Ford, Argo AI & Walmart to Launch Autonomous Vehicle Delivery Service in Three U.S. Cities

Ford Motor Company, Argo AI, and Walmart have announced a new autonomous vehicle delivery service, set to debut in Miami, Austin, and Washington D.C. The announcement marks the first multi-city automated delivery collaboration in the United States for Walmart, which will utilize Ford’s self-driving test vehicles equipped with Argo AI technology to deliver orders to […]

Argo AI & Ford to Launch Self-Driving Vehicles on Lyft Network by End of 2021

Argo AI, Lyft, and Ford Motor Company are working together to commercialize autonomous ride-hailing at scale. The unique collaboration brings together all of the parts necessary to create a viable autonomous ride-hailing service, including the self-driving technology, vehicle fleet, and transportation network needed to support a scalable business and deliver an exceptional experience for riders. […]

Ford & Google Partner to Accelerate Connected Vehicle Innovation & Experiences

Ford and Google have announced a strategic partnership to create new services for Ford and Lincoln customers and to accelerate a transformation plan outlined by the automaker. Ford has also named Google Cloud its preferred cloud provider, saying they will leverage Google’s expertise in data, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML). As part of […]

Ford Announces Pricing & Packaging Information for Active Drive Assist

Ford has announced the pricing for its new Active Drive Assist feature, set to debut on the 2021 F-150 and Mustang Mach-E. It will be standard on specific trim levels of the new F-150 and Mach-E and optional on others. As an optional feature, Active Drive Assist is part of Ford’s Co-Pilot360 suite, which also […]

Meet Fluffy, Ford’s New Robotic Pup That Scans Factories for Retooling

You might say this is a “doggone” good idea . . .  Ford is using a robotic version of man’s best friend to help out around the Van Dyke Transmission Plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan. The 70-lbs. robo-pups can perform 360-degree camera scans, tackle 30-degree grades, and climb stairs like nobody’s business. Ford is leasing […]

Ford & Mobileye Expand Relationship to Offer More Robust Camera-Based ADAS Technology

Ford and Mobileye, an Intel company, are expanding their relationship to focus on new ADAS innovations across the automaker’s lineup. Mobileye will provide its suite of EyeQ sensing technology to support different camera-based driver-assistance features found in Ford’s Co-Pilot360 package. Ford says Mobileye’s technology will increase the capability of the systems within Co-Pilot360. “Providing people […]

Mustang Mach-E Allows for Hands-Free Driving via New Active Drive Assist System

Ford is expanding the capabilities of Co-Pilot360 to allow for hands-free driving on more than 100,000 miles of divided highways in the United States and Canada. The feature, known as Active Drive Assist, employs a driver-facing camera that monitors head position and eye gaze.  Active Drive Assist is part of the Co-Pilot360 Active 2.0 Prep […]