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Ford's New Headlights Spot And Turn To Illuminate Hazards At Night

Self-driving smart cars might still be years away, but the technology that makes them so smart is already benefitting drivers. Ford is currently perfecting a headlight system that uses infra-red cameras to illuminate unexpected curves and hazards on the road ahead that might be invisible to drivers otherwise.


Ford's New Full-Size Electric Bike Tells You Where To Avoid Potholes

For many people, cycling all the way into the city is impractical — so instead a combination of car and bike can be useful. At least, that’s what Ford thinks, because it’s the motivation behind this new full-size electric bike that can be folded up to fit inside the trunk of a car.


Off-Roading Above 10,000 Feet In The 2015 Ford F-150 FX4

This weekend, we took the off-road version of the new Ford F-150 pickup through the highest elevation trail in the US state of California. It’d be a test for its new turbocharged engine and its ability on dirt, rocks and sand. Could America’s best-selling vehicle hack it?


Deadly Airbag Recall Reaches Australia, Almost 500,000 Cars Affected So Far

One of the world’s largest car safety recalls is on, after a Japanese manufacturer found that some of its airbags have a tendency to spray metal shrapnel when deployed. The recall has now hit Australia, with almost 500,000 cars from various manufacturers already affected.


Ford Falcon XR8: Australian Review

Ford is winding down its production run of the Falcon in Australia, and that’s a massive pity, but there’s a last hurrah — thanks to an unexpected rush of demand, it has more than doubled the number of XR8s coming out of its Broadmeadows factory. This the last Falcon, and it’s definitely the best of its breed. Oh, and it’s supercharged, if you needed another reason.


Watch The Most Ridiculous Used-Car Ad Ever With A Drone

So you’re selling a car on Craigslist. You’re probably planning to take a few photos in your driveway and write some generic descriptions. “Runs good,” you’ll say. “Daily driver.” Amateur. Real Craigslist Pros film their car ads with drones.


Ford Introduces Cars That Can Recognise And Obey Speed Limit Signs

Before autonomous smart cars hit the roads, we’re going to be seeing regular cars upgraded with the smarter technologies that will eventually make self-driving vehicles possible. In the UK Ford is introducing what it calls Intelligent Speed Limiter technology on its new S-MAX that enhances the vehicle’s cruise control capabilities with cameras that are able to recognise posted speed limits.


Ford Territory MkII: Australian Review

Cars should get better every year, whether the improvements are gradual or revolutionary. When you have a 10-year-old nameplate, and an existing stable of other excellent vehicles to draw on technology from, you set yourself up with an easy recipe for those improvements. The new 2015 Ford Territory MkII centres around the much-improved SYNC2 interface on a 8-inch touchscreen for media and navigation, and remains a great and straightforward all-Australian SUV at the same time.


Ford Australia Sponsors Robotics Competition For Young People

Ford is spending a bunch of cash to inspire the next generation of robotics engineers that just might make its cars even safer one day. Called the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Competition (FRC), the program aims to ignite passion for technology in participants aged from 14-18.


Ford Mode Pro: Ford's Latest Concept Has Two Wheels

Ford announced a brand new concept vehicle at Mobile World Congress this week, but it will never do 0-100km/h, nor will it ever see a drop of fossil fuel. It’s a smart bicycle designed for the megacities of the future. Meet the Ford Mode:Pro.


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