Ford’s robot butt makes sure its cars can handle your butt IRL

 Ford has a robotic butt it actually calls ‘Robutt’ (via MIT Technology Review) that it uses to test its car seats, helping to make sure they’re durable enough to withstand numerous backside encounters over their long useful lifetime. It’s not that surprising – car manufacturers use plenty of robots to mimic repeated stresses on car parts […]

Ford and Mahindra explore strategic cooperation around car tech in India

 Ford and Indian automaker and mobility company Mahindra Group have entered into a new agreement to explore a potential strategic partnership focused on a number of different areas, including mobility, electrifications, connected vehicles and transportation infrastructure and more. Ford and Mahindra’s initial cooperation period extends for three years, during which time the general idea is… […]