Ford to mass-produce a completely self-driving car within five years

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After victory at Le Mans, we catch up with Ford to talk about its GT

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We tried to ‘Escape the Room’ in a Ford Escape

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What do you get when you combine Escape the Room with a vehicle test drive? It turns out, a lot of fun.

If you’re not familiar, Escape the Room is a real-world puzzle game where teams of users have to follow clues to (surprise) escape a room. It’s fantastic.

This weekend, Ford has partnered with Escape the Room creator Victor Blake to set up an Escape the Room scenario that also acts as a soft sales pitch/test drive for the Ford Escape.

A few colleagues and I partook in the experience – which is taking place at Skylight at Moynihan Station in Midtown Manhattan until June 26 – earlier this morning. Read more…

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Tesla’s patent strategy opens the road to sustainability for transport and for itself


freebirds What makes Tesla unique? How about everything. Mention patents to most people and their eyes glaze over. Worse, they think of patent “trolls” that some say are harming American businesses. But everyone appreciates one fundamental fact: Patents, and intellectual property generally, mean value. Read More Syndicated from TechCrunch Continue reading Tesla’s patent strategy opens the road to sustainability for transport and for itself