Ford unveiled a smorgasbord of technology initiatives here ranging from tripling its fleet of autonomous Fusion sedans to funding new mobility start-ups from Detroit to challenging software wizards to program drones and F-150 pickup trucks to navigate disaster relief sites.
There's a lot going on in Las Vegas. CEO Mark Fields, product development chief Raj Nair and Ken Washington, Ford vice president for research and advanced engineering, presented the wide-ranging projects Tuesday at CES 2016, a huge consumer electronics show.
Ford unveiled an alliance Tuesday with US online giant Amazon aimed at allowing people to connect their cars into "smart home" networks.
The partnership unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas aims to bring together connected vehicles with Amazon's Echo smart home hub.