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Waze coming to Android Auto, and it’s excellent

Waze and Android AutoIn the next few weeks, Google will launch an update to its Android Auto service and make the popular Waze navigation service available directly through a compatible vehicle’s infotainment system. If you’re one of Waze’s many devotees, you’re probably doing a happy dance. And if you’re not, here’s why you should…
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Auto industry nightmare: consumers are giving up cars for good

Uber driver (photo by Uber)Unprecedented changes are taking place in today’s auto industry. Companies old (e.g. Ford, Toyota) and new (e.g. Tesla, Waymo) are working overtime to make cars that run on battery power, drive themselves, and function as taxis. They’re doing all that to prepare for a future 10 or 20 years down the road, when electric, autonomous, shared vehicles…
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Ford adds Apple CarPlay, Android Auto with first over-the-air update

Ford SYNC 3Today, much of the auto world’s attention is focused on the game of musical chairs taking place in Ford Motor Company’s corner offices. In all the hubbub, though, you might’ve missed a truly interesting technology tidbit: the automaker has rolled out Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to late-model Ford vehicles via an update of the SYNC 3…
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