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It will tell you where and what types of ports

It will tell you where and what types of ports.

You won't need an iPhone for true mobile integration

Toyota joined the modern era when it started adding CarPlay to its vehicles early in 2018, but that hasn't done you much good if you're an Android user. You might get some relief soon, though. Bloomberg sources said that Toyota has agreed to put direct Android Auto support in its cars, with an announcement as soon as October. You could use the feature through Ford's SmartDeviceLink before, but that limited both their appearance on the center screen and limited their data access. Toyota wouldn't

Official

Together they'll take on Spotify and Apple Music

Together they'll take on Spotify and Apple Music.

Breaking

Device sits on your dash and connects to your phone via Bluetooth

The device sits on your dash and connects to your phone via Bluetooth.

Official

Good news for Apple Maps haters

Good news for Apple Maps haters

Official

Uses phone's sensors and recorded messages from friends and family

It uses the phone's sensors and recorded messages from friends and family to keep you focused.

Opinion

Quiet on the car front, cash-flush — and the market's ripe for disruption

Quiet on the car front, cash-flush — and the market's ripe for disruption

Report

The kids are alright: Gen-X, Boomers, Millennials use phones more

Their Gen-X parents, young Boomers and Millennials use their phones more.

Official

Startup raises $100 million it'll use to expand nationwide

Startup raises $100 million it'll use to expand nationwide.

Official

A Didi IPO would be huge, given its $56 billion valuation last year

A Didi IPO would be huge, given its $56 billion valuation last year.

Green

Segway-Ninebot expects to double its yearly revenue for the next 3-5 years

Segway-Ninebot expects to double its yearly revenue for the next 3-5 years.

Video

We talk to Nissan's EV boss, Nicholas Thomas, at the global HQ

We talk to Nissan's EV boss, Nicholas Thomas, at the global HQ.

Report

Investors can buy shares of classic cars, like playing the stock market

Investors can buy shares of classic vehicles.

Official

Car Connectivity Consortium wants personalized, transferable keys for future mobility

Car Connectivity Consortium wants personalized, transferable keys for future mobility.

First Drive

Can the new hybrid right the wrongs of the second-gen Insight?

Can the new hybrid right the wrongs of the second-gen Insight?

Two Wheels

Prototype jacket features turn indicators and brake lights

Ford's smart jacket aims to solve a number of safety issues related to commuting on a bicycle.

Limits drivers to same-sex passenger, limits hours of operation

Limits drivers to same-sex passengers, limits hours of operation.

Official

The program is only available in Nashville and Philadelphia for now

The program is only available in Nashville and Philadelphia for now

Official

Huzzah! You'll no longer need to watch your iPhone in the cupholder

Huzzah! You'll no longer need to watch your iPhone in the cupholder.

OTA Connect will help add new features to existing cars

Like the weather, everyone talks about over-the-air (OTA) software updates for cars, but no one really does much about it, except for Tesla. Until now. Starting today, Here, the company known for its automotive mapping services, hopes to change this and help keep car electronics current with its new OTA Connect services.

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