Make It Driveable in Hollywood and win BIG!

How can today’s technology evolve the music experience in the car from discovering new artists and music, to purchasing concert tickets and merchandise, to immersive lifestyle experiences that deliver just-in-time content, personalized offers, and can connect fans with all aspects of their favorite artists?

Grand Prize: $12,000 PLUS 20-hours of remote support for continued integration of the winning app.

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
It’s a Wrap: MakeItDriveable Challenge 2019 Lisbon
The one-and-a-half day event saw a pre-selected group of companies pit... Read more
Blog Update
That’s a wrap for MakeItDriveable 2019 Lisbon.
Thanks to all participating teams at this year’s challenge and congratulations to our winners: TuneFork (Israel), SpaceTime Layers (Netherlands), Road.Travel(UK), CardioID (Portugal). Check out
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SDL & FordDev are partnering up for the Music That Moves YOU Challenge at the 2019 Capitol Royale Hack. Join us!
Make It Driveable in Hollywood and win BIG! How can today’s technology evolve the music experience in the car from discovering new artists
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