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Google Announces Major Android Auto Fix
Google Announces Major Android Auto Fix

29 Jul 2021, 11:26 UTC / The Mountain View-based search giant has confirmed that a fix for breaking down incoming phone calls is finally ready to go live as part of SYNC updates

 
Here’s a Fix for the Android Auto Call Nightmare on Ford Models
Here’s a Fix for the Android Auto Call Nightmare on Ford Models

11 Dec 2020, 15:44 UTC / If making phone calls via Android Auto in your Ford isn’t working as expected, this old trick still seems to work for the majority of drivers

 
Ridiculous Fix Resolves Android Auto’s Phone Call Problem
Ridiculous Fix Resolves Android Auto’s Phone Call Problem

25 Apr 2020, 13:26 UTC / Someone has found a workaround for broken audio during phone calls on Android Auto, but for now, this is only aimed at Ford models with SYNC

 
Ford Will Retrofit Siri Support to More than Five Million SYNC-Equipped Cars
Ford Will Retrofit Siri Support to More than Five Million SYNC-Equipped Cars

3 Dec 2015, 12:07 UTC / Owners of 2011 or newer Ford models and Apple smartphones are now just a download away from enjoying full Siri compatibility with their cars

 
Ford Hosting App Developer Conference at Connected Car Expo
Ford Hosting App Developer Conference at Connected Car Expo

1 Aug 2014, 01:35 UTC / Ford was at the forefront of connecting drivers and cars when it developed Sync years ago, and now the automaker is looking to take another step in vehicle connectivity by becoming the first automak...

 
Ford SYNC Upgraded with Traffic, Shortcuts, Directions
Ford SYNC Upgraded with Traffic, Shortcuts, Directions

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / It's a well known the fact that most automakers are now struggling to design new and more fuel-efficient engines that could attract a higher market share than what they get with the units alrea...

 
2013 Ford Fusion Gets SYNC as Standard
2013 Ford Fusion Gets SYNC as Standard

10 Feb 2012, 15:03 UTC / It looks like more Ford than ever on US roads will come with the mobile driver connectivity provided by their SYNC system, as Dearborn has announced all 2013 Fusion models, no matter what trim level...

 
Ford SYNC Gets Live Operator Assistance as Standard
Ford SYNC Gets Live Operator Assistance as Standard

21 Sep 2011, 17:47 UTC / After a run of beta testing, Ford has today announced that it will add live operator assist as a standard feature of SYNC Services. This means that you will be connected to an operator that’s ...

 
Ford SYNC Health and Wellness Explained
Ford SYNC Health and Wellness Explained

7 Jun 2011, 06:48 UTC / Most of you living in North America are pretty aware of what the SYNC platform developed by Ford is capable of doing. Few, however, know that the features of the system are about to expand into a re...

 
Ford SYNCs into Healthcare
Ford SYNCs into Healthcare

19 May 2011, 07:37 UTC / On Wednesday, word of Ford using its SYNC platform to develop health related apps for drivers reached our ears. One day later, the American manufacturer confirmed it, announcing that it has partnere...

 
Ford SYNC 911 Assist Now Present in 2 Million Vehicles
Ford SYNC 911 Assist Now Present in 2 Million Vehicles

10 Mar 2011, 08:28 UTC / American manufacturer Ford announced today that its SYNC 911 Assist feature, which has been available since late 2009, is now available on 2 million vehicles. This is the only vehicle-based, no-cost...

 
Ford to Test European SYNC 911 in Detroit
Ford to Test European SYNC 911 in Detroit

1 Mar 2011, 09:28 UTC / A while back, GM's OnStar announced its plans to expand the services it offers to more of the auto maker's vehicles. This week, Ford responded to that move by announcing the introduction o...

 
Ford SYNC Tech Goes Global in 2012
Ford SYNC Tech Goes Global in 2012

28 Feb 2011, 08:29 UTC / Along with its European debut on the Ford Focus in 2012, the American automaker will also mark the global launch of its SYNC technology, a piece of news that will be delivered by Ford president and ...

 
SYNC AppLink Comes to a Mustang Near You
SYNC AppLink Comes to a Mustang Near You

7 Jan 2011, 12:04 UTC / The array of infotainment technologies Ford likes to call SYNC is slowly expanding to more and more models of the car maker's portfolio, slowly turning motoring as you knew it into something en...

 
Ford SYNC: 3 Million Cars and Counting
Ford SYNC: 3 Million Cars and Counting

3 Jan 2011, 08:26 UTC / Launched in 2008 on the Ford Focus, Ford's voice-activated in-car connectivity system SYNC has been installed on the 3 millionth car produced by the US manufacturer. Of course, Ford hasn't...

 
Ford SYNC Destinations App Launched
Ford SYNC Destinations App Launched

30 Dec 2010, 07:59 UTC / American manufacturer Ford is expanding the reach of its SYNC systems by announcing the release of a new app for iPhone, iPad and Android-based devices. Called Destinations, the app is meant as a to...

 
Free SYNC AppLink for the Ford Fiesta
Free SYNC AppLink for the Ford Fiesta

22 Dec 2010, 08:17 UTC / One of the most heavily advertised models of 2009, the Ford Fiesta has been this year left aside, replaced in the carmaker's preferences by the release of the new Ford Focus. But even if they d...

 
Fiat's Blue & Me to Take the Lead from Ford's SYNC
Fiat's Blue & Me to Take the Lead from Ford's SYNC

1 Dec 2010, 12:07 UTC / Ford may lose its technological upper hand, as Chrysler's alliance with Fiat is starting to become lucrative. Ford's 'Sync' revolutionary tool, jointly developed with Microsoft, ...

 
Ford Launches SDK for Future In-Car App Development
Ford Launches SDK for Future In-Car App Development

9 Oct 2010, 13:00 UTC / American automaker Ford announced today it has started releasing its Software Development Kit (SDK) to app developers so they can enable existing smartphone apps for voice command and control throug...

 
Ford Production Lines Get Wi-Fi Tech
Ford Production Lines Get Wi-Fi Tech

26 Aug 2010, 12:35 UTC / Being the provider of the now famous SYNC software on its vehicles, American manufacturer Ford found itself in a bit of a jam when it launched the MyFord Touch. The jam consisted of the fact that th...