DETROIT – Ford Motor Co. has been fielding calls from competitors interested in acquiring its in-car Sync system, says an executive overseeing multimedia technology for the auto maker. “We’re open to (licensing the technology), because we still think we’re ahead of everybody else,” Doug VanDagens, director-Connected Service Solutions, tells Ward’s. “We’re considering it.” VanDagens says if Ford were to make the technology available, it would offer only an earlier version of Sync. Ford ...

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