Ford Invests $500M in Ohio Engine Plant

April 7, 2014 by  
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Ford Motor Company will invest $500 million to upgrade its Lima Engine Plant and add 300 new jobs to support production of the all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost® specifically engineered for the next-generation 2015 Ford F-150.

Ricardo 48V ADEPT project aims to improve diesel powertrain efficiency

September 4, 2013 by  
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 In the HyBoost project, Ricardo, Ford Motor Company, Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) and the European Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (EALABC) demonstrated a concept termed ‘intelligent electrification’. 

Ford to launch SiriusXM Internet radio app on SYNC® AppLink®

June 19, 2013 by  
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Sirius XM Radio and Ford Motor Company said Ford will be the first automaker to provide in-vehicle access to the SiriusXM Internet Radio App in Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC® AppLink®. 

Ford contributes AppLink to the GENIVI Alliance

February 26, 2013 by  
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Ford Motor Company will contribute the software for AppLink™, the Ford-developed in-car smartphone app interface, to the GENIVI Alliance. It is the first U.S. automaker to contribute proprietary source code from one of its products to an open-source project. The AppLink software enables apps from connected smartphones to be controlled using the vehicle interface, including available voice recognition and audio buttons.

Slacker leverages GM flexible app framework

January 23, 2013 by  
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By taking advantage of GM’s flexible app framework, which allows consumers to add apps and features after their initial purchase of a vehicle, the music service Slacker (www.slacker.com) will soon be available to drivers nationwide. GM joins current Slacker automotive distribution partners Acura, Chrysler, Ford Motor Company, Honda, Toyota Scion and Tesla.

HELLA sees growth for electronics and lighting

April 30, 2012 by  
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Dr. Martin Fischer, chief executive officer of HELLA’s Electronics Division in the Americas, said HELLA is expanding its operations in Brazil, Mexico and the United States.

RF Micro Devices achieves ISO/TS 16949 certification

April 23, 2012 by  
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RF Micro Devices, Inc. has been granted ISO/TS 16949 certification, the highest international quality standard for the automotive industry. The certification covers RFMD’s manufacturing facilities in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Panasonic to supply Li-Ion cells for Ford vehicles

February 24, 2012 by  
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Lithium-ion battery cell for plug-in hybrid vehicles (left) and hybrid electric vehicles (right)

Ford accelerates delivery of in-car technology and smart phone integration in Asia

November 18, 2011 by  
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Ford Motor Company said it will accelerate plans to develop and deliver in-car technology to customers across Asia by establishing connected services group in its Asia Pacific and Africa region.

Hella names two vice presidents

May 2, 2011 by  
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Hella named Mark Brainard vice president of sales at Hella’s Corporate Center and Steve Lietaert vice president of program management at Hella Electronics Corporation, both headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan.

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