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Ford at CES: Why Teaming with Postmates Will Help Ford Expand On-Demand Delivery to Everyone

By Sherif Marakby, Ford Vice President, Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification

Location, location, location! For decades, businesses have operated on the mantra that to succeed, they must find the perfect spot, but in a rapidly changing mobility landscape, is that still true? What if businesses – small, medium and large – could use self-driving vehicles to loosen the grip of geography, changing the way they operate and the way our communities operate in the process?

At Ford, we believe that’s the kind of potential autonomous technology holds, and why we expect our partnership with Postmates, a company that’s already making big improvements to the lives of city dwellers, can make an even bigger impact on local economies. Like us, Postmates is on a mission to help people unlock the best of their cities, with a focus on creating a reliable on-demand delivery network – one that gives consumers better access to the goods they need. 

Click here to read the full post on Medium.

About Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan, that is committed to helping build a better world, where every person is free to move and pursue their dreams.  The company’s Ford+ plan for growth and value creation combines existing strengths, new capabilities and always-on relationships with customers to enrich experiences for and deepen the loyalty of those customers.  Ford designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of connected, increasingly electrified passenger and commercial vehicles:  Ford trucks, utility vehicles, vans and cars, and Lincoln luxury vehicles.  The company is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, connected vehicle services and mobility solutions, including self-driving technology, and provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company.  Ford employs about 182,000 people worldwide.  More information about the company, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company is available at corporate.ford.com.

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