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Ford Unveils Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Driving Research Vehicle

12/12/2013, Major car makers are now investing a lot of time and resources into autonomous or “self-driving” vehicles, even Google is toying with the idea and while commercial launches might be far off, that certainly won’t hinder research. Ford...

Ford Self-Parking System Does It Sans Driver In Car

10/08/2013, At the recently concluded CEATEC 2013 in Japan, we managed to spend some hands-on time with the Nissan self-driving car, which also managed to pick up the Grand Prix award along the way. Well, Ford might not have a self-driving car, but they did...

Ford’s Alan Mulally Dismisses Microsoft CEO Position Rumors

10/02/2013, With Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer stepping down from his role as CEO of the company, many are wondering who could be next in line to fill his position. Some have speculated that it could be Nokia’s former CEO, Stephen Elop, while some believe that it...

Amazon Cloud Player For iOS Available In Ford SYNC Rides Now

05/08/2013, From today onwards, those of you who own select Ford vehicles and are also Amazon customers who happen to make use of iPod touch, iPhone and iPad devices will have one added advantage – you can now wirelessly hook up to the Amazon MP3 app and tune...

Spotify Coming To Ford Cars In North America

02/25/2013, [MWC 2013] Over several months, Spotify has been making its application available on anything with an Internet connection. The latest platform to receive a dedicated Spotify application was Windows Phone 8, although we know BlackBerry 10 should expect to...

Ford, Nissan, And Daimler To Work Of Fuel Cell Car

01/28/2013, It has been said for a fair number of times that hydrogen fuel cell-powered cars could very well be the future of the automobile (and not flying cars, although that would definitely be a highly desirable mode of transport), and Ford, Nissan, and Daimler...

Ford SYNC Improved, Gets Smarter Voice Recognition

11/26/2012, Ford has just announced that they will be updating SYNC, which is their Microsoft-powered in-car entertainment and connectivity platform that comes alongside with the MyFord Touch interface, and these will debut in the 2014 Ford Fiesta. The updated SYNC...

This is what pumps for electric cars will look like

10/18/2012, It’s really nice that almost all non-Apple smartphones use the same charger, which is the MicroUSB standard. Electric cars may be going the same way. Global engineering group SAE International has published a new standard for plug-in electric cars....

The new Ford Fusion will parallel park for you

09/18/2012, There are few things more embarrassing than really screwing up a parallel parking job on a busy city block. Rearview cameras in some cars have made it easier, but for the most part, parallel parking technique hasn’t changed in decades. It still...

Ford C-Max Energi packs quite the punch

08/07/2012, Ford claims that their C-Max Energy, their very first attempt at a plug-in hybrid, is capable of delivering quite the powerful electric punch for those who have nothing but disdain for electric vehicles. Ford Powertrain VP Joseph Bakaj had a session with...

Virttex driver distraction simulator from Ford

08/01/2012, When it comes to simulators, most of them are there to help us experience something similar to what the actual feeling is like, such as a flying simulator or a driving simulator. These tools are meant to teach, but what happens when you take the word...