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Ford and McDonald’s team to make car parts out of coffee bean skins

Ford and McDonald’s team to make car parts out of coffee bean skins

McDonald's sells a lot of coffee, and Ford builds a lot of car parts. The two companies have teamed up to reuse some of the waste that comes with roasting coffee. During the roasting process, the outer skin falls off the coffee bean. That skin is called coffee chaff.

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Ford sells out of Mustang Mach-E First Edition reservations

Ford sells out of Mustang Mach-E First Edition reservations

It's been a big week for electric car reservations, and the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is demonstrating that while pony car purists might not be convinced by the name, that doesn't mean would-be drivers are in short supply. One of the automaker's five trims of the electric SUV has already sold out of reservations, in fact, before production has even begun.

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Lincoln all-electric SUV tipped to use Ford-backed Rivian tech

Lincoln all-electric SUV tipped to use Ford-backed Rivian tech

Lincoln will build a new electric SUV, using the innovative platform developed by EV startup Rivian, according to sources familiar with the luxury automaker's roadmap. Ford, parent company to Lincoln, invested $500 million into Rivian earlier this year, and at the time announced it would use the company's so-called "skateboard" platform for a vehicle of its own.

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Ford reveals Mustang Mach-E production limit for first year

Ford reveals Mustang Mach-E production limit for first year

Battery constraints will limit the number of Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs in Ford's first year of production, the automaker has confirmed. Announced over the weekend, the 2021 Mustang Mach-E extends the storied performance car name into its first ever all-electric model, and its first crossover SUV, and though the reaction has been divided Ford is still expecting demand to be solid.

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Ford is building the Mustang Mach-E a hands-free driving system

Ford is building the Mustang Mach-E a hands-free driving system

Ford is developing a hands-free driving system for the Mustang Mach-E, which will allow the all-electric car to pilot itself on certain roads without the driver needing to touch the wheel. The as-yet-unnamed feature isn't expected to launch at the same time as the first 2021 Mustang Mach-E models arrive in dealerships, but Ford says that doesn't mean early-adopters will miss out.

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Mustang Mach-E EV credits and reservations: What you need to know

Mustang Mach-E EV credits and reservations: What you need to know

Ford has thrown open the reservation list for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, but while you could be excused for being wary about an all-new electric car, there might be a good reason to stake an early place in line. Announced this weekend, ahead of the LA Auto Show 2019, the Mustang Mach-E isn't expected to actually arrive at dealerships until late in 2020, but you can configure your order from today.

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Ford’s Mustang Mach-E unveil got an unexpected response from Elon Musk

Ford’s Mustang Mach-E unveil got an unexpected response from Elon Musk

The specter of Tesla looms large over every new electric car: the automaker's vocal fans and outspoken CEO can be among the EV industry's harshest judges. Ford clearly decided to lean into that, choosing to unveil its new 2021 Mustang Mach-E electric car right on Elon Musk's doorstep, but it may not have had the effect the company expected.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E first ride – Inside the electric pony

Ford Mustang Mach-E first ride – Inside the electric pony

Ford's Mustang Mach-E isn't set to reach dealerships until late 2020, but with prototypes already on the streets we didn't say no when the automaker asked if we wanted a ride. Still wrapped in its design-diluting camouflage, the test-mule isn't ready for drivers outside of Ford to get behind the wheel, but it was still enough to get a taste of what the Mach-E's all-wheel drive powertrain is capable of.

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Ford SYNC 4 first look: Mustang Mach-E high-tech dashboard revealed

Ford SYNC 4 first look: Mustang Mach-E high-tech dashboard revealed

Ford's crisp, clean cabin for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E means there's no missing SYNC 4, the new infotainment system making its production car debut on the automakers EV. Announced last month, SYNC 4 borrows gestures and controls familiar from smartphones, but also sees Ford recognize that drivers invariably want to use their favorite apps on their phones, not have versions of them on the dashboard.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E first look: Electric SUV takes on Tesla

Ford Mustang Mach-E first look: Electric SUV takes on Tesla

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E has been officially revealed, complete with divisive design, up to 300 miles of all-electric range, and the sort of tech that EV drivers might more commonly associate with Tesla. Slipping out from under the covers just ahead of the LA Auto Show 2019, the newest addition to the Mustang family is counting on more than just a familiar brand name to give Ford a boost.

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These are Ford’s 5 Mustang Mach-E versions: GT to Select

These are Ford’s 5 Mustang Mach-E versions: GT to Select

Just like the Mustang range spans affordable through to crazy performance, so too will the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E be more than just one EV. Five trims are are being announced on day one, differentiated by things like whether they're rear-wheel drive (RWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD), and if they have the Standard Range or Extended Range battery.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E leaks: Design, EV range, price and more revealed

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E leaks: Design, EV range, price and more revealed

Ford may have confirmed its new electric crossover will be the Mustang Mach-E earlier today, but it probably didn't intend to inadvertently spill all the EV's details and its design ahead of the big Sunday reveal. Unfortunately for those plans, a prematurely spotted product page for the controversial "Mustang inspired" electric crossover were caught live ahead of time.

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