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Ford Telematics
Ford Telematics with new multi-make functionality and drive app offers faster, more efficient insights for fleet managers

03/11/2020

New Ford Telematics multi-make functionality allows operators with vehicles from multiple manufacturers to integrate their entire fleet into easy-to-use Ford Telematics system.

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Ford vehicle self-driving
How Ford’s next-gen test vehicle lays the foundation for our self-driving business

20/10/2020

Launching a self-driving service is complex. Many different pieces need to come together to create a trusted and scalable self-driving service that provides value to customers and the cities they operate in.

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Digital road safety tool graphic
Ford Trials Tech to Help Foresee Traffic Incidents; Connects Cars and Sensors to Improve Road Safety

20/08/2020

Ford is developing a digital road safety tool that could predict potential incident hotspots, using data from sources including connected vehicles and roadside sensors.

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Ford van displaying automatic electric mode
Supporting cleaner air for cities, schools and play areas – Ford Introduces automatic electric mode

06/07/2020

Awareness of how air quality can affect our health is driving cities, companies and individuals to find ways to reduce emissions and take responsibility for their environmental impact.

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Spin scooters
Ford-owned Spin launches in Milton Keynes

20/06/2020

Spin, the micromobility unit of Ford Motor Company, announced its e-scooters are now available for public hire in Milton Keynes. This marks the company's first market in the context of the recently legalised e-scooter trials taking place across the United Kingdom.

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Man on building site using ForPass
Ford boots connected commercial vehicles: Modem, connected services and over-the-air updates now standard

30/06/2020

FordPass Connect modem is now fitted as standard to the vast majority of Ford commercial vehicles, with FordPass Connect services now complimentary across Europe.

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Spin scooters close up
Spin, a Ford-owned micro mobility leader, launches its first international market in Germany

10/06/2020

Starting from the inner city to the outer parts of Ehrenfeld and Deutz in Cologne, local residents and commuters can look forward to a reliable and enjoyable ride around their beloved city on a single passenger vehicle that facilitates social distancing.

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Woman delivering parcel
Ford's new take on getting parcels to your door could help speed deliveries, ease congestion and improve air quality

18/02/2020

Ford partners with delivery company Gnewt by Menzies Distribution (Gnewt) to trial new digital parcel courier service designed to help reduce congestion and offer faster deliveries.

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Ford pilots Blockchain tech to promote cleaner air in city centres
Ford pilots Blockchain tech to promote cleaner air in city centres

23/10/2019

New Ford Telematics multi-make functionality allows operators with vehicles from multiple manufacturers to integrate their entire fleet into easy-to-use Ford Telematics system.

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Ford Exposes ‘Hidden’ Dangers On City Streets, Uses Big Data And Connected Vehicles To Help Improve Road Safety
Ford Exposes ‘Hidden’ Dangers On City Streets, Uses Big Data And Connected Vehicles To Help Improve Road Safety

04/09/2019

Ford Mobility in Europe has been employing big data analytics combined with detailed on-site observations to discover where – and why – some stretches of road are more likely to experience road safety incidents than others.

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Ford Acquires Quantum Signal: Here’s How It Advances Self-Driving Vehicle Development
Ford Acquires Quantum Signal: Here’s How It Advances Self-Driving Vehicle Development

30/07/2019

Since its founding in 1999, a small company in Saline, Michigan has worked on the cutting edge of mobile robotics for numerous clients, including the military.

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Volkswagen expand their global collaboration with For Mobility to advance autonomous driving, electrification and better serve customers
Volkswagen expand their global collaboration with Ford Mobility to advance autonomous driving, electrification and better serve customers

12/07/2019

Volkswagen to join Ford in investing in Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle platform company, at a valuation of more than $7 billion. Tie-up allows both automakers to independently integrate Argo AI’s self-driving system into their own vehicles, delivering significant global scale.

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Hybrid Electric Van
Hybrid Electric Vans present practical, accessible solution for cleaner air in European cities, study suggests

08/07/2019

Three months after introduction of London Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ), a new study reveals potential for cleaner city air from hybrid electric vans already available to order.

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Ford and Vodafone pilot Parking Space Guidance
Connected-car tech could show drivers which car parks have spaces - and where to find them

01/07/2019

Ford and Vodafone pilot Parking Space Guidance, new connected-vehicle technology that advises drivers how many spaces are available in nearby car parks and how to get there.

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Digit is a two-legged robot
Meet digit: a smart little robot that could change the way self-driving cars make deliveries

22/05/2020

Digit is a two-legged robot designed and built by Agility Robotics to not only approximate the look of a human, but to walk like one, too.

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Last mile
Ford's new take on getting parcels to your door could help speed deliveries, ease congestion and improve air quality

18/02/2020

Ford partners with delivery company Gnewt by Menzies Distribution (Gnewt) to trial new digital parcel courier service designed to help reduce congestion and offer faster deliveries.

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Electric vehicle
Why changing where we charge our electric vehicles could help make cities cleaner, quiter and less congested

22/09/2019

Ford develops smart algorithm that could support increased electric vehicle use, especially in cities, by identifying the most beneficial places to install charging stations.

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