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Australia's Fun Police Want 'Drift Mode' Disabled In The New Ford Focus RS

Australia’s fun police are reeling over the Ford Motor Company’s latest hot hatch which comes standard with a ‘Drift Mode’.


How Ford's Smart Mobility Tech Turns Congestion Into A Thing Of The Past

All around the world, we use our cars every day — to pick up the kids from school, to visit the supermarket to buy groceries, and to commute to work. Cars are incredibly convenient, but navigating through traffic and parking presents an unwanted challenge. Here’s how Ford, one of the world’s longest-running car brands, is using technology to solve problems and revolutionise the future of driving.


The Future Of Cars: Software Is The Secret To Smarter, Safer Roads

We’ve been driving cars on roads for over a century now, since the Ford Model T opened up travel to the middle class. But as we move well into the 21st century, we’ve mastered the art of our cars communicating with their drivers. Now, it’s more about the cars on our roads talking to each other, and using the internet, big data and software tools to overhaul the efficiency of driving through cities.


The Future Of Cars: How Your Phone And Car Will Become Inseparable

The pace of development in the automotive world is fast. New cars are out every few months, and even in affordable vehicles we’re seeing new and innovative technologies appearing on a regular basis. Just about the only thing evolving faster is the smartphones that we carry around in our pockets. Soon enough, the communication between your car and your phone will become more unified than ever.


The Future Of Smart Mobility Will Change The Way We Use Our Cars, Even When We're Not Driving

The cars on our roads are getting smarter than ever, and they’re evolving quickly. The next car that you buy could be connected to the internet every second that you travel, using that data to make your journey safer and more efficient, and making your life — even when you’re not driving — more streamlined and stress-free. Here’s what you can imagine from the future of the automobile.


The 15 Coolest Concept Cars Revealed This Year So Far

Automakers are pushing bold, innovative ideas forward with their latest concept cars. Whether it’s a car with nothing inside but a sofa and TV or an electric car resembling the Batmobile, concept cars give us a glimpse of how technology will shape the future of driving.


Ford Everest Titanium: Australian Review

I grew up out bush, where if you drove a four-wheel drive it was because you went four-wheel driving. You, know, where you actually need one. Given my background, I’ll admit to having judged those drivers; extra large latte in hand, barely visible behind the bulk of their giant steering wheel squeezing through peak hour traffic, Timmy and five friends in the back beneath a mountain of sports equipment.


Ford's Everest Gets A Sync3 Upgrade Later This Year

Sync 3 is Ford’s new in-vehicle communications and entertainment platform that features Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, faster performance, more conversational voice recognition, an intuitive smartphone-like touchscreen and an improved graphic user interface.

It aims to combine the best features of the current system with new technologies, and will become standard on Ford’s Everest Titanium and Everest Trend SUVs.


Ferrari And Ford Corner World's Best Engines For 2016

The twin-turbocharged 3.9-litre V8 that powers Ferrari’s 488 GTB, 488 Spider and the California T grand tourer has won the International Engine of the Year at this year’s awards in Stuttgart, held at the Engine Expo 2016 — yep, that’s a thing. Ford’s tiny 1.0-litre turbocharged EcoBoost continues to get plaudits for its placement in the Fiesta S and EcoSport, too, handily winning the sub-litre category.


Counterfeit Car Parts Are Making Repaired Australian Cars Dangerously Unsafe

Australia’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries is concerned about a growing influx of counterfeit car parts entering the country from Asia, including safety-critical parts like wheels, airbags and brake pads. The peak body’s Genuine Is Best website showcases a shocking range of poor quality counterfeits that might be putting your cheaply repaired car at risk.


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