Ford and Michigan State University (MSU) are expanding a research partnership into new areas. Going forward, the automaker and the university will work together on sensors, lightweight materials, and autonomous driving technology, according to a Ford press release.
“No company—no matter how large or vertically integrated—has the internal resources to lead in all important technical areas,” Ed Krause, Ford global manager of external alliances said in a statement. “Partnering with leading research universities like Michigan State is an important part of Ford’s strategy to access world-class external talent.”
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