Ford Motor says it is the first automaker to work with Gravity Sketch, a 3D virtual reality tool that allows car designers to speed up their work. The software, built by a London startup, allows designers to start working with a 3D model right away, skipping the traditional phases of design that involve renderings of Read More..
Steven Armstrong was appointed COO of Ford of Europe, replacing Barb Samardzich, who is retiring from the carmaker. The company also announced that Lyle Watters is succeedingÂ Armstrong as president of Ford’s South American operations. Armstrong, 52, has served as head of South America since january 2014. Earlier he served in several senior executive roles at Read More..
Ford Motor this week embarked on a 10-year project to renew the carmakerâ€™s headquarters and research and development buildings in Dearborn, Michigan. The plan will ultimately move 30,000 employees from 70 different buildings into two locations, a product campus and a world headquarters campus. â€œBringing our teams together in an open, collaborative environment will make Read More..
The International CES, North America’s largest consumer electronics show, will have a strong automotive component when it opens January 6. The annual exhibition, which is the first major trade event of the year, will feature two keynote addresses by automaker CEOs, while 10 car companies will have stands in Las Vegas. Ford CEO Mark Read More..