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When Can I Use Project Waze Navigation Capabilities in My SYNC 3 Equipped Ford Car, Truck or SUV?

Monday, June 25th, 2018
close up of a Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system with the Project Waze Navigation App on the screen

Project Waze Navigation App Now Available for Ford Models

Ford has always been known for including a comprehensive suite of advanced new technology, connectivity and convenience features in their new models, and that suite is getting a big boost now that the Project Waze Navigation App is available for any new Ford car, truck or SUV equipped with a SYNC 3 infotainment system. But what is the Project Waze Navigation App? And how can those with a SYNC 3 equipped Ford model utilize it? We’re going to cover all of that right here as we tell you all you need to know about the Project Waze Navigation App and how it can make your life easier. (more…)

Waze Community-Based Traffic and Navigation App Coming to SYNC 3-Equipped Ford Models

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
close up of a SYNC 3 infotainment system featuring the Waze Community-Based Traffic and Navigation App

Waze SYNC 3 Community-Based Traffic and Navigation App Features

Anyone who’s got a new Ford car, truck or SUV that’s equipped with the SYNC 3 infotainment system knows just how helpful it is while you’re out on the road. And just when you thought the SYNC 3 infotainment system couldn’t get any more functional and convenient, Ford went and announced that the Waze Community-Based Traffic and Navigation App will soon be coming to SYNC 3-equipped Ford models thanks to new integration capabilities through Ford SYNC AppLink. Now, some of you may be unfamiliar with this app, which is why we’re going to take this time to tell you all about the features of the Waze Community-Based Traffic and Navigation App. (more…)

What Features Come with the Ford SYNC Infotainment System?

Monday, September 25th, 2017
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List of Ford SYNC Infotainment and Connectivity Features

Nobody offers more safety, technology, comfort and convenience features in their new models than Ford, and nobody offers a better selection of new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs than Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. But saying that and showing that are two different things, which is why we decided to show you just how much more you’re getting when you purchase a new Ford here at Brandon Ford. Now, we couldn’t possibly list all the new features that come with new Ford models in this space, so we’re going to focus on one thing all new Ford models have in common – the Ford SYNC infotainment system. So, let’s get right down to it and list all the Ford SYNC infotainment and connectivity features you’ll find in your favorite Ford cars, trucks and SUVs. (more…)

Will the 2018 Ford Model Lineup Feature a 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot?

Monday, August 21st, 2017
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New High-Speed Wi-Fi Hotspot Coming to 2018 Ford Models

Everyone here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, is incredibly excited about the upcoming 2018 Ford model lineup. And that excitement has just grown by leaps and bounds now that we know a new high-speed Wi-Fi hotspot is coming to select 2018 Ford models. Powered by AT&T, this new 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot will be added to available SYNC Connect infotainment systems on select new Ford models beginning in the fall. So, let’s try to contain our excitement for a moment and find out everything this amazing and impressive new Ford feature can do. (more…)

What New Technology is Featured on the 2018 Ford EcoSport?

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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2018 Ford EcoSport Advanced New Technology Features

We’ve still got a bit of a wait until the all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport makes its United States debut in early 2018, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get all the information possible about this powerfully efficient and fun-to-drive compact SUV. And that’s exactly what we’re going to do. This time around, we’re going to look at all of the advanced new technology features included with the 2018 Ford EcoSport. See, the new Ford EcoSport is one of the most connected and technologically-advanced compact SUVs out there. So, let’s get right down to it and check out all of new connectivity, entertainment and technology features of the new Ford EcoSport. (more…)

SYNC 3-Equipped 2016 Ford Model Lineup Gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Now Available on 2016 Ford Models

We’ve got exciting news for anyone with a 2016 model year Ford equipped with the SYNC 3 infotainment system. That’s because Ford has announced Apple CarPlay and Android Auto software support is now available on all 2016 Ford models equipped with the SYNC 3 infotainment system. If your 2016 Ford has the SYNC 3 system, all you need to do is update it to the new SYNC 3 version 2.2 by downloading it with a USB drive by following the instructions at owner.ford.com, downloading it through a Wi-Fi connection or by visiting a dealership like ours here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. (more…)

How Technologically-Advanced is the 2017 Ford Explorer

Friday, April 28th, 2017
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2017 Ford Explorer New Technology Features

The 2017 Ford Explorer had a lot of expectations placed upon it as it looked to continue its 25-year run as the best-selling SUV in the United States of America. Not only has the new Ford Explorer lived up to those expectations, it’s completely blown them away thanks to powerful and efficient engine options, a spacious and roomy interior and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. We’ve already looked at the engine options for the 2017 Explorer, as well the safety features of the new Explorer, so this time around we’re going to focus on the 2017 Ford Explorer’s new technology features. (more…)

What is the New Ford SYNC AppLink Feature?

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Explaining the Ford SYNC AppLink Feature

There isn’t a while lot known about the 2018 Ford model lineup. But one thing is for sure – they are going to be some of the most technologically-advanced vehicles on the market. That shouldn’t – and probably isn’t going to – come as a surprise to you, as Ford has always been known for manning the front lines of technology by adding advanced new features to each and every model each and every model year. But in this case we’re talking about something specific – the new Ford SNYC AppLink feature. (more…)

Can I Pair My Smartwatch with My Ford?

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Pairing Your Smartwatch With Your Ford

Ford has done it again. The automotive industry’s leader in technological innovation has once again created a new feature that will make your life easier. This time around, Ford has teamed up with Samsung to allow you to integrate your Samsung Gear S2 or new S3 Smartwatch to your SYNC-equipped Ford model for convenient and helpful parking reminders along with alerts to help you remain attentive and alert behind the wheel. This new feature is called Gear Auto Link, and it’s taking convenience to a whole new level. (more…)

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will be offered on the entire 2017 Ford lineup

Monday, July 25th, 2016
2017 Ford Lineup Connectivity Features

2017 Ford Lineup Connectivity Features

The list of 2017 Ford lineup connectivity features just gained some substantial additions. Ford just announced that every model in the company’s 2017 lineup of cars, trucks and crossovers will offer Sync 3, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. By expanding the availability of these systems, Ford is ensuring that their vehicles continue to offer owners all the best in technology features. (more…)