Ford uses Microsoft cloud to seamlessly update cars

“Ford Motor Co. is moving to automatically update its cars’ infotainment systems using Microsoft’s Azure cloud service. The U.S. auto maker will begin selling some cars later this year with a computer system that can be automatically updated anytime the car connects to a Wi-Fi network. The cloud-based system is expected to be available in all of Ford’s cars by the end of 2016, according to Don Butler, Ford’s executive director of Connected Vehicle and Services.” [1]

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[1] Sharon Gaudin for Computerworld

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