Select Ford, Lincoln Vehicles to Gain Hands-Free Lane Changing

Published on September 9, 2022 in News by Guillaume Rivard

Ford has announced a series of upgrades to its BlueCruise (Ford) and ActiveGlide (Lincoln) semi-autonomous driving assistance systems including the possibility to perform hands-free lane changes.

The new version 1.2 of these systems will be available on select vehicles from the factory this fall, beginning with the Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover.

More specifically, the upgrades include:

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“These improvements are just the beginning of a constant journey toward improving safety and, in the future, giving customers valuable time back,” said Doug Field, Chief EV & Digital Systems Officer, Ford Model e.

To this day, some 75,000 Ford and Lincoln customers have benefited from BlueCruise and ActiveGlide, covering more than 25 million kilometres without their hands on the steering wheel. The systems are compatible with over 210,000 kilometres of divided highways in North America.

Watch: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Review

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