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Ford to boost F-150 Lightning production capacity to 80,000 per year

Sep 16 2021

(Reuters) -Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it would boost its F-150 Lightning production capacity to 80,000 per year due to strong demand for the electric pickup truck, adding that the vehicle would go on sale next spring. | Video

GM's pickup money machine gets a technology tuneup

Sep 09 2021

DETROIT General Motors Co will give its best-selling Chevrolet Silverado large pickup truck models a makeover next spring to fix competitive shortcomings that have left Chevy in third place in one of the most lucrative vehicle market segments in the world.

Ford poaches Apple's car project chief Doug Field

Sep 07 2021

(Reuters) -The head of Apple Inc's car project, Doug Field, is going to work for Ford Motor Co to lead the automaker's advanced technology and embedded systems efforts, a hiring coup for Ford Chief Executive Jim Farley.

Phone won't talk to your car? You are not alone: study

Aug 31 2021

DETROIT Problems getting smartphones to connect properly with vehicle infotainment systems are now the No. 1 gripe among consumers according to the latest study of new model quality released on Tuesday by market research firm J.D. Power.

Ford delays a return to offices, weighs vaccine mandate

Aug 25 2021

DETROIT Ford Motor Co will delay bringing most workers back to offices until January, and is still considering whether to require employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, the company's chief people officer told Reuters.

Exclusive-Ford doubles Lightning production target on strong pre-launch demand -sources

Aug 23 2021

DETROIT Ford Motor Co has doubled its production target for the F-150 Lightning because of strong early demand for the full-sized electric pickup truck ahead of its 2022 launch, and the company plans to spend an additional $850 million to meet that target, several people and suppliers familiar with the plans said.

EXCLUSIVE-Ford doubles Lightning production target on strong pre-launch demand -sources

Aug 23 2021

DETROIT, Aug 23 Ford Motor Co has doubled its production target for the F-150 Lightning because of strong early demand for the full-sized electric pickup truck ahead of its 2022 launch and plans to spend an additional $850 million to meet that target, several people and suppliers familiar with the plans said.

Ryder will manage Waymo autonomous truck fleets

Aug 18 2021

DETROIT Truck fleet operator Ryder System Inc will manage and maintain autonomous trucks for Waymo Via, the autonomous truck unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc, the companies said on Wednesday.

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