Category Archives: Delivering Smart

How Your Ford Can Enable the Perfect Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day can be stressful – there’s a lot to prepare to set the right tone and get through the day’s celebrations without a hitch. Ford cars can help you plan the perfect Valentine’s Day, from setting the mood with colorful Ambient Lighting to finding the nearest flower shop on the way home from work. Don’t be late for your date! Start your date off on the right foot with a prompt arrival. Don’t keep your loved one waiting or hungry on this special day! Set the tone There’s nothing like a love song to set the right tone for your Valentine’s Day plans, and SYNC’s Bluetooth streaming capabilities makes it easy. Prepare your favorite tunes ahead of time, then pick up your valentine and sweep them off their feet with the perfect romantic playlist. Light up the night Surround yourself with light to match your mood – with Ford Ambient Lighting, you can choose from seven different colors to light up your cup holders, front and rear foot-wells, console, storage bins, map pockets and front door handles. We recommend red for your Valentine festivities. Park like a pro No one wants to look silly while parallel parking – with Ford’s Active Park Assist, you’ll be able to back into that space effortlessly, while impressing your date with your smooth…

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Ford Announces Winners of its Innovate Mobility Challenge Series

Ford has named the Prize Winners in its Innovate Mobility Challenge series, a key part of Ford Smart Mobility – the first widespread implementation of the company’s long-term plan for sustainable mobility solutions. The series is comprised of 11 global challenges in which Ford invited developers to come up with innovative solutions to mobility problems around the world. Challenges included delivering healthcare solutions in Tamil Nadu, providing real-time information to improve transportation during Monsoons in Mumbai, decrease time taken to get help after a traumatic incident in Delhi, busting traffic congestion in some of China’s most densely populated cities, and improving the delivery of goods and services in Portugal. Winners from around the world were showcased during Ford President and CEO Mark Fields’ 2015 International CES keynote address, which outlined the company’s far-reaching plans in mobility, connectivity and autonomy to create a better world for millions of drivers all over the globe. Global solutions to local challenges For each challenge, Ford worked with local experts to address the unique mobility needs of that location. Once the submissions came in, a panel of local experts and Ford executives involved in mobility solutions judged each competition. Here are the winners of the India-specific challenges: Mumbai: With an often-crippling monsoon season that can leave commuters stranded, the Monsoon App Downpour challenge focused on leveraging vehicles and…

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Ford SYNC® with AppLink™

SYNC® with Ford AppLink™ elevates the in-car technology experience. Besides handsfree control of your music, calls and incoming text messages, you can access and control some of your favourite smartphone apps too, just by using your voice. Mobile app developers can now utilize the SYNC® platform to make their apps respond to voice commands.

7 Car Quirks That Are Becoming a Thing of the Past

Not so long ago, driving a car meant dealing with low-tech frustrations: radio with static noise, complicated fold-out maps and windows that took forever to roll down. But modern technology has ensured these annoyances are quickly becoming a distant memory. Aren’t you glad you don’t have to deal with these anymore? 1. Fiddling with the aerial to get some tunes 2. Just keep turning, turning, turning… 3. Folding a map back into its original state 4. Trying to convince your car to start 5. Not knowing when you’ll run out of gas 6. Manually scraping your windshield on cold mornings 7. Looking all over for a phone booth Featured photo via

The World’s Craziest Parking Fails

Anyone who’s been behind the wheel has seen their fair share of bad parking, from cars hogging two spaces to blocking everyone in. We think we’ve found some of the craziest parking in Asia Pacific – what do you think?