Why Doesn’t My Car Get The Fuel Mileage It’s Rated For?

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By Justin Reves, Marketing Manager I can’t get the fuel economy that was on the window sticker of my vehicle. What gives? This is major point of frustration for people. You buy a vehicle that’s rated at 40MPG or 7l/100km, but now that you’re driving it, you’re not getting anywhere close to that. What is… Read more »

SYNC Tips: Playing Music With Your Mouth

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By Justin Reves, Marketing Manager When I say, “Playing Music With Your Mouth”, I don’t mean making kazoo sounds with your lips. I’m talking about using voice commands to play specific artists, albums, songs, or playlists stored on your iPod, USB stick, or other music-player that you connected to a SYNC-equipped system. Whatever this device… Read more »

SYNC Tips: Managing and Updating Your Phonebook in Your Car

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By Justin Reves, Marketing Manager No, this is not about where to find the latest pocket-sized phone book to store under your seats. It’s about how to keep the contacts stored on your SYNC system up-to-date.┬áThis question came up recently and it’s a bit complicated so it’s worthy of a blog post. Someone had spelled… Read more »

SYNC Tips: How to Speak to SYNC – Like Don Cherry

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By Justin Reves, Marketing Manager Are you finding that SYNC has trouble understanding you? Give it the Don Cherry treatment. What? For those of you that are not familiar with our beloved Hockey Night in Canada host, he has an apparent inability to pronounce anything but simple English words. He especially struggles with last names…. Read more »