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2011-05-25 14:45:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Could your car seat monitor your heart rate? Ford engineers have developed a car seat that can monitor a driver's heartbeat, opening the door to a wealth of health, convenience and life-saving potential. The seat uses special embedded sensors to detect electrical impulses generated by the heart, which could then be analyzed by medical experts or onboard computer software. more... Ford avatars inspired by Hollywood technology Jack and...

2010-05-12 15:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fiesta debuts as technology platform A car that tweets its thoughts while driving? Yeah, Ford has one of those: @AJtheFiesta will tweet updates as part of a team of Ford engineers and University of Michigan students embarking on the first social media-connected road trip from Ann Arbor, Mich., to Maker Faire in San Mateo, Calif. The trip marks the conclusion of the American Journey 2.0 research project engaging students and Ford's Research...

2009-09-15 04:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford will launch the all-new, 7-seat C-MAX in North America in late 2011 as a "whitespace" vehicle Revealed today at Frankfurt Motor Show, the new C-MAX brings "kinetic design" language to the compact segment, combining bold styling and versatile, spacious 7-seat layout C-MAX is the first of a new generation of Ford global C-cars scheduled for introduction during the next several years; lineup also will include next-generation Ford...

2009-03-04 17:52:00

The AutoWeek Editors' Choice Awards recognize Best in Show, Best Concept, Most Significant and Most Fun DETROIT, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The AutoWeek editorial staff announced today its 2009 Geneva motor show Editors' Choice Award winners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090113/CLTU102LOGO ) For more than a decade, the AutoWeek editors have walked the halls of major international auto shows to select winners in four categories: Best in Show, Best Concept, Most Significant and...

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