Blog

You are viewing all posts for categories: technology

Ford's New Advanced Manufacturing Center

In order to succeed in any industry, innovation and development are necessary. This is especially true of the 21st industry. Technology has rapidly changed and developed over the recent decades and continues to do so today. This is true of many industries but is particularly apparent in the automotive industry.

The automotive field is a strong example of advances in technology because these changes are evident in both the product and the process. Vehicles today are vastly different from previous models, and the amount of technology present in them is immense. However, the manufacturing process that these vehicles go…

Read More
Categories:

Emergency Braking in New Vehicles



What is the most important aspect of a vehicle? Ask this question to a hundred people, and you may get a hundred different answers. Many of them, however, would likely highlight safety as an important quality. Ford vehicles are especially engineered with safety in mind.

Ford builds its vehicles to be safe and goes so far as to include driver-assist technologies that only do more to keep the occupants safe. One such technology is Automatic Emergency Braking, part of the Pre-Collision Assist feature. If a collision is imminent, new Ford vehicles can automatically engage the brakes in order to avoid…

Read More
Categories: ,

A Select Sound System



For Ford, driving is about more than just travelling from one point to the next. The company also focuses on providing some of the best vehicles that offer a stellar driving experience. One of the ways Ford does this is through sound.

In the new Ford EcoSport, you will found an impressive B&O Sound System. The system, a product of Bang & Olufsen, features 10 speakers throughout the EcoSport, to truly give you a surround sound experience. The interface is also customizable, making your listening that much more enjoyable. To learn more about this feature, check out the video above…

Read More
Categories:

A Look At The Ford F-150’s Driver Assist Technologies


The 2018 Ford F-150 was named the 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year for a reason. The F-150 continually epitomizes what a pickup truck should be, and is — without a doubt — the smartest pickup truck of all time.


In 2018, the F-150 is packed full of smart technology that continues to help Ford redefine the auto industry. This technology isn’t just included for flair, it’s included to give Ford customers the most bang for their buck, and a pickup that is the king of pickups.


Blind Spot Information System With Trailer Coverage


Available on the newest F-150…

Read More
Categories:

What is The Difference Between AWD vs 4WD?


All-wheel drive (AWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) — They’re the same thing, right? I mean, all cars have four wheels...Well, actually, the two systems are quite different.


Even with all the online resources, car shopping can still be a real pain. There’s a long list of confusing topics to go through and AWD and 4WD often seems to confuse some people.

The key intention of both systems is to help with a car’s traction, assisting its acceleration in bad conditions. However, they do have their differences. Let’s dive in and take a look at AWD and…

Read More
Categories:

A Look Inside Assembly



Ever wonder how Ford produces its vehicles? Take a look inside the factory that assembles superb Ford vehicles. Ford combines high-tech robots and skilled human workers to produce a superior product.

In a vehicle assembly line, efficiency is key. That’s why blending human and robotic labor has been key to Ford’s continued manufacturing success. To learn more, check out the video.


Read More
Categories:

Ford Tests Advanced Technology with the EksoVest

In recent months, Ford has been working hard to develop some of the latest, cutting edge technologies. As the company works towards autonomous vehicles and alternative fuels, the breakthroughs that Ford makes are numerous. This is a continuation of Ford’s longstanding practice of being at the head of development and innovation. This isn’t just in the case of their vehicles though.

Ford has a history of developing and implementing advanced technologies outside of their vehicle fleet. Most recently, this technology comes in the form of an exoskeleton. Ford has begun the first round of tests of its new…

Read More
Categories:

Get Updated on Your Vehicle’s Health with FordPass



Have you ever been driving, and suddenly the dashboard on your vehicle lights up? A warning light has gone off, and something is amiss with your vehicle. Sometimes, you know what the issue is. However, there’s a lot of instances where you don’t know why your vehicle is sending this signal.

With the FordPass app, and a vehicle capable of syncing with the program, you don’t have to. Your phone will receive a notification of the problem, and what’s causing it. That way, you can attend to the problem, and keep driving worry-free. See the rest…

Read More
Categories:

Prevent and Protect with Pre-Collision Assist



Getting into an auto accident is a very trying and traumatic experience. In addition to being physically dangerous and causing damage to your vehicle, they also drive up your insurance. Many drivers have wondered, what if there was a way to help reduce collisions? With Ford’s Pre-Collision Assist, there is.

The system is a warning and deployment system featured on several new Ford vehicles. It indicates to a driver when a crash is imminent, and, if action is not taken, the system engages the brakes. Check out the overview above to learn more about this innovative technology.


Read More
Categories:
; ;