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Own a Ford and an iPhone? You can now use Siri voice control in your car

Own a Ford and an iPhone? You can now use Siri voice control in your car

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Ford is finally adding Siri compatibility to its cars, with vehicles globally able to receive a software update to add Apple Siri Eyes-Free capability to their in-car systems.Cars from the last four years are able to get the update as long as they have... >>

Ford S-Max first drive: Redefining MPVs

Ford S-Max first drive: Redefining MPVs

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Competing against the ever-popular SUV in the kids'n'dog category is the MPV. It's a much derided class of car; where SUVs have "sport" in the name - suggesting athleticism and virility - MPVs carry the stigma of being the end of the motoring line. It's... >>

Cyclists rejoice, new Ford cars can see round corners and spot you at junctions

Cyclists rejoice, new Ford cars can see round corners and spot you at junctions

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Ford has just announced a new feature on its cars that could help cyclists be far safer at junctions. Their new cars can see round corners. While this isn't brand new tech it's "new in segment" for Ford - hitting the mainstream should mean safer roads,... >>

Ford GT: The £200k, 200mph production supercar surprise (hands-on)

Ford GT: The £200k, 200mph production supercar surprise (hands-on)

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There were rumours of a new Ford GT coming, but no one quite predicted the unveil of this striking new production model on the first press day of the North American Auto Show in Detroit. This is the new production-ready Ford GT, which will go on sale... >>

These stunning Xbox One controllers were created to celebrate Ford’s Le Mans return

These stunning Xbox One controllers were created to celebrate Ford’s Le Mans return

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Turn 10 Studios has just taken the wraps off a new range of Xbox One controllers that'll get car fans engine's revving.The one of a kind controllers were designed to celebrate Ford's return to Le Mans with its Ford GT race car. The last time Ford was... >>

Ford Go!Drive car sharing: Super affordable motor equivalent of 'Boris bikes' (hands-on)

Ford Go!Drive car sharing: Super affordable motor equivalent of 'Boris bikes' (hands-on)

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Ford now lets Londoners use its cars on a casual basis. Anyone can walk up to a Go!Drive Ford car, use the registered app to unlock and drive away, leaving it at any other bay they want. Just like the "Boris bikes" work, but without the worry of rain.Other... >>

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter will stop you getting a ticket ever again

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter will stop you getting a ticket ever again

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Ford has announced that its new S-Max will come with its first Intelligent Speed Limiter system that aims to stop drivers being stung with ticket charges.This smart limiter is far cleverer than cruise control. The driver sets a limit and then as the... >>

MyFord Mobile app lets you check car charge remotely, set temperature before entering

MyFord Mobile app lets you check car charge remotely, set temperature before entering

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Ford has announced its new MyFord Mobile app at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.The MyFord Mobile app is built to help make Ford's electric cars more remote controlled. The app is able to readout data from the car while the user is away. Checking... >>

Ford Focus RS 2015 gets the Ken Block gymkhana treatment

Ford Focus RS 2015 gets the Ken Block gymkhana treatment

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If you don't know Ken Block, Google him for some amazing videos, if you do know the rally driver then you'll know that seeing him in the new Ford Ford RS 2015 is a great way to see the car's abilities. So Ford let him loose in one.Ken Block was given... >>

Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts

Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts

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The North American International Auto Show – known locally by its acronym of “NAIAS”  or to you and I as the Detroit motorshow – sweeps the entire car industry off to frozen Detroit each January.Increasingly Detroit feels like a sideshow to the... >>

Future car tech: Sci-fi cars are closer than you think

Future car tech: Sci-fi cars are closer than you think

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Cars have been featured at consumer electronic shows with increasing frequency in recent years, causing some to comment that those shows are becoming car shows. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, it's the motor car that's becoming gadgetised.... >>

Ford latest to adopt pedestrian life-saving collision avoidance technology in 2015 Mondeo

Ford latest to adopt pedestrian life-saving collision avoidance technology in 2015 Mondeo

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Ford is to debut its own collision detection and avoidance technology with the 2015 Ford Mondeo, which it claims may stop some frontal crashes and help save pedestrian lives.Like similar techs from other car manufacturers, such as Volvo, the Pre-Collision... >>

Ford admits to pumping fake engine noises through Mustang speakers to make cars sound better

Ford admits to pumping fake engine noises through Mustang speakers to make cars sound better

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Ford has admitted that its Active Noise Control system, as found in the 2015 Ford Mustang, pumps fake engine sounds through the in-car speaker system to replicate the growl of the older models.Thanks to the EcoBoost engine, the old roar of the four-cylinder... >>

Goodwood Revival: 7 car technologies you probably take for granted

Goodwood Revival: 7 car technologies you probably take for granted

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We've taken the journey from London to the Goodwood Revival near Chichester to see the best cars from an era gone by. More importantly, we've noticed the technology gone by, or gone all together in some cases, replaced by in-car tech we now take for... >>

Ex-Ford CEO Alan Mulally joins Google's board, following Android Auto debut

Ex-Ford CEO Alan Mulally joins Google's board, following Android Auto debut

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Google launched a pared-down version of Android for vehicles just last month, and now the company has welcomed Ford's former CEO to its Board of Directors.Alan Mulally retired from Ford Motor Company, an 111-year-old automaker headquartered in Michigan,... >>

Ford Fiesta ST3 (2014): First drive in peppy new 1.6L turbo

Ford Fiesta ST3 (2014): First drive in peppy new 1.6L turbo

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It's one thing taking a look at the new Ford Fiesta ST3. It's another thing entirely to lob it round the Goodwood Hillclimb circuit at this year's Festival of Speed. Which is exactly what we did, and what a thrill this 1.6-litre turbo-charged beast is... >>

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

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

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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

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

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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... >>

Microsoft CEO candidate round-up: Who is rumoured on the shortlist and why? (Update)

Microsoft CEO candidate round-up: Who is rumoured on the shortlist and why? (Update)

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Microsoft's  chief executive search has been in full swing since Steve Ballmer announced his retirement in August, and the company has said it hopes to find a replacement by the end of 2013. Naturally, many names have popped up for the rumoured shortlist,... >>

Plugged Solar panels can deliver 10,000 miles a year for your hybrid car, free

Plugged Solar panels can deliver 10,000 miles a year for your hybrid car, free

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Plugged Solar is a US solar panel provider that creates home systems. It says that you can generate enough power to drive your plug-in hybrid car up to 10,000 miles a year - effectively reducing your carbon footprint to zero.Of course this company is... >>

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... >>