Android Auto

30th April 2020

Safety Campaigners Call for AI Enhanced Voice Controls

Research showing that infotainment touchscreen can reduce driver response time more than being drunk has brought calls for greater use of voice control. Following a study run by the...

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3rd January 2020

Tested: Škoda Superb L&K 2.0 TSI DSG – the Here and Now Super-Urban Solution

Speak to almost any European car dealer and you will hear the lament that diesel sales continue to plummet amid urban air quality concerns. However, this trend has revitalized...

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29th August 2018

Drivers Believe Automated Safety Has Prevented Crashes, J.D. Power Says

A majority of new-car drivers with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) say those features helped prevent an accident in the first 90 days they owned the car, according to...

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11th June 2018

Opel’s Latest Infotainment System Arrives on Insignia Sedan

Personalization and intuitive ease-of-use are key features of Opel's next-generation infotainment system, which debuts on the Insignia nameplate.

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14th May 2018

Weekly Brief: Volvo hands Google keys to its infotainment

Volvo cars will soon come with Android built into the dashboard. Andrew Tolve reports. Forget about mirroring your smartphone with Android Auto, Google has bigger plans in the dashboard:the...

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8th May 2018

Volvo Looks to Supercharge Infotainment With Android

Giving Android a big boost in the auto industry, Volvo announced this week that its next-generation infotainment will offer a number of Google features, including Maps, Assistant and Play....

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16th April 2018

Weekly Brief: Uber Jump’s into entire transportation ecosystem

Uber prepares itself for an IPO with a broader focus on urban transportation. Andrew Tolve reports. It was a strange week for Uber. First, the ride-hailing giant reportedly spent...

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13th March 2018

Weekly Brief: Jaguar leads the way as EVs dominate Geneva

A look back at the highlights from the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. Andrew Tolve reports. Internal combustion engine powered vehicles may dominate car sales in Europe but you wouldn’t...

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23rd January 2018

Google Assistant Will Be Integrated Into Android Auto

Tens of millions of cars will gain access to advanced voice control functions, when Google Assistant is integrated into Android Auto.

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6th October 2017

Embedded navigation to stick around, say panellists

It may seem like the flurry of vehicles getting Android Auto and/or Apple CarPlay integration quickly will make embedded navigation systems obsolete. But panellists representing some embedded navigation-system suppliers...

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31st July 2017

Weekly Brief: Tesla’s ‘dodgem’ for the masses

The wait is over as an ‘affordable’ Tesla electric car comes to market. Andrew Tolve reports. When Elon Musk founded Tesla 14 years ago, he promised to usher in...

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30th May 2017

Weekly Brief: Nevada places its bets on a collision free state

The ‘casino’ state commits to creating the first V2V network in US. Andrew Tolve reports. The US Department of Transportation's proposed rule mandating vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication would be a...

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