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Month: November 2018

Ford VW Collaboration Might Produce Electric, Self-Driving Cars

Ford VW Collaboration Might Produce Electric, Self-Driving Cars

News broke recently that Ford and Volkswagen are considering collaborating to develop self-driving and electric vehicles together. Following the official announcement in June that the two automakers will partner on commercial vehicles, this new collaboration would extend their partnership even further. No official announcement has been made by either companies concerning this self-driving/EV undertaking, but industry experts expect Ford and VW to announce the news by the end of 2018. This is not the first partnership of its kind, as…

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Why Spin Scooters Matter to Ford

Why Spin Scooters Matter to Ford

If you’ve been in a big city the past few months, you’ve likely seen electric scooters lining street corners available for public use. Even if you didn’t know it, you’ve likely seen scooters from Bird, Lime, and Spin, three of the top competitors in micro-mobility services. Would you ever think that an automaker would be interested in these city scooters? On Nov. 8, news broke that Ford bought the electric scooter startup Spin for over $40 million, showing the automaker’s…

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