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Industry First: Ford Adds Motion-Sensing Power Liftgate to 2013 Escape

Tired of feeling like a clown while you juggle luggage or sporting equipment as you fumble for the key/fob to operate your liftgate? Ford can imagine. They also know more than a few people have pulled their backs out performing this less-than-graceful routine.  And, so they've developed the industry's first-ever, motion-detecting power liftgate.

Jason Spawka, Brand Manager, Ford Escape explains, "The hands-free power liftgate is yet another innovative Ford technology that makes…

Ford Relaunching MyFord Touch

Coming in 2013, models at Lewis Ford in Fayetteville, AR like Ford Fusion and Ford Flex receive an updated MyFord Touch nav and infotainment system.

 

Called MyFord Touch 2.0, this updated system improves upon the first-generation product.

 

On-screen fonts are larger and bolder. Buttons have a slight 3D effect, resembling physical controls. The layout has been simplified, with a large clock at its center. The audio screen has also been reworked, this time placing…