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Ford is in the midst of developing a couple of advanced front-lighting technologies designed to prevent collision and keep drivers safe at night. The first one called "camera-based advanced front lighting system" takes two of the automaker's older technologies -- adaptive lighting system and traff...

July 18th 2015 at 11:55pm 0 Comments
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We're kicking off our Engadget Live series this Friday, July 17th in one of our favorite cities; Boston! At 7PM, we're taking over the Royale Nightclub on Tremont Street where we'll bring together gadget lovers and awesome tech brands. Sound good? First, grab your free tickets and then read on to...

July 15th 2015 at 7:06pm 0 Comments
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In just about one week, you can join your fellow gadget enthusiasts in Boston for our very first Engadget Live event of 2015! If you plan to be in town on Friday, July 17th at 7pm, grab your FREE ticket and join your fellow gadget enthusiasts at the Royale Nightclub at 279 Tremont Street in downto...

July 9th 2015 at 6:55pm 0 Comments
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Ford's new Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto must be doing well. The autonomous driving technologies the company's been developing in the facility, which are all part of its "Smart Mobility" plan announced at CES this year, are entering advanced engineering and implementation phase. For...

June 24th 2015 at 8:02am 0 Comments
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Although Ford's main business is selling cars, it also operates a number of other services that help people do more with them. It's app-based GoDrive service already allows Brits to rent a car on a pay-as-you-go basis, but now it's experimenting with letting its US and UK customers rent their own...

June 24th 2015 at 4:51am 0 Comments
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Ford is serious about marrying eBikes and cars and just revealed a new bike concept called the MoDe:Flex, complete with a new smartwatch app. Like other prototypes from its new Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center, it's an electric-assisted bicycle that uses a special app to help you do "multi...

June 24th 2015 at 2:40am 0 Comments
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Ford's Sync 3 connected car system is nearly ready to hit the road. The automaker has revealed that its tuned-up infotainment will first show up in 2016 Escape and Fiesta models, both of which go on sale this summer. If you'll recall, this version of Sync makes some big strides toward matching the...

June 2nd 2015 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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One of the biggest issues in the automotive industry is that when car makers come up with an innovative new technology, it can take years for others to catch up. Tesla made a positive change when it opened its patents to further the adoption of electric cars, and now Ford is getting in on the act...

May 28th 2015 at 11:01am 0 Comments
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London is home to a number of car-sharing services, but over the past few months car makers have also been getting in on the action. BMW brought pay-as-you-go vehicles to the capital late last year, with Ford piloting a new service called City Driving On-Demand just a month later. For Ford, it app...

May 26th 2015 at 9:32am 0 Comments
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With both Apple and Google wrangling to become the infotainment center of your next new car, Ford will be choosing neither. Or both, depending on how you look at it. During an interview with Re/code, Ford CEO Mark Fields provided some details on how his company will be leveraging its in-house desi...

April 30th 2015 at 10:26pm 0 Comments
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Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. Dark Horse by Michael Zelenko The Verge Converting one of the most belove...

April 4th 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Saturday is finally here and it's a great time to catch up this week's top stories. We review the HTC One M9, learn about Ford's new car that will force you to obey the speed limit and get all the details on the best cheap WiFi router that you can buy. Find out about these stories and more in the...

March 28th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments