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'Mobility' Is Not a Strategy for Ford

Mark Fields’ ouster as CEO of Ford yesterday is another example, if anyone needed one, of just how hard it is to lead a company in the midst of disruptive change. 298 more words

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Ford ousted its CEO and is doubling down on self-driving cars

At a press conference today, Ford announced that it had replaced CEO Mark Fields with Jim Hackett, director of the company’s autonomous-car research.

Previously the CEO of furniture company Steelcase (and a former athletic director at the University of Michigan), Hackett took a seat on Ford’s board in 2013. 529 more words

Uber Threatens To Fire Key Exec In Self-Driving Car Dispute

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is threatening to fire a key executive accused of stealing self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off unless he waives his constitutional right against self-incrimination so the ride-hailing service can comply with a court order. 527 more words

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Transportation Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Transportation Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. 704 more words

Technology

Self Driving Car at the STOP Sign

I have encountered a rare situation a morning on my way driving to the work. It was at a stop sign. A car on my left hand road and mine were stopped almost at the same time. 450 more words

Self Driving Car