How to Connect Your iPhone to Ford Sync

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There has never been more options and different ways to get the best of your smartphone experience in your car. It seems everyone from Apple to Google are trying to come up with ways to let you play music or call contacts with your smartphone. A few years ago Microsoft partnered with Ford to create […]

Ford Smart Key Demo

This smart key works on the Ford Focus ST, with a push button start.

One of the most convenient technology features in a new car is a smart key that automatically unlocks your doors, truck and includes a push button start. All of this works while the smart key is in your pocket so there’s no need to fumble around when you’re in a rush. We spent the last […]

Ford F-150 Truck Apps Video

Ford Truck apps include off-road and trailer apps.

The F-150 Truck apps offer fast access to off-road information and a trailer app that simplifies hauling multiple trailers. During our 2014 F-150 Tremor review we spent time checking out the For F-150 Truck apps that are on the popular F-150 line of trucks. If you haul a trailer on a regular basis, you’ll appreciate […]

2014 Ford Fiesta SE Delivers More Than Just the Basics

2014 Fiesta

When some people look at a subcompact vehicle like the Ford Fiesta, they view it as rudimentary transportation. They see it as a vehicle that someone would buy because they could not afford something better. That is hardly the case with the current small cars available for sale in North America, and the Ford Fiesta […]

2014 Ford Escape Tech Simplifies the Everyday Experience

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Technology is rapidly evolving in automobiles. Consumers demand more and more technology-driven features in all types of vehicles. Before, the advanced features were only available in luxury cars and trucks, but now features like Bluetooth and Siri Eyes Free are available in the smallest of cars. We recently had an opportunity to sample the 2014 […]

2015 Mustang is “Most Technologically Advanced” Mustang Boasts Ford

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Ford recently took the wraps off the 2015 Mustang, and made some very bold claims about its completely redesigned pony car. According to J. Mays, head of Mustang design, the 2015 Mustang is the “most technologically advanced” Mustang ever produced. We were there for the announcement, and we like what we see in terms of […]

Ford Edge Concept Is a Sleek Look at the Future of a Self-Driving Ford

The Ford Edge concept shows the future of a self driving Ford.

Ford is showing off a new Ford Edge Concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show with a beautiful looking interior and Range Rover inspired exterior with a lot of cool new tech inside. The Ford Edge Concept, which AutoGeeks shares more about, combines a new look for the popular Ford Edge with automated driving technology […]

Ford C-Max Hybrid MPG Rating Updated, Ford Pays Owners Up to $550

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Ford received a lot of flack about the MPG rating of the 2013 C-Max Hybrid. During a press conference earlier today, Raj Nair (VP of Global) announced that the Ford C-Max Hybrid will now contain a fuel economy label showing a revised MPG rating of 43MPG. As compensation for people who purchased or leased a […]

Using Siri in a MyFord Touch-equipped Vehicle

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Apple made news recently at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) by announcing that their Siri Eyes Free system was to be expanding to because a full Siri in the Car experience. Notably absent from this announcement and current Siri Eyes Free support is Ford. Even though there is not official Siri support built into […]

Test Driving the MyFord Mobile App

MyFord Mobile App

Owners of Ford plug-in electric or gas-electric vehicle have access to a mobile phone app called MyFord Mobile. It allows the user to keep tabs on their Ford Focus Electric, Ford Fusion Energi or Ford C-Max Energi. Utilizing an always-on data connection in the vehicle the vehicle transmits important information to the phone, and the […]

2013 Ford Explorer Sport Review (Video)

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Does having a family mean that a fan of horsepower and performance has to give up their sports car? Ford doesn’t think so. This week, we review the very big, and very fast, 2013 Ford Explorer Sport; a vehicle that attempts to do everything the more expensive Porsche and Mercedes-Benz SUVs can do, but not […]

2013 Ford C-Max Energi Review (Video)

Ford C-Max Energi

The 2013 Ford C-Max Energi is an interesting vehicle for a variety of reasons. It is a European-inspired family hatchback geared to achieving maximum fuel economy. When looking at the vehicle, it is obvious why it exists: to look straight into the eyes of the dominating Toyota Prius V and say, “Bring it on!” After […]

2013 Lincoln MKZ 2.0 EcoBoost AWD Review (Video)

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In the pantheon of new vehicle prices, the “as tested” price of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ that Ford provided for review is not really that expensive at $45,550. The MKZ is supposed to be the car the reboots the floundering Lincoln brand. It is designed to target luxury buyers who may not be interested in […]

2014 Ford Fiesta ST Review (US-Spec)

Fiesta ST

For the 2014 model year the Ford Fiesta brings several big improvements to the vehicle technologically, bringing it in line with other Ford vehicles. There is also, for the first time, a version that carries the “Sport Technologies” badge, meaning that it has to be a performer. I recently had the privilege of being able […]

Ford Talks Connected Cars, the Cloud and Data Security

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During the Ford Trends conference, Jim Buczkowski, Henry Ford Technical Fellow and director of Electrical and Electronics Systems, discussed the future of connected automobiles and storing data in the cloud. As part of the Evos concept, the vehicle will learn driving habits, routes, and even music preferences. In the current age of governments and companies […]

2013 Ford Fusion Review (Video)

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The 2013 Ford Fusion is an all new car that delivers a fresh aggressive look for 2013 and enough tech to keep drivers connected and entertained while on the road. The new 2013 Ford Fusion is available in seven models including a hybrid and plug-in hybrid model, all of which offer smartphone connectivity, navigation and […]

Ford Seeking “Seamless” iOS 7 In the Car Connectivity

Jim Buczkowski, director of Electrical and Electronics Systems, tells Gotta Be Mobile Ford is working with Apple on features like the new iOS 7 in the car.

Ford Sync and MyFord Touch are rooted in Microsoft, but that doesn’t mean Ford isn’t interested in partnering with Apple to deliver on the iOS 7 in the car, a new feature that puts the iPhone screen on the car’s in dash display. Apple announced a new iOS 7 in the Car feature that will […]

Smarter Brake Lights Tested By Ford

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Vehicle manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to improve the safety of the automobiles they produce. The “Holy Grail” is having a way for vehicles to communicate with each other while on the street. In an effort to help with that communication, the Ford Motor Company tested an intelligent brake light technology that allows for […]