Camera makes backing up a pickup easy

Updated Jun 8, 2015
F150-Trailer-AssistDial allows easy backing.

Let’s all just take a second and thank the good Lord that Ford didn’t sit idly by and let the selfie become the greatest technological achievement of cameras in this new millennium of ours. Instead, the automaker has been packing their new vehicles with a swarm of cameras to make them safer and easier to operate. Take, for instance active park assist, which uses a combination of cameras and sensors to allow the F-150 to parallel park itself. Not content with solving just one driving task made more complicated by moving in reverse, Ford has announced a new feature for the 2016 F-150 called Pro Trailer Backup Assist.See it in action: