Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)