Events Archives

2018 SDL Developer Conference [VIDEO]

Published: October 24, 2018 As the SDLC and its open-source connectivity platform approaches its 2nd anniversary, the FordDev team, along with its consortium partners, recently wrapped up their second annual SDL Developer Conference in Los Angeles, which was held from 11th to the 14th of September.  Read more.

2018 Ford Hackathon Argentina

Published: September 25, 2018 The next edition of Ford's Hack'n'Sync challenge comes to Campus Party at the Tecnóplis Showroom in Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 26-27 Read more.

2018 Make It Driveable Challenge Tel Aviv Winners

Published: September 25, 2018 Fleet Fuel Management Solution and Touch Based Infotainment System Named the Winners of the 2018 Make It Driveable Challenge Tel Aviv. The event took place during the DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival, which draws hundreds of high-tech companies, investors and international corporations together. The Challenge attracted more than 140 developers and service providers, with 23 teams from Israel and Europe participating in the two-day challenge. Read more.

Tel Aviv Hackathon and SDL Conference

Published: July 26, 2018 Make It Driveable this September with the FordDev team as we celebrate a return to both Tel Aviv and Los Angeles in consecutive weeks. Only 1 weekend (and 12,000 km) separate these challenges so choose your event and compete for a share of cash and prizes. Read more.

Ford Development Team showcases AppLink innovations at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona

Published: February 27, 2018 From the seamless integration of your WebEx conference calls, to journey planning via Waze, streaming podcasts with ACast, and even paying for your BP fuel without getting out of the car, this week’s MWC promises to place the latest developments in Ford’s ‘Make It Driveable’ mission front and center. Andreas Brockers, Connected Vehicles and Services, Ford Europe, previews what to expect this week in Barcelona. Read more.

Join the Ford Development Team at this year’s Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, February 2018

Published: February 1, 2018 Join the Ford Development Team in Barcelona from February 28 to March 1 for the Mobile World Congress and experience the latest in in-car technology demonstrated through SYNC 3 with AppLink. Read more.

AppLink Brings Productivity in to Ford Vehicles!

Published: January 18, 2018 Some of your favorite brands that help make your day more productive announced AppLink integrations during CES in Las Vegas. Join your WebEx meetings without the need to pick up your phone and tap the meeting number. Ask Alexa to turn on your home lights or let Waze inform you of an accident along your route! Read more.

2017 SDL Developer Conference

Published: November 27, 2017 The SDLC joined MWCA this week in San Francisco for this first edition show and doubled up with a first of our own. FordDev, Magellan, and the consortium sponsored the inaugural all-SDL developer conference. View conference videos and presentations here. Read more.

Focus Groups and Executive Mentors help Ford choose 3 winning Start-ups at the 2017 MakeitDriveable Paris AppLink Challenge

Published: November 13, 2017 Zify (Carpooling), Acast (Podcast) and RouteValet (multi-modal transport) were the winners of the 2017 Paris Challenge Start-ups had access to executive mentors and actual customers via Focus groups Winners were selected at an awards ceremony in the Gustav Eiffel Salon at the Eiffel Tower Paris Read more.

Inaugural SDL Hackathon a Success!

Published: September 19, 2017 FordDev welcomed hundreds of developers, industry experts and SDLC members to San Francisco for the first Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA) with a hackathon on September 11th and full day of informative sessions on September 12th.  Read more.