Monday, 19 Apr, 2010 Technology
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MyFord Touch System Allows Ford Drivers to Save More Fuel

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This Summer Ford looks forward to launch its new model dubbed 2011 Ford Edge and the company decided to equip its vehicle with MyFord Touch<,strong> system, which, with the help of a function called Eco-Route, will help the driver choose more fuel-efficient routes.

It is worth mentioning that MyFord Touch will be also mounted on the upcoming 2012 Ford Focus. The new system will make use of historic and real-time data to estimate the shortest and thus more fuel-efficient way to the selected destination.

There's a bar chart located next to the fuel display. The chart illustrates the real-time fuel economy performance and the average distances for the past 5, 10, and 30 minutes.

It would be interesting to note that Ford has another high-tech tool similar to MyFord Touch installed on its Ford Fusion Hybrid and called EcoGauge, which shows the average mpg along with an animation displaying a plant that grows leaves when fuel efficiency is up.

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