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DENSO’s MDrive car share study reveals promise for electric car sharing

Tweet SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Electric vehicle car sharing could be the future of transportation for some: today, DENSO International America, Inc., a global automotive supplier, announced the results of MDrive, the first study to focus on car sharing for people who live, work or frequent one location. In partnership with the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Detroit-based NextEnergy, an energy and technology accelerator, the study identified the potential impact electric vehicle car sharing could have on the future of mobility, personal transportation, and vehicle design. The study involved 30 University of Michigan-Dearborn students living atRead More


Ford promises to roll out self-driving ride sharing service by 2021

TweetDETROIT — Autonomous vehicles made up most of the discussion at the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) inside Detroit’s Cobo Center. Industry experts and thought leaders gave attendees an update on the progress of these futuristic cars. Ford Motor Co. is testing self-driving vehicles in Michigan, Arizona and in California. A special edition Ford Fusion was shown on the WCX17 exhibit floor with dozens of LiDAR sensors, cameras and radars. The automaker announced that it will begin an autonomous ride sharing service in the year 2021. “We’ve put realRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) @ Cobo Center

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). At WCX™17: SAE World Congress Experience practical meets potential. The premier talent in the automotive and mobility industry converge to address current challenges, discover new avenues of exploration, and explore the promise of the future of transportation engineering in an interactive experience. Attendees and exhibitors have access to numerous interactive events, including: Facebook Live at WCX, The Learning Lab, The Experience Lounge and The Exchange: Tech Hub and Leadership Summit. For more information aboutRead More


PHOTOS: Day One of the 2017 Automotive News World Congress in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center for the 2017 Automotive News World Congress. In this gallery, look for photos of the IHS Markit 2016 Model Year Loyalty Awards and a discussion between Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford and KC Crain of Automotive News. General Motors, Ford, Tesla and Jeep were among this year’s winners for the Loyalty Awards. Check back for more photos from Day Two of the Automotive News World Congress. Related Story: Bill Ford talks Trump and autonomous vehicles at 2017Read More


Take a stroll through automotive history at The Henry Ford Museum

TweetDEARBORN, Mich. — To kick off our coverage of the 2017 North American International Auto Show, we thought it was important to take a look back at automobile history. The Henry Ford Museum is the perfect place to do just that. The museum is open all year long for car enthusiasts to check out both classic and antique vehicles all the way up to modern cars and trucks. It is a must-see during your trip to the Motor City. Let’s begin with the 1914 Ford Model T. It was oneRead More


PHOTOS: A Tour of the San Diego Air & Space Museum — Part One

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason, Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo visited the San Diego Air & Space Museum during their recent trip to America’s Finest City. It is located in Balboa Park and is housed in the former Ford Building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum is divided into many galleries with exhibits emphasizing the contributions San Diego has made to aviation. Sections include the Theodore Gildred Rotunda, Special Exhibit area, World War I Gallery, Golden Age of Flight Gallery, World War II Gallery, and Modern Jet &Read More


Ford to add 13 new electrified vehicles to its line-up by 2020

TweetDEARBORN, Mich. – Ford is investing an additional $4.5 billion in electrified vehicle solutions by 2020 as well as changing how the company develops vehicle experiences for customers – all to make people’s lives better by changing the way the world moves. Ford is adding 13 new electrified vehicles to its portfolio by 2020, when more than 40 percent of the company’s global nameplates will come in electrified versions. This represents Ford’s largest-ever electrified vehicle investment in a five-year period. On the way next year is a new Focus Electric,Read More


PHOTOS: 2015 Ford Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak, MI — Part Three

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE along Main Street in Royal Oak, Mich. for the 2015 Ford Arts, Beats & Eats festival. Now in its 18th year, Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort will once again bring an exciting and varied lineup of national and local musical acts to the streets of Royal Oak on Labor Day weekend, September 4-7. A key attraction of the event, the festival’s “beats,” will entertain thousands of visitors from across the region with performers from nearly everyRead More


PHOTOS: 2015 Ford Arts, Beats & Eats Festival — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE along Main Street in Royal Oak, Mich. for the 2015 Ford Arts, Beats & Eats festival. Now in its 18th year, Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort will once again bring an exciting and varied lineup of national and local musical acts to the streets of Royal Oak on Labor Day weekend, September 4-7. A key attraction of the event, the festival’s “beats,” will entertain thousands of visitors from across the region with performers from nearly everyRead More


PHOTOS: 2015 Ford Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak, MI — Part One

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE along Main Street in Royal Oak, Mich. for the 2015 Ford Arts, Beats & Eats festival. Now in its 18th year, Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort will once again bring an exciting and varied lineup of national and local musical acts to the streets of Royal Oak on Labor Day weekend, September 4-7. A key attraction of the event, the festival’s “beats,” will entertain thousands of visitors from across the region with performers from nearly everyRead More