Ford Stories November 7

[Update: Axios has updated its report with more sources saying the deal could see Ford spending close to $100M to buy Spin, while another report from the NYT says Ford will invest another $100M into the company. Ford has also issued an official statement on the buyout.]

This week we heard that Lime is reportedly moving beyond electric scooters and may want to offer small electric car rentals. Now, a major auto manufacturer is jumping into the electric scooter share market. Ford has reportedly signed a deal to buy the scooter startup, Spin for a paltry sum…

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Ford Stories October 9

DHL, one of the largest logistics companies in the world, started its StreetScooter subsidiary to build electric vehicles for its own fleet, but it is now emerging as an important electric vehicle manufacturer.

Now they are expanding in even larger vehicles with the help of Ford, which has now started production of its all-electric Streetscooter WORK XL delivery vehicles. expand full story

Ford Stories September 27

Ford’s Turkish truck subsidiary has unveiled a new electric and autonomous truck concept, F-Vision, at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 show in Hannover, Germany today. expand full story

Ford Stories September 6

Ford is currently working on its first all-electric vehicle built to be electric from the ground up.

The American automaker has now released the first image of the vehicle, which it describes as a ‘Mustang-inspired fully-electric performance utility’ vehicle. expand full story

Ford Stories August 29

Ford confirms that its next-gen electric crossover, its first all-electric vehicle built to be electric from the ground up, will be inspired by the company’s iconic muscle car: the Ford Mustang. expand full story

Ford Stories August 22

Ford has announced a significant recall for the charging cables that it delivered with 50,000 of its electric vehicles sold between 2011 and 2015.

The automaker says that there’s an overheating risk that could lead to a fire. expand full story

Ford Stories July 2

Tesla’s latest production milestone has been surprisingly controversial. Tesla employees and enthusiasts have been celebrating it while Wall Street is doubting the significance of it.

Ford is adding itself to the conversation by somewhat mocking Tesla’s Model 3 production achievement by comparing it with its own manufacturing capacity.

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Ford Stories May 2

China is getting all the good stuff when it comes to all-electric vehicles these days.

Now, Ford is setting up a new joint-venture to sell all-electric vehicles for ride-hailing services in the country. expand full story

Ford Stories April 26

Ford doesn’t have much to show for when it comes to all-electric vehicles aside for the Focus Electric, a compliance car converted from the gas-powered version, as it has mainly been focusing hybrids.

Now the Dearborn company is more aggressively phasing out its passenger cars as it focuses on trucks and electric vehicles. expand full story

Ford Stories March 21

The Tesla Model 3 is captivating the entire auto industry from the close to 500,000 people who reserved the vehicle to other automakers who want to learn from it.

Now, a Model 3 was spotted being tested on Ford’s campus. expand full story

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