SAN FRANCISCO – Ford Motor Co. is getting into the auto sharing and electric bike organizations as a major aspect of CEO Mark Fields’ push to change the automaker into a more comprehensive supplier of transportation choices.
The organization late Tuesday reported a pilot auto sharing program that welcomes 26,000 Ford Motor Credit Co. clients in six U.S. urban communities and London to offer their vehicles for transient rentals.
It likewise divulged another battery-fueled bike went for urban workers. The bike overlays and can be revived while being put away inside any Ford vehicle.
“My extraordinary granddad helped put the world on wheels so everybody could appreciate the advantages of mobility,” Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford said in an announcement. “Our vision today is to extend that same intuition utilizing propelled innovation and new plans of action, and tending to the versatility difficulties individuals confront the world over.”
The Peer-2-Peer Car Sharing system and MoDe:Flex bike speak to the following period of the Ford Smart Mobility arrangement Fields presented in January. Ford has been leading 25 tests on themes identified with helping purchasers get around later on.