Ford donates R2.5m to SA’s health surveillance system
The automaker donates millions to help enhance the National Institute for Occupational Health’s COVID-19-focused surveillance systems.
Mustang Mach-E to come with Ford’s next-gen tech
Ford showcases its latest communication tech, Ford Sync version 4, to be integrated into its forthcoming electric vehicle, the Mustang Mach-E.
President Ramaphosa salutes Amazon for jobs creation in SA
The president says the economy is in the throes of the anticipated fallout from the global crisis and therefore Amazon’s recruitment drive is welcome.
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.
Ford invites gamers to design virtual race car
The auto manufacturer calls on gamers to help it design a new virtual race car for its e-sports team, Team Fordzilla – P1.
The decade of the electric car
In 1910, nearly 40% of vehicles on US roads were battery-powered. In 2020, they’re making a comeback.
Ford unveils prototype smart window for blind passengers
Feel The View takes pictures that are turned into high-contrast monochrome images and enables blind or partially-sighted people to visualise scenery through touch.
Ramaphosa unveils R3.6bn Automotive Hub in Tshwane
The hub is expected to create opportunities for vehicle component manufacturers as well as 6 700 jobs.
Consumers warm up to self-driving vehicles
People believe the biggest benefit of using a self-driving vehicle is having more free time to focus on other things, according to a Ford survey.
Self-driving car industry needs standards and security
European car industry executives believe automakers need clear guidelines for safeguarding driver information and privacy to make self-driving cars a success.
Ford tests tech to keep cars moving
The motoring manufacturer is trialling technology in connected cars that see them slow down and speed up at appropriate times, to avoid stopping altogether.