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Ford Is First To Support Cell Phone Ban. Will Sync Sales Soar?

Ford Is First To Support Cell Phone Ban. Will Sync Sales Soar?

Yesterday, Ford announced its support of a federal law banning the use of handheld cell phones by drivers. It's the first automaker to do so, and as a result, it's received praise from advocacy groups. But the clever move also offers Ford some advantages in showrooms, too. Background The "Safe... read more

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Aston Martin V12 Zagato race car

Aston Martin V12 Zagato, Cake Boss, Ford, Fuel Cells: Today's Car News

Aston Martin is gearing up the V12 Zagato for the 2011 Nurburgring 24 Hour endurance race. [MotorAuthority] The fonts on the instrument panel of future Fords will be 40... read more June 22, 2011 by 


 
Ford's SYNC System. Image: Ford Motor Company

Ford Brings Fantasy Baseball To Your Commute

The problem with things like commuting and work is that they get in the way of life’s more important aspects, such as recreation and leisure. If you’re a baseball... read more June 17, 2011 by 


 
Alan Mulally

Ford Wins Big In 2011 Edison Awards

Ford Motor Company won the lion’s share of automotive-related categories in the 2011 Edison Awards presented April 6 in New York City. The Dearborn, Michigan automaker... read more April 11, 2011 by 


 
2012 Ford Focus Sedan and Hatchback

2012 Ford Focus Video: MyFord Touch And (A Few Of) Its 10,000 Words

The Ford Sync system is now installed in about 70 percent of U.S. Ford models, in a total of 2.5 million vehicles. With voice-command-based, hands-free access to cellphones... read more February 25, 2011 by  4


 
2012 Ford Mustang equipped with SYNC AppLink

2012 Ford Mustang Owners Next In Line For SYNC AppLink

A couple of weeks ago, we told you that 2011 Ford Fiesta owners would be the first folks to get their hands on Ford's snazzy new SYNC AppLink. That seemed like a smart move... read more January 6, 2011 by 


 
Toyota Entune Multimedia System

Video: Toyota Creates Entune To Take On Ford's SYNC

As automakers try to play catch-up to Ford's SYNC system, Ford has announced that its SYNC system has been installed in 3,000,000 Ford vehicles. To combat this Toyota... read more January 4, 2011 by 


 
Ford SYNC

Ford SYNC Hits The 3 Million Mark

Ford SYNC hit an important milestone this week: the popular telematics and infotainment system has now been installed in 3,000,000 Ford vehicles. Though impressive, that... read more January 4, 2011 by 


 
Cropped Fortune Teller

Five Automotive Social Media Predictions For 2011

Yesterday we took time to look back at some of the year's biggest hitting automotive social news. Today we bring you five predictions of what we see happening in automotive... read more December 30, 2010 by 


 
Ford AppLink

2011 Ford Fiesta Owners First To Get SYNC AppLink

Ford announced today that its SYNC AppLink is now available for 2011 Fiesta owners. The app gives SYNC users the ability to use voice commands to control their smartphones... read more December 22, 2010 by 


 
Holiday Inn

Most Popular Nav Destinations: McDonald's, Walmart, Home Depot

When Americans turn to navigation devices to search for services when on the road, they tend toward what's familiar: McDonalds when getting a fast-food bite; Holiday Inn when... read more November 10, 2010 by 


 
General Motors' OnStar

GM Wants To Give OnStar Subscribers A Break -- On Insurance

General Motors' OnStar service has been popular with consumers, but it's facing stiff competition from other providers that offer many of the same services -- often, for... read more October 29, 2010 by 


 
Ford Sync with SIRIUS Travel

Floodgates Officially Open: Ford Releases SDK For Sync Apps

Whether you're a techie, a social media junkie, a car fan, or all of the above, you should know: the future is officially here. It arrived in the form of a software... read more October 11, 2010 by 


 
Lexus Enform iPhone App

Lexus Launches Enform iPhone App -- Blackberry And Android Not Left In The Cold

Lexus was no where near the first to the telematics game. But just as with its cars, it is in the pursuit of perfection for its Enform telematics service. Today Lexus... read more October 8, 2010 by 


 
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Why Don't In-Car Voice Controls Work Better?

If you have one of the newer smartphones, like an iPhone or anything running Android, chances are you have an app (or several) that takes advantage of voice-recognition... read more September 28, 2010 by 


 
MyLincoln Touch - 2011 Lincoln MKX

In-Car 3G Audio Could Cost You--But How Much?

The future of in-car audio will revolve around plug-and-play portables--that's the take of many automakers like Ford and Kia, where voice-controlled audio and mobile-phone... read more September 10, 2010 by 


 
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