SDL Gets the Job Done!
You know that SDL is the industry standard for connecting a driver’s favorite consumer apps like Waze, iHeartRadio, ACast, and Pandora, but did you know that SDL can empower fleets, enterprise, or virtually any commercial vehicle (CV) owner with unparalleled visibility and control in to the movements, operations, and efficiency of a fleet of any size?
AppLink is a suite of APIs that provide the ability for mobile developers to extend the command and control of a mobile application to the in-vehicle Human Machine Interface (HMI).

SmartDeviceLink (SDL) is an open-source POSIX-compliant technology platform on which the Ford AppLink product is built and allows it to communicate between applications running on a mobile device and our SYNC in-vehicle software.
OpenXC is a non-production open source interface, designed to attract top developers to experiment with DIY projects in Ford vehicles (with or without SYNC).

Waze is a community-based traffic and navigation app, helping millions of drivers avoid traffic, save time and money. It’s home to the largest n... Read more
Headquartered in Sweden, developers of the hugely popular podcast app ACast, was one of the winners of our Ford 2017 “Make it Driveable” P... Read more
FordDev & SDL well represented at 2019 CES
If you’ve ever been to CES you know what it’s like when yo... Read more
Blog Update
Look back on MWC Barcelona 2019: New technologies, new directions
Ford Dev Team Europe pictured at MWC Barcelona, February 25-28, 2019. (Left-right) Peter Geffers, Andreas Brockers, Daniela Rauhut, Scott Lyons, Don Butler, Borbala Nagy, Silvio
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Ford Helps Point Businesses in the Right Direction with New Connected Vehicle Navigation Apps at MWC Barcelona 2019
Ford announces new in‑vehicle apps designed to help drivers – including those in larger commercial vehicles – navigate to new destinations quickly, confidently and accurately
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