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The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is the first car to offer Android Auto installed

If you are looking to buy a car from Hyundai, you might be able to get one with Google's Android Auto technology already installed. Hyundai announced today that it is the first car company to offer that option inside its vehicles, beginning with the 2015 Sonata with Navigation. Here's what car...
Panasonic Android Auto Main Display

This is Panasonic's head unit, supporting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

A quick look at what Android Auto will look like on Panasonic's system Panasonic, a member of the Open Automotive Alliance, brought their incoming Android Auto powered head unit with them to CES 2015. This head unit is not a unit that consumers can buy and install themselves in their...
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Pioneer will offer Android Auto integration in current cars starting in March

Pioneer Electronics announced today as part of CES 2015 that it will begin to sell three of its Networked Entertainment eXperience (NEX) in-dash multimedia receivers with Android Auto support starting in March, allowing current car owners to have Google's connected vehicle operating system...
Kenwood DDX9902S

Kenwood unveils new multimedia receiver, supports Apple Carplay and Android Auto

Kenwood today announced the DDX9902S, which will be on display at CES 2015. This new multimedia receiver supports both Apple Carplay and Android Auto, making it an easy choice for someone from either platform. This also means Apple's Siri is at hand, as well as Google Now for Android,...
Volkswagen bringing Android Auto and CarPlay to its cars later this year

Volkswagen bringing Android Auto and CarPlay to its cars later this year

Volkswagen made a range of announcements at CES 2015 today, but one of the most interesting is a small mention that Android Auto and CarPlay will be coming to Volkswagen cars as part of the company's second-generation "modular infotainment platform" (MIB II) sometime in 2015. From...
Google's auto ambition will reportedly bring Android M straight to the dash

Google's auto ambition will reportedly bring Android M straight to the dash

In the next version of Android, Google could potentially sideline Android Auto in favor of putting the entire Android OS into cars. Unlike Android Auto, Android M would be built directly into the car's infotainment and navigation system and would not require the driver to plug in a smartphone...
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The first Android Auto app developer APIs are now available

Google is now allowing app developers access to their APIs for Android Auto, which the company said will allow for Android apps made for smartphones and tablets to "be extended to the car in a way that is optimized for the driving experience." Google said: For users, this means they...
GM plans to compete against Android Auto with Android infotainment system

GM plans to compete against Android Auto with Android infotainment system

In addition to being a partner to Google's Android Auto, General Motors is planning on launching a full-fledged Android infotainment system sometime in 2016. The automaker has partnered with Harman International as part of a $900 million deal that would bring some skinned version of Google's...
Moto 360

Google may be more flexible toward OEM customization on wearables, TVs and cars in the future

When Google announced Android Wear, Android TV and Android Auto at this year's I/O event, it mentioned that it was going to limit the amount of customization manufacturers would be able to undertake. However, that may change soon, according to vice president of engineering Hiroshi Lockheimer....
Honda brings Android Ice Cream Sandwich to its Civic

Honda brings Android Ice Cream Sandwich to Civic's dash

Honda is teaming up with NVIDIA to bring a Tegra-powered embedded Android experience to the Civic's infotainment system. Dubbed Honda Connect, the system is powered by NVIDIA's Tegra processor and runs a skinned version of Android 4.0.4 on a 7-inch touchscreen in the car. Honda Connect, which is...
Vector 47: Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV — Android everywhere!

Vector 47: Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV — Android everywhere!

Google I/O has come and gone but we'll be talking about it for a good long time still. And who better to talk about it with than Phil Nickinson and Jerry Hildenbrand, two of the smartest people in the industry. Now, I've watched the I/O keynote twice, but they were both there. So, we got into...
Open Automotive Alliance

LG ready for Android Auto, joins Open Automotive Alliance

LG has announced more formally their membership in the Open Automotive Alliance, which will be setting the groundwork for Android Auto. LG intends to build a range of audio, visual, and navigation products to plug into the car, which will be available by 2015. The system can plug your phone into...

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