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Ford To Develop New Campus In Corktown


Ford Motor Company announced that they have acquired the Michigan Central Station in Detroit’s historic Corktown neighborhood and will renovate the existing structure, along with other nearby properties, to serve as the company’s central location for innovation and the development of future technology.


The acquisition of the Michigan Central Station coincides with Ford’s accumulation of other nearby properties, including the former Detroit Public Schools Book Depository, the site of an old brass factory, a refurbished former factory and two acres of vacant land.


The Dearborn, Michigan automobile manufacturer plans to develop a new 1.2 million square-foot…

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Find Comfort and Convenience in the Ford C-MAX

Family growth and long-distance vacations mean the need for a vehicle with more space, yet allowing for complete leg comfort and climate control. Look no further than the Ford C-MAX.

The roomy Ford C-MAX offers spacious in-floor storage compartments and trunk space. You can still have plenty of room for one passenger in the back seat; both seats do not need to fold down in order to have enough space for luggage, groceries, coolers, beach chairs, and more. Need tablet or sunglasses within reach? No problem, just open up the spacious in-floor storage compartment.

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Ford EcoSport Capability Features

The 2018 Ford EcoSport is a new subcompact SUV that has been turning heads for its technology, design, and comfort inside. With top marks in reliability, safety, and interior design, the EcoSport is an ideal SUV for those who want something stylish for the commute but who may have a small family. There is a lot of room in this thing to go around without having to get a sedan or pay more for a full-size SUV.

The EcoSport comes standard with a turbocharged engine. However, you may want to upgrade to a larger four-cylinder engine to get more power…

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Ford Uses ‘Empathy Suits’ For Enhanced Vehicle Innovation


Ford Motor Company is using a pair of specially-designed suits to better engineer vehicles for various drivers and passengers. These “empathy suits” mimic what’s it like to be both pregnant and elderly to help Ford engineers build vehicles that are comfortable and safe for various demographics.  

The suits are designed to help Ford engineers empathize with what customers have to go through on a day-to-day basis, allowing vehicles to be improved to accommodate all customers. 

Ford Human Factors Engineer Katie Allanson says that the suits help provide different perspectives during the engineering process. 

“Most of our engineers come to…
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Ford To Explore Partnership With Volkswagen


Ford has announced that they are exploring a potential partnership with the Volkswagen Group that could result in multiple joint projects between the two automotive manufacturing companies.


The companies announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that will commit the two sides to further talks regarding projects that could “strengthen each company’s competitiveness and better serve customers globally,” according to Ford.


The companies revealed little about potential projects, but did note that would could involve jointly developing a range of commercial vehicles.


“The companies are exploring potential projects across a number of areas – including developing a range of…

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Ford Introduces Two Versatile New Taxis


Ford is the leader of many vehicle industries within the United States. One field that the company excels in is commercial vehicles. As the leader in this sector, Ford continually introduces new vehicles into the mix. Ford’s two newest additions to the commercial fleet are both taxis; the new 2019 Transit Connect Taxi and the 2019 Fusion Hybrid Taxi.

Imran Jalal, brand and communications manager for Ford fleet marketing, explained the versatility of the new vehicles in a statement.

“Taxi operators want vehicles that are reliable, efficient and comfortable," he said. "Transit Connect Taxi and Fusion Hybrid Taxi offer…
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SUVs Vehicle of Choice for Conscious Gen Z Market


Generation Z (which comprises those born after 1995) may be young, but they’re already making up more that 25% of the overall U.S. population, and if recent reports are any indication their socially-conscious ways are having a great impact for the auto industry.

Currently a third of Gen Z are at driving age; according to a 2016 study by KBB/Autotrader, 92% of them either own or are planning to own a vehicle in the near future, and the model they’re reaching for is the subcompact SUV segment. Shifting away from the subcompact cars favored by previous…
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Why Buy the 2018 Ford Edge?

The 2018 Ford Edge is one of the top midsize SUVs in its market. It has achieved incredible scores in performance, reliability, safety, and interior comfort as well. US News & World Report ranks it in the top 10 of midsize SUVs right now for its features and performance as well. So what can this thing do? The Ford Edge is built to carry five people comfortable with lots of tech, safety features, and performance options.

The Ford Edge at the base includes a four-cylinder engine that delivers 245-horsepower and FWD. You can upgrade to AWD and get the V6 engine…

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Subcompact SUV A Growing Choice



As time passes, the automotive industry is constantly changing. These changes are due, in part, to advances in technology and alternating company outlooks. However, many changes within the field are a result of customer interest and desires. One of the recent changes in consumer interest has drastically shaped the automotive industry.

The new popular choice among drivers is SUVs. Specifically, many drivers are picking out subcompact SUVs as their new vehicle of choice. This change in the market is not isolated to a single generation; seemingly across the board, customers are readily choosing compact SUVs over their car brethren.

A…

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Let The Mustang Drive You



The Ford Mustang is a legendary vehicle with a storied history. You can trace the history of muscle cars in the United States, and the Mustang is always there, leading the charge.

The 2018 model is Ford’s most advanced Mustang yet. In addition to the power you would expect from a Mustang, you can also experience numerous drive modes, a technologically-advanced interior, and the ability to raise and lower the volume of your exhaust…
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