MyFord mobile app :
American automaker Ford has updated its MyFord Mobile app on Android and iOS.
According to the Verge, the app now features remote climate control, lock and unlock, mileage, and walking directions for finding the users car, among other things.
The apps are only for Ford’s electric and plug-in hybrid models. Also, the watch apps can read out battery range and charging status.
The users, who drive one of those models and either an Apple Watch or Android Wear smartwatch, can download the app right now.
This version of the MyFord mobile app is available for Ford C-Max Energi and Fusion Energi Plug-in Hybrids as well as Focus Electric vehicles equipped with embedded modems. MyFord Mobile allows consumers to manage vehicle functions from a smartphone. This app will work in combination with the MyFordMobile website to give access to consumers in the method which works best for their lifestyles.
The MyFord Mobile app allows consumers to:
– View the current state of charge and fuel level
– Commence charging
– Precondition the vehicle cabin temperature by setting ‘Go Times’
– View Value Charge profiles
– Find charge stations
– Use remote vehicle controls
Consumers will initially receive MyFord Mobile free of charge at purchase, and for a fee after the initial 5 year subscription subsides. Additional information regarding MyFord Mobile interaction with Ford Vehicles can be found on: ford.com/cmax, ford.com/fusion, ford.com/focus, myfordmobile.com or plugintoford.com.