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Deal of the Day

LAS VEGAS For the first in a car equipped with Ford there s an embedded cellular modem. All other Sync use the owner s cellphone for car data with the outside world. So the announcement of the Ford Focus today at ces, does mean a change of direction for that makes Ford s technology more like GM with its always-embedded modem?

says no; This is something for electric cars.

With the Focus Electric, announced a new set of technologies and another Name: MyFord Mobile. The MyFord Touch phrase is the term for Ford s new touchscreen LCD and the phone, entertainment, navigation and control features controlled by the

According to Ed Pleet, product and manager for connected services at MyFord Mobile is a new connectivity for our electrified vehicles only at point. The embedded modem a dedicated connection to the vehicle the customer is not in their vehicle.

An Car Needs Round-the-Clock Connectivity for

Ford Sync, which to be a part of the Ford Focus is a a set of Bluetooth connection, iPod / player interface, emergency noification, and voice recognition that rely on the driver s for connectivity. But an electric car has needs of its own require an always-available cellular It allows the car to negotiate for optimal times with the utility using a technology called Charging, based on a Microsoft

With the embedded data always available in the car, it likes the owner check information charge remaining or time remaining from the that s no longer in the car, or any other device with Web

Some of the MyFord Mobile-only include:

* Charge Station done in conjunction with

Ford Electric Cars

* Trip Planner, also by MapQuest.

* Value Charging, in with Microsoft

Ford MyFord Mobile vs. GM OnStar

The Sync premise is good made affordable since the brings along the cellphone. GM s focuses on fee-based services, a year, that pay for operator and the embedded modem. In an ongoing match, the OnStar people ask a cellphone connection will a crash (Ford says but hasn t released any statistics) and the partisans note that s OnGoing costs mean s a significant falloff in user s the first free year comes with new GM cars.

Analysts say the OnStar renewal is around 50%.

So, for now: Ford Sync driver-cellphone connectivity remains s focus, except on the electric which has traditonal Sync as as the embedded cellphone through Mobile. Note however s qualifier that MyFord and the embedded cellphone are electric-cars-only at point. As the cost of embedding continues to fall, and if cellular ever decide to charge on total wireless data even if spread over an modem, cellphone, iPad, and with cellular aircard, it s embedded data phones see wider use beyond GM s near-100% and high penetration in luxury/sports

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