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When a car is an app: Ford enters the digital age with the c

Fri Jan 07, 2011 6:28 am

When a car is an app:

Fear not, Ford has done something of a first. It's a new app, and a car, all in one. The company is hailing its new electric Focus as the ultimate app for smart phones.

Here are some of its applications: the car links with your mobile phone and can tell you where the nearest charging station is � that�s handy. You can use your phone to open the car � that�s quite cool. And if you want to save money, it can determine the cheapest time to recharge your car. So if you have left it charging, and told the computer when you need the vehicle again, it will automatically only charge the vehicle up when electricity is at its cheapest. ... -car/12249

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