Ford app finds your car

Motor Equipment News - - OEM -

“The tech­nol­ogy helps you seam­lessly in­te­grate your ve­hi­cle into your life­style. Get locked out? Cold out­side? Forget where you parked? No prob­lem. Just use your smart­phone.

”Sync Con­nect makes its global de­but next year in the new Ford Es­cape, with other ve­hi­cles to fol­low. The app is con­nected to a builtin mo­dem in the ve­hi­cle, al­low­ing own­ers to re­motely ac­cess fea­tures via their smart­phones.”

Ve­hi­cle fea­tures Sync Con­nect users can re­motely ac­cess are: Lock and un­lock. Re­mote start, in­clud­ing sched­ul­ing a fu­ture start: You need to leave at 8 am, so you pro­gramme a re­mote start for 7:50 am, then get in to a run­ning, warm car and drive away com­fort­ably and on time. Ve­hi­cle sta­tus, in­clud­ing fuel, oil and bat­tery lev­els, along with tyre pres­sure read­ings. Ve­hi­cle lo­ca­tion – where your car is parked is dis­played on a map. Own­ers en­able Sync Con­nect through a two-step au­then­ti­ca­tion process to pro­tect per­sonal in­for­ma­tion, con­firm­ing setup on the ve­hi­cle touch screen and on the mo­bile ap­pli­ca­tion. Sync Con­nect plays a key role in Ford Smart Mo­bil­ity Ford’s plan to de­liver the next level in con­nec­tiv­ity, mo­bil­ity, au­ton­o­mous ve­hi­cles, the cus­tomer

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