Ford India debuts FordPass across the entire product range
February – Ford today introduced its globally-renowned mobility and connectivity solution FordPassTM for customers in India, delivering on the company’s commitment to providing100 percent of its vehicles to be built with connectivity.
FordPassTM –the one-stop smartphone app meeting diverse ownership needs -- will make Ford theonly company in India to offer connectivity as a standard feature across all its models and variants.
FordPassTM and its associated connected services will be offered to all Ford owners at no additional cost.
“Right from offering Bluetooth a decade ago to voice-enabled SYNC, Ford cars have introduced intuitive technologies that elevate customer experience,” said Anurag Mehrotra, president & managing director, Ford India. “In line with our vision, we are now democratizing in-car technologies by offering the connected car solutions across the model range, free-of-cost.”
Starting with the recently introduced 2020 Ford EcoSport, all BSVI compliant Ford vehicles will come with a factory-fitted, cloud-connected device that will communicate with vehicle owners in real-time via the FordPassTM smartphone application.
The cloud-connected device will work on a 4G data connection, paid for by Ford for unlimited use for three-years from the date of purchase of their vehicle.
Ford owners with connected vehicles will be able to perform several vehicle operations -- like starting, stopping, locking or unlocking a vehicle – remotely, via the FordPassTM app.The FordPassTM smartphone application has been categorized into four broad sections – Accounts, Move, Find & Guide –making it hassle-free for owners to perform diverse tasks through simple tabs.