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Waze integrated with Android Auto

Waze has been now integrated with Android Auto. Waze can be used by the cars having Android Auto to navigate via its in-car display, steering wheels, touch screen etc. Waze has many features such as: Find the fastest routes and most up-to-date road alerts. Start any drive using the voice …

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Maruti Suzuki updates its smartplay infotainment system

Maruti Suzuki is providing updates for its smartplay infotainment system. The update includes Android Auto and some new maps. The company had introduced Smartplay touchscreen infotainment system with the Baleno, which later on was extended to Ciaz, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza and the S-Cross, but it supported only Apple CarPlay. The …

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Pioneer launches new NEX units with CarPlay and Android Auto

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Pioneer Electronics has expanded its popular NEX platform with five new NEX in-dash multimedia receivers for 2017. The double-DIN 7” LCD AVH-2330NEX and AVH-2300NEX and double-DIN 6.2”LCD AVH-1330NEX and AVH-1300NEX models are designed to complement the smartphone lifestyle of today’s consumer with continuous connectivity and access to a variety of …

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Ford SYNC 3 software update brings support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to model-year 2016 vehicles

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Ford is making Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software support available to model-year 2016 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3. Customers with model-year 2016 Ford vehicles can update to the new SYNC 3 version 2.2 by downloading to a USB drive, visiting a dealership or automatically through a Wi-Fi connection. Ford SYNC 3 software update brings …

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Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto may soon be coming to Mazda vehicles

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According to some reports, Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto may soon be coming to Mazda vehicles. The company has not clarified on when support will be coming, or which vehicles might be launched with the technology but it has disclosed that any vehicle sporting a Mazda Connect system will be …

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Volvo’s 90 series to feature Android Auto

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Volvo Cars has announced several important updates to its 90 series cars, delivering new safety, powertrain and connectivity updates. The Swedish carmaker’s smartphone integration offer, which already includes Apple CarPlay, will now come with Android Auto functionality in Volvo’s large driver interface. “Volvo Cars is the only car maker with …

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Android Auto 2.0 now available

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Published: 09 November 2016 Google updated Android Auto 2.0.  This update allows anyone with an Android phone (running 5.0 or later) to use a driver friendly interface to access the key stuff they need on the road from directions, music to communications without the distraction of things that aren’t essential …

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Volkswagen introduces its new MIB II infotainment system on model year 2016

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Published: July 30, 2015 | California, United States Volkswagen of America, announced the introduction of its all-new MIB II infotainment system, available later this year on most model year 2016 Volkswagen products. The all-new infotainment system not only creates the foundation for the next generation of Volkswagen’s Car-Net connected vehicle …

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Hyundai to provide Android Auto software update for the owners of 2015 Sonata models

Published: July 29, 2015 | California, United States Owners of a 2015 Sonata with Navigation can now get the Android Auto software update free of charge at MyHyundai.com. The software is also available for free at Hyundai dealerships nationwide. Hyundai is the only automaker to have Android Auto on production …

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GM’s Buick and GMC models to add CarPlay and Android Auto Capability

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Published: June 24, 2015 | New York, United States General Motors favors the imminent in-car infotainment systems and adds provision of Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto infotainment systems across all its major brands by announcing Buick and GMC models are next in line. As the world becomes increasingly connected, …

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