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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto coming to Ford cars

Ford to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on Sync 3

Ford is increasing the number of smartphone functions that can be controlled from car interfaces by adding support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and introducing more apps for its Sync in-vehicle connectivity system.

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Ford software update puts a Siri button in millions of cars

Ford Sync vehicles from 2011 onward now have a Siri button.

Volvo wants to use holograms to sell cars

Volvo is teaming up with Microsoft to use its HoloLens technology to show cars to prospective customers. HoloLens using augmented reality to add digital images to the real world.

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What you can expect from the much-rumored Apple Car

Experts discuss how Apple might disrupt the auto industry and why the Apple Car will be unlike any other car ever made.

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VW snags leading self-driving car expert from Apple

Volkswagen just hired an expert on car automation technology away from Apple, signaling its intention to become a serious player in the next-generation and self-driving car markets.

Google drone delivery, Tesla Autopilot, ISS birthday - The Wrap

On The Wrap this week Google plans to deliver packages by drone, Tesla takes back Autopilot features and the ISS turns 15.

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Road to nowhere: Apple car not required

Auto industry executives say Apple and Google can't make it in the auto world. Case closed!

The Ford Edge: Exploring high-tech driving aids in my new robot friend

Lane-keeping assistance. Blind-spot warnings. Automatic perpendicular parking. Can Ford's latest high-tech driving aids make a believer out of a high-performance driving enthusiast?

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When you assume: The problem with saying Apple can’t do something

Making cars is basically impossible.

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Report: Apple’s electric car to hit the road in 2019 but it won't be driverless

A new report claims that Apple's has accelerated work on its first electric vehicle, with the final product expected in 2019.

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Apple meets with California DMV, hinting that public car tests could happen soon

What if Apple's self-driving car is much further along than anyone realizes?

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Apple car accelerates as Cupertino reportedly seeks a testing facility

Apple needs a high-security facility to test...something.

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Report: Apple and BMW started talking about an iCar collaboration last year

Tim Cook and company have shown interest in how BMW manufactures its i3 electric car, but want to go at it alone.

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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.