Take a look at the USS Gerald R. Ford, America's new $13B aircraft carrier

The USS Gerald R. Ford is set to go into active duty on July 22, after concerns about its technology and costs have caused politicians to criticize the aircraft carrier’s new technology.

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2017 Escape coming in May as first Ford vehicle with Apple CarPlay

Article Image Ford on Friday announced a May launch in Canada and the U.S. for the 2017 Escape, its first vehicle to support Apple CarPlay by way of the automaker’s Sync 3 platform, based on BlackBerry’s QNX.

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Ford says Apple and Google are 'welcome' to join automotive arena

Article Image Ford is glad to see Apple and Google join the automotive world with their exploration of self-driving vehicles, an executive said in a newly-published video interview.

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FordPass Aims to Engage Customers on Their Terms

Ford on Monday announced FordPass, a platform focusing on enhancing the customer experience. FordPass includes a Marketplace offering mobility services; 24×7 access to FordGuides, which are personal assistants to help customers with mobility challenges; membership loyalty rewards; and FordHubs — select stores that let customers experience Ford’s latest innovations. Membership is free and open ownership of a Ford vehicle is not required. Members will be able use a virtual wallet, FordPay, to pay for services accessed through FordPass.

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Ford to bring Apple's CarPlay to all Sync 3-equipped 2017 vehicles

Article Image Leading up to the start of CES, Ford on Monday announced that all 2017 vehicles equipped with Sync 3 infotainment systems will bake in support for CarPlay and Android Auto, offering deep smartphone integration to both iOS and Android device owners.

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Ford Sync update brings Siri Eyes Free support to more than 5M vehicles

Article Image Detroit automaker Ford enabled Siri Eyes Free integration for more than five million car owners with the release of a Sync infotainment system software update on Thursday, an upgrade compatible with cars dating back to the 2011 model year.

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Ford adds Apple's Siri Eyes Free to legacy vehicles with Sync 3.8 update

Article Image Ford has begun updating existing vehicles on the road to support Apple’s Siri Eyes Free for iPhone, now available to download on systems running its second-generation Sync infotainment platform.

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Ford details CarPlay integration with SYNC infotainment system

Ford CEO Mark Fields on Thursday offered a few more details about plans to integrate Apple’s CarPlay into future vehicles, saying that while support is coming, Ford’s SYNC infotainment system will be the star of the show.

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Ford to add OnStar-like telematics in wake of Microsoft Azure cloud deal

Microsoft Azure-Ford alliance presages embedded telematics at Ford. The time for smartphone-only connections is fading.

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