Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

Ford Set to Release New Driver Assist Safety Feature

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Ford Pedestrian Detection Pre-Collision Assist System

We have spent quite a bit of time discussing the safety of Ford vehicles here on the Matt Ford blog, and while each of the blue oval offerings are able to deliver protection for all passengers, Ford continues to look for ways of improving the systems that they have in place. Most of the features currently found in Ford vehicles protect if an accident occurs, but with the new Ford pedestrian detection pre-collision assist system, the vehicle is able to keep the seatbelts and airbags from ever having to work in the first place. (more…)

Safety is at the Forefront of the 2014 Ford Focus Design

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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2014 Ford Focus Top Safety Pick Rating

Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) subjects all the vehicles on the market to a number of tests to ensure that drivers know exactly what they can expect if they ever get into an accident. The vehicles that perform well are stamped with a Top Safety Pick rating, which is one of the top honors that automakers can earn in the safety department. Not surprisingly, the Ford Focus earned the coveted award, and with a closer look at the 2014 Ford Focus Top Safety Pick rating, it’s easy to see why. (more…)

Safety is at the Forefront of the 2014 Ford Focus Design

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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2014 Ford Focus Top Safety Pick Rating

Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) subjects all the vehicles on the market to a number of tests to ensure that drivers know exactly what they can expect if they ever get into an accident. The vehicles that perform well are stamped with a Top Safety Pick rating, which is one of the top honors that automakers can earn in the safety department. Not surprisingly, the Ford Focus earned the coveted award, and with a closer look at the 2014 Ford Focus Top Safety Pick rating, it’s easy to see why. (more…)

All-New Mustang First Vehicle on Market to Equip Knee Airbags

Monday, July 7th, 2014
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2015 Ford Mustang Innovative New Knee Airbags

When it comes to the majority of sports cars on the market, the main focus is on performance, and while the performance of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang is undoubtedly a major part of the iconic pony car’s engineering, with a closer look at the upcoming sports car, it’s clear to see that safety is also extremely important in the overall design. It’s a claim backed by looking at the 2015 Ford Mustang innovative new knee airbags, which will provide an added layer of protection in the event of an accident. (more…)

Superior Safety Comes Standard in the 2014 Ford Fusion

Friday, April 25th, 2014
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2014 Ford Fusion Safety Rating

Ford vehicles are capable of a level of safety unlike any other vehicles in the market. They employ a number of features which comes standard, rather than available, as safety has never been considered a luxury for Ford models. While all Ford models are safe, arguably none are quite as safe as the Ford Fusion, which recently received the coveted Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Let’s take a look at some of the features that helped contribute to the 2014 Ford Fusion safety rating. (more…)

Superior Safety Comes Standard in the 2014 Ford Fusion

Friday, April 25th, 2014
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2014 Ford Fusion Safety Rating

Ford vehicles are capable of a level of safety unlike any other vehicles in the market. They employ a number of features which comes standard, rather than available, as safety has never been considered a luxury for Ford models. While all Ford models are safe, arguably none are quite as safe as the Ford Fusion, which recently received the coveted Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Let’s take a look at some of the features that helped contribute to the 2014 Ford Fusion safety rating. (more…)