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Ford Partners with Pittsburgh's Argo AI and Carnegie Mellon University To Stay On Cutting Edge of Research

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Developing reliable self-driving cars requires pushing the envelope in computer science and artificial intelligence. While Ford is applying the latest techniques in computer vision and machine learning to the work they’re doing every day, some of the most advanced research is being done at the university level. That’s why it’s critical to stay connected to the academic community, so we can cultivate the young minds that will help us bring cutting-edge work out of the lab and into the real world.
 

To do this, Ford has formed unique affiliations with Carnegie Mellon University and...

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Pick Up Your Susan G Komen Race for the Cure 2017 Entry Form at Smail Ford

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Pittsburgh's annual Mother's Day tradition, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, is scheduled for the morning of Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park. Ford will once again be a proud national sponsor for the event. You can currently find the 2017 Entry Form at Smail Ford, right on Route 30 in Greensburg, PA. The form, in addition to the registration information and form, also contains important race information, schedules and the Pledge Form.

This entry form is a valuable resource for registration, preparation leading up to Race Day, as well as...


 
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Ford Adding Electrified F-150, Mustang and Transit By 2020 in Major EV Push with Expanded US Plant

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Ford today detailed seven of the 13 new global electrified vehicles it plans to introduce in the next five years, including hybrid versions of the iconic F-150 pickup and Mustang in the U.S., a plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van in Europe and a fully electric SUV with an expected range of at least 300 miles for customers globally.
 

The automaker also announced plans to invest $700 million to expand its Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan into a factory that will build high-tech autonomous and electric vehicles along with the Mustang and Lincoln Continental. The expansion will create...

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Ford Debuts Next-Generation Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Development Vehicle

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Ford Motor Company is introducing its next-generation Fusion Hybrid autonomous development vehicle, just in time for CES and the North American International Auto Show in January.

The new vehicle uses the current Ford autonomous vehicle platform, but ups the processing power with new computer hardware. Electrical controls are closer to production-ready, and adjustments to the sensor technology, including placement, allow the car to better see what’s around it. New LiDAR sensors have a sleeker design and more targeted field of vision, which enables the car to...

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Ford Aims to Reduce Traffic Congestion Issues with New Transportation Initiative

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Ford is teaming up with major cities - starting with San Francisco - to reduce traffic congestion by growing shuttle service and collaborating with bike-sharing provider Motivate to expand its transportation solutions in city centers. The company has announced an agreement to acquire Chariot, a San Francisco-based crowd-sourced shuttle service, and is also establishing a new City Solutions team to work with cities around the world on their transportation needs.
 

“We’re expanding our business to be both an auto and a mobility company, and partnering with cities on current and future

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