Auto Blog - Modern technology means that parental controls are now spreading to cars as factory equipment, and the automaker leading the charge is Ford. Using the latest version of the company's MyKey system, parents can now block their children from listening to certain radio stations – say, for instance, Howard Stern or Playboy Radio on satellite. In fact, there are a dozen stations listed as explicit by Sirius, and all of them can be blocked using MyKey starting in 2011.
The F-150 Lightning Platinum Black trim might just be a goofy special edition, but its lofty price is antithetical to Ford's messaging. And it's not the only EV maker at fault.
The weekend-long electric car festival in New York allowed us to try – before we buy – our next EV from brands like BMW, Toyota, Ford, Volvo, and more.
The Ford Lightning electric truck might be teeming with tech, but at the end of the day, it's still an F-150 – and that's a good thing.