In the 31 years Paul Mascarenas has spent at Ford, the last three as chief technical officer, the company has made some drastic strides forward when it comes to technology. SYNC launched in 2007 and, since then, has gone on to span the entire Ford range, installed in over 10 million vehicles. In 2011 it gained ever-better support for smartphone connectivity, AppLink allowing popular apps like Pandora and Rhapsody to control the car's infotainment system.
The original goal was to make Ford cars among the smartest on the road, but not at the cost of safety. "The original … Read more