The Drive: Waste the Workday Looking Through Ford’s New Online Heritage Vault

The Drive: Waste the Workday Looking Through Ford’s New Online Heritage Vault. “The collection features various articles from Ford’s past, officially stated as spanning from 1903 to 2003. However, there’s plenty of more recent material available too. It includes model brochures, information sheets, and various other documents from Ford’s archives. The historical assets are being made available to the public as free downloads for personal use.”

Ford curbs N.American production as chip shortage hits: media (AFP)

AFP: Ford curbs N.American production as chip shortage hits: media. “Major automaker Ford will cut its North American vehicle production next week due to a semiconductor shortage, US media reported Saturday. Ford plans to suspend production of vehicles including the Ford Bronco, the popular F-150 pickup and the new Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle at its plants in Michigan, Illinois and Mexico, according to outlets including CNBC.”

Google and Ford Teaming Up for Self-Driving Cars?

Are Google and Ford teaming up to make self-driving cars? “Google and Ford are planning to develop and build self-driving vehicles together in a joint venture and will announce the deal at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, says a report in Yahoo Autos. The partnership would represent a major collaboration between two of the biggest names in the tech and automotive industries.”