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BMW connects consumers through Microsoft’s Azure cloud


Published: April 01, 2016 BMW drivers can now get smartphone and Apple Watch alerts to leave early due to traffic or walking directions to a destination after they’ve parked their cars thanks to a new app powered by Microsoft’s Azure cloud. BMW and Microsoft announced the new BMW Connected service …

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Suzuki selects Harman to provide infotainment system for Ignis models


Published: March 30, 2016 | Tokyo Harman won a new contract from Suzuki to power its end-to-end connected car system for Ignis models. This new award marks the first infotainment system for the Japanese market to be embedded with Apple CarPlay from a Japanese automaker. The system adopted for the …

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NYIAS 2016: Toyota Prius Prime comes with Tesla-like infotainment screen and parking assist


Published: March 26, 2016 | NYC Toyota equipped  Prius Prime with its top Entune multimedia system and made it all accessible through a new and exclusive 11.6-inch HD tablet display. The navigation graphics look simply stunning, and intuitive touch controls make operation a snap. The centrally mounted gauge panel on …

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NYIAS 2016: Maserati Levente crossover debuts “Highway Pilot” ADAS system


Published: March 25, 2016 |  NYC Maserati is developing a semi-autonomous driving system for the Maserati Levante, according to several reports. According to CEO Harald Wester, the system will reportedly be applied to the Ghibli and Quattroporte in the next couple of years too. A new “highway pilot” system is …

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NYIAS 2016: BMW supports music streaming apps on Android phones, wait it isn’t “Android Auto”


Published: March 24, 2016 | NYC BMW Group announces that the first BMW Apps integrations for Android devices will be iHeartRadio, Spotify, and Pandora – three of the most popular music streaming services. Drivers of the new 2016 BMW 7 Series can safely access and control these services through their …

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Pioneer unveils range of in-car infotainment products for ASEAN


Published: March 23, 2016 | Bangkok Pioneer Electronics Asia Centre will be showcasing its comprehensive product ecosystem at the 37th Bangkok International Motor Show (BMS). The product will consist of automotive infotainment systems. ROUND-UP PRODUCTS AVH-X8850BT multimedia receiver — This latest flagship model promises a truly unparalleled driving experience. Smarter and …

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Fiat-Chrysler introduces “UConnect Vehicle User Guide” app for 2017 Pacifica minivan


Published: March 21, 2016 | Auburn Hills, MI The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica now features the Uconnect Vehicle User Guide which is a pre-installed and complimentary application that allows drivers to easily view and explore their owner’s vehicle information via the Uconnect 8.4-inch touch screen. Hyundai provides a similar app through …

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Jaguar Land Rover announce Android Wear support for its InControl app suite


Published: March 17, 2016 | London At the 2016 Wearable Technology Show, Jaguar Land Rover announced the expansion of its wearable technology solutions with the introduction of its remote functions app to Android Wear watch. The Android Wear watch app will be available on all future Jaguar and Land Rover …

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Airbiquity to support SmartDeviceLink infotainment


Published: March 16,2016 Airbiquity has announced its support for SmartDeviceLink (SDL), a content integration approach promising to increase automaker access to infotainment applications for connected car programs with reduced implementation complexity. With the introduction of automotive infotainment five years ago, content integration involved developing unique user interfaces for every content …

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INRIX buys OpenCar to provide standardized in-vehicle app platform


Published: March 10, 2016 | Kirkland, WA INRIX has acquired OpenCar for an unspecified amount to expand its infotainment services with an automotive-grade global app platform. OpenCar provides developer tools and services to create apps for an open, industry-wide ecosystem. It also enables app deployment across different makes and models …

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