Smart window displays view to blind passengers

From rolling hills to mountain ranges, views make any road trip memorable, but for blind passengers this is part of the experience that they miss. A prototype smart car window aims to change this – by enabling blind or partially-sighted people to visualise passing scenery through touch. Feel The View takes pictures that are turned […]

Is our new Focus the cleverest family car ever?

When we say our all-new Ford Focus; is “all new”, we really mean it. In the dark, new lighting technology sees curves in the road up to 65 metres ahead, as well as road signs to tell if you’re approaching a junction or roundabout, and adjusts the headlamp beam before you get there for better […]

Car park stress? New tech could find you a space

The stress of searching for elusive empty bays in busy car parks may one day be a thing of the past, thanks to new technology being tested on the streets – and in the car parks of Milton Keynes.   Drivers can spend, on average, more than a day each year looking for vacant spots, […]

Tech for top athletes makes driving Mustang more fun

It’s what helps athletes with disabilities stay stable as they snowboard and ski. And now it is being used in our new Mustang for a better driving experience. For amputees who have lost a leg above the knee, Magnetorheological fluid (MRF) enhances artificial knee joints so they better absorb impacts – and enables them to […]

Supercar tech secrets of our latest hot hatch

We’ve released more details about the tech that makes our new Fiesta ST hot hatch even more fun to drive.   Sharper changes in direction are aided by new springs we developed from scratch, and the Fiesta ST sprints out of corners faster than ever, thanks to a clever limited-slip differential that sends the engine’s […]

New apps for drivers

Drivers will soon be able to use navigation and traffic app Waze safely on the move with in-car connectivity system SYNC 3.   Waze is the world’s largest community-based navigation app, and from April, customers will be able to project the app from the small screen on their mobile to the big screen in their […]

Taking technology to the Edge

After making a big impact following its launch in Europe in 2016, Edge now offers new tech that includes a premium sound system, and powerful new engine and gearbox combos. Edge can already differentiate between pedestrians and inanimate objects at the side of the road, track other vehicles and people before automatically braking if a […]