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Is the Ford Mustang the greatest car in movie history? 2015 edition appears in Need for Speed (video)

Is the Ford Mustang the greatest car in movie history? 2015 edition appears in Need for Speed (video)

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The Ford Mustang has appeared in many movies in its 50-year lifespan, most notably in Bullitt, but also in Goldfinger, I am Legend, Gone in 60 Seconds and many more. Now it has been revealed that the 2015 Ford Mustang will be one of the stars of Need... >>

Ford boss Mulally declares himself out of the running for Microsoft top job

Ford boss Mulally declares himself out of the running for Microsoft top job

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Ford boss Alan Mulally has officially confirmed that he has no interest in becoming Steve Ballmer's successor as CEO at Microsoft.In an interview with the Associated Press, Mulally said he would not be leaving Ford until at least the end of 2014, before... >>

Ford Sync AppLink software upgrade to arrive for 3.4M vehicles in 2014

Ford Sync AppLink software upgrade to arrive for 3.4M vehicles in 2014

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Ford's letting some existing Ford car owners update their Ford Sync infotainment system, by releasing a Sync AppLink software upgrade.Specifically, owners of 2010 Ford cars or newer will be able to download, install and load Ford's app integration system... >>

Solar-powered C-Max Solar Energi Concept car to be shown off by Ford at CES next week

Solar-powered C-Max Solar Energi Concept car to be shown off by Ford at CES next week

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The Ford C-Max Solar Energi is a hybrid car that's recharged by a solar-powered roof panel. At this stage it's just a concept build, but it should be rolling around at CES next week.The eco-friendly machine works like a plug-in hybrid, charging a battery... >>

Car online radio with voice controls comes to Ford Sync with Radioplayer

Car online radio with voice controls comes to Ford Sync with Radioplayer

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Ford has announced that Radioplayer, the online radio streamer, will now work in its Ford Sync AppLink cars. Ford has sold over 10 million vehicles with Sync.Radioplayer is a free download for tablets and smartphones that works with more than 300 stations... >>

Drive the new 2015 Ford Mustang in Need for Speed Rivals before it’s released

Drive the new 2015 Ford Mustang in Need for Speed Rivals before it’s released

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Your chance to get behind the wheel of Ford’s 2015 Mustang before it hits UK shores is here. You are now able to download and race the car in Need for Speed Rivals.Five versions of the car are available to download. The designs were created by fans... >>

Ford Mustang GT 2015 coming to the UK: Pictures and eyes-on

Ford Mustang GT 2015 coming to the UK: Pictures and eyes-on

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Some cars are just special. Particularly the seemingly unobtainable ones. And we don’t mean just the super-pricey. The Ford Mustang is one such example - an iconic car that will celebrate its 50th birthday in April 2014. And Ford’s way of celebrating?... >>

Top Microsoft CEO candidates allegedly named: Nokia's Elop, Ford's Mulally and Skype's Bates

Top Microsoft CEO candidates allegedly named: Nokia's Elop, Ford's Mulally and Skype's Bates

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Microsoft has begun to narrow down its list of potential replacements for outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, reports Reuters.The list is impressive, including Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, Ford Motor Co chief Alan Mulally, former Skype CEO Tony Bates, and Satya Nadella,... >>

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

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

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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... >>

Microsoft's next CEO: Ford CEO Alan Mulally in the running?

Microsoft's next CEO: Ford CEO Alan Mulally in the running?

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Steve Ballmer is set to retire from Microsoft in 2014 after 14 years of holding the top spot, so naturally many have wondered who could possibly replace the company's goofy chief executive officer.Well, news has now emerged that points to Alan Mulally,... >>

Ford Sync with AppLink 2.0 arrives, we test out the in-car voice-activated app system

Ford Sync with AppLink 2.0 arrives, we test out the in-car voice-activated app system

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Driving isn't what it used to be. It's far more technological and way cooler. Ford has further reinforced this with its update to Sync with AppLink - which enables drivers to voice-control various apps, including TomTom navigation and Hotels.com - and... >>

Ford S-MAX Concept will measure your heart rate from the driver's seat

Ford S-MAX Concept will measure your heart rate from the driver's seat

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Ford has unveiled a glimpse of future car tech at the Frankfurt Motor Show with its new S-MAX Concept. The intelligent motor will be able to read your heart rate, thanks to an ECG Heart Rate Monitoring Seat.The S-MAX Concept will feature Ford's SYNC with... >>

Need for Speed movie to star Ford Mustang and Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul, due spring 2014

Need for Speed movie to star Ford Mustang and Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul, due spring 2014

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Electronic Arts and DreamWorks Studios on Monday showcased never before seen footage - as well as the the star car and actor - of the upcoming film Need for Speed at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles. The film, which obviously draws from EA's best-selling... >>

Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0 EcoBoost
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Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0 EcoBoost

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There's a saying that goes "There's no replacement for displacement". It is, unsurprisingly, used mainly in America, where car engines verge on the larger capacity. It's not uncommon in the US to be driving around strapped to a 5-litre engine. That's... >>

Ford Fiesta 1.5 TDCi
4.5 stars

Ford Fiesta 1.5 TDCi

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Let's make one thing very clear, the Fiesta is probably not the car you think. When Pocket-lint was a young, newly qualified driver, the Ford range was a lot simpler. It went, Fiesta, Escort, Sierra and then Granada. The progression was from basic in... >>

Ford bringing in-car Spotify to Europe

Ford bringing in-car Spotify to Europe

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Ford has teamed up with Spotify to bring the music-streaming service to its Ford Sync AppLink cars in Europe in the very near future.The all-new EcoSport in Europe will be among the first vehicles in Europe to offer the Ford SYNC AppLink system when the... >>

2014 Ford Fiesta ST pictures and eyes-on

2014 Ford Fiesta ST pictures and eyes-on

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Ford announced the Fiesta ST at the LA Auto Show in November and since then we have been desperate to get a look at the hot hatch.The bright orange bad boy was lurking at Ford's Sync stand at CES. We didn't manage to sit inside it unfortunately, but the... >>

Ford SYNC AppLink adds Rhapsody, Glympse and more

Ford SYNC AppLink adds Rhapsody, Glympse and more

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Ford has added a round of useful apps to its in-car, voice-control system that is Ford SYNC. The AppLink catalogue now includes the on-demand music service Rhapsody.If you launch the Rhapsody app on your phone while in your car, the Ford SYNC system automatically... >>

Ford Fiesta (2013) pictures and hands-on

Ford Fiesta (2013) pictures and hands-on

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The Ford Fiesta is a bit of a staple of the car world. Affordable, reliable and fun, it has been planting smiles on the face of the average motorist for 36 years. Back in 2008, Ford gave the car a major refresh, with a new set of punchy colours and a... >>

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 (2013) pictures and hands-on

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 (2013) pictures and hands-on

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When it comes to car fantasies, the Ford Mustang is right up there. From Steve McQueen's Bullitt to Nicolas Cage's Eleanor, the Ford Mustang has captured the imagination of car fans everywhere, us included.It's a rare beast to see in the UK, so when Ford... >>

Ford Mondeo (2013) pictures and hands-on

Ford Mondeo (2013) pictures and hands-on

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Remember once upon a time when the Ford Mondeo was Britain’s best-selling car, or at least thereabouts? Well, now it doesn’t even make it into the top ten. Tellingly, the BMW 3-Series outsells it.Ford would like to change that and here in Paris it’s... >>

Which car works best with your iPhone?

Which car works best with your iPhone?

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Nearly every new car on the market now has some method of connecting with the iPhone. Some come as standard, others are expensive systems that add all sorts of clevel bells and whistles.No drive is complete without a decent selection of music and most... >>

Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0 Ecoboost
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Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0 Ecoboost

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"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 Focus Electric pictures and hands-on

Ford Focus Electric pictures and hands-on

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The Ford Focus Electric was at IFA - Europe's largest consumer electronics show, in Berlin, Germany - and Pocket-lint had the chance to take a gander at the compay's first all-electric car. In particular it was the MyFord Touch experience, Sync and those... >>

Ford bringing Sync to UK and Europe in its Focus Electric

Ford bringing Sync to UK and Europe in its Focus Electric

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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 cars to sync with Roximity's location-based deal finder iPhone app

Ford cars to sync with Roximity's location-based deal finder iPhone app

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Roximity, the iPhone app that finds the best deals for you based on your current location, has landed a major coup after Ford confirmed it was making the app compatible with its in-car Sync AppLink solution.It means Ford drivers will be alerted to deals... >>

Ford Focus ST 2013 pictures and hands-on

Ford Focus ST 2013 pictures and hands-on

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Sometimes a lot of fun can be had with relatively little money. The new Focus ST takes this idea and multiplies it by ten. It is, at £21,995 for the base model, one of the most enjoyable experiences to be had on the road for the price.The new ST comes... >>

New Ford traffic jam technology takes pain out of driving in queues

New Ford traffic jam technology takes pain out of driving in queues

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Ford has announced plans for a rather clever solution to the pains of driving in slow moving traffic. The traffic jam assist technology shifts cars into a sort of auto pilot, taking charge of gear changes, acceleration and steering, to keep up with cars... >>

Ford Kuga goes handsfree with kick-activated boot (video)

Ford Kuga goes handsfree with kick-activated boot (video)

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A cunning solution to accessing the boot of your car without using your hands has been displayed by Ford at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and will be fitted to the Ford Kuga.We've all been there. You fight your way back to the car, arms piled with shopping,... >>

Ford Evos Concept car: more details, more pictures

Ford Evos Concept car: more details, more pictures

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Ford took the time at Mobile World Congress 2012 to tell us a little more about its cloud-connected car concept called the Ford Evos which was first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011. And Pocket-lint took the time to take a few more... >>

Ford B-Max and Made in Chelsea's Cheska Hull pictures and hands-on

Ford B-Max and Made in Chelsea's Cheska Hull pictures and hands-on

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Ford has unleashed its latest take on the small car, the Ford B-Max, with a little help from Made in Chelsea star Cheska Hull at a preview event in London today.The car is said by Ford to be stuffed to the gunnels with safety technology and gadgets of... >>

Ford Fusion pictures and hands-on

Ford Fusion pictures and hands-on

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You’re looking at the new Mondeo. So why is it called Fusion? It might have a name that in Europe we know in the Ford lexicon as belonging to granny’s shopping hatch, but in America, Ford’s mid-large car is known as Fusion. Under the company’s... >>

Ford MyKey Do Not Disturb feature added for extra safety

Ford MyKey Do Not Disturb feature added for extra safety

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Ford has announced a new feature for its MyKey platform - Do Not Disturb - which will block all incoming texts and calls on a user's mobile.Whilst this sounds like a major ball-ache if you're a teenager, the move is designed with your safety and your... >>

Ford Evos Concept pictures and hands-on

Ford Evos Concept pictures and hands-on

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Let's get one thing straight: this isn't the new Capri, and if you mention that word to anyone at Ford... well, let's just say we warned you. The front face of the Evos is the new Mondeo according to Ford's design team, however. And looking at it, you'd... >>

Ford opens the door for MyKey in-car technology

Ford opens the door for MyKey in-car technology

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Ford has announced an innovative new system called MyKey, at IFA 2011, which may go someway to allaying parental fears when handing over the car to their offspring.The system, which was featured using the Evos Concept - a new concept car showcasing key... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #45

Pocket-lint Podcast #45

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It's a pseudo-US special this week as Stuart reports live from New York where he's been playing with the LeapFrog LeapPad tablet for kids, and Rik explains what he was up to at the Ford plant in Dearborn, Michigan.Dan has had to make do with good old... >>

MyFord Touch TeleNav satnav system hands-on

MyFord Touch TeleNav satnav system hands-on

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Although the TeleNav satellite navigation system that ties in with Ford's MyFord Touch technology has been around since the end of last year in the States, it's going to accompany the in-car tech when it arrives in the UK in 2012 (around summer). So,... >>

MyFord Touch and SYNC AppLink coming to all UK Ford cars in 2012

MyFord Touch and SYNC AppLink coming to all UK Ford cars in 2012

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Ford is to introduce its in-car communication and entertainment technologies to all of its UK car ranges next year, including the entry-level Ford KA.Speaking exclusively to Pocket-lint during the company's Forward with Ford Futuring and Trends Conference,... >>

'Apple in big trouble - can't survive'

'Apple in big trouble - can't survive'

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Although Apple is mega rich and has rapidly become the most valuable technology company in the world, thanks mainly to the iPhone and iPad, it is also in danger of extinction because of the way it functions.As a closed system - you must buy your applications... >>

Google gears up for efficient driving

Google gears up for efficient driving

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You may have read on Pocket-lint on Tuesday how Google is planning on making your residence more automated by incorporating its API into "every device in your home", but the tech giant's API aims aren't confined to your abode - it has eyes on your driveway... >>

Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on

Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on

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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

2011 Ford Focus hands-on

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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... >>

Ford Focus Electric ditches petrol, claims better range than Nissan Leaf

Ford Focus Electric ditches petrol, claims better range than Nissan Leaf

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You’d expect Ford - a car company based in Detroit - to launch an important new car at its hometown motor show, wouldn’t you? Yet rather than unveil its new Focus Electric at the Detroit Auto Show that’s taking place right now, Ford launched the... >>