|FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING, FORD PERFORMANCE PRESENT LE MANS 24 HOURS WINNERS' TROPHY TO FORD EMPLOYEES|
|◾Ford Chip Ganassi Racing drivers, executives join Ford Performance to present Le Mans 24 Hours winners' trophy to Ford employees
◾On June 19, No. 68 Ford GT drivers Joey Hand, Dirk Müller and Sébastien Bourdais won the legendary race 50 years to the day Ford went 1-2-3 there in 1966
DEARBORN, Mich., July 12, 2016 – The champagne has long since stopped flowing at the Le Mans 24 Hours, but there was still one thing left to do for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing. On Tuesday, they checked that ...[Read more...]|
|NEW FORD LAB INTEGRATES WEARABLES AND VEHICLES; FORD LOOKS AT LINKING HEALTH DATA TO DRIVER-ASSIST TECHNOLOGY|
|◾As more consumers embrace wearable devices such as smart watches, glasses and fitness trackers, Ford is opening the Automotive Wearables Experience lab at its Research and Innovation Center in Dearborn, Michigan
◾Potential smart watch applications include linking health data to active vehicle driver-assist features to enable these technologies to be more aware of the driver behind the wheel – particularly when that person is stressed or sleepy; new app challenge seeks innovative ways to measur...[Read more...]|
|FORD FIRST AUTOMAKER TO TEST AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE AT MCITY, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN'S SIMULATED URBAN ENVIRONMENT|
|◾Ford is the first automaker to test an autonomous vehicle at Mcity, part of the University of Michigan, and the world's first full-scale simulated real-world urban environment designed to test connected and automated vehicles in an effort to accelerate development time
◾Ford has been testing autonomous vehicles for more than 10 years, and offers a broad portfolio of available semi-autonomous technologies on vehicles globally – designed to make customers' daily drives more convenient
◾Ford exp...[Read more...]|
|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...]|
|GREG BIFFLE GIVES FORD MOTOR COMPANY 1,000TH NASCAR VICTORY AFTER WINNING AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY|
| ||◾Ford Motor Company has won 1,000 NASCAR races in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series combined.
◾Jim Roper won the very first NASCAR-sanctioned stock car race in a Lincoln when he was deemed the winner at Charlotte on June 19, 1949.
◾Ford Motor Company has won 20 manufacturer titles and 13 driver championships in NASCAR's top three series.
DEARBORN, MI, (June 16, 2013) – Henry Ford's win over Alexander Winton on Oct. 10, 1901 in what proved to be his only race a...[Read more...]|