Ford Motor Co. will debut “Active Park Assist,” an automated parallel-parking system, as an option on the ’10 Lincoln MKS sedan and Lincoln MKT cross/utility vehicle. First reported by Ward’s earlier this year, the system combines an ultrasonic-based sensing system with Ford’s Electric Power-Assisted Steering to position the vehicle for parallel parking, calculate the optimal steering angle and steer it into a parking space. “With the touch of a button, Lincoln MKS and MKT drivers can ...

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