Ford Focus archive

  • Ford Focus (2014) and Ford SYNC 2 pictures and hands-on
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    Ford Focus (2014) and Ford SYNC 2 pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2014

    Rather than wait until next week's Geneva Motor Show, Ford decided to launch its new 2014 edition of the Ford Focus at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This was partly to make its stand look great and partly to show off the new Ford SYNC 2 in-car infotainment...

  • Ford Focus 2014 first to hit Europe with SYNC 2 voice-activated in-car tech
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    Ford Focus 2014 first to hit Europe with SYNC 2 voice-activated in-car tech

    By 24 February 2014

    Ford has announced that the new Ford Focus for 2014 will be the first car in Europe to feature its advanced, voice-activated in-car system, SYNC 2. It features a high-resolution colour touch screen and advanced voice control over the in-built apps, such...

  • Ford tests Ford Focus that parks by itself, you don't even need to be in the car
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    Ford tests Ford Focus that parks by itself, you don't even need to be in the car

    By 8 October 2013

    Motor company Ford is testing a new system that expands upon its Active Park Assist technology in quite some fashion. Fully Assisted Parking Aid is in the prototype phase and has been built into a working Ford Focus to show what it is capable of. Where...

  • Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0 Ecoboost review
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    Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0 Ecoboost review

    By 5 September 2012

    "Go on" we asked, "guess how big the engine is" we continued with an annoyingly knowing grin on our face that probably gave the game away. "I don't know came the answer, 1.6-litre?". "HAHA, NO! A million times NO!" we roared back. And then, with joy in...

  • Ford bringing Sync to UK and Europe in its Focus Electric
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    Ford bringing Sync to UK and Europe in its Focus Electric

    By 30 August 2012

    Ford is bringing its smart in-car technology Sync to the UK next year with its all-electric Focus. The voice-control system is built in collaboration with Microsoft, and will include MyFord Touch - the latest generation of the system - and includes a...

  • Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on
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    Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on

    By 20 April 2011

    The award winning Ford SYNC voice controlled, in-car entertainment, mapping and mobile connectivity system is coming to Europe from 2012. With Ford aiming this squarely at the mass market, it's the Ford Focus that's been chosen as the flagship vehicle...

  • 2011 Ford Focus hands-on
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    2011 Ford Focus hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    Is the new Ford Focus the most important car of 2011? If you’re one of those people who contributed to the statistic that - on average - means someone in the UK buys a Focus every 7 seconds, you might think so.  First the good news. The new Focus is...