Issue 49: Fall 2014

TEXAS ROUNDUP

My Ford takes on the Dallas–Fort Worth area and hits five seminal spots to show off the all-new 2015 F-150.

EMPIRE CONQUEST

The all-new 2015 Mustang travels across New York State in search of its roots.

FIVE FALL DRIVES

Catch the crisp autumnal colors with these amazing road trips.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS

One of America’s most respected academics has a history with the Mustang.

VIRTUAL REALITY CHECK

Ford’s groundbreaking FiVE Lab uses industry-leading technology to design and test your car of the future before it’s even built.

MODELS OF COURAGE

Six new members of Ford's Warriors in Pink® program tell their stories of what inspires them everyday.

MODELS OF COURAGE

Six new members of Ford's Warriors in Pink® program tell their stories of what inspires them everyday.

GEAR UP FOR FALL DRIVING

9 simple checks you (or your Ford Service technician) can do in mere minutes

Rugged Road Trips

Five off-road adventures to take in your Ford Explorer

SIX SPECTACULAR — AND SURPRISINGLY UNIQUE — FALL ROAD TRIPS

Coast to coast, now’s the perfect time for a fall drive. Enjoy these outstanding routes and hidden gems, each with tips to help ensure that your vehicle is well prepped for their seasonal variations.

Five Things Every Driver Needs to Know About Brake Pads

Simple tips on extending their life span and when you should get them changed.

Leaves: Your Car's Worst Enemy?

Plus 5 other unlikely culprits that could be hurting your vehicle

THE MY FORD MAP

Stories and photos from our readers

GET MY FORD YOUR WAY

Download the My Ford App for iPad®.

Issue 48: Summer 2014

King of the Hill

A lifetime Ford loyalist puts the new 2015 Super Duty to the ultimate test: a day of work on his 1,500-acre farm outside of Cunningham, Kansas.

TAKING CHARGE OF SUMMER

For the efficiency-minded traveler, here are four journeys that take in some great summer sights, and also let you charge up along the way.

LAST CAR STANDING

An EcoBoost-powered team goes the distance in the world of endurance racing.

THE NEXT WAVE

The Fusion Hybrid does L.A.

SMARTER CAR

Ford teams up with four universities to engineer a more intuitive vehicle.

BAND ON BOARD

A Detroit musician takes the Transit Connect Wagon on a special road test.

MUSTANG TURNS 50

Ford fans celebrate half a century of one of America’s most loved and iconic cars.

TAURUS SAVES LIVES

When they were struck by another car on their way to school, this brother and sister were lucky to be driving a Ford.

QUICKCLEAR ELECTRIC WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER

A built-in feature on the Transit Connect helps conquer the outside elements.

THE MY FORD MAP

Stories and photos from our readers

Issue 47: Spring 2014

THE FUTURE OF TOUGH

Ford knew that customers wanted their trucks to be even more productive. They responded with one that was that—and then some. Introducing the smarter, tougher, more capable 2015 F-150.

DRIVING THE KEYS

Off the tip of Florida sits a coral archipelago full of rich literary history, delicious Cuban food and stunning beaches. Follow the C-MAX Hybrid on a journey from Miami to Key West.

A MAJOR LEAGUE FLEX

After a long and successful career in baseball, Royce Clayton has settled down to focus on his family life.

HOW TO HONOR AN AMERICAN HERO

A North Carolina company helps family and friends recognize a fallen soldier.

THE MY FORD MAP

Stories and photos from our readers

SPRING GETAWAYS

Five road trips to help you shed the gloom of winter and celebrate warmer weather.

GET MY FORD YOUR WAY

Download the My Ford App for iPad®.

A GOOD CALL

SYNC Hands-Free Calling helps a man end his epic proposal with a big surprise.

HERE COMES THE SUN

Ford looks to the future of renewable energy with a one-of-a-kind solar-powered concept car.

AUTO START-STOP

This feature can seriously boost your road trip’s bottom line.

ECOBOOST TAKES FLIGHT

How the lightweight, dynamic Ford engine powers a fantastic flying machine.

Issue 46: Winter 2014

WHY LOUISVILLE?

The Gateway to the South is historically known as a major railway center. Today, it’s an under-the-radar destination for creative arts, inventive food and quirky culture.

AMERICA'S MOST DANGEROUS ROAD

My Ford braves the Arctic cold to discover if the 2014 Explorer can tame alaska’s infamous Dalton Highway.

THE MY FORD MAP

Stories and photos from our readers

DRIVING HOME MEMORIES

Richard Lookebill once had to part with his prized 1972 Mustang Mach 1, but his children brought it back.

GARAGE TOUR WITH KEN BLOCK

The rally pro takes My Ford inside the new home of his Hoonigan Racing team.

STREET LEGAL

Want to give your Focus the feel of Ken Block’s rally car? FordRacingParts.com has the tools to get you started.

FUELING THE FUTURE

Ford reconnects with a University of Michigan lab to power the next generation of hybrids, plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles.

STARING INTO SPACE

Engineers look to orbiting robots for clues to create a vehicle-to-vehicle communication network.

1.0-LITER ECOBOOST

Four reasons why this little engine is generating big buzz among auto enthusiasts.

THE FABULOUS BAKERS

An F-150 escapade in the Chihuahuan Desert

SYNC Applink SPOTLIGHT

More great apps are now compatible with SYNC® AppLink†, which gives owners hands-free, voice-activated control of music, news, weather and more. To access an app, say Mobile Apps and then name the app you want to open.

MUSTANGS IN DEMAND

Rory Carroll, senior online editor at Autoweek, on a few of the iconic pony car’s most recent and notable high-priced sales.

GET MY FORD YOUR WAY

Download the My Ford App for iPad®.

What should I know about battery health?

Ford senior master technician Jim Twitchell breaks down the basics of battery maintenance and offers some helpful tips to keep in mind when servicing your vehicle.

Issue 45: Fall 2013

TASTE OF THE CAPE

With a 2014 Edge as their guide, one couple searches out the culinary secrets and artisanal treasures of New England’s most iconic seashore.

ST at MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK

The newest Ford Racing course at Miller Motorsports Park promises high-speed thrills for Focus ST and Fiesta ST owners.

CENTURY OF CHANGE

A writer retraces the friendship between Henry Ford and naturalist John Burroughs in a 2014 Fusion Energi Plug-In Hybrid.

LEADER OF THE TRACK

Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ Brad Keselowski dishes joining the Ford Racing family.

LIFE ON THE ROAD

One young man, his trusty Ford Focus and a 10,000-mile all-American expedition

EXPLORE WITH EarthRoamer

With a Super Duty® chassis, this camper takes the RV into all-terrain territory.

REINVENTION BY DESIGN

A team of Ford architects set out to merge the commercial and family-friendly vans. Their work’s end result: the 2014 Transit Connect

ACCIDENT AND REPAIR RIGHTS 101

Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance claims department divisional manager Bob Cornelius gives a crash course on choosing repair parts and body shops.

THE MY FORD MAP

Stories and photos from our readers

GET MY FORD YOUR WAY

Download the My Ford App for iPad®.

A BARRIS FAMILY TRADITION

Jared Barris puts the Caped Crusader's touch on the F-150.

TREMOR SHAKES UP THE F-SERIES LINE

The new F-150 package brings EcoBoost efficiency.

SYNC SYSTEM SUPPORT

A New Site for SYNC®* support

Issue 44: Summer 2013

OPERATION DESERT RESCUE

Flipped ATVs and dust-swirling chopper landings across 85,000 acres of barren land. For the San Diego County Fire Authority and its F-150 SVT Raptor, that’s just a day on the job.

RACING LAS VEGAS

My Ford magazine hands over the keys to a brand-new 2014 Taurus for a marathon 36-hour test-drive through the Strip, speedway and scenic Red Rock Canyon.

THE NEWEST FUEL-EFFICIENT FORD SUV

SYNC® technology and EcoBoost® efficiency continue the Escape's track record of excellence.

2014 TAURUS WITH 2.0-liter EcoBoost

For this fast, fun and efficient sedan, best-in-class fuel economy* comes without compromise.

MEET THE FLEET: F-550 WETS DOWN THE DESERT

The San Diego Fire Authority enlists Super Duty® as the platform for its water-wielding Patrol Unit.

MEMORY LANE

Owners look back as the Mustang sprints toward its 50th anniversary.

THE MY FORD MAP

Stories and photos from our readers

DO IT YOURSELF: Mechanic Essentials

With some basic carpentry skills, you can create a workspace for next to nothing.

COLLECTOR'S GARAGE

Barrett-Jackson Auction Company CEO and classic-car aficionado Craig Jackson shows off his automotive stable.

MASTER OF THE TRACK

Meet performance test driver Matt Konarski, a 23-year veteran of the prestigious Michigan Proving Grounds with a lifetime connection to the land.

SYNC Helps Save a Life

After a terrifying accident, 911 Assist shares a special connection with this grandmother’s newest of kin.

FIESTA GOES VIRAL

Ford is putting 100 social media gurus and a handful of celebrities behind the wheel of its newest hatch. Don’t miss what happens next.

TALKING FORD WITH RUTLEDGE WOOD

The Top Gear star gets My Ford up to speed on his favorite Blue Oval-badged vehicles.

NEW DIMENSIONS IN DESIGN

Advanced 3-D printing makes prototyping better and faster

FINDING FORD

Author Richard Snow dishes on his latest book, I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford

GET MY FORD YOUR WAY

Download the My Ford App for iPad®.

Issue 43: Spring 2013

THE 2013 EXPLORER SPORT

Four facts that elevate this aggressive take on an SUV staple

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS

The all-new, efficient and undeniably fun 2014 Fiesta shows what a stylish hatch—and you—can do in the Texas capital of live music, mouthwatering food and weird times.

FIESTA: NEW FOR 2014

High efficiency, a stylish look and one fast-performance variant

ATLAS

Built on 65 years of industry-leading F-series pickup DNA, the latest Ford concept forges the brand’s renowned toughness with state-of-the-art tools and technology—showcasing the vision for trucks of tomorrow.

INSIDE ATLAS

A guide to the concept’s aerodynamic advances

THE MY FORD MAP

Stories and photos from our readers

THE DEACON OF DRIFT

Meet the face of the next great action motorsport, Ford Formula DRIFT driver Vaughn Gittin Jr.

MUSTANG MAKER

25-year Assembly Plant veteran Gary Steward on what this iconic muscle car represents for our country—and the Americans who build them

A REAL SNOWMOBILE

Yellowstone Vacations’ custom coaches keep park tours moving year-round.

MUSCLE IN THE MAIL

Meet Tom Fritz, the artist behind the new GT500™ stamps.

FIVE GREAT SUMMER GETAWAYS

Begin planning your seasonal sabbatical with these road trip recommendations.

A NEW RIDE FOR CARL EDWARDS

The NASCAR® star is driving the new Fusion stock car to success in 2013.

SPACE CREATOR

TRANSIT CONNECT joins the long-running Ford New York taxi fleet.

HOW IT WORKS: PLUG-IN HYBRID

Why Ford's newest Hybrid system—found in C-Max Energi and Fusion Energi—is one of its most efficient yet

GLOBAL OPEN

Try this quick key fob trick for cooling off the car.

THEY SAID IT: FORD QUALITY

A common link between the Blue Oval’s latest ideas and engineering feats

Issue 42: Winter 2013

PLUGGING INTO PORTLAND

The all-new 2013 C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid meets the locals and shows off its progressive design, versatility and eco-friendly technology.

SETTING THE MAX STANDARD

The all-new 2013 C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid offers extended range, striking style and superb utility.

THE HARDEST-WORKING TRUCK IN OKLAHOMA

Through burning heat and brutal job site conditions, the Ford F-150 stops for nothing, just like this state’s legendary oil business.

THE MY FORD MAP

Stories and photos from our readers

BEING JOEL MCHALE

The star of NBC’s Community on sitcoms, stand-up and his hilarious Ford webisodes

CLAY MAKERS

Ford designers take a hands-on approach to molding a car into shape.

PROOF OF CONCEPT

The greatest hits of forward-thinking Ford vehicles

INSIDE JAY LENO'S GARAGE

The Duke of Late Night shows off his go-to gadgets.

OPEN SESAME

The Magic Behind the Ford Foot-Activated Liftgate

SAFETY FIRSTS

Add to your automotive trivia with these five fast facts.

THEY SAID IT: 2013 FLEX

This newly redesigned, tech-heavy crossover represents a fresh spin on a family favorite. But don’t just take our word for it.

PAPER MUSTANG

Jonathan Brand uses an unlikely material to reimagine a childhood restoration project.

NEW APPS FOR SYNC

Announced at the 2013 consumer electronics show, Ford is bringing even more new voice-controlled apps to sync® Applink™-equipped vehicles.* Click through our gallery to see which apps match your interests.

ASSEMBLY LINE CENTENNIAL

Henry Ford’s legacy moves past a historic milestone.

WINTER WANDERER ROADMAP

Four of this season’s coolest drives and destinations

A COUPE COMEBACK

The newest 72-year-old car on the road is ready for assembly.

Issue 41: Fall 2012

GLOBAL GAME CHANGER

The 2013 Fusion resets expectations for American family sedans.

CREW CHIEFS

The championship crew team at the University of Michigan relies on hard work—and its Ford Super Duty—to drive unprecedented excellence.

TOWING MADE EASY

The special features that help the 2013 Ford Super duty pull its weight—and then some

MEET THE 2013 PLATINUM

The newest Super Duty series redefines truck luxury.

FIRST DRIVE: C-MAX HYBRID

Working out the latest Ford hybrid on the test track proves that fuel efficiency can also be fun.

2013 C-MAX ENERGI PLUG-IN HYBRID

C-MAX Energi employs hybrid technology with the option to plug in for charging.

THE MY FORD MAP

Stories and photos from our readers

LIFE IN THE FAST LANE

Remembering Carroll Shelby, the spirit of Ford Racing for nearly 50 years

EXPLORER HUNT

Find the adventure-driven SUV package that’s right for you!

PATENT FACTORY

Detroit DIY lab TechShop is the newest Ford invention center

POLICE PRESENCE

A look back at Ford vehicles that have worked the highway patrol

WORLD WIDE AID

Meet the Ford Volunteer corps, a global service force.

WOMEN CHARGE UP THE 2013 MUSTANG

Ford prepares a completely female-built GT for its SEMA debut.

ALL-ELECTRIC ROAD TRIP

Focus Electric owner honors historic drive—and showcases the possibilities of current EV technology

INSIDE SYNC

One-on-one with system engineer Jeffrey Ostrowski

ROLLING IN DOUGH

A Ford made of money could be on the way.

THEY SAID IT: 2013 ESCAPE

Ford handed over the keys of its new, cutting-edge crossover to the automotive media.

COMMERCIAL THRILL

Fans of the 2013 Focus ST get to film the car's promo.

SADDLE UP WITH THE MUSTANG CLUB

A community of thousands celebrates this iconic Ford vehicle.

Issue 40: Summer 2012

ADRENALINE 101

The Team O’Neil Rally Racing school trains Ford Racing champions—and our writer—in the car that excels in the sport: the Fiesta!

ESCAPE TAKES ON THE ARCTIC

Engineers put the newest Ford crossover through a punishing Finland winter.

RALLY YOUR FIESTA

The M-Sport R2 Rally Kit from Ford Racing

MEET THE “IT” SUV

New upgrades to the 2013 Escape add smarts and environmental responsibility—inside and out.

WILD RIDE

Built Ford Tough Series bull rider Luke Snyder takes life by the horns.

FORD UPDATE

Winning work with women-owned businesses

MUSIC MAN

Pandora founder Tim Westergren and SYNC Applink remaster in-car radio.

NEW GARAGE FOR CLASSIC CARS

Several unforgettable Ford vehicles are among 350 timeless roadsters featured at LeMay–America's Car Museum.

SOUNDS OF FUSION

The newest Ford sedan lays down beats for three Detroit techno artists.

BOOSTING ECONOMY

A tiny 3-cylinder EcoBoost engine brings more efficiency to European sedans.

ONE BRIGHT IDEA

Ford and SunPower work to fuel a greener future.

A REAL SMART CAR

The European B-MAX brings a big brain to the small-car scene.

RANDOM ACTS OF FUSION

Enjoy a personal experience with innovation on wheels.

THEY SAID IT: 2013 FOCUS ST

Here’s what the press has to say about the 2013 Focus Sports Technologies (ST).

What’s the secret to keeping my tires in top form?

Bad tire care doesn’t just lead to blowouts. Burning through rubber can also decrease gas mileage and cost you money.

Issue 39: Spring 2012

KING RANCH

The great American cowboy is not urban legend...

A LEGENDARY BRAND

The 2012 Ford King Ranch fleet is bred for strength and style.

ESCAPE ARTISTRY

The 2013 Escape provides style and performance.

FORD JOINS THE ENTOURAGE

Adrian Grenier gets a lift for his green action plan from The Blue Oval.

TRANSIT CONNECTION

Fleets are latching onto a fuel-efficient Ford alternative.

A FORD BICYCLE

The two-wheeled concept for the future of transportation

TRUCKS GET TECH

MyFord Touch® arrives in 2013 Super Duty and F-150.

WI-FI ON THE FLY

SYNC® with MyFord Touch® wirelessly connects passengers to the rest of the world.

FORD UPDATE

Looking back on a banner year

THEY SAID IT: 2013 FUSION

The all-new Fusion* finally made its long-awaited debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. Here’s what critics had to say about the sleekest and smartest Ford family sedan yet.

FORD FIGHTS HUNGER

Ford teams up with Newman’s Own® to fight hunger.

TAURUS SPEEDS THROUGH THE SET IN MEN IN BLACK 3

The new Taurus joins the Hollywood ranks, supporting
Will Smith in the trilogy’s latest chapter.

MEET THE 2013 C-MAX FAMILY

New multiactivity vehicles from Ford

Is my car ready for the summer heat?

Summer maintenance tips for your Ford

PLUGGING YOU IN

Ford prepares the ultimate how-to guide for electric vehicles.

Issue 38: Winter 2012

ELECTRIC AVENUES

Ford is getting charged up about the introduction of its all-new, 100% gasoline-free Focus Electric.*

ANSWERING ELECTRIC QUESTIONS

Simple answers about owning an all-electric vehicle

How does Ford achieve a best-in-class safety rating?

The criteria for a high score explained

SHARPER THAN EVER!

The 2013 Edge SEL Appearance package serves up a slew of stylish and performance-driven options.

SPORT SCIENCE

After years overseas, the Focus Sport Technologies (ST) is back, and Focus expert Ron Myers, editor of enthusiast site Focaljet.com, is fired up. Here’s why.

FORD AND UAW UPDATE

The Blue Oval’s pact with UAW to create thousands of U.S. jobs

How can SYNC® Services’ Operator Assist help me?

Connecting users to an array of services

WORLD'S FASTEST FARMER

When Oklahoma soybean grower Brent Hajek isn’t running his farm with Ford trucks, he’s setting speed records.

THE TRUCK TRACKER

More and more truck fleets are using available class-exclusive Crew Chief technology.

YOU'RE A WINNER

The Ford Consumer Movement Program has committed dealers who up the ante for even greater customer satisfaction.

APPS FOR YOUR EARS

Pandora, iHeartRadio and more now available through SYNC.

MISSION MODEL A

Jonathan Klinger spent 365 days driving only one vehicle—a fully restored, 80-year-old Ford.

ARRESTING DEVELOPMENT

Amped-up Ford vehicles provide a new lift for law enforcement.

FROM DETROIT TO NEW DELHI

The all-new EcoSport compact SUV will call India home.

A FAST BLAST FROM THE PAST

Ford racing classics make a permanent pit stop at Philly’s Simeone Automotive Museum.

ALL IN THE FAMILY

Four Ford vehicles score top family-friendly honors from U.S. News & World Report.

20 YEARS OF SVT

The Chicago Auto Show marks a milestone for an elite Ford performance vehicle group.

Issue 37: Fall 2011

THE WINGS COMMANDER

Hockey’s most decorated coach likes his players the way he likes his trucks—Built Ford Tough.

FORWARD FOCUS

Parked at the intersection of smart technology and eco-responsibility, the 100% gasoline-free Focus Electric has got some of Greater Detroit's most progressive personalities feeling charged up.

ECOBOOST®: POWER PACKED

How Ford engineers harnessed EcoBoost® technology to rewrite the rule book for powertrain design

Why should I demand OEM parts after an accident?

Make sure your vehicle is repaired with parts that deliver the intended level of quality and protection.

NEW FORD MARKETPLACE

The online merchandise mall is now larger than ever.

BUILD YOUR OWN BOSS

The Mustang Customizer lets you create your own brand of muscle.

PARKS AND TECH

A free app for finding adventure—brought to you by the Ford Explorer

Can I pair my phone book with SYNC®?

Learn how your phone book works.

CONDITION CONSCIOUS

SYNC® keeps track of your health so you can focus on the task at hand: driving.

FORD UPDATE

One Ford plan leads to a summer of excitement.

THE DESIGNER'S EDGE

A Ford designer gives insight on the award-winning Ford Edge.

How do I connect my phone to SYNC®?

Learn how to make hands-free calls.

RETRO ROCKETS

Ian Cook’s painting celebrates the fastest cars in Ford’s racing history.

HOT WHEELS FIESTA: BIG HIT FOR BIG KIDS

Another co-branded concept car heats up SEMA auto show.

NEW LIFE FOR AN OLD MUSTANG

Ford offers mid-’60s shell to give a classic favorite a new lease on life.

Issue 36: Summer 2011

BUILT FOR ADVENTURE

What amazing journey would you take in a 2011 Explorer?

MODEL SUBJECTS

Ford, past and present, in pictures

THE EXTRAORDINARY ECOBOOST®

With its new EcoBoost® engine technology, Ford proves that high performance and fuel economy go hand in hand.

STYLIN' FIESTA

A vibrant interior color package and a sporty exterior package dress up the 2012 Fiesta.

FORD-ENGINEERED, KID-APPROVED

Seamlessly connect all of your music devices.

MUSTANG MIKE

A master mechanic’s mission to rebuild his car

HAK SOO HA

Exterior design manager for the 2011 Ford Edge

BEST IN SHOW

Super Duty® sets a new standard for max conventional pull.

WHAT IS 911 ASSIST®?

Accidents happen. Here’s how SYNC® will help.

What is regenerative braking?

Remarkable technology helps achieve maximum energy efficiency.

Issue 35: Spring 2011

THE BIG PULL

Four new powertrains, best-in-class fuel economy, plus innovative high-tech towing features: The 2011 F-150 is the greatest tow on earth.

LIFE IN THE FAST LANE

Stock cars, dragsters, rally cars and more. Here’s a primer to five races where Ford puts itself to the test.

How does Ford come up with vehicle names?

An expert at Ford explains there’s magic behind a car’s moniker.

SYNC® WITH MYFORD TOUCH® PHONE AND CLIMATE CONTROL

The technology of the next-generation driving experience

NELLY 5.0

The hip-hop superstar is such a fan of Ford that he named his latest album after the Mustang.

HIGH-TECH HIGHLIGHT

2012 Focus named official car of the 2011 consumer electronics show

CALLING ALL CARS

Control your Focus Electric with your smartphone? Yeah, there’s an app for that.

TEST OF STRENGTH

The 2011 Super Duty® with Power Stroke® diesel engine proves its worth.

FORD IN THE SIMS

Now you can take the Fiesta for a virtual spin.

SALUTE TO DEALERS

The company reserves its highest reward for those who excel in charity work and community involvement.

2011 EXPLORER

Reinvigorated from top to bottom, the 2011 Explorer can handle the most extreme conditions—and your most exciting adventures.

Can I use voice controls to access SYNC® apps?

Now when you talk, your smartphone apps are listening.

Does SYNC® keep tabs on my vehicle’s health?

The technology of the next-generation driving experience

What if I’m in the middle of a call when I enter my vehicle?

Don't hang up. SYNC® will connect your phone.

TRUCK OF THE YEAR

The all-new Explorer combines groundbreaking technology, the best V-6 highway mpg, no-compromise power and the ability to handle anything you throw at it.

Issue 34: Winter 2011

SYNC® ROAD TEST

The new state-of-the-art MyFord Touch® system is a simple and safe way to manage your phone, music, navigation and more.

THE MAKING OF A GLOBAL VEHICLE

We take a close look at how—and where—the 2012 Ford Focus is being built.

TOBY KEITH

One of music’s most successful and well-traveled acts is a third-generation Ford truck man.

STANDOUT SAFETY

The 2011 Ford Fiesta earned a coveted safety award.

AMERICA'S MOST WANTED

Coast to coast, American drivers are as different as the cities they live in.

DESERT WARRIOR

The 2011 Explorer keeps its cool in Dubai.

How do I connect my phone to SYNC®?

Learn how to make hands-free calls.

Can I pair my phone book with SYNC®?

Learn how your phone book works.

How do I keep my vehicle looking great?

An expert at Ford offers product-care tips.

FLYING HIGH

Finding success first as an entrepreneur and then as a race-car driver, Ken Block has a knack for living the dream.