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Ford’s Amped Up Electric Vehicle Strategy Boost Shares, Tops GM’s Market Cap

Ford’s Amped Up Electric Vehicle Strategy Boost Shares, Tops GM’s Market Cap

Ford CEO Jim Farley with the electric F-150 Lightning truck in Dearborn, Michigan. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Ford Motor Co.’s plans to accelerate production and sales of battery-powered crossovers and pickups are turbocharging the company’s shares this month and pushed its market capitalization past that of larger rival General Motors to become the second-most valuable U.S. …

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Ford Blows Past $100 Billion Market Valuation As Shares Surge Thanks To Hot Electric Vehicle Plans

Ford Blows Past $100 Billion Market Valuation As Shares Surge Thanks To Hot Electric Vehicle Plans

Topline Shares of Ford continued to move higher on Thursday—with the legacy automaker’s market value surpassing $100 billion for the first time ever—as more Wall Street analysts bet on the company successfully ramping up electric vehicle production. Ford CEO Jim Farley stands next to the company’s new F-150 Lightning pickup. Carlos Osorio/ASSOCIATED PRESS Key Facts …

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Ford of Europe appoints Martin Sander as passenger vehicle chief

Ford of Europe appoints Martin Sander as passenger vehicle chief

Ford has appointed Martin Sander as its new general manager for passenger vehicles in Europe.  Sander, who has more than 25 years of experience with the Volkswagen Group, previously held the position of senior vice-president of European sales at Audi.  He will take over from Roelant de Waard and Gunnar Herrmann, who both retired last year, …

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Why The 2022 Toyota 4Runner Is The Vehicle Of The Year Though The Year Is Only 6 Days Old

Why The 2022 Toyota 4Runner Is The Vehicle Of The Year Though The Year Is Only 6 Days Old

2021 brought the 4Runner its best year in sales since its 1984 debut, so clearly the old boy still hits the spot for many fans. 2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Josh Max While the 2022 model may lack any dramatic changes and it’s still underpowered when compared to others in its class, its looks and …

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Electric vehicle group Ideanomics invests in European battery firm

Electric vehicle group Ideanomics invests in European battery firm

Inobat Auto, a “premium battery technology and manufacturing company”, has received a €10 million (£8.35m) investment from Ideanomics, an American EV group that specialises in commercial fleet operations. The deal values Inobat at the mid-hundreds of millions of pounds. The Ideanomics cash injection follows similar deals that mining conglomerate Rio Tinto and Indian battery group Amara …

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Ford Stock Surges Another 11% As Company Aims To Challenge Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Dominance

Ford Stock Surges Another 11% As Company Aims To Challenge Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Dominance

Topline Shares of legacy automaker Ford continued to surge on Tuesday amid high demand for its upcoming electric pickup, extending a solid run after rising 140% last year and beating out the likes of Elon Musk’s Tesla. The legacy automaker’s stock now sits at roughly 20-year highs. Marcio Jose Sanchez/ASSOCIATED PRESS Key Facts Ford’s stock …

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For Seniors, Driving ‘Same Ol’ Vehicle Raises The Risk Of A Deadly Crash

For Seniors, Driving ‘Same Ol’ Vehicle Raises The Risk Of A Deadly Crash

If older drivers opted for safer vehicles, nearly 100 lives could be saved every year, according to … [+] two new studies. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety “Retirement vehicles”— older, smaller, outdated cars that lack crucial safety features that can help prevent or mitigate crashes, are common among older drivers 70 and over.  But while …

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Peugeot reveals e-Expert Hydrogen as first fuel-cell vehicle

Peugeot reveals e-Expert Hydrogen as first fuel-cell vehicle

The new Peugeot e-Expert Hydrogen van is the French brand’s first hydrogen production vehicle, a sibling van to the Citroën ë-Dispatch Hydrogen and the Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro-e Hydrogen, which have been revealed in the past week.  The Vivaro-e Hydrogen is currently the only model of the three confirmed to be sold in the UK, with right-hand-drive examples set to arrive in …

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