The known vehicle manufacturer Ford has recently announced that its infotainment system SYNC 3, which includes support for Android Auto carplay and will be available in a wide range of vehicles that will launch in 2017. Among them are SUVs, trucks light and electric vehicles will hit US roads next year.
The expansion will bring carplay a good number of new cars in 2017, including the Fusion, Mustang and Explorer. Meanwhile, other models like the 2017 F-150, the Focus Edge or Super Duty will also be compatible with carplay and reach the market later this year.
So if you live in the United States and you plan to buy a Ford next you should know that, depending on the model, can enjoy carplay year car. Ford confirmed last January that integrate both carplay and Android Auto in its 2017 cars that are equipped with SYNC 3 North America.
Carplay expands ground in the market gradually steadily
In addition, Ford has also added support for Spotify, Ford PASS, Pandora, AccuWeather and services for AAA members to SYNC AppLink. On the other hand, last December, Ford added support for Siri Eyes Free 5 million vehicles from 2011 to 2016 through a software update to version 3.8 SYNC.
Carplay brings the Maps application, Phone, Messages, Music, Podcast and a number of third - party apps like Spotify to the dashboard of the vehicle to allow the user to handle comfortably. And it has a number of built-in controls in the vehicle for easy access to iPhone functions, avoiding any distraction.
CESDE MacRumors comment that carplay was launched in the second half of 2015 and is compatible with iPhone 5 on. On the other hand, the deployment of carplay some automakers like Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Nissan, Kia, Hyundai and BMW has been extended gradually.