In the journey to develop and deploy self-driving vehicles, there’s a tendency to focus most on the customers who will be riding in these vehicles. At Ford, we’re working to earn the trust of everyone involved, including all road users and entire communities where self-driving vehicles will be operating.
All-new research and development technology that helps make Ford Performance racecars faster also is helping Ford speed up development of its consumer vehicle lineup and improving the company’s operational fitness.
Ford president and CEO Jim Hackett today announced Ford’s commitment to Shared Streets, a new data platform designed to make it easier for the private sector to work with cities around the world and leverage data to improve urban mobility.
You’d think after 28 years of working for the same company that nothing would surprise me. I’ve been fortunate enough to work for Ford across many amazing teams on many exciting assignments, most recently leading development of the next-generation Mustang.