“Ford's New Innovation Center” (#1923)

Internet Premiere
Thursday, 7/23 @ 4:00pm ET
Detroit Public TV
Sunday, 7/26 @ 10:30am ET
(Original Airdate)

Quick Links

  • Purchase show
  • Send viewer mail

Podcast:

(Learn More)
  1. PLAYING: Entire Show

Synopsis

Raj Nair, Group VP Global Product Development, Ford Motor Company; Dr. Kenneth Washington, VP of Research & Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company; Don Butler, Executive Director, Connected Vehicle and Services, Ford Motor Company. Topic: Ford's Silicon Valley lab.

With so much of today’s engineering revolving around the connected car and autonomy, many automakers are setting up shop in Silicon Valley including Detroit Three member Ford. Autoline went west to take a sneak peek and see what Ford is developing in the midst of its neighbors like Google, Tesla & Apple.

Host John McElroy talks with Ford executives Raj Nair, Ken Washington & Don Butler about how this lab will impact future product. In addition, he takes you for a quick tour behind the scenes at some of the experiments being done within the walls of this high tech lab.