Ford and Google have joined together for a non-exclusive joint venture to create self-driving cars with the technology created by Google. The venture will be legally separate from Ford, in part to shield the automaker from liability concerns.
The UAW Ford Brownstown Packaging Depot in Romulus transforms into an assembly plant, with 200 workers putting together boxes of food to make a holiday meal. Each basket has a 12 to 14 pound turkey, boxes of stuffing, macaroni and cheese, cranberry sauce and corn bread mix, canned vegetables, cake mix and frosting. Bill Dirksen, Ford’s vice president of labor relations:
It was a real eye-opener last year. It was a steady flow of people, many on foot. They were very appreciative.