Tag: Ford

2020 EcoBoost Mustang Soon To Be Most Powerful Sports Car From Ford

Ford will officially debut the 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost on Wednesday, April 17, as part of the National Mustang Day festivities. It will become the most powerful four-cylinder sports car offered by an American automaker when it goes on sale.

Car Tech April 16, 2019

Ford Unveils New 2020 RWD-Based Explorer In Detroit

Ford unveiled the brand-new 2020 RWD-Based Explorer on Wednesday evening at Ford Field in Detroit. Starting at $33,000 price point, Ford 2020 Explorer goes on sale this summer.

Car Tech January 10, 2019

Ford Introduces High-Tech Dog House With Noise-Canceling Feature

Ford recently revealed a prototype of a dog house, which boasts an elegant and minimalist design and can cancel noises. However, the car manufacturer has yet to announce the official launch of the kennel.

December 18, 2018

Missing 1967 Mustang Shelby GT500 Prototype Discovered In Plain Sight: Here's What Happened To 'Little Red'

Little Red, the missing 1967 Mustang Shelby GT500 prototype, was discovered rotting in a field in Texas. Restorers are now turning to the power of the internet to help bring the car back to its original glory.

Car Tech August 21, 2018

2019 Ford Ranger Price Starts At $25,395: Order Books Now Open, For Delivery This Year

Ford enthusiasts can now order the Ford Ranger pickup truck, which will mark its return after a seven-year hiatus. The Ranger, which will be available for delivery next year, has a starting price of $25,395.

Car Tech August 17, 2018

Ford Pulls All But Two Car Models In US Market

Only two sedan models will be available in Ford’s North American lineup. As part of austerity measures, the carmaker is shifting investment from traditional cars to SUVs and trucks.

Car Tech April 26, 2018

Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Because Their Steering Wheels Could Fall Off

Ford is recalling more than 1.4 million cars because of a crucial defect that could cost lives. Two models made by Ford are known to have the defect.

Car Tech March 15, 2018

New Ford Mustang GT California Special Joins The Carmaker's 2019 Lineup

Ford presented another Mustang model that will be included in its 2019 catalog. The 2019 Mustang GT California Special receives the latest makeover and technology to make an American sports car contender this year.

Car Tech March 14, 2018

Ford Patents Autonomous Robocop Police Car That Can Give Out Tickets

Ford has filed a patent for an autonomous Robocop police car that can give out tickets. Ford's autonomous police car will come with cameras, road sensors, microphones, and license plate readers.

Car Tech January 30, 2018

First Ford Mustang Bullitt Auctioned Off At $300,000

Ford auctioned off the first 2019 Mustang Bullitt with build number VIN 001. The limited edition muscle car fetched a hammer price of $300,000 that the carmaker said will be donated to community school Boys Republic.

Car Tech January 22, 2018

From Iconic To Electric: Ford Promises 40 Fully Electric And Hybrid Models By 2022

Ford is doubling down on its commitment to electrify its vehicle fleet and plans to invest $11 billion in electric vehicle technology. The automaker announced it will roll out 40 fully electric and hybrid vehicles by 2022.

Car Tech January 16, 2018

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Unleashed: A 475-HP Tribute To The 1968 Classic Film

Ford unleashed the 2019 Mustang Bullitt, the third special edition model commemorating the 1968 classic action movie 'Bullitt' starting Steve McQueen, at the Detroit Auto Show. The limited edition vehicle is even more powerful than the 2018 Mustang GT.

Car Tech January 15, 2018

2019 Ford Edge ST Crossover SUV To Debut At Detroit Auto Show: New Trim, High Performance, And More

Ford is gearing up to introduce its new 2019 Edge ST performance SUV at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. It's the first Ford crossover to boast some serious performance tweaks, so here's a sneak peek.

Car Tech January 11, 2018

Ford And Ekso Bionics Pilot Exoskeleton Technology For Auto Workers

Ford workers are testing out exoskeletal technology from Ekso Bionics. The EksoVest is a lightweight, non-bulky technology that lifts and supports workers' arms during overhead tasks.

Wearable Tech November 11, 2017

Ford Announces New Focus Manufacturing Plans, Shifts Production From Mexico To China

Ford has revealed its plans to move production of the all-new Focus from Mexico to China, following its decision to scrap the project to build a plant in San Luis Potosi.

Business Tech June 21, 2017

Ford Reveals Full Details Of The Refreshed F-150 And The 2018 Expedition

Ford revealed the details of its upcoming 2018 Ford F-150 pickup and 2018 Ford Expedition SUV vehicles. Both cars will get greater power due to increased transmission efficiency and reduced weight as a result of their aluminum bodies.

Car Tech June 17, 2017

2016 Ford Vehicles Get Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Via OTA Updates

If you have a Ford vehicle equipped with a Sync 3 infotainment system, you can now shift to either Android Auto or Apple CarPlay as your main car interface. Here’s how to update your car to either systems.

Apps/Software May 20, 2017

Ford Job Cuts Reportedly Imminent: Automaker To Cut 10 Percent Of Global Workforce

Ford is reportedly planning to cut $3 billion in costs and to achieve it, it will cut 10 percent of its global workforce. This may not sit well with President Donald Trump, who wants to boost employment in the auto industry.

Business Tech May 16, 2017

Elon Musk On Investors Calling For Board Change: 'Buy Ford Stock'

Some Tesla investor groups called for a shakeup of the company's board. CEO Elon Musk responded to the dismayed investors by telling them to buy shares from rival Ford.

Car Tech April 14, 2017

Tesla Claims Throne As America's Most Valuable Carmaker From General Motors

Tesla has surpassed General Motors as the most valuable automobile manufacturer in the United States, with a market cap of $51.5 billion. The company's rise shows the increasing focus on electric vehicles and powerful software.

Business Tech April 11, 2017

Ford Reveals 2018 Explorer: SUV With Fresh Style And Better Technology

Ford announced the updated 2018 Ford Explorer with an embedded 4G LTE modem . The revamped SUV is slated to house the Safe and Smart Package and will be available in fall this year.

Car Tech April 11, 2017

Los Angeles Police Department To Begin Using Pursuit-Rated Ford Hybrid Cop Car: Fights Crime, Saves Gas

Ford has unveiled a new hybrid cop car, the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan, that can go up to 60 miles per hour on battery alone. It will let police officers fight crime, chase criminals, and reduce emissions.

Car Tech April 10, 2017

Max Motor Dreams: Ford Designs Smart Crib That Mimics Car Rides

Ford Spain develops Max Motor Dreams, a crib that simulates car rides for infants. The smart crib is a new addition to smart home gadgets for parents.

Smart Home April 9, 2017

Tesla Surpasses Ford Market Value As Stock Borders On $300: Here Are The Factors Driving Company's Growth

Tesla's market value officially outpaces Ford because of the record vehicle deliveries in Q1 of 2017, with the electric car maker's stock bordering on $300.

Business Tech April 4, 2017

Ford Recalls 570K Cars Over Door Latch And Engine Problems

Ford recalled over 570,000 vehicles due to defective door latches and risk of engine fire. No accidents or injuries have been caused because of the faulty door latches of the recalled Ford vehicles.

Car Tech March 30, 2017

Ford Invests $1 Billion In Artificial Intelligence Startup Argo AI And Here’s Why

Ford drops big dollars in artificial intelligence startup founded by Google and Uber veterans. Here’s what it is trying to accomplish as it becomes majority stakeholder of Argo AI.

Car Tech February 11, 2017

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty Truck Gets 5 Stars Safety Rating From NHTSA

The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty truck has received a five-star safety rating from the NHTSA, based on the overall crash test parameters. The vehicle has improved on its performance, when compared to the 2016 model ratings.

Car Tech January 31, 2017

Ford SmartLink Brings Connected Car Features To Older Models: Remote Start, 4G Wi-Fi, And More

Ford has announced an exciting initiative, aiming to turn older cars into connected vehicles with SmartLink. Eligible models cover a number of Ford and Lincoln vehicles from 2010 to 2016.

Car Tech January 27, 2017

2018 Ford Mustang: V8 Engine, New Styling, And More

The 2018 Mustang has been officially revealed on Jan. 17 in three different events in Detroit, Los Angeles, and New York. The car has witnessed a lot of performance upgrades.

Car Tech January 18, 2017

Ford Now Supports Amazon Echo: Alexa To Become Driver Assistant

Smart home connectivity from inside one's car is now possible thanks to Alexa. Ford has announced its partnership with Amazon at this year's CES.

Automotive Tech January 5, 2017

Ford Fusion Hybrid To Take Center Stage At CES 2017: More Powerful Processor And Better Sensors Equal Better Brain Power

The next-generation Ford Fusion Hybrid sedan will be launched at the CES 2017 trade show. Ford has introduced upgrades, such as an improved processing power and greater sensor technology, to pack in more brain power.

Car Tech December 29, 2016

Uber's Self-Driving Cars Hit San Francisco Roads: Ride-Hailing Goes Autonomous

Uber's fleet of Volvo self-driving vehicles that are now prowling the streets of San Francisco have fewer sensors than those UberX plying the Pittsburgh area. Both are still ferrying passengers with Uber employees for monitoring.

Car Tech December 14, 2016

No, Ford's F-150 Pickup Truck Sales Not Delayed Due To Transmission Issues After All

Earlier reports of Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks getting delayed to iron out kinks in its 10-speed transmission turned out to be false. The models are now appearing at dealerships across the United States.

Car Tech December 8, 2016

BMW, Ford, VW And Daimler Join Forces To Challenge Tesla With EV Charging Network In Europe

BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen formed a joint venture to install a fast-charging EV network in Europe to counter 'range anxiety.' The automakers will roll out 400 EV charging stations at first, with thousands of charge points to follow by 2020.

Car Tech November 30, 2016

Ford To Start Testing Self-Driving Cars In Europe Next Year

Ford is planning to start testing its self-driving cars in Europe next year in facilities in the United Kingdom and Germany. The program will contribute to the company's plan to begin mass production of fully autonomous vehicles by 2021.

Car Tech November 30, 2016

Tesla To Get Better 'Competitive Position' Thanks To Trump Presidency, Elon Musk Says

Tesla's CEO Elon Musk is not worried about his company's chances under a Donald Trump presidency. He has cited one reason how it could even become an advantage.

Car Tech November 21, 2016

Los Angeles Auto Show: Ford Unwraps 2018 Ford EcoSport

Ford announced the EcoSport for the U.S. market ahead of the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. The EcoSport will be imported to the country from India.

Car Tech November 15, 2016

BlackBerry Taps Ford As First Major Carmaker To Use QNX Without A Middleman: Apple, Your Move

BlackBerry has just signed its first major automaker for a direct collaboration, becoming a Tier One supplier for Ford. The deal will see BlackBerry's QNX expand its reach and secure a greater foothold in the market Apple's targeting as well.

Business Tech October 31, 2016

Alexa In Focus: Ford Integrating Amazon Echo's Smart Virtual Assistant In Cars This Year

Ford has teamed up with Amazon to bring Alexa to select vehicles, pairing connected cars with connected homes. Three Ford models will get smarter and more connected by the year's end, tapping into the power of Amazon's intelligent virtual assistant.

Car Tech October 4, 2016

Ford Improves 2017 F-150 Raptor By Cutting Weight and Increasing Engine Power

The Ford F-150 Raptor is a powerful machine with 450 horsepower that is bound to impress. The vehicle could turn out to be one of the best pickup trucks from the company, but folks will get the chance to find out when it hits showrooms later in the year.

Car Tech September 29, 2016

Ford To Start Selling Affordable Autonomous Cars By 2025

Ford intends to sell affordable autonomous vehicles that the masses can buy for themselves by 2025. The Michigan-based car manufacturer is investing a lot of effort and resources to meet its projected timeframe.

Car Tech September 13, 2016

Ford Promises Fully Autonomous Vehicles For Ride-Sharing Services By 2021: The Race Is On

Ford is targeting to mass produce fully autonomous vehicles by 2021, to be used for ride-sharing services. The company's recent acquisitions will help hasten the development of the self-driving cars.

Car Tech August 17, 2016

Ford And Baidu Invest $150 Million In Self-Driving Tech Developer Velodyne LiDAR

Ford and Baidu are focusing their energies on the future of self-driving cars with an investment of $150 million in self-driving tech developer Velodybe LiDAR.

Car Tech August 16, 2016

Ford, MIT Team For New Research Project, Deploying On-Demand Electric Shuttles

Ford and MIT signed a research partnership that will delve on autonomous driving and pedestrian traffic pattern recognition. The project is supposed to debut this fall, with a number of on-demand electric shuttles for MIT’s students.

Car Tech July 28, 2016

All 2017 Ford Models Will Be Compatible With Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

Ford will push out its Sync 3 system to all 2017 models of its vehicles, which will make them compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The system unlocks many commands for drivers and passengers within their vehicles.

Car Tech July 25, 2016

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