Ford app finds your car
“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