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Booster seats 4 under 4’9″ & Safe Kids events for National Child Safety Week

safetyseeatThere was a lot hoopla this summer over the news that some parents had accidentally left children in child seats in the heat although there is technology to remind parents.  For National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 14-20), Safe Kids Worldwide released a study that showed nine out of 10 parents take children out of car booster seats before they are tall  enough.

The study was partially funded by the GM Foundation that is committed to its partnership with Safe Kids and sponsoring events this week.

Automatic to SYNC, Siri & IFITT with Ford/Lincoln

AutomaticFordAutomatic is working Ford to enhance the SYNC systems on Ford vehicles  to deliver features from the Automatic platform. The first app for iOS 8 only will be in the App store next week and support Siri.

Automatic users in SYNC-equipped cars will be able to talk to Apple’s Siri on iPhones via the steering wheel button.