Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
With the FordPass™ Connect with Wi-Fi Hotspot — which is offered on some 2019 Ford models — you can connect up to 10 devices from your Ford vehicle, enabling you to surf the internet, access apps, and utilize streaming services. Watch this video for an overview. (more…)
Along with improving safety, adaptive cruise control technology in Ford vehicles has another unexpected benefit. According to a study conducted by researchers from Ford and Vanderbilt University, adaptive cruise control helps reduce traffic jams. (more…)
In recent years, Ford has added a plethora of advanced technologies to their vehicles, especially on the connectivity and multimedia front. Even if you have an older Ford model, you can still benefit from some of these technology advancements, for Ford now enables you to upgrade with the new FordPass SmartLink. (more…)
The Ford Fusion Energi uses a plug-in hybrid system, delivering eco-friendly driving and high-level efficiency. Watch this video for instructions on how to use the Fusion Energi’s charge cord with indicator lights. (more…)
Ford Vehicle Design and Microsoft HoloLens Mixed Reality Technology
Ford has long been on the forefront of vehicle design, and with a new partnership with Microsoft and their HoloLens mixed reality technology, the automaker looks to revolutionize automotive design even more. (more…)
Ford is always pushing the envelope for automotive technology, and in an effort to create eco-friendly cars, the automaker is turning to a surprising source: bamboo. Take a look at this intriguing video to see its potential use in Ford vehicles. (more…)
2017 Ford Focus Advanced Technology Features
Modern cars offer more and more technology features designed to aid with comfort, connectivity and safety. Ford has developed many excellent systems that are available on the cars, trucks and crossovers in the company’s lineup. Check out this video of the 2017 Ford Focus advanced technology features to learn more about everything this capable car has to offer. (more…)
There is a new update for all 2016 Ford models with SYNC 3 that will now offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In order to take advantage of the upgrade, drivers can download the software to a USB drive, over-the-air via a Wi-Fi connection or visit a local dealership. Drivers will be getting the SYNC 3 version 2.2 with this update. (more…)
How to use the Ford Hands Free Liftgate
Nothing is frustrating than walking to the car with a armload full of groceries and then having to do that awkward dance while you shuffle bags from one arm to the other trying to free up a hand to open your trunk. Ford has found a way to solve this annoyance once and for all. Many Ford models now come equipped with a hands-free, foot-activated liftgate. Check out this video to learn how to use the Ford Hands Free Liftgate. (more…)
What Apps are available on SYNC 3?
If you have a newer Ford vehicle, it probably comes equipped with its own version of SYNC, Ford’s infotainment and multimedia system built into your dash display. SYNC allows you to access your music, listen to satellite radio, and use your voice to make phone calls thanks to voice-activated software integrated inside SYNC.