A human will still operate the self-driving car for safety reasons, but customers will interact mostly with the vehicle.
The affected vehicles are from the 2005 through 2012 model years.
The American auto company said Tuesday it will transfer production of the next Ford Focus model to China.
President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that Ford would make a "big announcement."
Ford is adding more than 816,000 vehicles in North America to the growing Takata air bag inflator recall.
The company is abandoning plans to build a new assembly plant in Mexico, instead opting to expand its Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan.
Most of the cars are in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Trump tweeted Thursday that Ford decided to keep its Lincoln plant in Kentucky, but the plant wasn't going to move in the first place.
One Denver resident was blindsided after a man he befriended made a copy of his truck key and stole it.
The automaker announced all cars its producing now will be able to drive themselves.
The military is in one of two fuel cell contracts with the motors company.
Two Ford Motor Co. models are under investigation by U.S. safety regulators.