CNET Car Tech gets a close look at MyLincoln Touch in the new 2011 MKX and a demonstration of Sync smartphone app integration.
Lincoln launches the updated version of its MKX crossover at the 2010 Detroit auto show, bringing its last legacy model in line with its current design language. In addition, the MKX sports the new MyLincoln Touch interface.
Helping drivers to resist the temptation to text on the road, Ford has added a "Do Not Disturb" button as the latest feature to 2011 models equipped with MyFord or MyLincoln Touch.
The all-new Lincoln MKC shows interior and exterior styling competitive in the luxury set, along with a stellar range of driver assistance features, but it should go further in insulating passengers from the rigors of the road.
From the MyFord Touch to the Nissan Leaf's video game-inspired instrument cluster, vehicles are digitizing and reinventing the dashboards of today.
Automotive News gets Ford CEO Alan Mulally's take on fixes to the MyFord Touch system.
Ford and Toyota say they will be collaborating on telematics. It's a long-shot request, but it would be nice if the same voice command changed the radio in Ford and Toyota vehicles.
The 2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid offers a good set of high tech features that ease driving and increase comfort, but the car falls short of the luxury feel of competitors from the likes of Mercedes-Benz and Lexus.
Could SIRIUS XM end the battle between internet and satellite radio before it starts with recording devices in vehicles and satellite radio 2.0?
The 2011 Lincoln MKX is a vehicle that shows a good deal of potential as a tech car, but its MyLincoln Touch cabin tech suite feels unfinished. Wait for news of a software update.