Ford Power of Change: Part 1 – Sherif Maraky talks about the Hybrid and Electric movements. He details the Focus and C-MAX vehicles and the consumer’s choice of change.
CES Keynotes from Microsoft, eBay, Ford, Xerox and more. We look at the CES innovation awards from Lytro, Sony, Basis Band and more.
Two weeks ago, I visited Ford in Dearborn, MI for a super-secret unveiling. We were standing out by a building next to the Ford test track – 8:30 pm. Huddled around in the dark, pushed up to the barrier line. Then, a blast of lights came on that pretty much turned night into day. No […]
Ford updates their My Ford Touch Software for better ease of use.
Jeffrey and Adria go on a road trip using the Ford Focus Zip Car.
Jeffrey Powers talks with Peter Semmelhack was with K Venkatesh Prasad to find out how Bug Labs and Ford are working together
Day one wrapup for TechCrunch Disrupt
As part of Forward with Ford, we stopped by the Filmore in Detroit for dinner and a show with the band “The Head and the Heart“. Before the show, Tim Westergren took the stage. Tim is the Founder of Pandora. Tim started by talking about the future of radio. He continued on how he was […]
Good sound, bad sound. We don’t want to hear that over-volumed “Thump” of the clipping speaker in the car driving next to us, but we do want to hear when someone is honking their horn. We do want to hear a noise that illicits a reaction. That is what NoiseVision works on. The people at […]
Last year when I went out to Dearborn, MI, we saw a lot with virtualization. A mock-up car where you put on the gloves and glasses, then saw yourself move around in that virtual world. However, Ford has taken it to a new level – by simply watching how Hollywood does it. More to the […]
The second session at Forward with Ford was in the Product Development center. The session is about trend setting. The topic is about the youth aspect of trend setting. What is happening with ideas and using that to their advantage. The Panel consists of host J Mays, Barbara Bylenga – Youth trend expert, Travis Lee […]
Day 2 of the Ford Trends event started at an early as we started with a great breakfast. It was needed, for we were off to different sessions throughout the day. 5 sessions in all, we got to chose three. The first session was on Emerging Technology. The host was Paul Hochman and the discussion […]
It was a long afternoon as I flew from Madison, WI to Chicago IL and finally Detroit, MI. However, the trip was worth it just for this first day. The best part, I am here to learn about how Ford is changing the way we drive our cars. I got to my room around 6 […]
During CES, OnStar made a great announcement. They are now selling an aftermarket OnStar system. The mirror you have seen in all GM cars can now be installed in your Ford, Toyota, Honda or even a Yugo. You can even upgrade your older GM vehicle. The Aftermarket system will be available at Best Buy and […]