Ford CEO Looks to Autonomous Cars, Sharing Economy | Sci-Tech Today

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ord CEO Mark Fields says the 112-year-old company is tripling its investment in new technologies that will ultimately lead to self-driving vehicles — but will make sure to keep making cars for drivers who want to keep their hands on the wheel.Fields said it was no coincidence that Ford chose the Mobile World Congress, a massive technology trade show in Barcelona, to unveil its new Kuga SUV [pictured above], which features its latest connectivity and driver-assisted technology.”We are really emphasizing our transition from an auto company to an auto and mobility company,” Fields told The Associated Press in an interview Monday at Ford’s stand, which stood out in a sea of smartphone and gadget makers.

Source: Ford CEO Looks to Autonomous Cars, Sharing Economy | Sci-Tech Today

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