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2018.5 Ford Transit Custom pricing and specs

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2018.5 Ford Transit Custom pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications for the 2018.5 Ford Transit Custom range have been revealed this week, with the updated van available now from $40,990 before on-road costs...

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Ford adds Waze connectivity to Sync 3 – UPDATE
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Ford adds Waze connectivity to Sync 3 – UPDATE

UPDATE (4/6/18): Ford Australia has confirmed that the Waze function is available Down Under. See bottom of article for details. Ford North America has announced a new function of its Sync 3 infotainment system – it can now project the Waze navigation app from an iPhone...


2017 Ford Everest pricing and specs: New entry model, Sync 3 goes standard
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2017 Ford Everest pricing and specs: New entry model, Sync 3 goes standard

The updated 2017 Ford Everest range has been detailed this week, bringing new models, added technology and a lower starting price for the Blue Oval's Thai-built off-roader. Starting at $47,990 (all prices excluding on-road costs) for the new entry-level five-seat Ambiente rear-wheel drive - $7000 lower than last year's base price - the Everest now comes with Ford's Sync 3 infotainment system (below) with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard across the range, featuring an 8...


Ford Sync 3 rollout confirmed
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Ford Sync 3 rollout confirmed

The new Ford Sync 3 media system will be rolled out incrementally across a range of models over the coming months. Ford's updated media system offers better connectivity options, with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone mirroring, as well as improved mapping and menu layouts...


Ford calls for developers to dive into Sync 3 app creation, Aussies welcome
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Ford calls for developers to dive into Sync 3 app creation, Aussies welcome

Ford has released new emulator software designed to encourage developers to create and test apps for compatibility with its latest infotainment system Sync 3 - including Australians...


Ford Mondeo update announced: Sync 3 standard across the range
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Ford Mondeo update announced: Sync 3 standard across the range

Ford has announced a ‘2016.75’ model-year update for its Mondeo mid-sizer, which now sees the company’s new Sync 3 infotainment system fitted as standard across the range. Like the Mustang pony car and Ranger ute before it, the updated Mondeo range - on sale now - features the new 8...


2017 Ford Ranger updates announced: Reverse camera on more variants, Sync 3, Euro 5 engines
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2017 Ford Ranger updates announced: Reverse camera on more variants, Sync 3, Euro 5 engines

The Australian-developed Ford Ranger line-up will receive a host of new features from the third quarter of 2016, as the Blue Oval guns for the top-selling Toyota HiLux in the ute sales race. All 2017 Ford Rangers in the pick-up body-style will get a rear-view camera and reverse parking sensors, with the exception of the XL Plus derivative, as standard, bringing the Ford closer in line with its Toyota nemesis...


2017 Ford Everest getting Sync 3, ISOFIX
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2017 Ford Everest getting Sync 3, ISOFIX

The Ford Everest will get a welcome equipment upgrade from September, with Sync 3 infotainment to be added as standard across the Trend and Titanium variants. The Sync 3 system means both the mid- and top-spec Ford Everest models will come with 8.0-inch touchscreens with pinch-and-swipe capability, a new home screen, embedded apps (Spotify, Pandora and Google Maps) and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity...


2017 Ford Escape debuts FordPass remote smartphone tech
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2017 Ford Escape debuts FordPass remote smartphone tech

Ford’s newly revised Escape SUV, which will be sold here as the updated 2017 Ford Kuga, is the first model to feature the company’s new FordPass system, which allows drivers to remotely unlock, locate and start their vehicle via a smartphone app. The ‘FordPass with Sync Connect’ system hooks up to the Escape’s new SYNC 3 infotainment system, which also adds support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto...


Ford Sync 3 entertainment system should arrive in Australia in 2016
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Ford Sync 3 entertainment system should arrive in Australia in 2016

Ford's new-from-the-ground-up Sync 3 entertainment, navigation and telephony system will not be coming to Australia in 2015. The bad news for potential Ford buyers was related to Car Advice on the floor of CES by Ford Asia Pacific's Abhi Mahapatra, product strategy manager for communications...


Ford Sync 3 entertainment system debuts, ditches Microsoft
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Ford Sync 3 entertainment system debuts, ditches Microsoft

Overnight Ford unveiled its latest generation entertainment and navigation system, which will wear the name Sync 3 globally. Both on the surface and under-the-skin, the Ford's new Sync 3 is a complete overhaul of the systems that have gone before it...