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Hands-on with MyLincoln Touch and Sync in the 2011 Lincoln MKX

CNET Car Tech gets a close look at MyLincoln Touch in the new 2011 MKX and a demonstration of Sync smartphone app integration.

By January 13, 2010


2011 Lincoln MKX and MyLincoln Touch (photos)

Lincoln launches the updated version of its MKX crossover at the 2010 Detroit auto show, bringing its last legacy model in line with its current design language. In addition, the MKX sports the new MyLincoln Touch interface.

9 Images By January 13, 2010


Mulally: We're battling the bugs in Sync, MyFord Touch

Automotive News gets Ford CEO Alan Mulally's take on fixes to the MyFord Touch system.

By November 7, 2011


Sync update adds new, yet little-known, Bluetooth profile to vehicles

Ford released an update for Sync that installs the Bluetooth Message Access Profile (MAP) on the infotainment platform. The update doesn't bring a lot of new features to Sync subscribers, but Ford is hoping the specification will become widely adopted by mobile device manufactures to facilitate more hands-free control of smartphones in the future.

By October 18, 2011


Ford-Toyota collaboration on telematics could be a win-win for consumers

Ford and Toyota say they will be collaborating on telematics. It's a long-shot request, but it would be nice if the same voice command changed the radio in Ford and Toyota vehicles.

By August 24, 2011


Rumor: Caddy to reveal voice-activated infotainment system

Cadillac could soon take the wraps off the new infotainment system it's rumored to have developed for 2013 models.

By June 30, 2011


Dashboards of tomorrow, available today

From the MyFord Touch to the Nissan Leaf's video game-inspired instrument cluster, vehicles are digitizing and reinventing the dashboards of today.

By January 21, 2011


New app blocks texting, talking while driving

Relying on drivers to exert self control each time they get behind the wheel is about as effective as McDonald's letting consumers order salad instead of fries with their value meals, which is to say not terribly.

By January 20, 2011


Technology pays, and Ford plans more

Automotive News reports on Ford's technology strategy.

By January 19, 2011


Charles in charge: Nav system knows how you feel

A Cambridge University professor is developing an emotionally intelligent navigation system that can read your emotions and respond accordingly. This could bode well for road rage.

By January 4, 2011