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Not Android Auto — Android Automotive, the OS starting with Audi, Volvo

Not Android Auto — Android Automotive, the OS starting with Audi, Volvo

Car Buying

Here's a car-shopping checklist of infotainment functions to test

Here's a quick checklist of infotainment functions to test and questions to ask when new-car shopping.

Featured

Democratization of tech: Same – or better – amenities as luxury cars

One of the great things about technology is – with the exception of Apple products – consumers get more for their money every year. For example, the first 1GB USB drive I bought in 2005 cost me $30. Today you can get 10 for that price, delivered to your door thanks to Amazon. The same goes for car tech.

ETC

By reducing complexity while adding features, the tier-one supplier addresses No. 1 source of owners' frustration

Green

You may have noticed some new icons on your screen recently.

"Hey, Siri, take me to a charging station."

ETC

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

Featured

This face-off has big implications for all mobile devices. And cars are mobile devices.

Apple's resistance to furnishing the FBI with a back door to mobile devices doesn't only impact the iPhone. It could have ramifications for privacy in cars.

Spy Shots

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?