The automaker swiftly rejected the proposal.
Announcement was teased by President Donald Trump.
A similar effort in Europe has been underway for some time.
Tencent has invested $1.8 billion, for a 5% stake.
“They would call him the N-word throughout his workday”
It was not immediately clear whether Ford’s investments were new or previously planned.
Self-driving truck guru says “some portions of driving will be fully automated.”
Out of temperate Silicon Valley and into the snow.