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Ford GT gets hybrid Gorilla Glass windshield

In an industry first, Ford and Corning have integrated a lightweight hybrid windshield technology to improve performance and handling without compromising safety. The three-piece safety glass incorporates Corning's existing Gorilla Glass – more commonly associated with mobile device screens – and will be featured in the Ford GT supercar.Read More

Ford Sync gets update to include Siri

Ford has conducted its first major on-the-fly update of its Sync software. The update can be applied to any Ford vehicle from model year 2011 forward that has the second-generation of Sync.Read More

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Ford using plasma to refurbish dead engines

When an engine fails or becomes very worn, it is usually pulled from the vehicle and scrapped. Ford wants to change that by utilizing a high-tech plasma process to remanufacture broken engines. The process reduces carbon emissions by about half when compared to making a new engine to replace the old one, and results in a like-new engine block.Read More

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Ford makes suit to simulate drugged driving

Ford has created a suit of clothing that mimics the effects of driving while under the influence of drugs. The suit, dubbed the Drugged Driving Suit, is part of the Ford Driving Skills for Life program for young drivers. The goal is to use the suit, along with its Drunk Driving Suit sibling, to educate kids in a hands-on way about the effects of driving under the influence, even when they might "feel fine."Read More

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