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Ford adds Waze navigation to Sync 3 platform
Ford adds Waze navigation to Sync 3 platform By Max Langridge

After announcing earlier this year that it would eventually become a feature in its cars, Ford has officially announced that that the popular navigation app Waze will be added to its Sync 3 platform. Ford updates Ford Sync 3 to add Apple CarPlay and... Read more

Ford, BMW, Daimler and VW commit to high-speed European EV charging network
Ford, BMW, Daimler and VW commit to high-speed European EV charging network By Max Langridge

Ford has announced a joint venture with BMW Group, Volkswagen Group and Daimler AG that will bring a new charging network for electric vehicles to Europe. All-electric cars UK 2017: All the battery powered vehicles available on the road today The venture,... Read more

Ford GT review: An astounding aerodynamic accomplishment
Ford GT review: An astounding aerodynamic accomplishment By Leon Poultney

It is very easy to think you know everything about the latest Ford GT, for this is a car that seemingly came out of nowhere at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show and subsequently stole almost every column inch, headline and online article. Oh, and then it... Read more

Ford Fiesta (2017) review: The little car that's a very big deal
5.0 stars Ford Fiesta (2017) review: The little car that's a very big deal By Britta O'Boyle

The Ford Fiesta has been the best selling car in the UK for eight years straight. That's a long time to hold the top spot and a lot of pressure for an all-new model to have on its pillars. So the question is, how does Ford make Britain's favourite... Read more

Ford updates Ford Sync 3 to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to older vehicles
Ford updates Ford Sync 3 to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to older vehicles By Chris Hall

Ford has confirmed that it is rolling out an update for Ford Sync 3, to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to its 2016 cars.Sync is the name of Ford's in-car infotainment system that for a number of years (and versions) has allowed you to connect your... Read more

This Ford smart crib simulates actual car rides to lull your baby to sleep
This Ford smart crib simulates actual car rides to lull your baby to sleep By Elyse Betters

What is it about car rides that make kids pass out?Is it the gentle vibrations, the glow of lights, the hum of the engine, or the closed-in environment? Ford has been asking itself all these questions, apparently, because it just debuted a smart crib... Read more

Ford wants its electric self-driving delivery vans to launch drones
Ford wants its electric self-driving delivery vans to launch drones By Elyse Betters

Last week, UPS revealed it is testing drone-launching delivery vans, and now, Ford is upping the game by unveiling its own electric self-driving delivery van that can launch a fleet of drones.The company unveiled its new concept, called Autolivery, at... Read more

Ford will make your dumb car smart with plug-in module
Ford will make your dumb car smart with plug-in module By Max Langridge

Ford has said it will release a plug-in module later this year for Ford and Lincoln cars made between 2010 - 2016 without a modem, that will add smart functions such as remote start, security alerts and a Wi-Fi hotspot. New Ford Mustang offers 12-inch... Read more

New Ford Mustang offers 12-inch all-digital display, smartphone unlocking
New Ford Mustang offers 12-inch all-digital display, smartphone unlocking By Max Langridge

Ford has just unveiled the brand new 2018 Mustang, the latest version of world's best selling sports coupe. While it may have upgrades under the bonnet and in the overall build for improved performance, it's inside where Ford has really gone all out on... Read more

Ford announces refreshed 2017 Fiesta line-up with more technology than any other small car
Ford announces refreshed 2017 Fiesta line-up with more technology than any other small car By Max Langridge

Ford has unveiled the 2017 Fiesta at a special event in Cologne, Germany, that will see the company’s ubiquitous small car receive some major technological updates.All 4 of the new model variants: Titanium, ST-line, Vignale and Active crossover get... Read more

Ford Focus RS first drive: The B-road baller
Ford Focus RS first drive: The B-road baller By Joe Simpson

When was the last time you truly felt alive? Today more than ever, it is perhaps the experiences we have - and the moments when we feel a sense of risk, jeopardy, fear, exhilaration or just sheer joy - that make us truly wide-eyed.Which brings us to the... Read more

Ford will offer a B&O Play in-car sound system in 2017
Ford will offer a B&O Play in-car sound system in 2017 By Max Langridge

Ford will be upping its in-car audio game as of next year thanks to a collaboration with Harman and B&O Play.The car manufacturer has said there will be a global roll out of a new sound system, which will take on different forms in different cars. The... Read more

Ford Fiesta ST200 first drive: Irresistible overboost fun
Ford Fiesta ST200 first drive: Irresistible overboost fun By Luke Edwards

When Ford announced that it would not be making a Fiesta RS, drivers the world over sighed. But that soon changed to cheers when the Fiesta ST200 was revealed as an overboost-toting powerhouse.Despite a four-cylinder 1.6-litre engine sounding meagre,... Read more

Ford GT: Ford Performance heritage from 1966 to Le Mans 2016
Ford GT: Ford Performance heritage from 1966 to Le Mans 2016 By Chris Hall

Sitting in an innocuous shed on the outskirts of Ford's Dagenham estate lies the Ford Heritage Centre.To look at, the building is perhaps as much a heritage piece as the cars that sit within. We pull up outside the new Ford Mustang GT, and with a parking... Read more

Ford Mustang GT Convertible review: Big, brutal, and now British
4.5 stars Ford Mustang GT Convertible review: Big, brutal, and now British By Chris Hall

When you're brought up on a diet of The Dukes of Hazzard and Starsky & Hutch, you can't help but feel that, perhaps, the Ford Capri left us a little short on muscle in the UK. Sure, the Capri was, and still is, an iconic car, but you could only gaze at... Read more

Ford Edge review: Big but facing bitter rivals
4.0 stars Ford Edge review: Big but facing bitter rivals By Chris Hall

Believe it or not there has been a hole in Ford's line-up in Europe over the past few years, especially in the UK. That hole is large SUV sized: the Kuga has sat in the small, sporty, pumped up hatch sector, but for larger cars, Ford's go-to option was... Read more

Ford boss believes an Apple Car is in the works
Ford boss believes an Apple Car is in the works By Rik Henderson

Apple has long been rumoured to be working on its own car, currently called the Apple Car or Project Titan by the press. And it seems that major players in the motor industry believe so too.Ford CEO Mark Fields has confirmed that his company assumes the... Read more

Autonomous car self-drives 1200 miles through Chinese traffic, voice commands used
Autonomous car self-drives 1200 miles through Chinese traffic, voice commands used By Luke Edwards

As self-driving car tests go a 1200 mile trek across the congested roads of China has to be one of the most challenging. Despite those possible difficulties the self-driving car completed the epic journey.The autonomous car was being tested as part of... Read more

Ford Focus (2016) review: Unlearn everything
4.5 stars Ford Focus (2016) review: Unlearn everything By Chris Hall

It's difficult to ignore the Ford Focus. With an impressive 83,816 of them sold in the UK in 2015, it's also difficult to drive anywhere without seeing one.So this might be the UK's best selling hatch, edging out the Golf marginally, but there's no escaping... Read more

Ford Sync 3 preview: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto complete solution
Ford Sync 3 preview: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto complete solution By Luke Edwards

Ford has announced that its latest in car infotainment system, Sync 3, will be coming to Europe this July.Initially Sync 3 will appear in limited new cars like the new Kuga, S-Max and Mondeo.Sync 3 isn't all about its own platform, it actually plays nice... Read more

Ford teases future developments: Autonomous cars, car controlled smarthomes and more
Ford teases future developments: Autonomous cars, car controlled smarthomes and more By Luke Edwards

Ford has shown off what it's developing behind closed doors at its relatively new Innovation Centre in Palo Alto.As part of the car company's push to become more software focused the centre was built two years ago. Since then developments have advanced... Read more

Ford Lego cars are here: Mustang and F-150 Raptor in pictures
Ford Lego cars are here: Mustang and F-150 Raptor in pictures By Luke Edwards

Ford has just taken the wraps off its latest creation in conjunction with Lego Speed Champions, a Mustang and an F-150 Raptor.The Lego model cars are, as Ford describes, for kids of all ages. Both will be available with accessory kits too.The Ford Lego... Read more

Get a car without buying alone, Ford introduces app controlled shared car leasing
Get a car without buying alone, Ford introduces app controlled shared car leasing By Luke Edwards

Ford has announced a new scheme that will allow people to get access to a car without having to buy or lease it outright themselves. The Ford Credit Link will let groups share a car and split the lease cost, all controlled via an app.While this story... Read more

Extreme autonomous cars: Ford self-driving takes to the snow
Extreme autonomous cars: Ford self-driving takes to the snow By Luke Edwards

It seems like only yesterday the idea of self-driving cars was a glimmer of a hope. Now there are not only cars already on the road that could basically self-drive, if it were legalised, but there's more. Ford has taken its smart cars into the snow.Ford... Read more

Ford cars will read your wearable and adjust settings when you're sleepy or stressed
Ford cars will read your wearable and adjust settings when you're sleepy or stressed By Luke Edwards

Ford has announced plans to integrate its cars with wearable technology for a smarter, safer driving experience.As part of Ford Smart Mobility an Automative Wearables Experience lab has been opened to begin working on helping cars and wearables communicate.... Read more

Google and Ford teaming up to create the self-driving cars you could own
Google and Ford teaming up to create the self-driving cars you could own By Rik Henderson

During the CES trade show in January, it is rumoured that Google and Ford will announce a partnership to build autonomous, self-driving vehicles for the future.The companies have individually been active in the field for a while, with Ford revealing recently... Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Ford S-Max first drive: Redefining MPVs
Ford S-Max first drive: Redefining MPVs By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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 By Luke Edwards

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,... Read more

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

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... Read more

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) By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

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... Read more

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 By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

Watch what happens when a stunt driver takes an unsuspecting guy on a date in a Ford Mustang
Watch what happens when a stunt driver takes an unsuspecting guy on a date in a Ford Mustang By Elyse Betters

Ford has come up with a hilarious prank and turned it into a Valentine's Day ad campaign.The car maker decided to set up a female stunt driver on several blind dates with men who had no idea she was in fact a stunt driver. During each date, she meets... Read more

Ford Focus RS 2015 gets the Ken Block gymkhana treatment
Ford Focus RS 2015 gets the Ken Block gymkhana treatment By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

Ford Sync teams with Life360 to tell your loved ones when you’re driving
Ford Sync teams with Life360 to tell your loved ones when you’re driving By Elyse Betters

It's a creepy time to be a teen.With smart home security cameras, internet-connected devices like door locks, and now social apps that work with vehicle infotainment systems, it's easier than ever for helicopter parents to stalk their own children.But... Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Goodwood Revival: 7 car technologies you probably take for granted
Goodwood Revival: 7 car technologies you probably take for granted By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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 By Elyse Betters

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,... Read more

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

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... Read more

AppyParking for iPhone wins Ford app award and £10,000, tells you where to park in London
AppyParking for iPhone wins Ford app award and £10,000, tells you where to park in London By Jake Smith

AppyParking wants to save you time by helping you park in London.The application, available on the App Store for iOS, allows drivers to see every Controlled Parking Zone in London. Using GPS, AppyParking identifies where you are in your car, and will... Read more

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

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... Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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 By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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) By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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 By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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 By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

Car online radio with voice controls comes to Ford Sync with Radioplayer
Car online radio with voice controls comes to Ford Sync with Radioplayer By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

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?... Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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... Read more