BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche today announced a joint venture called IONITY that will develop and implement a high-power charging (HPC) network for electric vehicles across Europe.
Ford sales increased 6.2 percent last month, with 200,436 vehicles sold. According to Eric Merkle, Ford Sales analyst, retail performance was up 3.5 percent versus a year ago, with trucks and SUVs leading the way.
Ford Focus and Ford F-Series are now back-to-back-to-back winners of Hottest Hatch and Hottest Truck awards from the Specialty Equipment Market Association. Ford’s domination of the show continues, as it collects these coveted awards at a greater pace than any other automaker. Ford has won 15 out of the 33 Hottest Vehicle awards presented by SEMA since 2010.
A storied history in powertrain development between Ford Performance and Roush Performance continues with a new state-of-the-art supercharger that peaks at 700 horsepower for the new V8-powered 2018 Mustang GT.
To accelerate Argo AI’s mission to realize the self-driving future, the company has acquired Princeton Lightwave, which has extensive experience in the development and commercialization of LiDAR sensors.