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Ford Sync May Not Necessarily Dump Microsoft For BlackBerry

02/27/2014, Earlier in the week it was reported that relationship between Ford and Microsoft has strained and that its possible for the former to shift its Sync in-car infotainment system from the underpinnings provided by Microsoft to BlackBerry’s QNX....

Ford Sync System May Switch From Microsoft To BlackBerry

02/23/2014, BlackBerry may have a major contract coming its way if a new report turns out to be true. Bloomberg hears from people “briefed on the matter,” that the next generation Ford in-car Sync system will replace Microsoft’s Windows technology...

Ford’s New Automated Driving Research Projects In The Pipeline

01/22/2014, Ford has worked out a new automated driving research project with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University, where it will continue from where the automated Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle left off (which was also...

Ford CEO Alan Mulally Debunks Rumors Of Being Next Microsoft Boss

01/08/2014, A good rumor never dies, or so it seems. In fact, it does sound as though we are looking at a deja vu situation here, as Ford CEO Alan Mulally has shot down rumors which are making their way around news circles that he is being lined up to be the next...

Ford To Offer Free SYNC AppLink Upgrades For 3.4 Million Vehicles

01/03/2014, Usually if one wanted to get in-vehicle features, whether it be a new stereo system or a connected dashboard, they would either have to upgrade it themselves or get a new model entirely that would feature said system. Well the good news for drivers who...

Ford Unveils Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Driving Research Vehicle

12/12/2013, Major car makers are now investing a lot of time and resources into autonomous or “self-driving” vehicles, even Google is toying with the idea and while commercial launches might be far off, that certainly won’t hinder research. Ford...

Ford Self-Parking System Does It Sans Driver In Car

10/08/2013, At the recently concluded CEATEC 2013 in Japan, we managed to spend some hands-on time with the Nissan self-driving car, which also managed to pick up the Grand Prix award along the way. Well, Ford might not have a self-driving car, but they did...

Ford’s Alan Mulally Dismisses Microsoft CEO Position Rumors

10/02/2013, With Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer stepping down from his role as CEO of the company, many are wondering who could be next in line to fill his position. Some have speculated that it could be Nokia’s former CEO, Stephen Elop, while some believe that it...

Amazon Cloud Player For iOS Available In Ford SYNC Rides Now

05/08/2013, From today onwards, those of you who own select Ford vehicles and are also Amazon customers who happen to make use of iPod touch, iPhone and iPad devices will have one added advantage – you can now wirelessly hook up to the Amazon MP3 app and tune...

Spotify Coming To Ford Cars In North America

02/25/2013, [MWC 2013] Over several months, Spotify has been making its application available on anything with an Internet connection. The latest platform to receive a dedicated Spotify application was Windows Phone 8, although we know BlackBerry 10 should expect to...