Ford Motor Co. Returns To Detroit Roots

Ford Motor Co. Returns To Detroit Roots

Ford Motor Co. executives announced plans to relocate its forward-thinking electric and autonomous vehicle teams to a historic former factory in Detroit’s trendy Corktown neighborhood, long a magnet for Millennials and other urban pioneers. The automaker wants to be part of Detroit’s turnaround activities, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford told a gathering of journalists at the company’s annual media party Thursday evening. Furthermore, it makes sense to do the autonomous vehicle development in the type of urban environment where it is most likely to be first applied, he said. Ford’s global headquarters are seven miles west in suburban Dearborn, […]