Ford is accelerating and expanding the deployment of its upcoming hands-free active driver assistance function. It is expected that by the end of next year, 100,000 cars and trucks will be on the road.
This system is similar to GM’s Super Cruise, using ultra-precise maps, GPS, cameras and sensors to accurately guide the car in the center of the lane and control its speed, because facial recognition technology can ensure that the driver is on the road with his eyes wide open and Prepare to take control measures in emergency situations. Ford said it will work on more than 100,000 miles of roads and will add more highways and features in the next few years.
The function of connecting to the cloud will not be available until the second half of 2021, but the Ford F-150 and Mustang Mach-E delivered this year will have the hardware necessary to make them work through wireless updates. Is sent out.
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Active driving assistance technology is included in the Co-Pilot 360 Active 2.0 package, which is standard on the F-150 Limited and is priced at $1,595 on Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum interiors. Early adopters can get a $100 discount by buying hardware now for $895 and using software and services for $600. Initially, Active Drive Assist will not be offered on low-end XL or XLT. After three years, you need to pay to use it.
It is also the first sold-out version of Mustang Mach-E, standard equipment on Premium and CA Route 1 models, and is included in the $3,200 comfort and technology package of Select trim, with heated seats, heated steering wheel, 360 degrees Parking camera and several other functions.
Together with the active driving assistance system, Co-Pilot 360 has traditional automatic braking, adaptive cruise control and lane keeping functions, as well as the ability to automatically stop while the driver keeps his finger on the button.
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