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2015 Ford F-150 Includes New Intuitive Features

There are 10 features of the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup that were designed to satisfy customers without them ever even noticing.

"If I do my job, the customer simply intuits that things are right - both inside and outside of his truck - without even having to think about it," said Cary Diehl, Ford human factors engineer, who worked on the design and development of the all-new F-150.

The 10 things F-150 engineers thought of:

1. Hard buttons on keypad: Designers wanted smooth capacitive touch keypad buttons on the outside of the driver-side door, but pickup truck drivers prefer tactile feedback…
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Ford Offers Lifetime Brake Pad Guarantee

If your Ford or Lincoln vehicle needs brakes, listen up! Ford Motor Company has launched a new program that provides consumers with no-cost replacement of Motorcraft brake pads purchased from a Ford dealership as of July 1, 2014.

Motorcraft brake pads that wear down to less than three millimeters will be eligible for no-cost replacement as long as the customer owns the vehicle. Customers must still pay labor and installation costs for replacing the brakes...
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Ford Accessories Help You Hit the Road on Two or Four Wheels

Summer is in full swing, which means the roads in Central Indiana are full of bicycles. Whether you're mountain biking at Town Run Trail Park or just out for a leisurely ride in your neighborhood, we're here to share some tips, tricks and pointers to help you enjoy your time out on the open road.



Tips for Transporting Your Bike

Sometimes the best places to bike are not the closest to where you...
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Win a New Ford With the Ford Summer Spectacular Giveaway

The Ford Summer Spectacular is back! In addition to the great deals it brings, the Summer Spectacular also offers you the chance to win a new 2014 Ford!



Just visit the special Summer Spectacular app on the Tom Wood Ford Facebook page, watch a video, and enter to win! To increase your chances, watch additional videos. The more you watch, the more chances you have to win, up to six entries per person.

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Ford Partners with Intel for Project Mobii

As vehicles become an integral part of the Internet of Things, Ford and Intel are researching new opportunities for the connected car, including giving drivers the ability to remotely peer into their car using a smartphone, or a vehicle that could identify its owner using facial recognition software.



The joint research project, called Mobile Interior Imaging, or Project Mobii, explores how interior-facing cameras could be integrated with sensor technology and data already generated within and...
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Fancy a Tomato-Based Fusion?

It might seem that tomatoes and cars have nothing in common. But researchers at Ford Motor Company and H.J. Heinz Company see the possibility of an innovative union.

Researchers at Ford and Heinz are investigating the use of tomato fibers in developing sustainable, composite materials for use in vehicle manufacturing. Specifically, dried tomato skins could become the wiring brackets in a Ford vehicle or the storage bin a Ford customer uses to hold coins and other small objects.

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Ford Offers Safety Technology to Other Companies

Ford Motor Company is offering its patented inflatable safety belt technology to other companies and industries, including competitive automotive manufacturers. The availability of licenses may lead to the wider adoption of inflatable safety belts as other automakers seek to enhance passenger safety. The technology is potentially applicable to other forms of seated-passenger transportation, including military use, and airborne passengers traveling by helicopter or airplane, and even for water travel.



"Ford?s longstanding commitment to democratizing...
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Artist Offers Mustang 50th Anniversary Collectible Sculpture

For many fans of automotive design, the vintage Ford Mustang has long been considered a rolling work of art. Now, the iconic pony car has become a piece of fine art. As part of the 50 years of Mustang celebrations, U.K.-based artist Robin Bark has been licensed by Ford Motor Company to turn the Mustang into a limited-edition collectible sculpture.



Bark is well versed in the arts, with experience in industrial design, graphic design ceramics and metalwork. He frequently blends his passion for automobiles with his love of art. "I think I was drawing cars the moment I…
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Ford Transit Connect Joins History's American Pickers

Ford Transit is joining History's "American Pickers" as stars Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz travel around the United States, searching remote and rustic locations for classic gems that can be restored and resold. Wolfe and Fritz will drive a 2015 Transit, a full-size van designed for commercial use, in their mission to find these relics.



"The biggest thing is, when the van is full, then we've got to come home. I'm interested in real estate on wheels," Wolfe says during the episode airing April 30. "There were four or five different vehicles I was looking at, and…
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