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Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, MirrorLink: Most 2016 Volkswagen cars will have all three

The company's new MIB-II infotainment system will be compatible with all three smartphone-car interfaces. The first floor models will arrive in dealerships next week, VW says.

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Car and pedestrian collision? There'll soon be an app for that

The new system will alert drivers and pedestrians of potential collisions.

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Honda's first CarPlay-supported vehicle is the 2016 Accord

Honda said last March that it would support CarPlay. Now it's finally getting ready to make good on that promise.

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Apple adds former Chrysler exec to its rumored car team

Cupertino is reportedly building an electric car with help from a slew of experts.

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Why compatibility isn't just a computer problem anymore

When everything is connected with software and services, consumers can get boxed in by what works with what.

Assumption junction: Calling Apple a religion has no function

Apple is definitely making a car and it will definitely fail. Sure.

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Apple CarPlay's coming to these 14 Chevrolet cars in the 2016 model year

You'll be able to plug your iPhone into a range of vehicles from the tiny Spark to the hulking Suburban, and even the new Volt.

Of babies and bath water: Apple Car DOA

Imaginary Apple product failures don't tar all imaginary Apple products.

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Uber's first autonomous car goes out for a test drive

"This vehicle is part of our early research efforts regarding mapping, safety and autonomy systems."

Elon Musk: Teslas could drive themselves, today

Tesla founder Elon Musk said that its Tesla electric cars could drive themselves today, but not with the reliability that they need to make them safe. But it's only a matter of time, and of hardware.

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The latest Apple car 'evidence': Building permits and a mysterious company

Public records and inside sources hint at a mysterious shell company operating in Apple's midst, with facilities geared for automotive research.

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Apple asks for dismissal of lawsuit from battery maker A123

Apple argues that it doesn't compete with A123 because their batteries end up in different products.

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Apple's new Maps patent guides your car around cell phone dead spots

If Apple follows through on this one, your nav system could take wireless signal strength into account when deciding your route.

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Toyota won't support CarPlay, at least not out of the gate

New Ferrari and Mercedes-Benz models will have CarPlay baked in, but not Toyotas.

Car talk: Apple rumors run amok again

The rumored Apple Car is already a loser.