Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Ford Developing Ways to Pair SYNC With In-Home Smart Products

Ford Developing Ways to Pair SYNC With In-Home Smart Products

WESTLAND, Mich. –– Ford's SYNC infotainment system could very well be the most advanced communication and entertainment system for vehicles available. After debuting SYNC 3 in summer 2015, Ford is continuing to make advancements with the system.

Now, Ford is developing ways to pair SYNC with in-home smart products, beginning with Amazon Echo and Alexa. Through SYNC Connect, drivers will have the ability to use voice control between their SYNC system and these in-home smart products from Amazon.

Some of the conveniences available with pairing your Ford SYNC with in-home smart products like Amazon Echo and Alexa include the ability to:

  • start and stop your vehicle
  • lock and unlock your vehicle's doors
  • find out your electrified vehicle's range and charge status
  • check your fuel level
  • find out vehicle mileage
  • find out your vehicle's location
  • find out driving time to a destination, including mileage

As Ford pushes into new territories of automotive technology, including developments outside of the traditional automotive realm––as with the new Ford MoDe:Flex electric bike and autonomous vehicles––Ford developing ways to pair SYNC with in-home smart products is another big shift the automaker is leading in the industry.

Rest assured that despite all of these technological changes occurring with Ford, your favorite Ford vehicles will continue to be available at our Ford dealership. Although Ford is developing new ways of driving that will change the industry forever, it's clear to us that Ford customers are always at the center of any new developments made.

Do you have questions about how to operate your Ford vehicle's SYNC system, or are you curious about changes being made to the technology? If so, be sure to attend one of our SYNC Sessions to learn how you can get the most out of your Ford SYNC system. 

North Brothers Ford is located at 33300 Ford Rd Westland, MI 48185 and proudly serves as one of the premier dealerships in Metro Detroit, and is committed to exceptional customer service! Stop by or give us a call at 888-806-7163, our knowledgeable and helpful sales team will be more than happy to assist you!

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