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Opinion
When Android Automotive goes in the dash, Google wins — and automakers lose data

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

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

Car Buying
How to test for a new-car infotainment system you can live with

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
Economy-car buyers increasingly get the best deal on technology

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
Bosch builds an infotainment system that just might not suck

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

Breaking
Green
Apple Maps gets smarter about plugging in EVs

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

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

ETC
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.

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What Apple's iPhone fight with the FBI means for car privacy

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
Apple minivan looks more like a mapper than a self-driver

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?