• All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric

    What separates your regular gasoline car from an electric car? The batteries? The motor? Plugging in each night versus going to a gas station in the morning? All of the above, of course, but also the high levels of interactivity now available to electric car users, via their smartphones. Ford is one such company touting smartphone app integration, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Connectivity is becoming increasingly important in the automotive world, and several carmakers are striving to incorporate your real driving experiences with the virtual world. MINI Connected, for...

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    MyFord Touch Made Simpler For 2013: Video

    In response to a spate of harsh reviews criticizing the complexity of the Blue Oval’s latest MyFord Touch interface system, Ford has announced today that it will be launching a new and improved version claimed to offer simpler graphics and easier to use functions. The new version will debut...

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    Can Better Voice Recognition Boost Ford's Quality Ranking?

    Yesterday, Ford Motor Company received quite a wallop from research firm J.D. Power: after several years of steady improvement, Ford plummeted from 5th place to 23rd on the firm's Initial Quality Survey. How can Ford climb back toward the top? Better voice-interaction with the company's SYNC system...

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    Smartphones Are Taking Over Your Car -- And The Planet

    Over 3 million of today's smartphone users use telematics apps -- apps ranging from navigational services like Waze to streaming music players like the now-ubiquitous Pandora. That figure is expected to rise dramatically over the next five years; in fact, ABI Research estimates that by 2016, it...

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    Snoop Dogg, Bret Michaels, Now Answering Your Questions About...The Ford Explorer

    Last time we saw Snoop Dogg, he'd rented a battalion of Packards for his wife's 35th birthday party. Last time we saw Bret Michaels...well, we haven't actually seen BM around here, though we did catch him taking a spin at the Tonys. Apparently, both have recovered well enough to help shill the 2011...

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    2010 Beijing Auto Show: Ford Start Concept

    Ford looks to be putting the Fiat 500 in its sights with this stylish Start concept that will make its debut at the Beijing auto show.

  • Ford MyTouch with Eco-Route

    When it comes to achieving the best possible fuel mileage the way you drive can be nearly as important as the vehicle you drive. That’s why Ford has developed a new feature for its MyFord and MyLincoln vehicle interface systems that offers an array of real-time information on fuel economy performance that can coach drivers to get more miles to the gallon and save on fuel costs. Dubbed MyFord Touch Eco-Route, the new system works with the map-based navigation and builds on the fuel efficiency “coaching” concept Ford introduced with its SmartGauge EcoGuide display. If you don’t recall...

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    MyFord: 2011 Ford Edge, 2011 Lincoln MKX To Bring Twitter To SYNC

    The MyFord Touch and MyLincoln system aims to keep drivers connected even on the road.

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    Ford Unveils iPhone-Inspired MyFord And MyLincoln Interface Systems

    Ford has introduced a new system to connect drivers with in-car technologies and their digital lives this week at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Dubbed MyFord or MyLincoln, depending on which vehicle you’re driving, the new interface system combines a number of...

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