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How to Pair Your Phone with SYNC 3

Ford Sync 3

What is SYNC 3?

These days, it's common knowledge that driving while using your smartphone probably isn't the best idea. On the other hand, it's difficult to blame the driver for doing so — the era demands constant connectivity for everything from friends and family to coworkers and employers. It's just one of those things that needs to be embraced, but how do we go about it while keeping everybody safe on the road?

Fortunately, the minds at Ford came up with a solution known as SYNC. This is an operating system that emphasizes integration and seamless…

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Innovative Ford SYNC 3 System Engages Drivers this Summer

Remember the days when one’s car was only used for transportation? The days when you had to check five different sources to learn about the weather, communicate with friends, check out new songs and get directions? Those days are long over thanks to the all-new Ford SYNC 3 software debuting this 2016 model year. As Ford’s new communication and entertainment system, the SYNC 3 program will allow drivers to stay connected thanks to…

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Your Ford is Speaking...Are You Listening?

After another long day of phone rings, text alerts, email bings and random buzzes, it’s hard to be incredibly perceptive when it comes to car tones, but these little beeps and extra dings that you may hear in your car are incredibly important for your safety. That is why Ford has an area within its company that is devoted entirely to the design of these chimes so that each alert can break through the…

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Ford Debuts New Smartwatch Apps

If you drive a Ford electric car or plug-in hybrid, you’ll be happy to learn that Ford is debuting new smartwatch apps on the automaker’s MyFord Mobile system. These new apps will allow green car drivers to check their car’s battery or charge level, locate their parked car and determine the available driving range for a trip, all from their wrist.

These apps were developed exclusively by Ford engineers and were designed…

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How to Use Ford Remote Start to Cool or Heat Your Car

Ford Fusion Interior 

The warmer summer months are approaching and as the temperatures rise, so does the level of discomfort that you often feel while in your vehicle. If you have to head to work or to run an errand, you may dread having to walk to your hot car. It doesn’t help if you have to park your automobile out in the driveway where the sun heats it up or on the top of a parking…

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Afraid of Driving at Night? Ford Has a Solution You Need to See

Ford Night Driving

It’s not unusual for people to be a little apprehensive when driving at night. Many people are wary of experiencing night blindness, as well as not seeing possible hazards in the road, which can make folks less likely to head out after the sun goes down.

But Ford is looking to help alleviate some of these fears by developing technology that will hopefully help people feel more comfortable on the road during the nighttime…

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Waze is Coming to Ford SYNC 3

Ford Sync 3 with Waze 

Ford never ceases to amaze its customers with both durability and convenience. The SYNC 3 system continues in the tradition of accessibility by offering drivers access to Waze.

About Ford SYNC 3

Ford SYNC 3 places the power in the driver’s hands to do everything from access their car’s health report on the go to scheduling times to start the automobile from a smartphone. You only need to download the FordPass app to…

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New Android-Powered Dashboard Coming from Google

At their annual I/O developer conference, Google announced their latest piece of in-car technology: the Android Dashboard.

This new technology is one of Google’s most innovative inventions, and heralds a new era for automotive autonomy and infotainment. Powered by Google’s Android N operating system, the Android Dashboard will work in a similar way to Android Auto.

Android Auto has become one of the most popular new in-car interfaces, giving drivers access to features such as music, navigation and messaging, through detailed integration with their smartphones.

According to Google, “Android Auto was designed with safety in mind. With…

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