Tag Archives: Ford

Ford invests in Argo AI for self-driving cars

Ford Motor Co. says it’s investing $1 billion over the next five years in a Pittsburgh startup called Argo AI to develop the virtual-driver system for Ford’s autonomous vehicles. Argo AI was founded only a few weeks ago by CEO Bryan Salesky, … Continue reading

Posted in GeekWire | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ford shows off a sleeker self-driving car

The latest iteration of Ford’s self-driving Fusion Hybrid vehicle, unveiled today, repositions the laser-ranging sensors that used to poke up from the roof and adds a lot more smarts in the trunk. Ford’s sneak preview came in the form of a blog … Continue reading

Posted in GeekWire | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

After Boeing and Ford … secretary of state?

Update for 8:30 p.m. PT Dec. 10: News outlets are reporting that Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, and not Alan Mulally, as his secretary of state. Original report from Dec. 8: Former Boeing and Ford … Continue reading

Posted in GeekWire | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ford plans fully autonomous cars by 2021

Ford Motor Co. says it’s aiming to mass-produce fully autonomous vehicles for ride-sharing and ride-hailing services within five years – and it’s investing tens of millions of dollars in ventures that could help the company hit that goal. “We see autonomous vehicles … Continue reading

Posted in GeekWire | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ford works on virtual drivers for future cars

The car of the future may well be controlled by a certified virtual driver that relies on the cloud for guidance, ranging from directions to software security updates. Those are some of the concepts laid out today by Jim Buczkowski, … Continue reading

Posted in GeekWire | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ford CEO sees self-driving cars in four years

Have you ridden a self-driving Ford lately? They’re not on the market yet, but Ford President and CEO Mark Fields has been quoted as saying fully autonomous cars could be available for use on U.S. streets in four years’ time – … Continue reading

Posted in GeekWire | Tagged , , | Leave a comment