2014

App Pursuit Challenge: And the winner is?

Published: November 20, 2014 Connected City App Pursuit Challenge finally concluded at the LA Auto Show on Thursday November 2Oth, 2014. Ford Motor Company and the Global Connected Services App Developer Team were very excited to see the innovation all ten finalists showed in their AppLink-enabled apps this week during the Connected Car Expo. For the winner, Read more.

Connected Car Expo: LA Auto Show

Published: November 17, 2014 An App Pursuit winner will be chosen during the Connected Car Expo being held Nov. 18-20 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The prize package includes a feature announcement with Ford on stage at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in January. AppLink enables drivers to access and control more than 60 compatible smartphone apps while in their vehicle through voice commands. Ford SYNC AppLink is already on the road in more than 1.5 million vehicles in North America alone.  Read more.

Over $50,000 in prizes and a Hackathon

Published: September 5, 2014 Join the global Ford Dev Team for the first-ever automotive run mobile developer conference on September 8th at the Super Mobility Week of CTIA in Las Vegas. All attendees are invited to take part in the 12 hour hackathon that will begin post-conference. Make the most of your hack experience by entering your innovative idea in the Connected Car-Connected City App Pursuit. Win over $50,000 in prizes. Read more.

Ford Developer Conference: Register now!

Published: August 15, 2014 Automotive Industry's first - Ford Developer Conference is here. Registration is open! Spots are going fast. Make sure to get your chance to learn from the Ford Global Dev Team and then test out your skills in the overnight hackathon and Connected Car-Connected City App Pursuit September 8-11th during CTIA Super Mobility Week/ Las Vegas. Read more.

Only 1 Month Left To Register!

Published: August 14, 2014 Automotive Industry's first - Ford Developer Conference is here. Registration is open! Spots are going fast. Make sure to get your chance to learn from the Ford Global Dev Team and then test out your skills in the overnight hackathon and Connected Car-Connected City App Pursuit September 8-11th during CTIA Super Mobility Week/ Las Vegas. Read more.

Ford Developer Conference in September 2014

Published: July 31, 2014 Ford Motor Company will hold the auto industry’s first app developer conference and developer challenge. The conference is part of the Connected Car Expo taking place at Super Mobility Week, Sept. 8, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. The Ford Developer Conference will present a unique opportunity to gather and lead app developers focused on creating content for the automotive industry. Read more.

Ford Expands Horizons for Connected Cars in China

Published: May 8, 2014 Building on its commitment to deepen relationships with the global developer community, Ford announced that two major Chinese technology companies – Baidu and AutoNavi – will contribute to SmartDeviceLink (SDL), the open-source version of Ford’s AppLink code. Read more.

Build Congestion-Busting Apps Using OpenXC

Published: February 26, 2014 The Traffic Tamer App Challenge program encourages developers to put to best use information from the onboard computers of vehicles on the road via Ford’s world-first OpenXC research platform. Read more.

Ford Europe sets the stage for new apps at MWC!

Published: February 26, 2014 Ford Motor Company today announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, new parking and personal radio apps for Ford SYNC with Voice Control and AppLink in Europe. Parkopedia will enable drivers to search 15 million spaces across Europe, and AUPEO! to voice control their favourite music from more than 200 curated radio stations. Read more.

SYNC® AppLinkā„¢ dazzles at Campus Party, Brazil

Published: February 6, 2014 Ford Motor Company was the official sponsor of Campus Party Brazil 2014 that took place from January 27th to February 2nd, 2014 at São Paulo. Gathering together auto and consumer journalists alongside tech bloggers, company executives highlighted Ford`s pioneering history of technology and invited developers to share their innovation in anticipation of the launch of AppLink in South America. Read more.

Win A SHARE OF $500k Worth of App Developer Tools

Published: January 17, 2014 Ford Dev is looking for new app ideas that best illustrate use of the new AppLink in-vehicle functionality and is giving away approximately $500k worth of SYNC® AppLink™ tools to developers who submit the most innovative app ideas! 75 winners will receive technical development kits (TDKs) and consideration for launch as an AppLink enabled application. Have an idea for a cool app? Submit your idea before Feb. 7, 2014. Read more.