27 Aug '11, 1am

Ford/Toyota Partnership Shows Standards Drive Innovation

I’ve said it before: Regulation drives innovation. Innovation drives jobs. The latest example is this week’s announcement that Toyota and Ford have forged a new partnership to bring to market faster and at lower cost, new hybrid gas-electric systems for pickups and sport utility vehicles. It’s no coincidence that this announcement came barely three weeks after the President’s announcement to strengthen standards to deliver 54.5 mpg by 2025 . Ford and Toyota’s partnership will accelerate innovation, deliver better technology to the market sooner, and add to the existing fuel-efficient supplier job base of 150,000 workers . Technology Cooperation Key Strategy to Meet 54.5 mpg Why would Ford and Toyota share their precious technology secrets? Here’s the primary reason: The establishment of 54.5 mpg as the average for fuel economy of cars and truck by 2025. In addition, a full...

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