New tech helps you keep CALM and carry on

Forget about road-works, potholes or traffic jams. For parents, nothing spoils a journey quite like noisy kids in the back seat. Our SYNC communication and entertainment systems can help. The technology lets drivers voice-activate Roald Dahl audiobooks and can even find a place for kids to eat simply by saying “I’m hungry”. But for those […]

Where do you launch a smartphone-friendly SUV?

At Mobile World Congress of course! It’s the car that kick-started our SUV revolution in Europe and now there’s a new version – meet the new Kuga   The big news is that it’s one of the models that will be available with SYNC 3 – our new communications and entertainment system that can even […]

LIVE BLOG: Mobile World Congress ’16

We’re back for our fifth year at Mobile World Congress. This week we will bring our latest technology and Ford Smart Mobility news on this live blog from Mobile World Congress, Barcelona. For up-to-the-minute information follow #FordMWC Scroll down for latest updates. See the stand get its final polishing touches as we get ready to launch day […]

Need a coffee? Tell your car.

Drivers will soon be able to find a local café simply by saying to their car: “I need a coffee”.   This is one of the features of our new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system, which can also search for local petrol stations and parking spaces when the driver says: “I need petrol,” and […]

Efficiency drive

Imagine an app that could save you money by helping you drive more efficiently. Urban mobility experts Unu did just that and walked away with the €50,000 first-place prize at our SYNC AppLink Developer Challenge Dublin. The German team’s Drive Efficient app beat 16 other entries by developers from countries including Brazil, Russia, South Africa, […]

Bringing the club to your car

Dance fans will soon be able to listen to music direct from one of the U.K.s most iconic clubs with our new voice-activated Ministry of Sound app. Designed for use with our connectivity system SYNC with AppLink, the MoS app ensures drivers can listen to music direct from the club, or from channels such as […]

Could you design a cool app for drivers?

We are inviting programmers to take part in a 24-hour challenge to design apps that can be voice-activated by drivers. The SYNC AppLink Developer Challenge Dublin offers €75,000 prize money and the opportunity to develop new apps with Ford. Organised with Web Summit, one of the world’s leading technology conferences, the challenge will see developers […]