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Google and Ford may be teaming up to build self-driving cars

Google is reportedly teaming up with Ford for a self-driving car project that will combine Ford’s vehicles with Google’s technology. According to sources supposedly familiar with the plans, the deal will be announced at next year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January. For Google, the advantage of pairing with Ford is that the company would […]

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Ford adds Siri Eyes Free functionality to 5 million of its cars

The Apple Car may be a few years off, but a new deal signed between Ford and Apple is bringing Siri to 5 million more cars. According to a new report, a software update available today means that any Ford owners who bought a Ford car with SYNC functionality after 2011 can take advantage of […]

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Ford is already preparing for a world with the Apple Car

Ford is the latest auto manufacturer to be forced to “think different” as a result of the impending arrival of tech companies like Apple in the car industry. Specifically, Ford is reshuffling some of its management team — giving new director of corporate strategy, Michael Seneski, the job of seeking partnerships with tech giants. This will […]

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Ford brings Siri Eyes Free support to older vehicles

Ford owners with a second-generation Sync infotainment system can now get Apple’s Siri Eyes Free feature for iPhone on the car dashboard, thanks to a new Sync 3.8 update. The second-gen Sync system is found on Ford vehicles made since 2011 and earlier, but the company is just now making Siri Eyes Free available on […]

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Tom Ford turned Apple Watch into a fashionable pocket watch

Tom Ford unveiled his Spring 2016 collection this week in London, and while the fashion designer’s newest fanciful dinner jackets drew in a flock of celebrity, the Apple Watch made a surprise appearance in the ready-to-wear collection. Rather than designing…Read more ›

Ford CEO refuses to let Apple and Google take the wheel

Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are the two hottest options right now for car infotainment systems, but if you’re hoping that Ford will give you a pure CarPlay experience in one of their upcoming vehicles, you might as well…Read more ›

Ford CEO refuses to let Apple and Google take the wheel

Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are the two hottest options right now for car infotainment systems, but if you’re hoping that Ford will give you a pure CarPlay experience in one of their upcoming vehicles, you might as well…Read more ›

Ford plans to ditch Blackberry for thousands of iPhones by end of 2014

Apple scored a major corporate client today in Ford, the second largest U.S. automaker. Ford has announced that it is switching from Blackerry to the iPhone, and new iPhones will be in the hands of thousands of employees by the…Read more ›

Spotify Adds Ford SYNC AppLink Support So You Can Control Your Tunes With Your Voice

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Music streaming services like Spotify and Rdio are great because you get to listen to as much music as you want, without having to pay for it. They’re especially great on roadtrips, and if you have a car with Ford’s SYNC AppLink platform you can now keep the tunes cranking on your drive without touching a thing.

Spotify just updated its app to include Ford SYNC AppLink support. To get Spotify  [Read More…]

New Ford Feature Lets Drivers Broadcast Their Real-Time Positions, Hands-Free [CES 2013]

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CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – By now it should be obvious to anyone that doing pretty much anything besides actually driving while driving is inherently dangerous — more so when a hand is taken off the wheel, and even more so when focus is split between driving and a phone screen.

Luckily, we’re getting closer to the point where  [Read More…]