Truck testing is hard. And it’s supposed to be. Automakers have to cram hundreds of thousands of rigorous miles into a few months. But while the trucks are designed to take a pounding, their flesh-and-blood drivers aren’t. So Ford is employing robots and autonomous tech to mitigate the drudgery, while making its testing procedures more accurate, less time consuming, and safer.
DEARBORN, Mich., June 17, 2013 – Ford SYNC® voice-controlled connectivity and MyFord Touch® touch screen technologies are attracting more customers and selling at a much higher rate than competitors, as MyFord Touch helps drive higher customer satisfaction with vehicle quality.
DEARBORN, Mich., June 17, 2013 – The Ford F-150 has been named winner of the 2013 Light-Duty Challenge by the editors of PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics Magazine.