Ford and Google maps joining forces in current and upcoming vehicle models

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Ford owners with Sync-equipped vehicles will be able tap into Google Maps to download directions to their cars before month’s end.

The free Send to Sync feature, announced Tuesday by Ford, will let drivers send Google Maps data from their Bluetooth-enabled computers or mobile phones to their in-car Sync systems. The electronic directions are downloaded directly into Sync and converted into audible turn-by-turn steps. The route is then calculated on the spot using the latest traffic information.

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