Ford and Heinz explore potential of repurposed tomato parts
First automated vehicle test facility to open this fall at UM
No university in the world has an automated vehicle test facility like the one that will open this fall on North Campus, University of Michigan officials say.
Online pirates thrive on legitimate ad dollars (Update)
Movie and music piracy thrives online in part because crafty website operators receive advertising dollars from major companies like Comcast, Ford and McDonald's.
Ford shows off 'smart' Mustang at Taiwan tech show
US auto giant Ford showed off its new Mustang at Asia's biggest tech fair Tuesday, billing it as "the smartest Mustang to date", with voice controls and early warning collision systems.
Ford F-150 takes 'tough' to new level via aluminum
Ford, researchers to work on autonomous cars
Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it was teaming up with researchers at two US universities to work on obstacles, technical and otherwise, to automated driving.
Ford Fiesta back in Japan despite past failure (Update)
Ford's Fiesta compact is back in Japan despite failing a decade ago in a market dominated by Toyota and other powerful local brands that specialize in small cars.
Ford CEO Mulally says not leaving for Microsoft
Ford CEO Alan Mulally says he will not leave the automaker for Microsoft and will stay at Ford at least through 2014.
Study: Hidden risk in supply chains
A new MIT study on supply-chain risk shows no correlation between the total amount a manufacturer spends with a supplier and the profit loss it would incur if that supply were suddenly interrupted. This counterintuitive ...
Ford plans 23 new cars, 11,000 new jobs in 2014
Ford Motor Co. says it will hire more than 11,000 people in the U.S. and Asia next year to support an aggressive rollout of new vehicles.
Shutdown slows—but doesn't halt—US car demand
The government shutdown dampened—but didn't stall—Americans' demand for new cars and trucks.
Ford, University of Michigan open new battery lab (Update)
Ford Motor Co. and the University of Michigan are opening a new battery research and manufacturing lab that they hope will speed the development of batteries for electric and hybrid cars.
Ford buys software startup Livio
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it acquired the startup company Livio in a bid to accelerate its efforts to help drivers safely access content on their smartphone while on the road.
New low-temperature chemical reaction explained
In all the centuries that humans have studied chemical reactions, just 36 basic types of reactions have been found. Now, thanks to the work of researchers at MIT and the University of Minnesota, a 37th type ...