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Ford and AT&T team up to wirelessly connect new Ford Focus Electric

03/24/2011, Ford and AT&T have come together so that the latter will be able to offer the built-in wireless connectivity for the new Focus Electric hatchback. Ford engineers/programmers have managed to churn out the pretty comprehensive MyFord Mobile application...

Ford to debut SYNC system across Europe

03/03/2011, Ford recently announced that they will debut their SYNC system in Europe where the 2012 Ford Focus is concerned, which means its current language range will also multiply more than sixfold from three to 19. Originally launched in the US back in 2007, it...

2012 Ford Focus calls for an ambulance if you crash

03/01/2011, During Ford’s keynote at CeBIT this year, CEO of Ford, Allan Mulally unveiled a new feature of the upcoming Ford Focus that will launch next year. Called Sync Emergency Assistance, the service will come free with every Ford that has Sync installed....

Next generation Ford Focus will be eco-friendly

01/31/2011, Ford has just unveiled some new details about their upcoming Ford Focus that will run on electricity. The car will feature EcoMode, a software program that monitors how drivers drive their vehicle and tries to help them reduce their fuel consumption. The...

Ford MyKey system update limits vehicle’s top speed further

12/31/2010, Most modern cars these days come with an electronic speed limiter – no doubt to prevent you from maximizing the full potential of your car’s engine. Of course, there is also another good reason for that, which is to prevent you from flooring...

Stearus 2000 looks to be self-sufficient

09/10/2010, Check out this neat looking vehicle – it has been called as the Stearus 2000, where it will not win any drag racing championships or drift competitions, but what it offers are definitely out of line for most people’s expectations, including...

Ford Customizes Cars Using WiFi

08/26/2010, Using the same technology on its Ford SYNC system that allows drivers to create a mobile WiFi hotspot within Ford cars, automaker Ford is now using that same WiFi tech to customize cars off of the assembly line. WiFi transmitters at an assembly plant can...

2011 Ford Fiesta Comes With A Special USB Drive And Application

06/24/2010, New owners of the 2011 Ford Fiesta are in for an interesting experience when they receive their car, as they will receive a special USB drive along with the car. Plugging it into the car’s USB port will give them a 19-minute tour of the features...

Ford SYNC AppLink Brings Android And BlackBerry Apps To Your Car

04/20/2010, Ford has just announced SYNC AppLink, which is a downloadable software upgrade for Ford SYNC systems, which seem to be quite popular. The update offers hands-free voice control of popular applications for BlackBerry and Android devices. The first car from...

Ford SYNC Hits The 2 Million Mark

03/24/2010, Ford is currently purring over the sales figures of its Ford SYNC, as the company’s popular voice-controlled communications and infotainment system has now been installed on more than 2 million Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles. Making the deal...

Ford Sync Turns Your Car Into WiFi Hotspot

12/21/2009, Ford’s next generation of Sync systems will have a rather useful feature, built-in Wi-Fi. With that in place, you’ll be able to share a 3G connection with a driver-defined white list of devices. You’ll need to bring your own 3G card of...

Panasonic Completes Bid For Sanyo

12/10/2009, You might have read some previous news on Panasonic pushing for a majority stake in Sanyo, and now the much-delayed 403.8 billion yen ($4.6b) deal has been completed. With Sanyo’s top 3 shareholders agreeing to sell part of their shareholdings for a...

Frictionator Ford F650 gets jet engine

11/19/2009, The street-legal Frictionator Ford F650 is no ordinary Ford as it comes equipped with a General Electric J85 Jet Engine, making it the fastest street legal jet truck in the world – or so it is self-proclaimed in that manner, as the afterburner does...