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Virtual reality will help train Ford Mustang Mach-E technicians

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Ford is getting tech-savvy with the Mustang Mach-E. Ford Auto technicians preparing to work on the upcoming Ford Mustang Mach-E are about to get a major technology upgrade. On Friday, Bosch and Ford announced the automaker will use a jointly developed virtual reality tool to help technicians train for servicing the electric SUV.Without a physical vehicle in the room, technicians will strap on an Oculus Quest virtual reality headset and enter the VR world. From there, the simulation will present major components, such as the high-voltage system and main battery, and technicians will learn all the details right in front of them. […] From there, he or she will need to diagnose a problem, but with each movement the tech will be “charged” a simulated currency. […] For now, though, the VR technology will strictly be an informational tool for the Mustang Mach-E. With an understanding of the car through an incredible, virtual hands-on approach, techs should know the ins and outs of the electric SUV in a snap. Ford may also expand this technology to other vehicles in the future.As for the Mustang Mach-E, Ford will launch the SUV later this year with the First Edition model.