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Waze offers lane guidance in beta

One of the more popular navigation apps gets a long-requested feature

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Uber tries to limit coronavirus spread by suspending shared rides

New policy in U.S., Canada could be expanded elsewhere

"Our goal is to help flatten the curve on community spread in the cities we serve," senior vice president Uber Rides and Platform Andrew Macdonald said in a statement. A spokesman said similar steps outside the U.S. and Canada would be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Regular rides and the company's food delivery platform Uber Eats remain available, but Uber said it was in contact with local authorities to adjust operations as needed.

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Owners say Tesla is holding them to unintentional (and non-refundable) in-app purchases

Tesla owners say they've spent thousands on non-refundable upgrades with what amounts to a butt-dial

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BMW finally makes Apple CarPlay free

BMW backs down from its paid subscription service

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Infiniti finally adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for 2020

It comes thanks to an updated infotainment system

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FordPass smartphone connected-car service is now free

Owners of GM-made cars pay about $15 per month for similar features

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Consumer Reports calls Tesla Summon a 'glitchy' 'science experiment'

Consumers are participating 'in a kind of science experiment'

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said last week it was looking into parking lot crashes of Tesla Model 3s trying to drive to owners under the Smart Summon feature. Several users have also posted videos on social media of Tesla vehicles that appear to have been in near accidents. One posted a video of a Tesla striking a garage wall and another of a Tesla being struck by a vehicle backing up.

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Samsung Galaxy and Note phones now support wireless Android Auto

The Galaxy S8, S9, S10 and Note 8, 9, and 10 are included

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Autoblog is now on Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

Find us on your smart speakers and connected devices

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New camera system is catching, ticketing drivers using smartphones

It looks down into your car to see what you're doing with your hands

An Australian state is attempting to persuade people to put down their smartphones while driving by rolling out cameras to prosecute distracted motorists. New South Wales Roads Minister Andrew Constance said Monday that Australia's most populous state is the first jurisdiction in the world to use such technology to punish drivers distracted by social media, text messages or phone calls. Experts say drivers who illegally use phones increase their chances of an accident four-fold.

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Hyundai will offer customers Lyft rides when their cars are in for service

Customers won't have to install the Lyft app

Customers won't have to install the Lyft app.

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Tesla launches a pricey wireless charging pad for the Model 3

It's available today for $125

It's available today for $125.

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