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Ford Announces Plans to Add New Driver Assist Technology

Ford Announces Plans to Add New Driver Assist Technology

  Futuristic safety tech has become commonplace in the automotive industry, with federal crash tests all but requiring features like rearview backup cameras and certain headlight specifications. Driver assist technology and other autonomous features have become the norm, but some automakers are still pushing the envelope, such as Ford, which recently announced plans to expand the brand’s range of driver assist systems and features, up to and include the new Co-Pilot 360 system.   Ford representatives mentioned plans to have…

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New Ford Self-Driving Platform Means Previews Future of Transportation

New Ford Self-Driving Platform Means Previews Future of Transportation

Ford is turning into more than just a carmaker–it’s quickly becoming the go-to company for the future of mobility with its new Ford Self-Driving Platform. New Self-Driving Platform Recently, the American automaker revealed its new self-driving platform, which will allow partners like Lyft, Domino’s Pizza, and Postmates, along with small- and medium-sized businesses, to tap into the brand’s fleet of autonomous vehicles. This big reveal, along with Ford’s creation of the “Transportation Mobility Cloud” is an illustration of the brand’s aggressive approach…

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Innovative Ford Technology Prepares for the Future

Innovative Ford Technology Prepares for the Future

Ford has always been a leading pioneer of innovative Ford technology in the automotive industry. As the first company to use a moving assembly line over 100 years ago, the American carmaker includes ground-breaking thinking in its heritage. That’s why it comes as no surprise that Ford continues to think outside the box, even today. Currently, it has a number of new ideas that drive the technologies being created by this carmaker. Human-machine interaction. The world is beginning to turn to…

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Transfer Case Enables Cutting-Edge Terrain Management

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Transfer Case Enables Cutting-Edge Terrain Management

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will come with one of the most innovative transfer cases ever, a system that merges all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive that can handle any terrain situation, from icy conditions on the road to off-road desert driving. The 4WD/AWD transfer case is controlled automatically by the F-150 Raptor’s all-new Terrain Management System, but it can also be controlled with a 4×4 shift to switch manually back and forth between 4WD and AWD. The specially designed transfer…

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New Ford Police Responder Hybrid is First of Its Kind

New Ford Police Responder Hybrid is First of Its Kind

Ford is revolutionizing the industry with its alternative-energy vehicles, including the latest lineup of electric vehicles. Additionally, Ford has also provided police with cruisers for decades. Now, Ford has become the first brand to offer a pursuit-rated hybrid police car. These cars will first be introduced in New York and Los Angeles. According to Ford, the company is spending more than $4.5 billion on 13 new hybrid-electric vehicles to be released over the new few years. These include an F-150,…

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2017 Ford Driving Skills for Life Tour Kicks Off

2017 Ford Driving Skills for Life Tour Kicks Off

The 2017 Ford Driving Skills for Life tour kicked off this month, starting its 14th year helping new drivers improve their skills and learn safety techniques through expert instruction. The tour started at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, on February 4th, and will continue throughout early spring on March 4th-5th in Arcadia, California, and April 22nd-23rd in Houston, Texas, as well as additional dates that haven’t been announced yet. Ford Driving Skills for Life focuses on handling, recognizing…

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All-New Ford F-150 Raptor Completes Baja 1000, Drives Home

All-New Ford F-150 Raptor Completes Baja 1000, Drives Home

The all-new Ford F-150 Raptor model is one of the most off-road capable pickup trucks in the industry. Because of this, it’s no surprise that a fully street-legal stock model easily completed the 49th SCORE Baja 1000 famed desert race, coming in third place overall. The Baja 1000, which takes place in Baja California, consists of 850 miles of rocks, potholes, sand, and dust. Taking the F-150 Raptor through this rough terrain was a Foutz Motorsports team, led by Greg…

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Ford’s Wrong-Way Alert

Ford’s Wrong-Way Alert

Every automaker is taking steps towards safer roadways but Ford is the only automaker aiming to make driving on the wrong side of the road safer as well. Ford’s Wrong-Way Alert takes aim at drivers who start driving on the wrong side of the road. Such a technology may seem limited in use but it could save lives. Ford’s Wrong-Way Alert warns drivers that they’re driving against the flow of traffic with a variety of visible and audible notifications. That…

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Ford F-150’s Fuel Economy Improves

Ford F-150’s Fuel Economy Improves

The Ford F-150 has always proved to be the toughest, most durable pickup on the market but it always fell short when it came to fuel economy. The 2017 model brings new improves and features that change all of that. For the next model year, the F-150 will boast a new transmission and engine that increase fuel economy to a more competitive level. The Ford F-150’s fuel economy gets a bump thanks to the all-new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine and…

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Advancing Ford Smart Mobility: New Shuttle and Bike-Sharing Services

Advancing Ford Smart Mobility: New Shuttle and Bike-Sharing Services

Working with a San Francisco-based shuttle service company, Ford recently developed an integrated transportation solution. One of the major issues drivers face today in urban environments is traffic congestion. In order to combat this, Ford Smart Mobility is expanding its services to provide bike-sharing and shuttle systems. Certainly, Ford’s focus is the automotive industry; however, the brand is seeking to reduce congestion and pollution in densely populated areas. That’s why the brand has developed the Ford GoBike network, as well…

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