Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
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.
Ford EcoSport Technology Features and Specs
The fun has arrived! A few weeks ago, Ford introduced its all-new Ford EcoSport, the small crossover SUV with big personality. The EcoSport starred in the world’s first-ever vehicle reveal on Snapchat, kicking off a Hollywood pop-up event open to the public through Wednesday evening. The interactive event did a great job showing how the new EcoSport is a perfect vehicle for those who value experiences over tangible items, showcasing the new vehicle’s fun and spirited side.
Which Ford Vehicles Have Apple Carplay and Android Auto?
If you haven’t heard about Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, you are missing out. These two technologies make it easy for the everyday car driver to hook their phone up to the connectivity display in their dash, basically turning their dashboard into a giant smartphone screen.
Car makers are always thinking of ways to add the latest innovations to their vehicles in order to be more sought-after in today’s fast-paced and tech-oriented world. Appealing to a more youthful culture is a great way to build brand loyalty, and Ford understands that mobile technology is the way of the future. That’s why they have created FordPass, a free subscription for your compatible smartphone that connects you to mobility platforms that seek to make all aspects of your automotive experience easier.