Ford in talks to add WeChat to its cars in China

Ford reportedly has held discussions with China’s Tencent over customising its popular WeChat app for the automaker’s cars in the world’s largest market. WeChat, known as Weixin in China, is the most popular chatting app in China, with more than …

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Apple wants to make cars – reports

Apple is reportedly branching out from the manufacture of iPhones, computers and smartwatches, and is looking at ways of making a self-driving electric car. According to a Reuters report, citing an unnamed “automotive source”, Apple is talking to experts at …

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Ford unveils Smart Mobility plan to drive auto innovation

LIVE FROM CES 2015: Mark Fields, president and CEO of Ford, used his keynote this morning to announce Ford Smart Mobility, which he described as “our plan to use innovation to take Ford to the next level in connectivity, mobility, …

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Ford renews Focus on connected cars

Automotive manufacturer Ford rolled out an updated version of its Focus model this week in Barcelona, showcasing advanced drive assist and mobile connectivity features.