New Ford Hybrid Feature Learns To Deliver More Electric-Only DrivingFord Motor Co. is touting a new patented system on its hybrid vehicles, called EV+, that allows vehicles to learn frequent destinations and changes the way power is used to deliver more electric-only driving.
Ford Enables Sync Voice Control of Allergy Alert AppIn the latest example of cars becoming a platform for software, Ford Motor Co. announced last week that an app called Allergy Alert is now compatible with the Ford Sync AppLink system.
Never Drive Past a Deal Again with Roximity, New Retail App For Ford SyncWant to know where the best nearby deals are for pizza, an oil change, or tickets to your favorite event before it's too late and you've driven past? Now it's possible, with the release of Roximity, a real-time, location-aware alert service that lets users know of surrounding deals and specials through Ford's Sync system.
Ford Delivers 4 Millionth Sync In-Car Connectivity System; Touts NPR AppFord Sync, the voice-activated in-car connectivity system introduced in 2007, now is installed in more than 4 million Ford Motor Co. vehicles.
Ford to Showcase Roximity at 2012 CES; Encourages Developers To Innvate On Sync
Sync Offers Fantasy Baseball UpdatesWith baseball season in full swing, die-hard fantasy team fans who are also Ford owners can get weekly player updates in their vehicle on-demand and hands-free through Ford Sync with Traffic, Directions and Information Services.
Ford Sync To Be More Multilingual, Expands To 19 LanguagesFord Motor Co. says it is is expanding the reach of Ford Sync globally with the European launch of its popular voice-controlled connectivity system, with the capability of now offering 19 languages
Ford Accelerates Intelligent Vehicle ResearchFord Motor Co. says it is accelerating its commitment to wirelessly connected intelligent vehicles -- known as vehicle-to-vehicle communications -- becoming the first automaker to build prototype vehicles for demonstrations across the United States, doubling its intelligent vehicle investment in 2011 and dedicating even more scientists to developing this technology.
Ford Tweaks Sync Amid Texting While Driving Bans