Ford India will be updating the award-winning in-car technology, SYNC® with Ford AppLink™ for the Titanium variant of Ford EcoSport vehicles across all dealership in India. The EcoSport will be the second product after 2014 Ford Fiesta to get Ford AppLink™ infotainment system.
2014 Ford Fiesta was the first Ford model to get the Ford AppLink™ system in India.
The mobile phone applications available on Ford AppLink™ in India include a location-based app ‘explore by MapMyIndia and a global, secure location sharing app – Glympse. The addition of these apps will allow customers to seamlessly get information about their nearest attractions and food destinations among others. The technology marks new ways for customers to bring their favourite smartphone applications into their vehicles via simple voice commands.
Ford is working with several app partners in India and across the globe to add to the list of Ford AppLink™ compatible apps.
The introduction of Ford AppLink™ on EcoSport is a testament to the company’s commitment to democratize advanced technology for masses. Safety, convenience & seamless connectivity are the three cornerstones of SYNC® with Ford AppLink™ technology that allows greater communication between smartphone apps and AppLink™ equipped vehicles through voice commands.
The Ford AppLink™ is only available on the top-end Titanium variant of the EcoSport.
Commenting on the same, Anurag Mehrotra, executive director Marketing Sales and Service, Ford India, said –
“Introduction of Ford AppLink™ enhances the value proposition offered by Ford EcoSport. Consumers today are leading an increasingly connected lifestyle and wish to stay up-to-date even while on the move. Ford AppLink™ addresses this unmet need and helps them stay connected without ever compromising on convenience.”
Checkout the video explaining Ford AppLink™, after a jump.
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