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New Zero-emissions LightningElectric for Ford Transit

New Zero-emissions LightningElectric for Ford Transit

| October 27, 2017

Lightning Systems, a developer of efficiency and emissions improvement solutions for fleets, has  announced it is accepting pre-orders for its new zero-emissions LightningElectric system for Ford Transit. The LightningElectric battery conversion package is available for Ford Transit as part of Ford Motor Company’s eQVM program. The product will be available first on heavy-duty Transits with […]

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Ford Tops Expectations with Higher Revenues and Cost Cuts

Ford Tops Expectations with Higher Revenues and Cost Cuts

| October 26, 2017

Ford topped analyst expectations, fueled by cost cuts and strong sales in North America. Overall costs were lower do to planning and the fact that last year during the quarter Ford suffered a recall of its vehicles. The impact then was huge: they had to recall almost 2.4 million. As for the financial performance this […]

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Ford Shakes Up Senior Leadership Posts

Ford Shakes Up Senior Leadership Posts

| October 25, 2017

Ford Motor Company has announced multiple global leadership changes, notably that  Kumar Galhotra, 51, has been named group vice president, Lincoln and Chief Marketing Officer, effective Nov. 1. He will report to Jim Farley, executive vice president and president, Global Markets. In this expanded position, Kumar will continue to lead the transformation of Lincoln, a role he […]

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Ford F-250 Pickups and Fleet Customers to Get Hybrid Electric Upfit from XL Hybrids

Ford F-250 Pickups and Fleet Customers to Get Hybrid Electric Upfit from XL Hybrids

| October 10, 2017

XL Hybrids, Inc., a leader in connected fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, announced that the company will begin production of the XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System for Model Year 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 pickups in first quarter 2018. XL Hybrids has adapted its XL3 technology for Ford F-250 trucks based on […]

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Ford Patents Cars with Optional Steering Wheel and Pedals

Ford Patents Cars with Optional Steering Wheel and Pedals

| August 29, 2017

When cars truly are autonomous, Ford still wants to give owners the option of driving themselves around. Why? One day, steering wheels and pedals may just be another accessory,  like the spare wheel: simply in the car if or when you need them. As we progressively shift towards self-driving vehicles, there will be a number […]

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Ford Names New Chairman and CEO for China; New VP of Powertrain Engineering

Ford Names New Chairman and CEO for China; New VP of Powertrain Engineering

| August 25, 2017

Ford Motor Company has announced that Jason Luo is named chairman and CEO Ford China. In his new role, Luo will lead all of the company’s operations in Greater China including its import business, Lincoln, its passenger car joint venture Changan Ford, commercial vehicle investment in Jiangling Motors Corporation, and the company’s operations in Taiwan. […]

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