Skip to main content

mylincoln touch

  • 0
    Video: Consumer Reports explains its disdain for infotainment
    1395357240

    One of the perks of reviewing all manner of cars and trucks is that we're exposed to all the different infotainment systems. Whether Cadillac's CUE, Chrysler's UConnect, BMW's iDrive or MyFord Touch, we sample each and every infotainment system on the market. Not surprisingly, some are better ...

  • 0
    Report: Consumer Reports suggests infotainment woes may be underreported
    1383087600

    Does it seem that Consumer Reports never has anything nice to say about infotainment systems? Well, the problem could be even worse than you think. After talking to CR, Wards Auto says that problems with infotainment systems could be underreported because some customers don't use the systems to ...

  • 0
    Report: Ford profits soar as problems mount
    1376942460

    Ford is doing well. It can't make enough examples of its new Fusion, it can barely make enough of the aging F-150, it's getting good brand rankings, people like its turnaround story, it's selling oodles of product and its quarterly profit numbers end in the word "billion." As other high-flying ...

  • 0
    Report: Ford to update Sync, MyFord Touch software... again
    1375887660

    Ford hasn't had the best luck with its MyFord Touch and Sync systems, as the finicky infotainment system has been subject to a critical whooping while customer issues have helped sink Ford's IQS scores. The automaker has made a concerted effort, though, to try and fix MyFord Touch. And while the ...

  • 0
    Report: Proposed class-action lawsuit targets 'defective' MyFord Touch
    1374004680

    A national law firm, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, has filed a proposed class action lawsuit whose presupposition is that MyFord Touch is defective. Specifically, the complaint states that the system – as well as the MyLincoln Touch and MyMercury Touch clones – often freeze, fail ...

  • 0
    Report: MyFord Touch getting buttons and knobs back to counter criticisms
    1371490080

    Ford deserves credit for being a front-runner in offering advanced infotainment technology with its Sync and MyFord Touch systems, but continued consumer complaints over its confusing touchscreen interface and capacitive controls has made the automaker relent. The Wall Street Journal reports that ...

  • 0
    Report: MyFord Touch getting second update, extended warranty
    1354155660

    There is no doubt that Ford has had its hands full fielding complaints with its MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch systems these days, but looking to keep its customers happy, Ford is once again upgrading its infotainment systems and extending the warranties. Despite having just sent out updates ...

  • 0
    Report: Blue Oval's Farley vows to fix MyFord Touch
    1346080440

    MyFord Touch is an enigma – not just because the infotainment system itself is difficult to understand and use, but because Ford just can't seem to figure out what to do about it. Ford's marketing chief Jim Farley tells Automotive News that despite ongoing criticism of MyFord Touch, even ...

  • 0
    Report: Ford tempers expectations of improvement in J.D. Power quality survey
    1340213340

    Technology can be a fickle thing for automotive companies. Done right, tech can help sell cars. Done badly, and tech can sink a whole company's image. Ford is battling just that problem. Its Sync tech has certainly contributed to healthy sales recently, but customers started to complain with the ...

  • 0
    Official: MyFord Touch, MyLincoln Touch upgrades shipping this week
    1331044860

    A few months back, Ford told us that it had listened to consumers and wanted to cure the ills of the first generation MyFord Touch. Starting today, the Blue Oval will begin shipping out USB drives to owners of 2013 Ford Taurus and Flex models, allowing them to install the latest version of the ...

  • 0
    Report: Car and Driver calls out J.D. Power IQS
    1323109860

    Ford has taken it on the chin from J.D. Power since the carmaker rolled out its new MyFord Touch system in the 2011 Explorer. Ford's ranking in the influential Initial Quality Survey dropped from fifth last year all the way down to 23rd, in large measure because of customer dissatisfaction with ...

  • 0
    Los Angeles: 2013 Lincoln MKT models its new mug
    1321577940

    The MKT may not be a big seller, but Lincoln is hoping that starts to change with a refresh. The MKT hit the stage at the LA Auto Show with a new grille that matches up closely with the new face of the 2013 MKS. Beyond the (once again) love/hate visage of the new MKT, Lincoln engineers have ...

  • 0
    Los Angeles: 2013 Lincoln MKS hits the Hollywood spotlight
    1321556460

    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and for Lincoln, that all-important first stride is represented by the 2013 MKS. The big Lincoln sedan has been given a mid-cycle refresh that includes upgraded power, a newly refined suspension and a restyled beak, all of which are on ...

  • 0
    Official: 2013 Lincoln MKT shows its toothier grin
    1321506060

    The Lincoln MKT has never sold well since it hit the market back in 2010, but Ford is hoping to change that with a refresh for 2013. The three-row Lincoln crossover will receive an all new front fascia with a whole lot more vertical slats in the grille and no more intersecting horizontal bar. The ...

  • 0
    Official: MyFord Touch gets overhauled for 2013, existing models included [UPDATE]
    1320642060

    MyFord Touch has taken plenty of flack from both consumers and critics since its release last year. The combination of capacitive controls for the climate control system and a cluttered user interface on the center screen were proof that MyFord Touch was a very one-point-oh product. To be fair, ...

  • 0
    Report: Ford talks Sync tweaks, adding airbag seatbelts to more models
    1308751260

    Ford says that it's in the process of responding to customers who feel that the company's Sync and MyFord Touch systems are cumbersome or difficult to use. According to the Detroit Free Press, the company's internal quality evaluations have discovered a few issues. While speaking to reporters, ...

  • 0
    Ford's second-gen SYNC system off to a buggy start *UPDATE
    1301511600

    In 2010, Ford reinvented its SYNC system with the launch of the refreshed Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX. But the new integrated system – MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch or what's known as "SYNC generation 2" – has been plagued by more than a few bugs. And part of the problem is due to ...

  • 0
    Report: Ford paying dealers to teach MyFord Touch to buyers
    1297706460

    MyFord Touch – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Blue Oval's MyFord Touch infotainment system is a powerful bit of kit, so it's perhaps understandable that there's proving to be a fairly substantial learning curve attached to it. Thus, it's no surprise that Ford salespeople are ...

  • 0
    Ford dealer giving lessons on MyFord Touch
    1295569560

    2011 Ford Edge – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford dealers are beginning to realize some buyers aren't comfortable with the virtual switchgear of MyFord Touch, and at least one dealer in Michigan is offering a free tutorial of the touchscreen controls. Village Ford in Dearborn ...

  • 0
    Consumer Reports pulls Recommended rating on Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX - MyFord Touch to blame?
    1294154820

    2011 Lincoln MKX – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here's a slice of bad news for the MyFord Touch system. Consumer Reports has just released the findings of its crossover/SUV roundup, and both the 2011 Ford Edge and 2011 Lincoln MKX failed to garner enough points to wear the coveted ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle