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The rumored Apple Car is already a loser.
Bloomberg says Apple wants a car on the assembly line within five years. The company is certainly hiring automotive brainpower aggressively.
A list of auto-focused talent now at Apple includes auto-parts engineers, former Tesla employees, and an expert on new battery technology.
If we think of CarPlay like the Motorola ROKR, then the mythical Apple Car could be the iPhone.
Apple's recent hires include a Mercedes-Benz executive who led its Silicon Valley R&D center.
A camera-equipped Dodge Caravan spotted driving around the Bay Area could mean Apple is building out its own version of Google's Street View. If so, however, it'd take years to gather sufficient data.
The companies look set to become rivals, with Google reportedly building a ride-hailing app
Volkswagen is getting serious about smartphone overlays for its embedded system. Later in 2015, Android Auto, Apple's CarPlay, and Mirror Link will start showing up in U.S. models.
Siri can be your co-pilot with this aftermarket head unit from Alpine and its best-in-class touchscreen.
Plug your phone into the car and enjoy phone, navigation, messaging and more. That's the idea behind Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (in beta), and we tried both at the LA Auto Show.
Susie Ochs and Chris Breen discuss the week's news including Uber alternatives, Alpine's CarPlay head unit, FCC smackdown, and iOS and Yosemite updates.
Apple gets more helpful hints from pundits who have nothing to lose.
CarPlay is awesome, as long as Siri can hear you. But Pioneer's touchscreen just isn't very good.
Apple's software shines, but this touchscreen isn't worth the price of entry.
In this month’s Digital Edition, we give our first impressions of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the upcoming Apple Watch, and Apple’s new car technology. And Mac experts explain how they automate their everyday tasks.
No mainstream new cars have CarPlay yet (the Ferrari doesn't count), so it's a small, sweet victory that older cars can get it now if they have or install one of these systems.