Category Archives: Technology

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 >>

Tablet being used to operate Wi-Fi inside Ford vehicle

How to set up and connect to Wi-Fi on the Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system

When you live an on-the-go, busy lifestyle, the last thing you need to worry about is not having the time on the road to respond to those emails or complete online deals. That’s why new innovations on today’s Ford vehicles have turned them into mobile offices, complete with internet capabilities and plenty of convenient features to bring you closer to everything in your life, no matter where you are. Today, we’ll show you how to set up and connect to Wi-Fi on the Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system, so that you can see just how easy it is to open up your life even when you’re behind the wheel!   Read the rest of this entry >>

Centre view of Ford SYNC infotainment touchscreen

How to update your Ford SYNC App

The current Ford vehicle lineup is regarded as one of the most technologically advanced on the Canadian market, thanks to its SYNC infotainment system. With this, you’ll be able to navigate, stream media, and even call your most important contacts with ease. However, there comes a time when you’ll need to upgrade your SYNC app’s software in order to get the latest and greatest tech inside your Ford model. So, today our Sherwood Ford team will show you how to update your SYNC App! Read the rest of this entry >>

Man using Push Button Start inside 2019 Ford Fusion

What to do after your car key fob battery dies

Ford vehicles are built tough, but that doesn’t mean that some components aren’t indestructible through normal use. If you’ve just found yourself locked out of your vehicle with a dead key fob, we may be able to get you going. Our Sherwood Ford team wants to help if this ever were to occur with your model, so today we’ll show you what to do after your car key fob battery dies. Learn how easy it is to get back up and running!  Read the rest of this entry >>