Ford, BMW, and Infiniti electric car strategy, Trump loses in court, and electric car chargers everywhere: The Week in Reverse

UC Irvine BYD electric busWhat ever happened to electric-car company BYD? And what’s BMW’s new electric-car strategy? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, April 17, 2018. On Friday, we took learned some more details about the new diesel F150, and had a chance to offer some driving…

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Ford, BMW, and Infiniti electric car strategy, Trump loses in court, and electric car chargers everywhere: The Week in Reverse

UC Irvine BYD electric busWhat ever happened to electric-car company BYD? And what’s BMW’s new electric-car strategy? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, April 17, 2018. On Friday, we took learned some more details about the new diesel F150, and had a chance to offer some driving…

from https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1116471_ford-bmw-and-infiniti-electric-car-strategy-trump-loses-in-court-and-electric-car-chargers-everywhere-the-week-in-reverse

AutoNews Now: Sergio talks Ram, rollouts and whacking ‘crap’ out of GM, Ford

AutoNews Now: Sergio talks Ram, rollouts and whacking 'crap' out of GM, FordSergio on: Ramp-up woes, sleeping at the factory … and whacking ‘the crap’ out of GM, Ford; What doomed Taurus, Fiesta, Fusion; Barra: GM well-positioned in cars.

from http://www.autonews.com/article/20180426/VIDEO/304269998/autonews-now-sergio-talks-ram-rollouts-and-whacking-crap-out-of-gm

Ford, Domino’s to use self-driving cars to deliver pizzas in Miami

Self-driving Ford Fusion Hybrid for Domino's pizza deliveryFord is ready to pizza delivery drivers out of the picture in one of the most congested cities in the country: Miami. The automaker said Monday that Miamians will eventually see self-driving Ford vehicles delivering Domino’s Pizza while navigating their city’s challenging streets with a human “safety” drive to serve as a backup. The first…

from https://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1115551_ford-dominos-to-use-self-driving-cars-to-deliver-pizzas-in-miami

Ford, Mazda issue do-not-drive order for 35,000 compact pickups

2006 Ford Ranger SportDrivers of more than 35,000 200 model year Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series compact pickup trucks should park their vehicles until their faulty Takata airbags can be replaced, officials said Monday. Owners of nearly 33,500 2006 Ford Ranger pickups and about 2,000 2006 Mazda B-Series small pickup trucks will be contacted by the two automakers after…

from https://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1115327_ford-mazda-issue-do-not-drive-order-for-35000-compact-pickups

Ethical sourcing for electric-car minerals: Toyota, Honda, VW, Ford, others sign pledge

Prototype production of battery modules for BMW Group’s fifth-generation electric powertrainAs automakers develop more efficient electric motors, EVs pulling electrons from dirtier, coal-powered grids are as clean or cleaner than even the most efficient fossil-fueled cars when it comes to equivalent tailpipe emissions. But electric vehicles still have a supply-chain problem. A partnership between some of the world’s largest automakers is…

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Ethical sourcing for electric-car minerals: Toyota, Honda, VW, Ford, others sign pledge

Prototype production of battery modules for BMW Group’s fifth-generation electric powertrainAs automakers develop more efficient electric motors, EVs pulling electrons from dirtier, coal-powered grids are as clean or cleaner than even the most efficient fossil-fueled cars when it comes to equivalent tailpipe emissions. But electric vehicles still have a supply-chain problem. A partnership between some of the world’s largest automakers is…

from https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1114116_ethical-sourcing-for-electric-car-minerals-toyota-honda-vw-ford-others-sign-pledge