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Ford unveils plans for mobility innovation district around Michigan Central Station

Ford unveils plans for mobility innovation district around Michigan Central Station

Along with a first-of-its-kind mobility testing platform and new open spaces, the site plan prioritises the needs of the community with sustainable amenities and recommends abundant green space and biking trails.

Spin launches e-scooter trial in Milton Keynes

Spin launches e-scooter trial in Milton Keynes

The Ford-owned micro-mobility unit is working closely with the council to roll out its fleet responsibly and said public safety is the top priority.

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

The first trials, due to last for 12 months, are expected to begin next week and will be closely monitored so the government can assess the benefits of e-scooters and their impact on public space.

Could quantum computing be the key to cracking congestion?

Could quantum computing be the key to cracking congestion?

In a joint research pilot, Microsoft and Ford are using quantum-inspired technology to achieve more balanced, less "selfish" routing suggestions.

Austin prepares its streets for self-driving vehicles

Austin prepares its streets for self-driving vehicles

Ford and AI company, Argo AI, are working with the city to ensure testing pursues community-wide goals by providing services that are accessible, equitable, sustainable and, above all, safe.

Ford trials multi-modal delivery to reduce congestion

Ford trials multi-modal delivery to reduce congestion

The automotive company’s cloud-based software identifies optimum places for van drivers to pull over near a multiple drop-off point and then hands over to last leg delivery