Ford SYNC adds Android Auto, more AppLink apps and 4G LTE for 2017
LAS VEGAS — Just last month, Ford added Siri to its SYNC-equipped cars. Now it’s following up with even more connectivity at 2016 International CES: Android Auto and a slew of new apps.
Just like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto allows drivers with Android-powered phones to plug their device into their Ford and access their smartphone from the dashboard or with voice commands.
Ford owners with SYNC 3-equipped cars will not only get six new AppLink apps, including AAA, Conur, EventSeeker and CitySeeker, Ford is also finally enabling the onboard 4G LTE signal. With Wi-Fi onboard, owners will be able to use the new SYNC Connect app that allows them to remotely manage a few features of their car. Read more…
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