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BMW’s iDrive 8 infotainment system is not very good

For many reasons, BMW's latest in-car tech is worse to use than the outgoing system

Apple plans to let you buy gas right from CarPlay

Apple wants to launch the feature this fall

Buick takes top spot in 2022 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

Overall problems increased to a record high, and only 9 of 33 brands saw improvement

Dolby team-up promises more immersive car audio

Dirac will help bring Atmos and higher-quality sound to more cars

Apple wants to take over every last screen with CarPlay

A new vision for Apple CarPlay proposes a full, in-car Apple software experience

Certain 2022 Ford Broncos lose Connected Navigation options

Only applies to dealer stock, not custom retail orders

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2023 Cadillac Lyriq Review: Electric SUV is Cadillac's future

EV credentials are solid, the tech is eye-popping, and the design looks terrific

2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV teased in LT trim

Here's a decent look inside the Equinox EV LT

Android Auto updated: new look, better split-screen functionality

Plus, Google Assistant updates should make it even more helpful

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge Interior Review | Stylish, spartan and Google tech

Its Android-based infotainment draws on Google's strengths

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2022 BMW 330e xDrive Long-Term Update | Caring Car?

Caring Car aims to improve your mood through light, sound and temperature

Surround sound smackdown: What's wrong with just plain stereo?

Does your infotainment sound worse trying to sound better? We compare some tracks

Ford and Lincoln owners can personalize their Alexa commands

Tell Alexa you're cold and the car will change the temp by a preset amount

Mercedes accelerates in-house software push with new tech center

The German brand definitely isn't just tossing the keys to Google

What are Apple CarPlay and Android Auto? FAQs answered

You've seen them mentioned: What are they, and why are they such a big deal?

Google Maps probe by U.S. Justice Department picks up speed

Google says its policies are aimed at preventing poor experiences

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