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Ford micromobility subsidiary Spin launches first in-house built e-scooter

Spin, Ford’s micromobility subsidiary, has launched its first custom designed and built electric scooter. The company says the S-100T scooters are its safest and longest lasting, two qualities that it hopes will attract the attention of cities as it aims its strategy at exclusive partnerships.  When the company launches its service in Sacramento in July, it’ll deploy 25 of the new S-100T scooters along with its existing fleet. Spin hopes to scale to 350 S-100Ts by August and have more than a ...
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Buying a Car Improved My Life. It Shouldn't Have.

Before October 2020, I’d never owned a car, which I’d considered a point of pride. I live in Baltimore, which isn’t the country’s most walkable city—WalkScore gives it a 65%—but I got by.Read more...
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Lincoln to Offer a Full Range of Connected & Electrified Vehicles by 2030

Lincoln will debut a fully electric vehicle next year, the first step toward electrifying its entire portfolio of vehicles by the end of the decade. The new electric vehicle will debut as the brand celebrates its 100th anniversary next year and continues its growth in North America and China. By mid-decade, Lincoln expects half of its global volume will be zero-emissions vehicles and plans to electrify its portfolio of vehicles by 2030. This is part of the company’s Ford+ plan and Ford Motor Com...
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BMW and Ford-backed Solid Power will go public via SPAC merger in $1.2B deal

Solid Power, a solid-state battery developer backed by Ford and BMW, is going public. The company said Tuesday it would head to the NASDAQ via a merger with special purpose acquisition company Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corp III at a post-deal implied market valuation of $1.2 billion. The transaction is expected to generate around $600 million in cash, including a $165 million private investment in public equity (PIPE) transaction from investors Koch Strategic Platforms, Riverstone Energy ...
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United States: Supreme Court's Decision In Ford Motor Co. Makes It Easier For States To Exercise Personal Jurisdiction Over Big Companies - Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP

The Supreme Court heard two cases involving Ford Motor Company during its October 2020 term and issued a ruling on these cases on March 25, 2021.
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2022 Ford Maverick Overview: Powertrain Specs, Starting MSRP, Safety Features & More

After the F-150 Lightning reveal made headlines in May, Ford is keeping their foot on the gas (figurately anyway) with the launch of the Maverick. As one of the first full-hybrid pickups in the United States, the 2022 Ford Maverick will offer sedan levels of fuel efficiency with plenty of payload and towing capacity. Here is a detailed look at the latest Ford truck to join the Blue Oval family. “Maverick challenges the status quo and the stereotypes of what a pickup truck can be,” said Todd E...
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Ford EV Factories

Ford currently has one electric vehicle production facility and is building another. The Ford Mach-E is built in Mexico. The Cuautitlan Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) is a Ford Motor Company... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Here's a closer look at Air Force One and the presidential motorcade during Biden's trip to Detroit

Our position and the lighting for photos of Air Force One coming into Detroit this week proved to be perfect thanks to the Michigan Planespotting group. TheAviationist/Tom Demerly Detroit's Metro Airport yielded great photos of Air Force One and the presidential motorcade. In an unusual occurrence, the location where photographers were allowed to photograph Air Force One landing was also on the motorcade route. See more stories on Insider's business page. Local spotters, aviation p...
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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning: America’s Favorite Workhorse is Now Electric

The 2022 F-150 Lightning marks an important transition in Ford’s history. It’s the first-ever all-electric iteration of Ford’s bestselling truck, and Ford took its sweet time reinventing a perennial favorite. President Joe Biden recently took the F-150 Lightning for a spin during a visit to the Dearborn Truck Plant. President Biden was deeply impressed (to say the least) with the Ford F-150 Lightning’s propensity for speed. “This sucker’s quick,” he said from the driver’s seat after pulling o...
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This is Ford’s first electric pickup truck, the F-150 Lightning (ars technica)

Enlarge / Ford's range of all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup trucks will start at just $39,974 before tax credits. (credit: Ford) On Wednesday night, the Ford Motor Company unveiled its latest pickup truck, the F-150 Lightning. The truck is the hotly anticipated battery-electric version of Ford's bestselling vehicle, and when it goes on sale in mid-2022, it will join the Mustang Mach-E and the electric Transit van as part of Ford's battery EV lineup. On Tuesday, President Joe Biden visited F...
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Ford F-150 Lightning Is Good, Actually

As Earther’s resident Guy Who Has Opinions About Cars, I have taken much pride and joy talking shit about the Cybertruck (dystopian trash) and the Hummer EV (warmongering throwback nobody wants trash). With Ford officially unveiling its electric version of the F-150, I am here once again to pass judgment.Read more...
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Ford and SK Innovation announce battery manufacturing joint venture BlueOvalSK

Ford Motor Company and Seoul, South Korea-based SK Innovation signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a joint venture to domestically manufacture batteries for electric vehicles, the two companies said Thursday. The new venture, dubbed BlueOvalSK, will produce around 60 GWh annually starting mid-decade. The MOU is the latest sign that Ford intends to vertically develop its battery capabilities. “Initially with just a Mustang Mach-E, we felt like it was most efficient for us to purchase...
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Ford unveils the F-150 Lightning, its all-electric pickup truck that will start under $40,000

The Ford F-150, the profitable cornerstone of the U.S. automaker’s business, now has an all-electric sibling. Ford unveiled Wednesday the F-150 Lightning, an all-electric pickup truck that is a critical piece of the company’s $22 billion investment into electrification. The vehicle is one of a trifecta of Ford EV debuts and launches in the past year. And it is possibly the most meaningful in terms of the bottom line. The Ford F-150 Lightning, which will be built at the automaker’s Rouge factory ...
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Biden tours Ford facility in Michigan as protests erupt over Gaza-Israeli conflict

President’s visit to highlight push for electric cars came as protests erupted over escalating Israeli and Palestinian clashesAs Joe Biden toured a Ford Motor Company facility to highlight his push for more electric vehicles on Tuesday, protests erupted in parts of Michigan over the escalating clashes between Israelis and Palestinians.Biden toured Ford Motor Co Rouge electric vehicle center to tout part of his American Jobs Plan, which incentivizes Americans to use electric vehicles and proposes...
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Ford Motor Co To Decide Indian Investment Plan In H2 2021

Ford Motor Company is expected to firm up its capital allocation plans for...
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Ford is bringing significant wireless software updates to its vehicles

The Internet of Things just got bigger. Four years after Ford Motor Company introduced an integration with Amazon’s suite of smart home devices, the automaker is beefing up its in-vehicle software offerings with built-in Alexa voice assistant and a wireless software update ecosystem. Ford’s over-the-air software updates, which it has branded Power-Up, will have the capability of updating “virtually all” of the computer modules in new Ford vehicles, not just the ones that focus on infotainment, t...
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Ford Recalling 661,000 Explorer SUVs for Real This Time

Ford Motor Co. is recalling over 660,000 2016-2019 model year Explorer sport utility vehicles over the suspect roof rails the company initially claimed were probably fine. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration got involved last year, following a string of complaints of the rail cover loosening and sometimes being jettisoned from the vehicle, and recommended […] The post Ford Recalling 661,000 Explorer SUVs for Real This Time appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Exploring the Transformative Powers of Artificial Intelligence for Communicators

On June 9, Eric Koefoot, president and CEO of media analysis firm PublicRelay, is hosting a Case in Point for PRSA titled “Catching the AI Wave in Communications.” Through a series of case studies, Koefoot, who previously served as an executive at Ford Motor Company and Deloitte Consulting, will explore the state of AI technology use in communications. Ahead of the June 9 event, he spoke with PRsay about common misperceptions and the benefits of artificial intelligence to communicators.  Accordi...
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Ford, BMW lead Solid Power’s $130M Series B round

A Solid Power manufacturing engineer holds two 20 ampere hour (Ah) all solid-state battery cells for the BMW Group and Ford Motor Company. The 20 ampere hour (Ah) all solid-state battery cells were produced on Solid Power’s Colorado-based pilot production line. Source: Solid Power. Solid state battery systems have long been considered the next breakthrough in battery technology, with multiple startups vying to be the first to commercialization. Automakers have been some of the top investors in...
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Automoblog Book Garage: quattro: The Race and Rally Story

Author Jeremy Walton takes us behind the scenes of how Audi’s all-wheel drive system came to be.quattro: The Race and Rally Story explores 24 years of factory-supported quattros in motorsport.Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated if you purchase this book through the links provided here. Our Book Garage series showcases what every enthusiast should add to their library. It’s really hard to get across just what a revolution Audi’s quattro drive system was...
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Why Ford Motor Company Stock Is Getting Clobbered Today

First-quarter earnings were quite good. The guidance wasn't.
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Ford to open new lab to develop next-gen lithium-ion and solid-state batteries

Ford Motor Company will open a $185 million R&D battery lab to develop and manufacture battery cells and batteries, a first step toward the automaker possibly making battery cells in-house. The facility comes as yet another signal to consumers and other automakers that the auto giant is no longer hedging its bets on the transition to battery electric vehicles. Company executives declined to provide a timeline on when Ford might scale its battery manufacturing, but it is clear that the company in...
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United States: The SCOTUS Decision In Ford V. Montana And Its Impact On The Defense Of Life Science Companies - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

The SCOTUS decision in Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court[1] is a decision that we believe will alter the legal landscape in the defense of product liability matters ...
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I got addicted to trading stocks with Robinhood during the GameStop saga. I know amateur traders like me are playing with fire, but I worry that it's too late to break the addiction.

SOPA Images/Getty Images A year of lock-downs, stimulus checks, and colorful trading apps has turned buy-and-hold retail investors into regular users of powerful financial tools. Watching daily stock price movements is consuming an inordinate amount of my time and attention. How it all ends is yet to be seen, but one thing is certain: retail investors will wrongly be the target of financial institution's blame. Kevin is an active-duty Navy FA-18 pilot who invests in his spare time. Th...
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India’s Mini-Craze for Bicycling Around the World

In the 1920s and 1930s, a dozen adventurous young riders went on the ultimate journey. In 2017, Anoop Babani, Goa-based former journalist, was recuperating from a cycling accident when he encountered a book from 1931, With Cyclists Around the World, written by three Indians who, in the days before widespread paved roads and satellite communications, had biked around the world. “A new China has been born in the world,” they wrote prophetically of one of their destinations. “Few see her; but th...
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The Estate of Mrs. Henry Ford II Collection Auction

Beverly, MA, April 5, 2021 (PRNewswire) – Kaminski Auctions announces a landmark auction of property from the estate of Mrs. Henry Ford II on April 9, 10th, and 11th 2021. The auction will include custom furniture, lavish furnishings, porcelain dinner services, and personal clothing, handbags, and accessories from the Palm Beach Florida mansion of Kathleen “Kate” DuRoss Ford, wife of the eldest grandson of Ford founder Henry Ford. Henry Ford II devoted his life to the Ford Motor Company as Presi...
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55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business.New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time.Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential business books ever - including memoirs and psychology books.If you want to be successful, you should read about 500 pages per day. Or, that's what you ma...
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2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder, Pursuit Rated at Last?

Ford has released the new Police Responder version of its ever-popular F-150 pickup. Intended for government use and timed ahead of the spring bid, the automaker is clearly hoping it’s something law enforcement will be interested in since it should be an ideal pick for rural police departments, government agencies concerned with wildlife/nature, and border […] The post 2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder, Pursuit Rated at Last? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Portlander with NASA ties develops new space-age bicycle tire

Calvin Young and his tires. (Photos: SMART Tire Company) Portland-based engineer Calvin Young has combined his love of space exploration and cycling to create a new bicycle tire that is airless, as strong as titanium, and will never go flat. “Bicycle tire technology is a unique combination of suspension and traction, so it will be interesting to see how it rides.”— Shawn Small, Ruckus Composites Young is part of the SMART Tire Company, a team of inventors and engineers that partnered...
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Daily Crunch: Google Play halves commission on developers’ first $1M

Google is letting developers keep more of their Play revenue, Instagram adds teen safety features and we examine the global distribution of venture funding. This is your Daily Crunch for March 16, 2021. The big story: Google Play halves commission on first $1M Following a similar move by Apple last year, Google said that it will be reducing its fee from 30% to 15% for the first $1 million that developers earn through Google Play annually. This is slightly different from Apple’s approach, in th...
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