SYNC

  • Hands on with the 2016 Ford Focus RS

    Ford’s got another hit on their hands with the Focus RS. They’ve already sold 4-500 of them in Australia and if you want one, you’ll be waiting to at least 2017. After spending a day behind the wheel, its easy to see why their latest hot hatch is beating expectations....
  • Life360 for Ford SYNC lets you connect your car and your family

    Ahead of their CES 2015 press conference tomorrow morning, Ford have announced the Life 360 app will come to their vehicles via SYNC AppLink. Life360 understands that modern families (and friends) want to stat connected with each other as they go about their lives out in the world. With...
  • Exclusive: Ford to increase SDK release cadence

    Ford’s in-car platform SYNC is open to developers (strangely only Android and iOS) to write applications that integrate with the car. It wasn’t too long ago that developers needed a TDK (Technology Development Kit) a hardware box that emulated the vehicle systems. Earlier this year Ford created an AppLink...
  • Review: 2013 Ford Focus ST

    The new Ford Focus ST (Sport Technologies) is first global performance car from Ford, shipping to more than 40 countries around the world. The Focus ST features a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine that generates 184 kW and 360 Nm of torque. There’s plenty of technology packed into this 5-door hot...
  • Hands-on with Ford SYNC in Australia

    Last week Ford invited journalists to their Melbourne HQ for the launch of Ford SYNC in Australia. The first vehicle in the country to feature the voice controlled SYNC technology is the 2012 Ford Focus. The voice-enabled system is launched with a pull of the dedicated SYNC trigger on...
  • Ford SYNC released in Australia

    Today at Ford Australia’s HQ in Melbourne, Ford announced the release of Ford SYNC into the Australian market. After being released in the United States and Europe, it’s now our turn to get hands-on with the in-car voice command system. The CEO of Ford Australia, made the announcement to...
  • Ford not concerned by Siri’s new auto features

    During the WWDC keynote this morning, Apple revealed that iOS 6 would include automotive support. The integration into vehicles included a partnership with a number of auto manufacturers including BMW, Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar, Audi, Toyota, Honda, Chrysler. It was clear that one big Auto brand was missing,...