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Hands-On with Android Auto

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The next generation of vehicular infotainment technology is here. Hyundai has become the first OEM to launch Android Auto, an exciting new computing system that puts the power of Google right in your vehicle’s dashboard. Continue Reading...

Abalta Weblink Makes Smartphone Integration Affordable

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After a good decade and a half in-vehicle infotainment is still something of a mess. Practically every automaker has taken its own approach to implementing advanced connectivity technology. And just like freshly fallen snowflakes no two solutions are alike. Continue Reading...

What is Android Auto?

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Android Auto is the latest product from Google that’s designed as an alternative to CarPlay but for Android users. Similar to the Apple infotainment solution, Android Auto will use your Android smartphone to enable apps and extra features while driving. Continue Reading...

Audi, Google Set to Announce Partnership at CES

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Audi and Google are expected to announce a partnership next week at the Consumer Electronics Show that will see the two companies work together on next-generation infotainment systems. Continue Reading...

Android Integrated To Vehicle Stereos And Rear-View Mirrors [Video]

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The Android mobile operating system from Google has become Apple’s number one competitor in the mobile smartphone market, but now Android’s open-source philosophy is really flexing its muscles. Integrating Android into vehicles is now the target for many aftermarket car stereo companies, and Rydeen recently showed off a cool prototype at the Consumer Electronics Show… Continue Reading...

Harman Announces Android Integration for Your Vehicle

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After announcing Android’s Open Accessory Protocol at this year’s Google I/O, techies around the world began brainstorming the integration possibilities of smartphones and tablets into even more of our everyday devices. Harman has now become the first major technology partner within the automotive industry to offer the new connectivity standard, which will allow users to… Continue Reading...

GM and Google Could Partner Up To Battle Ford’s SYNC System

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Google and General Motors are reportedly in negotiations to partner on an in-car telematics system that would take aim at Ford and Microsoft’s SYNC system. Rumored to be a derivative of the Android operating system, it would apparently go beyond entertainment and connectivity features and allow owners to unlock and start their cars, something SYNC… Continue Reading...