So a few days after my visit to Dearborn, I go see Ford’s Palo Alto “laboratory” (Ken Washington’s term) in a nondescript two-story building not far from the Stanford campus
Bill Ford Isn’t Scared of Apple
Steven Levy

I understand that Ford opened this office to avoid becoming too insular. But I also think it is shame because I don’t think they are leveraging the talent they could be back in Michigan.