Your Car Is a Computer — But What Does It Do?

Since the mid-19th century, modern vehicles have featured some manner of electronics to help control a vehicle’s various internal mechanisms. Today’s vehicles feature a variety of internal computer units — from around 50 units in your average Ford Focus to over 100 in the newest top-of-the-line sports car. Your car’s computer can do a lot[…]

Inside The Model-T

The Ford Focus and Ford F150 both share a common ancestor: The Ford Model T. Originally manufactured between 1908–1927, the Model T quickly became a symbol of American productivity and ingenuity. Henry Ford wanted to create a car that was affordable to everyone in the United States. Thanks to his dream, we now have a[…]

Move Over Smart Cars—the New Ford Focus Is as Intelligent as Cars Come

When most people think of the Ford Motor Company, their minds are filled with images of the F150 on beautiful ranches, dusty roads or a construction site in blue-collar America. However, there’s more to Ford than that. Take the Ford Focus, for example. Though the Ford Focus—Ford’s contribution to the compact car market—has only been[…]

Ford Focus is the Best Selling Car Worldwide for 2013 First Quarter

  Ford has recently announced that the gas-saving Focus was the number one best selling car during the first quarter of sales in 2013. Their report is from a Polk analysis of new vehicle registrations globally. According to Ford, 288,724 Focus vehicles were registered between January and March, growing 18 percent compared to 2012. At[…]