May 16, 2019

Consumers warm up to self-driving vehicles

People believe the biggest benefit of using a self-driving vehicle is having more free time to focus on other things, according to a Ford survey.


Self-driving car industry needs standards and security

European car industry executives believe automakers need clear guidelines for safeguarding driver information and privacy to make self-driving cars a success.

Nov 7, 2018

Ford tests tech to keep cars moving

The motoring manufacturer is trialling technology in connected cars that see them slow down and speed up at appropriate times, to avoid stopping altogether.


Race is on for autonomous vehicle patents

Competitors drive neck-to-neck to acquire patents necessary for connected and autonomous cars.

Sep 28, 2018

Ford wants to help ambulances get to victims faster

The motoring company tests technology in Germany that will see drivers being alerted to accidents ahead so they can make way for emergency responders.

Aug 30, 2018

Ford plans to 'democratise' autonomous features in SA

Semi-autonomous features are already available in high-end vehicles on the road and Ford plans to bring these features to cheaper cars.

Aug 7, 2018

Ford lets users automatically SYNC to new SUV

The motoring company releases its latest compact SUV in SA, the EcoSport, with the two higher range models featuring the SYNC 3 infotainment system.

Jun 13, 2018

Ford pilot sees 'autonomous' vans deliver food

The motoring manufacturer tests an on-demand delivery system in Miami to research how people and businesses interact with self-driving tech.

May 25, 2018

Ford wants to solve parking problems

The motoring company tests new tech that gathers information from car sensors to show drivers a map of available parking spaces.

May 7, 2018

Ford to help blind 'feel' the landscape

The motoring company develops technology to help visually impaired passengers 'see' the landscape through haptic feedback on a car window.

Mar 7, 2018

Ford, Uber test self-driving business models

The motoring companies have begun separate tests for a fleet of self-driving cars that will deliver consumer goods and larger cargo.


MWC: Ford smartens its cars with Waze

The motor manufacturer will integrate the community-based traffic and navigation app Waze into its SYNC 3 system in cars globally by April.

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