Ford Technology

Ford Fusion Receives Battery Upgrade 0

We have recently mentioned the fact that the Ford Fusion is undergoing a facelift for 2017. By investigating this facelift, we attempted to look into what the Mondeo (as the European equivalent) may be like. So with the newest news that the Ford Fusion Energi is receiving a battery upgrade, should we expect to see(…)

The Ford Focus RS Mountune 0

Ford’s new Focus is an amazing little car, there is no doubt that. Not only does it look very stylish, it has impressive technical statistics and ride comfort too. Turning out 345bhp and achieving 0-60mph in 4.7 seconds, how can these statistics improve whilst keeping the car intact? Well the answer to this question is(…)

Ford to Make Cars from CO2? 0

The automotive world has changed so drastically in recent years. So no longer are they stuck in the middle ages. The automotive industry seems to be one of the guiding technological lights in the modern era. From autonomous driving capabilities, to all electric cars, the industry is advancing at an alarming rate. And it seems(…)

Ford’s infotainment system comes to Europe 0

Like Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday Ford have realised that Europe is the place for adventure, and will debut its new SYNC 3 infotainment software here later this year. Ford has announced the European arrival of its SYNC 3 infotainment system which is set to debut on the Mondeo, Galaxy and S-MAX and then appear(…)

Ford reveals ambition for a more technological future 0

Ford aren’t like other carmakers, they’re not regular carmakers, they’re cool carmakers. Ford announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that they envision a not-so-far-off future where the company is seen as a mobility provider, not just a car maker. This rebranding will be done by providing a service whereby customers have the option(…)

Ford’s infotainment system comes to Europe 0

Like Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday Ford have realised that Europe is the place for adventure, and will debut its new SYNC 3 infotainment software here later this year. Ford has announced the European arrival of its SYNC 3 infotainment system which is set to debut on the Mondeo, Galaxy and S-MAX and then appear(…)

Ford to test autonomous tech on Cali roads & Google partnership 0

California is fast becoming the driverless state, with Ford receiving a permit to test their autonomous technology there. The state’s DMV has given permission for a Ford Fusion to begin real-world, real-road driverless testing in 2016. Ford has already tested its driverless tech on Michigan public roads and in the University of Michigan’s Mcity facility.(…)

Ford is investing $4.5bn in electric vehicles 0

Ford is planning to invest $4.5 billion (£3 billion) into the research and development of its electric vehicles. The company hope that by 2020 they will have expanded their range of plug-in, hybrid and electric vehicles to include 13 new models. The brand’s current range of electric versions of vehicles make up 13%, but chief(…)

Ford’s educating new drivers with ‘Drugged Driving Suit’ 0

Ever wondered what driving high feels like but you’re not stupid enough to actually try it? Well, Ford has does the hard work for you. Teaming up with scientists from the Meyer-Hentschel Institute in Germany, Ford has developed a ‘suit’ that simulates being under the influence of illegal drugs. The ‘Drugged Driving Suit’ as it’s(…)

Ford is first to test driverless cars in fake city 1

The future is here. Ford has beaten other carmakers and tech companies to be the first to test out their autonomous technology on the streets of a fake city. Video from Ford Media’s YouTube account. The purposefully built city, called Mcity, is spread over 130,000 square meters. Designed by the University of Michigan and the(…)