As the internet rolls into our cars Ford has decided that safety should follow.
Ford announced that it is now offering protection against hackers and viruses with its onslaught of security features which will come standard with any Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicle equipped with SYNC technology.
SYNC made its debut in 2008 and gave drivers the capability of hands-free phone operation, media player control, emergency assistance, diagnostic and information services, and traffic reports and directions. The next generation of SYNC technology will also include an in-car WiFi system powered by the car owner’s USB mobile broadband modem.
It’s no wonder that with all of these advancements in your car’s connectivity that Ford opted to roll out the safety red carpet and introduce the following safety features: