Tag Archives: Technology
Posted on01. Nov, 2011 by webmestre.
Hands-Free and Easy: Power Liftgate on All-New Ford Escape Opens and Closes with a Gentle Kick All-new Ford Escape debuting this month at Los Angeles Auto Show Segment-first hands-free liftgate offered for first time; gentle kicking motion opens and closes liftgate without the need to fumble for a key Motion-sensing technology is gesture-based and similar [...]
Posted on27. Oct, 2011 by webmestre.
Ford’s New MyKey Do Not Disturb Technology Helps Teens Stay Connected to Driving, Not the Phone Ford will become the first automaker to allow parents to block their teens from receiving phone calls and deter text messages while driving with a new MyKey® Do Not Disturb technology that launches on the Ford Explorer in early [...]
Cars Talking to Traffic Lights and to Each Other; Ford Motor Company’s Vision on the Future of Vehicle Safety
Posted on08. Mar, 2011 by webmestre.
Cars Talking to Traffic Lights and to Each Other; Ford Motor Company’s Vision on the Future of Vehicle Safety Ford builds a ‘smart intersection’ to advance research into infrastructure-to-vehicle technology that could help reduce accidents and congestion With urban populations growing, active safety technologies may play a greater role in reducing accidents on crowded city [...]
Posted on28. Dec, 2010 by webmestre.
FORD TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS NEW FORD FOCUS TO CARVE THROUGH TURNS LIKE DOWNHILL SKIER The all-new 2012 Ford Focus features standard torque vectoring control to increase vehicle stability in turns by applying slight braking force to one side Torque vectoring control is a Focus class-exclusive feature that serves as a confidence-builder for novice drivers, while pleasing [...]
Posted on02. Dec, 2010 by webmestre.
FORD USES ‘FORENSIC’ ENGINEERING TO INVESTIGATE PART IMPERFECTIONS SMALLER THAN A SPECK OF SAND Ford lab development analysts search for tiny imperfections in car parts; part of relentless drive for quality Using a powerful tabletop-sized computed tomography (CT) scanner, Ford analysts are able to see flaws down to 17 microns – less than the size [...]
Posted on09. Nov, 2010 by webmestre.
Buick Regal Engine Brainpower is Industry’s Quickest Engine Control Modules Reliably Perform 125 Million Operations a Second PONTIAC, Mich. – A 32-bit embedded processor with three megabytes of integrated flash memory gives the 2011 Buick Regal’s Ecotec 2.0L engine microcontroller the quickest throughput, or processing power, in the automotive industry. For the Regal driver, this [...]
Posted on27. Oct, 2010 by webmestre.
Corvette Engineers Create High-tech Auto Sunscreen Former drag racer defies ‘crazy’ and makes hot new exterior on Corvette WARREN, Mich. – In an effort to produce lighter, more fuel-efficient and better handling models, Chevrolet Corvette features advanced materials such as carbon fiber. Until now, exposed-weave carbon fiber, one of the coolest looks for fast, hot [...]
Posted on23. Mar, 2010 by webmestre.
Chrysler Group LLC to Develop New Fiat 500 Electric Vehicle for the United States * New Fiat 500EV demonstrates benefits of Chrysler Group and Fiat Group alliance * Zero-emission Fiat 500EV provides an environmentally friendly, clean, quiet driving experience freeing customers from escalating fuel costs and costly oil changes * Department of Energy provides up [...]
Posted on04. Feb, 2010 by webmestre.
NASA and GM Create Cutting Edge Robotic Technology WASHINGTON — NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in the automotive and aerospace industries. Engineers and scientists from NASA and GM worked together through a Space Act Agreement at the agency’s Johnson [...]