The wireless version of Android Auto was announced nearly two years ago, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that carmakers rushed to adopt it.
In fact, only a handful of companies actually brought the wireless connectivity option to their vehicles, as most of them decided to stick with the wired sibling for whatever reason (which I actually think is strongly related to the actual cost of a head unit supporting wireless AA).
However, it looks like Ford wants to be one of the first getting rid of wires, so several unnamed 2020 models will come by default with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
In a press release rolled out this week, Ford says SYNC 4 will support wireless connections with Android devices and iPhones, with a bunch of extra features that include wireless charging.
“Customers will continue to be able to use both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to enable simultaneous operation of in-vehicle entertainment and mobile device navigation while providing calls, mus… (read more)
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