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  • ford hohage carit 2013.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: Ford developer sees opportunities in smartphones


    Ford's Hohage says Ford's HMI focuses on affordability (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT - Smartphones provide a "window of opportunity" to upgrade and personalize in-car infotainment beyond the possibilities of embedded technologies, a senior Ford development executive said Tuesday. Speaking to the 400 participants at the Mobility 3.0 Congress here, ...

  • Spotify ford.automotiveIT

    With Spotify, Ford boosts infotainment offering


    Spotify will require an iPhone App to be used in Ford vehicles (Photo: Ford) The Spotify music streaming service will be available through Ford's Sync Applink, the US carmaker said Monday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The agreement marks the first time Spotify, which has a catalog ...

  • ford-logo blue.automotiveIT

    CES: Ford opens SYNC to mobile app developers


    Ford will let outsiders develop apps for its SYNC system (Photo: Ford) LAS VEGAS ”“ Mobile app developers will gain easier access to Ford's in-car telematics system, SYNC. The US carmaker announced at the CES here that it is launchingan open mobile app developer program that provides a software ...

  • ford fiesta 14 myfordtouch.automotiveIT

    2014 Ford Fiesta in US to feature new LCD touchscreen


    Ford upgrades infotainment for smaller cars (Photo: Ford) Ford's 2014 Fiesta model, which will be available in the US next year, will feature a new 6.5 inch LCD touchscreen designed to appeal to tech-savvy younger buyers of smaller cars. The screen is part of the MyFordTouch infotainment system the ...

  • Ford at 2012 Auto China

    Ford integrates Baidu Ting, QQ Music Apps in new chinese Focus


    Nigel Harris, general manager of China’s Changan Ford Sales Company, shows the new Ford Focus ST at the Beijing Auto Show (Photo: Ford) Ford is expanding the infotainment options in its new Chinese Focus model by integrating the popular Baidu Ting and QQ Music applications. The services will be available ...

  • Ford SYNC.automotiveIT

    Ford, Nuance testing better voice recognition


    Ford wants voice control to respond to normal speech and not just to specific commands (Photo: Ford) Ford and its voice-technology partner Nuance Communications are testing new technologies to make in-car voice recognition systems work easier and more efficiently. The US carmaker would like its Sync infotainment system to recognize ...

  • ford-sync health.automotiveIT

    Ford wants to use Sync for in-car health monitoring


    Using Ford Sync, diabetic drivers may soon be able to monitor their glucose levels Ford is studying whether it's in-car telematics system - Sync - can be used to monitor health issues in drivers. The U.S. carmaker said its researchers are developing a series of possible in-car health and wellness ...

  • Ford SYNC.automotiveIT

    CeBIT: Mulally: 2 million Sync-equipped Fords in Europe by 2015


    Ford CEO Alan Mulally said Tuesday he expects nearly 2 million Sync-equipped vehicles on European roads by 2015. In a keynote address at the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover, Mulally said he was confident the Sync voice-controlled connectivity system , which has been sold 3 million times in the US, ...

  • Ford's Alan Mulally at NAIAS.automotiveIT

    Mulally to discuss Ford's European SYNC rollout at CeBIT


    Ford CEO Mulally, seen here at the Detroit auto show in January, will speak at CeBIT March 1 Ford CEO Alan Mulally will use a keynote address at the CeBIT high-tech trade fair next month to further highlight the US automaker’s in-car infotainment solutions. Ford said Mulally, who spoke at ...

  • Ford Focus Electric

    Joining global EV battle, Ford unveils Focus Electric


    The Focus Electric, Ford’s first fully electric vehicle, was shown at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It will be on sale later this year. LAS VEGAS - Ford on Friday unveiled a new Ford Focus Electric, raising the stakes in the battle between volume carmakers to get ...