Thanks to this broadband connectivity, users will be able to access Garmin Online services such as traffic conditions, weather, and nearby fuel prices. Garmin also provides a customized database of Ford dealerships and Quick Lane Tire & Auto Centers.
The in-dash computer system also allows users to print invoices, check inventories and access documents stored on their home or office computer networks.
Ford Work Solutions will be available this fall on the 2009 F-150, F-Series Super Duty, and E-Series vans. Transit Connect vans join Ford truck’s commercial vehicle lineup with this technology in mid-2009. Ford's F-Series trucks have been the best-selling vehicle in the United States for 31 years, although F-150 sales dropped 13.2 percent in 2007 according to market research firm Autodata.
Garmin has been partnering with Ford for some times. last year Ford started to sell garmin Personal navigation Devices (PND) at Ford dealerships (read here).