Ford injects R16bn into Africa’s first automotive city
The multibillion-rand investment will be channelled towards the construction of the automotive city, new advanced technologies and job creation.
Ford signs connected vehicle partnership with Google
The companies aim to reinvent the connected vehicle experience for customers, powered by Google Cloud and Android.
Tshwane automotive city gets R4.3bn injection for job creation
The Tshwane-based automotive city has created hundreds of jobs through the first R4.3 billion investment from suppliers and partners.
Ford invests R135m in green energy project
Ford Motor Company embarks on a major solar energy project to have its Silverton Assembly Plant go entirely ‘green’ by 2024.
Ford extends online self-service system to SA
The vehicle manufacturer expands its chatbot-like Web application to SA, to provide an online knowledge base tool for customers.
UKZN students scoop Ford’s COVID-19 College Challenge prize
Local student entrepreneurs who developed SmartGro, a food delivery app, were among the top winners of the global challenge.
Ford employs ‘digital engineers’ on vehicle production line
Collaborative robots work together with Ford engineers to apply finishing touches to vehicles on the production line.
Ford moves to introduce self-driving vehicles by 2021
The car manufacturer is on a push to unveil its first fully autonomous vehicle in Europe and in US.
Ford to measure pedestrian traffic
The motoring company teams up with MIT to research how pedestrians move in urban areas to inform how to improve public transport.
Ford takes delivery of Bay Accelar routing switches
Ford Motor Company recently took delivery of the first two Bay Networks' Accelar 1200 routing switches.The switches will be used within Ford's Global TCP/IP Intranet for Gigabit-speed data communications between the Ford facilities.