half of its 110-year histo...[Read more...]|
|HERTZ OPTIMIZES TRAVEL EXPERIENCE IN AND OUT OF CAR WITH UPDATES TO AWARD-WINNING NEVERLOST® GPS|
| ||Enhancements Include Partnership with Waterkeeper Alliance to Offer 'Swim Guide' with Real-Time Beach Water Quality Data and Five New Mobile City Guides
PARK RIDGE, N.J. and PLANO, Texas, May 30, 2013 - The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) and Navigation Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hertz, today announce the newest innovations to the acclaimed Hertz NeverLost® travel planning tools, creating an easier way for users to plan trips and explore cities. Among the enhancements, Hertz...[Read more...]|
|Automotive Hall of Fame Inductees Named|
|Awards to be Presented in Conjunction with the Concours d'Elegance of America
The Automotive Hall of Fame will present its annual induction and awards ceremony on Thursday, July 26, 2012 as one of the week-long Concours d'Elegance of America events. It will be held at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan.
Both the Concours d'Elegance of America and the Automotive Hall of Fame celebrate the heritage and history of Detroit. The show highlights the evolution of the automobile's...[Read more...]|