Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

First Look at Ford’s Hands-Free BlueCruise Driving Feature

Thursday, April 29th, 2021
Ford BlueCruise Instrument Cluster Display

What is Ford BlueCruise?

After 500,000 miles of development testing, Ford’s first advanced driving assistance system offers hands-free convenience designed to give the Tesla Autopilot feature some much-needed competition. This guide offers a first look at the new Ford BlueCruise feature, including how it works and which models will come equipped when it arrives here in Atlanta, GA.

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Guide to Using the Your Ford Play® Entertainment System

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
2021 Ford Expedition Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System

Ford Expedition Rear Seat Entertainment System FAQs

Powered by Ford Play®, the Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System featured on the 2021 Ford Expedition three-row SUV allows your passengers to view their favorite movies and TV shows, play games, and more via a pair of monitors embedded in the back of the front headrests. Here are some FAQs on the Expedition’s Rear Seat Entertainment System curated by the team here at Akins Ford.

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Exploring the Dual-Headrest Entertainment System in the Ford Expedition

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
2021 Ford Expedition Dual-Headrest Entertainment System

Does the 2021 Ford Expedition Have a DVD Player?

Seasoned parents know that keeping the fleet entertained is key to a peaceful voyage. The Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System on the 2021 Ford Expedition in Atlanta, GA provides a next-generation in-cabin viewing experience that allows passengers to enjoy personalized content via two video screens embedded in the front headrests. You can keep reading to learn more.

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Controlling Your New Ford Remotely via the FordPass™ App

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
FordPass App Remote Start Function

How to Start and Lock Your Car Remotely with the FordPass™ App

Today the modern Ford fleet comes fully loaded with 4G LTE Wi-Fi capabilities featured across the entire lineup, and that means more awesome functions that owners can take advantage of. If you own a newer model-year Ford vehicle, starting your car is as easy as opening the FordPass™ App and pressing START. Not quite sure if you locked your doors? You can handle that from the app as well. And the best part is you’ll be able to remotely start your Ford from anywhere as long as your smartphone and the car have a signal.

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How to Disable Auto Start-Stop on the Ford F-150

Thursday, November 5th, 2020
2021 Ford F-150 in field

Turning Off the F-150’s Engine Automatic Start-Stop Feature

If you own a Ford F-150 truck, your vehicle might come equipped with a feature that’s designed to cut down on emissions and lower fuel costs throughout the life of your vehicle. Available on select F-150 trucks, the Auto Start-Stop system automatically cuts power to the engine while idling, such as at a red light or while in line at the drive-thru. If you’re not in the mood to save money, the Auto Start-Stop on the Ford F-150 can be disabled without much hassle at all.

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What Will The 2021 Ford Edge Look Like?

Friday, October 30th, 2020
2021 Ford Edge in parking lot

2021 Ford Edge First Look Image Gallery

Earlier this week Ford gave us the very first glimpse at what changes are in store for the 2021 Ford Edge, and among the updates owners will be rewarded with a new largest-in-class 12-inch touchscreen backed by SYNC® 4A software. This image gallery offers a quick glimpse into what the 2021 Ford Edge will look like as well as the new features that are in store.

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When Will Ford’s Active Drive Assist Over-the-Air Update Occur?

Friday, October 30th, 2020
Active Drive Assist in Mustang Mach-E

How Do I Get Ford Active Drive Assist?

Hot off the presses: Ford’s new Active Drive Assist feature will soon arrive as part of an over-the-air update to the 2021 Ford F-150 and the all-electric 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E models. Here are some quick details on when the update will take place and which models will be affected.

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How to Reset the Tire Pressure Sensors on Your Ford Vehicle

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
Ford Tire Pressure Monitoring System Display

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Reset Procedure

If you’ve purchased a Ford vehicle recently, it’s pretty likely that your car is equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that continually monitors psi readings in all four tires. The system works by using sophisticated sensors that are attached to the valve stem. If you’ve gotten a tire rotation done lately, you may notice your TPMS display has the tire positions all out of whack. Because the sensors are located inside each tire, you may have to reset the Tire Pressure Monitoring System and help it relearn the new positions of your tire sensors.

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How to Create a New Profile on your Ford SYNC® 4 Touchscreen

Thursday, October 15th, 2020
Ford SYNC 4 system in 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

How to Set Up Multiple Ford SYNC® 4 Profiles

Did you know the Ford SYNC® 4 touchscreen has the ability to learn the preferences and habits of multiple drivers. When you create a new profile, your SYNC® 4 system can remember things like your preferred temperature, radio settings, ambient lighting, seat positions, and so much more! This guide and video tutorial will walk you through the basics of how to create a new profile on your Ford SYNC® 4 touchscreen so you can start using the system’s capabilities to the fullest.

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How to Turn On and Adjust Your Ford Head Up Display

Monday, August 31st, 2020
Ford Head Up Display in the 2020 Ford Escape

Guide to Using Your Ford’s Head Up Display

Available on select Ford vehicles, the Head Up Display is designed to help you keep your eyes on the road while providing general driving information such as speed, navigation details, and some Ford Co-Pilot360™ technology features. In this guide, we’ll explore how to turn your Head Up Display ON/OFF as well as how to adjust you display’s position, brightness, and size settings.

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