• Posts Tagged ‘SYNC’

    Ford opens new Silicon Valley research unit

    by  • January 26, 2015 • Motoring News, Technology

    2015 Ford Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto

    Ford aims to have one of the largest automotive manufacturer research facilities in Silicon Valley by the end of 2015 with the opening of its Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto. While Ford opened its first office in Silicon Valley in 2012, this new facility aims to accelerate the development of ‘technologies and...

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    New ‘strong and proud’ Ford Focus unveiled

    by  • February 26, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Ford Focus exterior front left static

    Ford hopes to ‘blow people away’ with the new Ford Focus. Strong and proud are two words Ford has associated with the new model, which will be available in Ireland later this year. Unveiled in Barcelona, the new model offers a ‘bolder, more evotive exterior design’ as well as ‘an intuitive new interior’ and...

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    First Drive: Ford EcoSport

    by  • December 18, 2013 • Car Reviews, First Drives

    2014 Ford EcoSport exterior front right static

    Ford has reimagined the term SUV as ‘smart utility vehicle’ for the new Ford EcoSport, which is expected in Ireland in mid 2014. Built on the Ford Fiesta platform, the Ecosport is ‘an SUV for the city and for weekend getaways’ – and I got a chance to take it for a spin at...

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    Ford Kuga an oasis of tech

    by  • July 3, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Ford Kuga exterior front static

    If you’re in the market for a spacious family car that will be required to negotiate difficult terrain then the Ford Kuga AWD may be the car for you. It’s a beautiful car to drive. A five door SUV, it’s big and rugged looking and sits high up off the ground. I don’t think...

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    Family at the heart of the Ford B-Max

    by  • February 20, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2012 Ford B-Max exterior front left static

    Trying to referee children arguing in the back of a car while you’re trying to concentrate on the road has been the bane of many a parent’s life over the years but now Ford thinks it can ease the pain somewhat. Its family-centric mini-MPV, the Ford B-Max, features a ‘child observation mirror’, a push...

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    Hands free boot in new Ford Kuga

    by  • February 8, 2013 • Motoring News

    2013 Ford Kuga exterior front

    Ford’s famed self opening boot will be available in the new Ford Kuga, which will reach Irish shores later this month. The new Kuga is full to the brim of new technology, and is also greener than the outgoing model. The innovative hands free tailgate, which leads to a larger luggage compartment, opens or...

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    December arrival for new Ford Fiesta

    by  • November 30, 2012 • Motoring News

    2013 Ford Fiesta exterior front right dynamic

    Ford has released the Irish specifications for the new Ford Fiesta, which arrives here next month. It believes the new Fiesta offers ‘large car quality in a small car’ and is designed to ‘exceed the highest expectations of customers downsizing from larger vehicles’. Three versions of the new Ford Fiesta will be available in...

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    Ford B-Max city compact arrives

    by  • October 16, 2012 • Motoring News

    2012 Ford B-Max exterior side doors open

    The new Ford B-Max is now available in Ireland, with prices starting from €19,170. Two versions of the city compact are available here, the B-Max and the B-Max Titanium, with a choice of petrol and diesel engines. Air conditioning, leather trimmed steering wheel and remote central locking are some of the standard features on...

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