Music is streamed more often these days from cars, rather than resort to cumbersome physical media and the dying popularity of the radio. This has been identified by Ford Motors who are making Spotify’s music streaming available to owners of … .
All the stories tagged with Ford
Car dealers have relied on PCs to keep tabs on transactions and other customer-related information ever since computers first showed up in automobile showrooms. However, with the dawn of tablet computing, auto-manufacturer Ford has decided to use Apple iPads at … .
If the most allergic reaction that you have ever suffered from is something in the order of continuous sneezing, then an allergy warning system might not sound all that alluring to you. But if you are one of the are … .
Recycling has just seen a new extreme in Ford’s latest fad. The company is looking forward to use discarded, torn, outdated and other lesser valued currency notes to make parts of cars. These notes only form a part of all … .
When it comes to building muscle cars, Ford sure knows its way down the right road. The automobile manufacturer will soon pull the veil off its shiny new Shelby GT500 at the Los Angeles Auto Show and will have nestled … .
Lego bricks have always caught the fancy of children and adults alike. Now, it seems like the guys at Ford are hooked on to these building bricks too! 22 designers put in 2,500 hours of hard work and play time … .
Special editions to the iconic Mustang are not new, what’s new however is Ford making a special set to be sold in one country only. What’s the difference? You may ask Well besides the colour and a few extras, really … .
It’s been more than a decade that an automobile stepped out from the confines of just being more than mode a transport. The Ford SYNC hands-free tech product is a pretty good testament to that. The company is now going … .
For those who aren’t aware of the much debated start-stop system; it happens to be a smart means of conserving fuel with minimal utilization. In this system the engine stops running when the car is at rest or in an … .
Ford’s new Fiesta hatchback for 2011 is called AJ and he’s quite the social networker. AJ is currently being tested by Ford engineers, like any other car would, but the method of gathering data is just a little out of … .
Ford is on a roll with all sorts of new tech that will make it to their new vehicles. The latest update is with another in-car addition. A new Sync feature called AppLink will be making its debut in the … .
Staying ‘green’ while at home in the office of the road is at the top of every manufacturers mind and Ford is taking no back seat here. The latest is that Ford is working on an in-car system that’s designed … .
Ford and Microsoft team up to bring energy saving smart charging to smart cars in smart homes using Microsoft Hohm
Microsoft and Ford have joined forces to bring forth to the world of hybrid cars Microsoft Hohm. What is Microsoft Hohm you might ask? I’ll tell you, it’s a smart charging system for your vehicle that will help balance the … .
Ford’s gone Virtual. Well not from the consumer’s perspective at least. But in order to very considerably reduce development time (up to 14 months) the company has adopted the use of motion-capping technology and put it into play with its … .
High Definition Radio may have been around for awhile and while it’s also been incorporated by the automotive industry in BMW, Audi, Hyundai, Jaguar, Mercedes and quite a few of the other big players, Ford is the first to us … .
Finally Ford decides that it is about time that people that are not behind the wheel of a car also need to be protected against crashes! The gen-next Ford Explorer will come equipped with inflatable rear seatbelts which will inflate … .
Ford Motor Company has become the first automobile maker that is endorsing a federal ban on sending text messages while driving. Ford has issued a statement in support of the ban which was proposed by Senator Charles E Schumer who … .
Ford finally showed its two developing technologies, the Active Park and MyKey at 2009 New York auto show. MyKey has been covered extensively before, so well talk more about Fords new Active Park for now. The system works by pressing … .
Ford’s 2009 F-Series and E-Series vehicles will soon offer an in-dashboard PC with Internet connectivity via the Sprint Nationwide Mobile Broadband Network. The specialized 2009 Ford F-Series trucks and E-Series vans are now being shipped to dealerships nationwide. Ford unveiled … .
Ford is working its way to be in the top ranks for crash safety worthiness. The major automobile company has inherited the platform from Volvo which tops itself in the safety features and crash safety. Ford is developing a lot … .
Detroit’s Big Three automakers may need to send a special “no thank you” card to the Chinese people if they end up receiving their requested $25 billion bailout bridge loan from American taxpayers. Chinese carmakers SAIC and Dongfeng have plans … .
Ford has unveiled an innovative LCD gauge cluster called SmartGauge with EcoGuide that will debut in the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Mercury Milan Hybrid. This is cool way for drivers to maximize fuel economy; SmartGauge with “EcoGuide” uses an … .
Ford Motor Co. is introducing a feature on many 2010 models that will allow parents to control how fast their teenagers can drive the new Fords. Called MyKey, the feature allows parents to program the ignition key so the car … .
Driving is a pleasurable activity but not if you have to commute for an hour to get to work daily. A group of clever automotive and computer engineers at Southwest Research Institute took on the intellectual challenge of building a … .
Ford Sync (a Ford-exclusive technology) is an advanced in-car communication and entertainment system developed in collaboration with Microsoft. It’s based on Microsoft Auto software, which allows the car users to bring digital media players (like Apple iPods, Microsoft Zunes, and … .