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Daimler is open to partnering with Apple and Google to develop vehicle software, but the German automotive giant isn't willing to give them full control over the systems.

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Apple is bolstering its automotive expertise, bringing in former FCA quality executive Doug Betts as part of its operations team.

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A rather mysterious minivan has been spotted testing. But is it mapping for Apple, or teasing an upcoming self-driving car from the tech company?

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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.

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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.

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Apple has patented a system to select a navigation route based on the cellular network signal strength along the way.

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An Apple executive believes that cars are the ultimate mobile devices. His statement at a recent conference is only fueling rumors of the tech giant developing an automobile.

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Mujeeb Ijaz, at the center of a poaching lawsuit brought against Apple, was making $294,000 per month when he worked at A123 Systems and was poached by Apple.

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Mercedes-Benz is introducing the MB Companion App for Apple Watch this fall, porting directions between the wearable device and the vehicle's onboard navigation system, with further features to follow.

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Apple has come to an undisclosed settlement with battery firm A123 Systems for allegedly poaching five of the company's employees. The workers were allegedly hired to work on Apple's car project.

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Sergio Also Met With Apple's Tim Cook

FCA boss Sergio Marchionne recently took a trip through California where he had separate meetings with Elon Musk and Apple CEO Tim Cook.

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Daimler, BMW, and Audi are teaming up to submit a bid for Here, Nokia's mapping division. However, they are taking on some some very powerful tech companies, including Uber and possibly Apple.

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Apple files for a patent for 'humanized navigation instructions for mapping applications' that would provide more human-like detail to navigation instructions.

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Fiat 600 Multipla could figure into Apple Car equation

Apple's Project Titan is said to be minivan-like. The Fiat 600 Multipla from the 1950's could also be said to be minivan-like. AppleInsider may have uncovered a connection between the two.

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Apple asks the court to toss out the A123 Systems lawsuit over battery staff hires because it is too speculative to proceed.

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A study by Thomson Reuters looks at the past 24 years of auto patents to examine Apple's current place in the industry. Samsung might be a big competitor, but an Apple merger with Tesla could be a real boon for both businesses.

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At Apple Watch Meeting, Tim Cook Keeps Things Positive

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Tesla should use CarPlay and that's about it after shareholders ask if Apple should buy the car company.

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Hyundai has launched a Blue Link update that makes the app's features work through smartwatches.

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During Apple's big Spring Forward press conference, CEO Tim Cook announced that every major automaker was now on board with its CarPlay in-vehicle operating system, and that the functionality will arrive on over 40 new cars by the end of the year.

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BMW is fighting a recent rumor from Germany claiming that the Bavarian automaker is working with Apple on the tech giant's car.

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Insiders claim that Apple is aiming for 2020 to launch its car, and the company reportedly has around 200 people working on the project.

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