Alexa will be your new Ford companion




Ford is getting serious, entering an era of smartcars. The famous automaker decided to give its newest cars a voice. Alexa is the first virtual assistant that Fords will include in its latest models.

 

As Ford’s Official Website describes:

 

“Ford and Amazon team up to offer consumers the ability to access their car from home, and call up other features from their vehicle via Alexa – Amazon’s cloud-based voice service”

 

This move, seems really promising and wise, as there is a tone of features ready to discover them. Some of them are listed below:

 

  • Industry-first in-car Alexa capability through Ford SYNC® 3 AppLink™ enables users to listen to audiobooks inside the vehicle, search and transfer local destinations to navigation, request news, play music, add items to Amazon shopping lists and more
  • Access to Alexa in the car provides ability to command internet-enabled functions such as lighting, security systems, garage doors and other Alexa smart home devices
  • Available home-to-car features allow electric vehicle owners to start and stop their engine, lock and unlock doors, and monitor vehicle readings, including fuel level and battery range

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