Category Archives: Technology

SYNC 4 in dark mode showing navigation and media streaming

Ford’s infotainment capabilities are getting even better!

Best features and functions of the new Ford SYNC 4 infotainment system

We’re on the cusp of jumping into the 2020s, and the vehicles that we drive are becoming more and more innovative with each passing model year. Ford has always been a model brand that, pardon the pun, is always in tune to the needs of today’s drivers, and that’s why it’s no surprise that the new SYNC 4 infotainment system it’s unveiled is one of the most advanced in the Canadian market. Read the rest of this entry >>

Seat Belt Monitor information screen inside 2019 Ford Ranger

How Smart Seat Belt Technology works inside the 2019 Ford Ranger

Though we’ve made quite a big deal about the prevalence of smart driver assistance technologies over recent years, the best way for you to prevent injury and stay safe on the road is still by using your seat belt. It’s there for a reason, after all, and with advancements on the all-new Ford Ranger pickup, it’s easier than ever for you to keep tabs on your passengers to make sure they’re strapped in tight. Come and see how Smart Seat Belt Technology works inside the 2019 Ford Ranger with Sherwood Ford!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver 2019 Ford Mustang driving on waterfront road with Sherwood Ford logo in frame

It’s Always Cool to Drive a Ford!

Sherwood Ford “Why It’s Cool to Drive A Ford” Videos

Ford’s appeal in the Canadian market is both legendary and unmistakable – with some of the best tech innovations in the business, as well as stunning power in many of its vehicles, getting behind the wheel of a Ford model is always a treat. Over the last few months, our Sherwood Ford team has put together some videos showing you just why it’s cool to drive a Ford – join us below as we take you through some of the best new features that Ford models offer! Read the rest of this entry >>

Isolated image of 2020 Ford Explorer Mindful Mode interface

All-New 2020 Ford Explorer offers features to Digitally Detox

Features and Functions of Mindful Mode in the 2020 Ford Explorer 

Though social media and the prevalence of technology has proved greatly beneficial for many areas of society, it has also brought about a disturbing increase in distracted driving among many Canadian motorists. To combat this, Ford has joined in with some of its industry brethren to give you a welcome change from the norm – they call it a “Digital Detox,” and it will be available on the all-new Explorer. Join Sherwood Ford today as we show you the features and functions of Mindful Mode in the 2020 Ford Explorer SUV!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Red 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor parked overlooking desert

How does Ford’s Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system work?

Features and functions of Ford Intelligent All-Wheel Drive 

In areas with as rugged and varied landscapes as Edmonton, your adventures aren’t just relegated to the pavement – in fact, even when they are, there are conditions like snow, rain and sleet to combat as you drive. That’s why Ford’s Intelligent AWD system is such a welcome addition to the line, as it’s able to give you control over every situation you come across. Come with Sherwood Ford today as we show you the features and functions of Ford Intelligent All-Wheel Drive!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Snow covering Ford vehicle nameplate

How to get your Ford vehicle unstuck from snow

Winter may be winding down here in Edmonton, but the threat of snow and ice still remain for your drive. Luckily, many new Ford models on today’s market are outfitted with Traction Control, technology that tells your engine which wheels need the most power to keep you moving forward. If you find yourself in bad weather or road conditions, today we’ll show you some tips on how to get your Ford vehicle unstuck from snow, as well as when you should be using its Traction Control feature.   Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford Remote Start Heated Seats

How to use Ford Remote Start to Activate Heated Seats

Let’s not sugarcoat anything here – anytime in the winter can often be a hassle, because not only is it cold outside, it’s bound to be freezing inside your car as well. That’s why Ford has introduced settings to its Remote Start feature that allow you to turn on your heated seats before you even step inside for the drive. So today, join Sherwood Ford as we show you how to use Ford Remote Start to activate heated seats!  Read the rest of this entry >>

What is Ford Pass

Stay Connected to Your Ford Wherever You Are

What is the Ford Pass?

Do you have to look up your dealership service center every time you need a service scheduled? Do you take pictures of where you parked in a large parking lot to remember where your car is? What about wishing you had remote start, or trying to remember if you need to stop for gas on the way home? If you answered “Yes” to any of these, the FordPass App should definitely be on your wish list. Read the rest of this entry >>

Isolated view of Ford SYNC 3 system and steering wheel

Best features and functions of SYNC AppLink

We have to hand it to Ford here – in terms of tech advancement, no other vehicle manufacturer comes close to what it’s been able to produce. All new Ford models are outfitted with SYNC® infotainment technology, which plays out as its own full operating system, in the same vein as Apple’s iOS and Android OS. Today, our Sherwood Ford team wants to show you some of the best features and functions of SYNC AppLink, Ford’s in-house app suite – check out all that you can do inside your model of choice!   Read the rest of this entry >>

Man using phone to operate vehicle

What features come with FordPass Smartlink?

FordPass SmartLink Features and Availability on new Ford models 

Being firmly entrenched in the middle of the Digital Age, we’re more connected to information, people, and our vehicles than ever before. Our phones can do a lot for us, and with Ford’s new FordPass SmartLink technology, they can help us keep better tabs on our models at all times. Today, our Sherwood Ford team will show you the best FordPass SmartLink features, as well as their availability (and cost) on new Ford models. Come check out how advanced the Ford line truly is!   Read the rest of this entry >>