Ford unveiled a new vehicle Tuesday that looks like a minivan, carries as many passengers as a minivan and has sliding doors like a minivan. Just don't call it a minivan.
Instead of leading Ford into the future, the company's efforts to outfit its vehicles with the latest technology have backfired.
MyFord Touch – Click above for high-res image gallery
This one doesn't surprise us one bit and we'll explain why in a moment. Until then, clock this: a Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) study determined that laws banning the use of hand-held phones have no effect on the crash rate. None, as in zero effect. Says HLDI and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety president Adrian Lund, "The laws aren't reducing crashes, even though we know that such laws have reduced hand-held phone use." So there you go, drivers get into an equal number of crashes wit
Hands on with MyFord Touch and SYNC App Ecosystem – Click above for high-res image gallery