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Automatic Partners with Ford to Add Siri and IFTTT Support in Cars

Automatic, a connected car start-up, has made partnership with Ford to let users access Ford SYNC, Siri, and IFTTT with the Push to Talk button in supported SYNC-enabled cars. This move is expected to make an update to the iOS app in coming weeks and will be helpful in below shown three ways as:


SYNC can also access to Automatic’s IFTTT channel, allows users to activate features with the press of a button like ignition on/off, check engine light on/off, and location-based triggers.


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Here are some Ford models that support Automatic integration or SYNC-enabled cars:

  • Explorer (2011-2015)
  • Flex (2013-2015)
  • F-150 (2011-2014)
  • F-Series Super Duty (2011-2015)
  • Taurus (2013-2015)
  • Lincoln (MKS 2013-2015)
  • Lincoln (MKT 2013-2015)
  • Lincoln (MKX 2011-2014)
  • Lincoln Navigator (2015)

About Automatic:

Automatic is an auto accessory that talks to your car’s onboard computer and uses your smartphone’s GPS and data plan to upgrade your car’s capabilities.

Automatic’s device offers automated crash alerts, maintenance monitoring, Driving Feedback, Drive score, Rapid acceleration and fuel estimates among others. It works by plugging into your car’s onboard diagnostic ports and uses your smartphone’s GPS and data plan to upgrade your car’s capabilities. Automatic works only in the United States for now with, iPhone 4s and above, and Android OS 4.0 and above (HTC One requires Android 4.3+).

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