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Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle revealed for driver-assist testing

Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle revealed for driver-assist testing

This week the folks at Ford have revealed a brand new Fusion Hybrid research vehicle, complete with intention on bringing the next generation of driver-assist technologies to the public. This vehicle wont be sold to the public, of course, instead acting as a test platform for Blind Spot Information System, lane-departure warning, active park assist, collision warning with brake support, and adaptive cruise control technologies. This release is an announcement that signs way for the future, with the year 2014 acting as the biggest release year ever for Ford.

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Ford 2015 Mustang unveiled: going global

Ford 2015 Mustang unveiled: going global

Today the 2015 Mustang was revealed in full by Ford after becoming official for the first time late last night. This vehicle is the first Mustang to be sold in Europe and Asia, having seen many years of exports from the USA and a big call from international buyers to bring the vehicle to their home countries. The car is currently on a tour that begins in Dearborn, Michigan and Shanghai and continues on to Sydney, Barcelona, New York, and Los Angeles.

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2015 Ford Mustang official

2015 Ford Mustang official

The 2015 Ford Mustang has been officially announced, with the auto maker revealing it simultaneously across the globe tonight. With the latest model will come three engine options, with one of them being an environmentally-friendly 2.3-liter EcoBoost offering. This marks 50 years for the "pony car", and in the 2015's design enthusiasts will find elements from the many models that have come before it.

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2015 Ford Mustang reportedly leaks

2015 Ford Mustang reportedly leaks

Ford's 2015 Mustang has apparently leaked, with the new muscle car previewed thanks to a prematurely-delivered car magazine ahead of its official unveil later this month. The images, snapped of the upcoming copy of Autoweek by an SVT Performance Forum subscriber, show a car clearly inspired by Ford's EVOS concept of a few years back, though with the promise of real mechanical improvements to go with the looks.

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Ford Edge Concept gets self-parking tech

Ford Edge Concept gets self-parking tech

Ford officially unveiled a new concept car at the LA Auto show this week called the Ford Edge Concept. Ford says that the new concept car offers "strong hints" at the technology and dynamic design that will go into the company's future utility vehicles for global sale. The Edge Concept doesn’t look much like a concept car, it looks very much ready for showrooms.

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Ford experiment uses Coke’s PlantBottle tech to create car seats with new partnership

Ford experiment uses Coke’s PlantBottle tech to create car seats with new partnership

Going green spans a wide range of endeavors from unusual and offbeat to unique and conservative, and not to be left out of the mix, Ford has been working on its own various environmentally-friendly projects. In its latest move, the auto maker has teamed up with Coca-Cola in a partnership to use the latter company's PlantBottle technology to develop seat components for its Ford Fusion Energi hybrid.

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Ford F-150 EcoBoost trucks save 45M gallons of fuel combined

Ford F-150 EcoBoost trucks save 45M gallons of fuel combined

Ford has been pushing its new line of turbocharged engines in the EcoBoost family hard over the last few years. You can find EcoBoost engines in just about every vehicle line that Ford produces today. The promise of these twin turbo engines is that they will provide the same level of performance as larger naturally aspirated engines with better fuel efficiency.

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Microsoft CEO shortlist gets shorter with Alan Mulally and Stephen Elop making the cut

Microsoft CEO shortlist gets shorter with Alan Mulally and Stephen Elop making the cut

We already know Microsoft is on the hunt for a new CEO with current CEO Steve Ballmer having announced that he would be leaving Microsoft. Early on there were several big names tipped to be on the list as potential candidates to replace Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft. The leaked list included Ford CEO Alan Mulally, former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, and Oracle president Mark Hurd.

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Ford and the University of Michigan team up for new electrified vehicle battery lab

Ford and the University of Michigan team up for new electrified vehicle battery lab

Ford and the University of Michigan have announced they have teamed up to create a new kind of battery lab designed specifically to speed up development of batteries for electrified vehicles. The new battery lab is described as world-class facility located at the University of Michigan where Ford will collaborate with battery manufacturers, suppliers, and university researchers. The new battery lab is the result of an $8 million investment from Ford, the university, battery suppliers, and state and federal governments.

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