Ford's new F-150 comes with hands-free driving and hybrid options
Ford's new F-150 comes with hands-free driving and hybrid options


Ford has unveiled the F2150's 2021 model, and most buyers will get the latest version of the automaker's Super Popular pickup truck, which will be packed with technology when it is released later this year. The new F-150 features an optional hands-free driving mode that can receive over-the-air software updates and comes with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The hybrid version of the 2021 F-150 can travel 700 miles in the company's full tank. The hands-free driving feature which Ford calls "Active Drive Assist" is similar to the upcoming Mustang Mac-E electric SUV next year.
Along with Cadillac and GM's super cruise-equipped cars and SUVs, the facility is also one of the hands-free driving options available in the US. Active Drive Help is only available on Ford-mapped split roads and requires users to purchase a specific hardware package that enables this feature, including a driver monitoring system to deal with the driver, using infrared cameras. They pay extra for Active Drive Assist software.

"Hands-Free Driving Only Available at High Levels"
Although buyers did not choose the Active Drive Assist, the new F-150 still offers the rest of the features that make up Ford's Co-Pilot 360 Driver Assistance System. Some standards come in the form of automatic emergency braking and pedestrian identification, which is good news, given the size of the F-150's impotence. Adaptive cruise control, lane centering, post-collision braking, trailer backup help, and more. Larger versions of the new F-150 come with a 12-inch landscape touchscreen in the center of the dashboard (unlike the vertical display found on Fiat Chrysler's rival Dodge Ram), while smaller versions of the truck have an eight-inch screen.

Ford's new F-150 comes with hands-free driving and hybrid options
Ford's new F-150 comes with hands-free driving and hybrid options

Both run on the latest version of Ford's infotainment system, the Sync4. It is one of the only vehicles on the road to offer wireless versions of both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and has an infotainment screen and a wireless charging pad under the USB-A and USB-C ports. All models have a 12-inch digital instrument cluster behind the steering wheel. The new F-150 can also be upgraded by air. It's not just about improving the infotainment system, Ford said. Instead, the company says the upgrades are "bumper-to-bumper," meaning they "can support preventive maintenance, reduce repair visits, provide a better performance, and ultimately make more vehicles." Leading to up-time. " Ford is working on an all-electric version of the F-150 in 2022. Currently, General Motors and a hybrid version of the Fiat Chrysler truck are following in the footsteps.
"He's not the first to build a concrete truck, but he's trying to leave the others behind."
Other trucks are lightweight hybrids that use smaller electric motors and batteries to increase efficiency, making Ford a fourth-generation version of the company's complete hybrid powertrain. The 35-kW (47 horsepower) electric motor draws power from the 1.5-kW battery pack, screws the truck during acceleration, and allows it to reach 700 miles on 30.6 gallons of gas, up to 23 miles per gallon. Unfortunately, Ford has yet to release official fuel economy figures, so it's hard to say how effective the hybrid version will be compared to its gas-only rivals. The Hybrid F-150 is sold in rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive variants, and each truck receives electric components paired with a twin-turbocharged V6 engine. And the Hybrid F-150 does not have a plug, so the onboard battery generates power when the truck uses an electric motor to apply the brakes.

Ford's new F-150 comes with hands-free driving and hybrid options
Ford's new F-150 comes with hands-free driving and hybrid options

The new F-150 is expected to be the biggest jump of the year when Ford powers the company's most popular vehicle segment. Not only is this a barrier to technology, but every new addition serves a real purpose, Ford said. The new center-console "work surface", which includes an onboard generator and laptop cart, has a number of new utility options that appeal to those who spend more time on these vehicles. The new seats can be retracted up to 180 degrees, so owners who really like their trucks can spend some time.