From Driving Blind to a Motorsports Announcement, It’s Been a Busy Week
JUL
15

That’s right, we said driving blind. In addition to giving people a thrill they probably never thought would be possible, Ford engineers were able to learn from the experience as well. The Octane Academy was introduced this week as a new way that Ford is helping you buddy up to your favorite Ford action motorsports driver. Finally, Ford introduced a beta program of Operator Assist for registered users of SYNC® service.

But enough about us, here’s what you added to theFordStory.com this week:

Your Stories

1st New Truck

1st New Truck

Back in April of 2004 my vehicle I owned was totaled by a hit driver who ran a red light. My wife and I had been taking about me getting a truck before the wreck. After the wreck We search all over the Indianapolis IN area. I finally found a truck that I loved and could afford. It was a 2004 F-250 Super Duty with the 6.0 powerstroke diesel. Read more…

Big Tonka Truck, Ford F-650

Big Tonka Truck, Ford F-650

I work at a Ford dealer, just recently a customer traded in this truck. If you drive a truck like this everyone will move out of your way and no other truck can compete with this F-650. This is a cool truck!!! Read more…

 

What A Surprise

What A Surprise

I bought my first Ford Fusion in December 2006. After 3 car accidents, it never let me down. It continued to run like a top notch car and never once gave me problems. In June 2011, I recieved a letter stating that the dealership would like to buy my car back. So I called made an appointment and thought “yea right, they would never let me get a new car”. As I go into the dealership, I just thought that they would just see what they could do and then I would be going home in my 2007 but to my surprise, I was able to get a brand new 2011 Ford Fusion SE. Read more…

Your Ideas

Prevent mis-fueling

Filling a vehicle’s fuel tank with the wrong fuel appears to be an increasingly common mistake . Drivers who mis-fuel their diesel cars with petrol can expect a costly bill to repair the damage. Read more…

SYNC Advanced Mode

Enable an Advanced user mode, so that the experienced user can do such things like, press the ‘talk’ button, hear the chime, and give a command, without waiting for the voice to tell me to ‘give a command’ every single time.  Read more…

Hybrid for F150

Using the high powered fuel efficient V6 that is in the mustang add a hybrid drive train. I think with the full torque performance of an electric motor you would have a fuel efficient truck with high towing capacity.  Read more…

Our Stories

What We Can Learn From Blind Drivers

It’s easy to take for granted some of life’s pleasures, such as driving. We complain about congestion, road rage, gas prices and all the other negative aspects. But at the heart of driving is driving, something that for many of us is exhilarating, pleasurable and flat-out fun. Read more…

 

Latest Ford Motorsports Announcement

If you enjoy motorsports, there’s more than ever in the U.S. to get into. In addition to traditional types of racing, there’s immense global growth in nontraditional motorsports. Referred to as action motorsports – drifting, rallycross, stage rally and off-road racing – these new forms of racing have attracted a new generation of drivers and fans around the world. Read more…

Should Ford SYNC Have a Live Operator?

In the mood for pizza, but have no clue where a nearby joint is – or in fact, where you even are? The answer to both could be just a voice command away. Ford is beta-testing a new feature called Operator Assist, which will make getting directions or finding a business a snap through SYNC® Services. During this trial period, Operator Assist is being offered as a complimentary feature for registered users of SYNC Services; no additional software or hardware is needed. Read more…

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