Ford and Microsoft in Sync

Ford CEO Alan Mulally (right) is joined on stage Thursday by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to talk about Sync during Mulally's keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Sync is the in-car communications and entertainment system created by the two companies. According to Mulally, there are nearly 1 million Ford cars on the road with Sync.

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Cabin gadgets

Ford's Derrick Kuzak discusses how the company previews new cabin gadgets on a virtual test track.
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MyKey system

Kuzak also discussed the MyKey system, which lets parents program top speed and audio volume into their kids' car keys.
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Sync 3.0

Doug VanDegans discusses Sync 3.0 during Ford's keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show.
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Sync partners

This diagram shows all the partners involved in Sync 3.0.
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Ford Work Solutions

VanDegans talks about Ford Work Solutions, which includes a PC in a work truck.
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Interface design

Ford's Jim Buczkowski discusses interface design during the company's keynote address.
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Instrument cluster

Buczkowski shows off a very conceptual new dashboard design with an electronic assistant dubbed EVA.
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