Automakers Ford and Volkswagen have announced a partnership today that covers a number of areas, including autonomy (via a new investment by VW in Argo AI) and collaboration on development of electric vehicles. This EV tie-up will see Ford use
The Volkswagen Beetle is taking a bow, after its return and restyle in 2011 (before earlier rebirth in 1997 – the one with the built-in flower vase). The last of the most recent generation of Beetles has already come off the production line, and
Hennessey Performance, which had previously modified the six-wheeled Ford Raptor, has now decided to fix a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, which has six wheels. The name is new Goliath 6 × 6 .Goliath 6 × 6 received
Ford asked the Unicode Consortium to include a pickup truck in the internet's database of emojis. The company is confident its request will be approved, and a blue pickup truck loosely shaped like an F-150 will be available in early 2020.
Volkswagen confirmed it will stop making the Golf Sportwagen and the Golf Alltrack by the end of 2019. Both station wagons are at the end of their life cycle, but they won't be replaced because they compete in a shrinking segment of the market.
Ford and tuner Roush have teamed up to build a one-off 2019 Mustang GT inspired by the P-51 Mustang World War II fighter plane. It features a 710-horsepower supercharged V8. The Mustang GT will be auctioned off to benefit programs run by the
July 17 is World Emoji Day, a fake but harmless holiday created by the founder of Emojipedia. To celebrate this year, Ford slyly revealed that it has succeeded in surreptitiously creating the pickup emoji. The company hired a marketing firm and a
VW Group is investing $2.6 billion in capital and assets into Argo AI, the Pittsburgh-based autonomous vehicle startup that burst onto the scene two years ago with $1 billion in backing from Ford. The deal, which has been rumored for months, is part