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Forza Street video game is free and coming to mobile platforms

Coming soon to both iOS and Android

Coming soon to both iOS and Android.

Toyota expected to add Android Auto to its cars

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, w

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Next Volvo infotainment system will have Google Assistant

You'll be able to use voice commands for many functions in a few years

Volvo has announced new details in its partnership with Google, saying it's working with the Silicon Valley behemoth to embed Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Google Maps and other voice-controlled services into Volvo's next-generation Sensus infotainment system.

Wireless Android Auto is available for Google phones

JVCKenwood was a tad premature in announcing head units with wireless Android Auto given that phones weren't officially ready for it, but that support is finally here... more or less. Google has enabled cord-free Android Auto in vehicles that have an Android Auto Wireless-compatible infotainment system (buil

More head-up displays are coming to a dashboard near you

HUDs are in more new cars, and they're about to get more sophisticated

Android in-car infotainment goes way beyond Android Auto at CES 2017

Tons of potential.

The days of Uconnect, SYNC, Cue, and more may be numbered.

Google Maps now highlights busy neighborhoods

Google Maps shows you the hot spots.

Android Auto will soon run on your phone just like any other app

Android Auto will soon run entirely on your phone while offering the same features as if it were connected to your dash.

Waze warns you about dangerous intersections in big US cities

Waze is now alerting drivers in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington when they approach historically dangerous intersections.

Honda nav concept replaces head unit with Android phone

The carmaker has partnered with Drivemode to create a concept vehicle that completely replaces the head unit with a phone and a free app.

Faraday Future FFZERO1 gets an augmented reality app

Faraday Future offers a free app on iTunes and Google Play that lets users explore the FFZERO1 concept car inside and out with augmented reality.

2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Android Auto

Your Android Apps, Front And Center

With Android Auto, it's possible to harness the power of your Google-powered smartphone and use it in your car in a way that doesn't distract the driver.

Voice control your Volvo with a $249 Microsoft Band 2 app

Volvo now has apps for iOS and Android covering a lot of these functions, but only the new On Call for Band 2 app allows for voice commands.

What driving data is Android Auto collecting from us?

Porsche allegedly doesn't offer Android Auto in the refreshed 911 out of privacy concerns, but Google maintains that it's not collecting much of this information.

Ford's smartwatch apps let drivers unlock its EVs

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

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