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Ford Now Using Captured CO2 to Develop Foam and Plastic for Vehicles

Formulated with up to 50 percent CO2-based polyols, the foam is showing promise as it meets rigorous automotive test standards and could be employed in seating and under hood applications.

Ford Rotunda Dealer Equipment Program Approves Global Finishing Solutions’ REVO Accelerated Curing Systems

The REVO Systems, which use shortwave electric infrared technology, can improve paint shop throughput up to 80 percent, according to GFS.

Ford Plans to Introduce Long-Range Electric Car

By making this move, Ford joins a growing field of automakers seeking to overcome consumer fears that electric cars will run out of juice and strand them.

Ford F-150 Is Only Large Pickup to Earn IIHS’s Top Rating

In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s test, three out of seven large pickup trucks earned an acceptable or higher rating for occupant protection in a small overlap front crash.

Filed Ford Patent Suggests Movie Screens May Replace Windscreens

Drawings suggest the system might work as a drop-down screen at the front of the car, blocking out the windscreen, with a projector positioned between the two front seats.

Ford to Triple Investment in Semi-Autonomous Technology

Automaker is developing two new features, Traffic Jam Assist and Fully Active Park Assist, as it continues to expand its Ford Smart Mobility plan.

Technical: “Corn Country” Shop Fixes 2015 Ford F-150

An open mind and the right attitude was all Carlson’s Collision & Glass needed to repair a damaged 2015 Ford F-150.

Ford Patented Record Number of Inventions for Autonomous, Connected Vehicles, Electrification, Wearables

Innovators at Ford submitted nearly 6,000 new inventions in 2015, with many related to autonomous and connected vehicles, wearable devices, eBikes, navigation, ride-sharing platforms and other technologies.

Reflexxion Automotive Launches Ford F-150 Aluminum Cowl Induction Hood

The looks and contours accent and enhance the beauty of the technology for lightweight yet strong body panel advances.

Ford to Begin Autonomous Vehicle Testing on California Roads

The testing is further advancement of Ford’s 10-year autonomous vehicle development program and a key element of Ford Smart Mobility.

Ford Approves Chief Fume and Dust Extractors for Aluminum F-150 Repair

The two shop tools are available through the Ford Rotunda Dealer Equipment program.

New Chief Videos Teach Proper 2015 Ford F-150 Anchoring

The videos are part of Chief’s structural holding how-to series, and cover the components included in its F-150 aluminum cab holding system.