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This is Panasonic's Android Auto head unit, coming to a car near you

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 personal...
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...
Kenwood DDX9902S

Kenwood unveils DDX9902S aftermarket Android Auto receiver

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, providing...

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Toyota won't be using Android Auto in its US vehicles, favors its own system

Toyota has confirmed that it will not be adopting Google's Android Auto system inside its U.S. vehicles. The automobile maker will instead stick with its own Entune system for its in-car technology plans. According to the New York Times: John Hanson, the national manager of Toyota's...
Pioneer's NEX stereos are much more than just Android Auto

Pioneer's NEX stereos are much more than just Android Auto

For years there's been this growing sentiment among smartphone users who have to drive on a regular basis, and that sentiment usually involved being able to just dock your phone in the car and use the larger screen in the dash to use the things your phone already does very well. As cool as it...
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Android Auto: Hands-on with Pioneer's 8100NEX head unit

You don't need to blow a fortune on a new vehicle to get to use Android Auto. A number of manufacturers, including Pioneer, are showing off aftermarket head units using Google's automotive software. Like previous Android Auto implementations, such as the early versions shown off at Google I/O,...
Panasonic Android Auto Main Display

This is Panasonic's Android Auto head unit, coming to a car near you

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 personal...
Android Auto

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 DDX9902S aftermarket Android Auto receiver

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, providing...
Volkswagen bringing Android Auto to its cars later this year

Volkswagen bringing Android Auto 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 will be coming to Volkswagen cars as part of the company's second-generation "modular infotainment platform" (MIB II) sometime in 2015. From Volkswagen: Later...
Google's auto ambition reportedly will 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 reportedly 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...

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