Q&A with Ford CEO Mark Fields: EVs, Silicon Valley, and the ridiculous GT
At an event at its recently finished Palo Alto research facility yesterday, Ford invited a wide swath of media to come check out the new digs — technology journalists, automotive journalists, broadcast and print publications, the whole nine yards. The message they were trying to deliver was clear: Ford isn’t just a Detroit car company parachuting in to work with Silicon Valley talent, they want to be a legitimate member of the Valley community.
The challenges aren’t small: engineering Detroit steel isn’t at the top of most Stanford grads’ to-do lists, though there’s a palpable sense that transportation is generally becoming one of the hottest fields on the planet. It’s too early to judge whether Ford and its Big Three counterparts can…
Source:: The Verge