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Chevy says its Android Auto update will reach its cars in March, starting with those that have 8-inch MyLink touchscreen systems


Volkswagen is upgrading its Passat sedan for 2016 with enhancements inside and out.


Volkswagen is hiring of trio of celebrities to show off its App-Connect tech that supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink in a funny, new ad campaign.


Ford's new app update lets EV drivers unlock and monitor vehicles right from their wrists.


Audi will bring its digital, reconfigurable virtual cockpit to upmarket trims of the A3 sedan next year.


AOL's digital prophet stops by the office, and raps about the intersection of transportation and technology.


Harman believes that there aren't similar software vulnerabilities as the one in the Uconnect system that the company supplies to FCA.


While other automakers rush to adopt Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Toyota is running in the opposite direction towards a different system from American companies Telenav and UIEvolution.


NHTSA is investigating Harman Kardon, which supplies Uconnect to FCA, to see if Harman Kardon's other infotainment systems are also vulnerable to hacking.


Volkswagen announces new driver assistance and safety technology features coming to its entire 2016 lineup. VW offerings will also get an upgraded infotainment system.


We walk through the update process on a Ram 1500 to show what owners of the 1.4 million recalled FCA products can do to secure their infotainment systems.


Plus: GM Makes A Billion, Infiniti Reveals Q30, And Ford Adds 2016 F-150 Limited Trim

We curate the week's events with a focus on hacking in the automotive industry. Plus, other news and notes from around the biz.


The ninth-generation Honda Accord gets a thorough refresh for 2016. The sedan packs upgraded styling and a ton of new tech, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Driving Gizmos That Make Us Smile

We asked the Autoblog team which car and car-related technologies have stood out this year. The list is as diverse as we are.


GM now has a patent for a cloud-based system to transfer personalization settings between vehicles, including the seating position, audio presets, contacts, and much more. The automaker sees useful applications for car sharing services and rental companies.


Ford's Sync 3 infotainment system is replacing MyFord Touch in the manufacturer's lineup and is a marked improvement over its predecessor. We had a personal demonstration at a recent Ford event.


The 2016 Ford F-150 is getting some minor but noticeable updates. Buyers benefit from the switch to Sync 3 for infotainment and an available Pro Trailer Backup Assist system. There are also new Special Edition Appearance Packages for the XLT and Lariat.


The simple, minimalist approach to Volvo's interior layout is set to become a focal point for the brand, according to its CEO, Hakan Samuelsson.


All Cadillacs To Get Apple CarPlay And Android Auto

The next-generation Cadillac SRX is officially being renamed the XT5 when it debuts early next year. Meanwhile, 2016 Caddys get a faster CUE infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration.


A major update for Apple CarPlay lets automakers create their own apps to work from within Apple's software. The announcement was made during the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference.


We get a video guide through the features of the Hyundai Blue Link smartwatch app as it works with the 2016 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid.

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