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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,... >>

iCloud just the beginning - next generation won't own much at all

iCloud just the beginning - next generation won't own much at all

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Apple's iCloud and other cloud-based storage and streaming solutions are merely the start of a paradigm shift in technology and, even, general lifestyle. While they allow the current generation of adults to remotely store their media, photos, documents... >>

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... >>

Opera partners with Ford for in-vehicle browsing

Opera partners with Ford for in-vehicle browsing

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Opera is looking at getting its browser onto in-vehicle computer systems with a partnership with Ford to bring in-dash web browsing to Ford trucks and vans to cater to a "growing need for remote access to the office while on-the-road". Ford's solution... >>

Ford MyKey gives parents control over their car

Ford MyKey gives parents control over their car

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Aside from insisting on sitting with them every time they opt to take the car out, handing over your car keys to your child is a sentence for months, if not years, of worrying. But Ford has come up with new technology that might save at least a few grey... >>

Three new Ford ranges get DAB radio

Three new Ford ranges get DAB radio

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Ford has launched DAB digital radios into three of its ranges, with plans to extend the feature to more of its vehicles later this year. The Ford Focus, Ford C-Max and Ford Kuga will be the first models to get DAB, which will be available as an optional... >>

Ford brings new crossover SUV to Europe

Ford brings new crossover SUV to Europe

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This is the Kuga, Ford's new crossover SUV, which will be offered with a "soft" four-wheel drive and cost from around £20,000. It's set to rival the Toyota RAV 4, the forthcoming VW Tiguan and the Nissan Qashqai when it goes on sale next year in 134bhp... >>

Ford incorporates built-in Parrot Bluetooth audio

Ford incorporates built-in Parrot Bluetooth audio

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If the new laws regarding mobile phone usage in cars is particularly concerning you, maybe you should think about buying your next car in Spain. Parrot and Ford have teamed up to install Bluetooth hands-free calling in the Fiesta, Fusion, Focus, and Focus... >>

Ford Airsteam foresees the car being green and shiny

Ford Airsteam foresees the car being green and shiny

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Airstream, the company behind those mammoth RVs in America has teamed up with Ford to create a concept crossover car, which as you would expect is very shiny. The new car, called the Ford Airstream, supposedly "celebrates the American Journey and captures... >>

Ford creates stretched Transit XXL

Ford creates stretched Transit XXL

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On the scale of uselessness, a limousine van would rate pretty high. None the less, Ford’s Commercial Vehicle development team has created an unusual one-off – the Transit XXL. Using "off-the-shelf" Ford Transit components throughout, the XXL is based... >>

Ford and Microsoft to announce Wi-Fi in-car partnership

Ford and Microsoft to announce Wi-Fi in-car partnership

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Microsoft and Ford are set to announce a partnership to expand wireless connectivity in Ford's lineup of cars, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Called Sync, the Wi-Fi connectivity will give Ford vehicles owners the possibility to make... >>