Has Ford Been Overshadowed by Peers on the Mobility Landscape?

By Jon LeSage While Ford CEO Mark Fields has warned about demand for mobility services changing the automotive landscape, Ford Motor Co. has been much less visible than peers on forging deals with Silicon Valley partners.
Talks with Google about self-driving cars earlier this year went nowhere, while Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has taken on that relationship with the technology company. Fields had emphasized carsharing and ride-hailing services to keep disruptive outsiders from taking business away from automakers. Ford’s experiments such as on-demand shuttles and e-bikes have been overshadowed by General Motors’ Maven carsharing business and Toyota’s alliance with Uber.
GM’s investment in Maven, along with

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