USA: Ford has announced that, in the United States, its AppLink platform is now available in 1 million vehicles across the company’s fleet. SYNC AppLink a software technology that gives drivers voice control of smartphone apps while driving.
First introduced for the Ford Fiesta in late 2010, SYNC AppLink has since launched on several models in Ford’s product range including Mustang, F-150 and Expedition. Additionally, the new 2013 C-MAX Hybrid SE, and Fusion S and SE models will feature SYNC AppLink availability. Thus far 11 apps have been certified by Ford to work with AppLink.
AppLink is currently available on the 2013 Fiesta and Mustang, as well as the 2012 Expedition, Fusion, F-150 and Super Duty. It will also be available on the 2013 C-MAX Hybrid and select Fusion models later this year. AppLink is expected to become available in Europe in 2013.