Ford and Rivian no longer plan to work jointly on electric vehicles.

ImageWorkers at the Rivian factory in Normal, Ill., this year. Credit…Akilah Townsend for The New York Times Ford Motor and Rivian have dropped plans to develop an electric vehicle together,…

Aiming to gain ground in electric cars, Ford hires a former Apple and Tesla executive.

Ford Motor said on Tuesday that it had hired the senior executive who was leading Appleā€™s secretive car project to help the automaker push further into electric vehicles. The executive,…