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Ford Feature Can Limit Your Speed According To Signs
Ford Feature Can Limit Your Speed According To Signs

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] has revealed a system that may help prevent unintended speeding—and, in some cases perhaps, speeding tickets themselves. ALSO SEE: Tesla Wins In Georgia, Loses In West Virginia Intelligent Speed Limiter, a function that’s on the way to market in some of the...Read More»

Teaser for 2016 Chevrolet Malibu debuting at 2015 New York Auto Show
2016 Chevrolet Malibu To Get Teen Driver Mode

Most of us were at one point teen drivers, and we’re all too familiar with the more risk-riddled mentality of youth. Compound that with less actual driving skill and experience, and it’s a deadly combination. ALSO SEE: Tesla Reveals Trip Tools: Do They Quash Electric-Car Range Anxiety?...Read More»

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Ford Teen Driving Survey: Guys Speed, Girls Talk

With vehicle crashes the leading cause of death among teens, a new teen driving survey looks at teen driving practices, behaviors and perceptions – and shows some surprising (and not so surprising) results. Conducted for Ford by Penn Schoen Berland, the study involved 500 teens aged 15...Read More»

Ford 'Video Snacks' bring vehicle features directly to consumers
Ford Feeds Shoppers 'Video Snacks' To Explain New Car Features

Perhaps more than any other automaker, Ford understands the challenges of explaining technology to customers. Its own MyFord Touch and SYNC systems have caused the company's initial quality rankings to plummet because owners don't understand how all the bells and whistles work. Now, Ford has...Read More»

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Find My Child: OnStar Family Link, Hyundai Blue Link, Ford MyKey Raise Privacy Concerns?

Parents may value the ability to locate their teenage son or daughter who’s driving the family (or parent-purchased car) and is either out late, straying from family-imposed boundaries, or exceeding the posted speed limit—maybe all of these. Automakers offer such technology, and the...Read More»

Ford MyKey Message Center-- System Active
Ford MyKey Now To Allow Parents To Block Teen Calls/Texts

This was more or less bound to happen, given all the high-profile awareness campaigns about distracted driving and teens being the riskiest group of drivers engaging in talking on cell phones and texting behind the wheel. Ford is modifying the MyKey “Do Not Disturb” function to give...Read More»

Ford MyKey Message Center-- System Active
Ford's MyKey To Feature Inbound Call And Text Blocking

If you’re the parent of a new driver, Ford’s MyKey lets you set up the family car to be more teen-driver friendly. MyKey lets you limit top speed, deactivate the audio system unless front passengers are buckled up, limit audio volume, block adult content satellite radio channels...Read More»

Ford MyKey Message Center-- Buckle Up
Bad News, Euro Teens: Ford's MyKey System Crosses The Pond In 2012

We’ve got bad news for teen drivers living in Europe: starting in 2012, Ford will import the MyKey system into Europe, which means no more top-speed runs down the Autobahn in dad’s new Taurus SHO. You can also forget about cranking Rammstein at threshold-of-pain volumes, or even playing...Read More»

OnStar Family Link
OnStar Family Link Pilot Program Helps Parents Track Teens

Parents have it tough, trying to keep track of their teens driving the family car. With a new system from OnStar called Family Link, however, the job could get a whole lot easier. Of course, for now, the program is just in the pilot stages. But there’s obviously a great deal of interest in...Read More»

OnStar Family Link
Need To Keep Tabs On Your Teen? OnStar Could Soon Help

Parents of teenagers have it rough -- the backtalk, the defiance, the growth spurts. Perhaps worst of all is having to worry about young, inexperienced drivers, but General Motors is working on an update to OnStar that could put parents' minds at ease. GM is testing a new OnStar service called...Read More»

Ford MyKey Message Center-- System Active
Ford Pitches MyKey To Insurance Companies

Ford’s MyKey, introduced in 2010, is just the thing that parents of new drivers had been looking for. Using one key as a master, parents can program MyKey-equipped vehicles to limit top speed to 80 miles per hour, reduce the audio volume to 50 percent of maximum and even mute the audio system...Read More»

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Ford Wins Big In 2011 Edison Awards

Ford Motor Company won the lion’s share of automotive-related categories in the 2011 Edison Awards presented April 6 in New York City. The Dearborn, Michigan automaker took home three gold and one silver awards in the 2011 Best New Product Awards and 2011 Achievement Award for company...Read More»

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