Distracted driving is the talk of the nation these days. Gruesome reports of accidents that occur from texting while driving are on the rise. Adults text and drive even when they know that it is more dangerous to do so. New technology is even coming along to prevent distracted driving. The government has now chimed […]
When Ford introduced the Fiesta for the 2011 model year, it introduced a new feature to the Ford Sync platform: AppLink. AppLink is a technology that allows you to connect the phone to the car and access advanced controls for certain apps. The apps that support AppLink on your phone can be controlled by the […]
Ford just announced that another app has been approved for user with its Sync AppLink platform. ROXIMITY is the latest app to join the Ford Sync in-car infotainment system and the app looks to deliver local deals to users based on driver’s location and the time of day. Similar to how deals sites Groupon and […]
Ford is adding another option to technology package found on the 2012 Ford Explorer. The new Driver Alert System is yet another piece of technology which you can add to your new vehicle, in addition to the Ford SYNC infotainment system. Ford’s in car electronic systems are best known for connecting with your smartphone and the use […]
Ford SYNC has been slowing coming into its own for a while. For those not familiar with this technology, Ford SYNC allows for drivers to “talk” to their cars to get things done, like hands-free calling, turn-by-turn navigation, 911 assist, and getting the news of the day. So far, so cool, right? Well now Ford […]
Several months ago, I had the pleasure of testing out a Ford Escape Hybrid equipped with SYNC. A study was just released showing that Ford SYNC actually helped reduced driver distractions,. reducing eyes-off-the-road from 25 seconds down to 2 seconds. I can totally see this, especially once the driver becomes comfortable with the voice […]
Check out this great video demo that shows how Ford SYNC works. It is very well done and quite entertaining. Click through to the Read More to see the video.