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October 5, 2017

Infotainment Systems Further Distract Drivers, Study Finds

New research from AAA concludes that all 30 of the infotainment systems evaluated demanded too much of the driver’s attention during use.  

July 7, 2017

Honda Offers 4G LTE with 2018 Odyssey

Honda will offer 4G LTE Wi-Fi with data plans from AT&T with the 2018 model-year Odyssey minivan so users can stream video, music and other entertainment in the vehicle.

May 31, 2017

2018 Toyota Camry Using Open-Source Infotainment System

The 2018 Camry will feature an Linux open-source infotainment system when it arrives as an eighth generation model rather than adopting Google's Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.

May 19, 2017

Ford Enables Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

Ford has rolled out Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to its 2016 models with a SYNC 3 software update that customers can download themselves or acquire from a dealer.

May 18, 2017

Google to Develop Volvo’s Future Infotainment System

Volvo Cars has partnered with Google to develop the carmaker’s next-generation in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on the technology company’s Android platform that will launch on new models within two years.

February 28, 2017

Ford Adds Wi-Fi Hotspot to 2018 Expedition

Ford will offer a Wi-Fi hotspot with its redesigned 2018 model-year Expedition large SUV for the first time, and is upgrading entertainment options on its 2018 EcoSport, the company announced.

January 5, 2017

Ford to Offer 4G LTE Hotspot, In-Vehicle Gas Purchasing

Ford will offer a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot with 2018 model-year models, offer an app that allows drivers to pay for gas without leaving their car, and roll out an updated SYNC 3 infotainment system that integrates smartphone apps, the automaker has announced.

August 11, 2016

Ford Upgrades 2017 Fusion's Radio

In a world of streaming digital music, Ford is bucking the trend by upgrading the radio technology in its 2017 Fusion mid-size sedan to give drivers a clearer FM listening experience.

August 8, 2016

Hyundai Rolls Out Apple CarPlay Across 2017 Lineup

Hyundai will offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on all of its 2017 model year vehicles as well as several earlier models, Hyundai has announced.

May 24, 2016

Hands-Free Isn't Risk-Free

This video from the National Safety Council warns drivers about the risks associated with the use of voice-activated infotainment systems while driving.

April 27, 2016

Jaguar Adds Bluetooth Item Tracking

Jaguar Land Rover has added a mobile app to its infotainment system that allows users to track tagged items with Bluetooth devices known as tiles, the automaker has announced.

March 18, 2016

Chevrolet Updates Sonic's Infotainment, Styling for 2017

Chevrolet is updating its Sonic subcompact car for 2017 with sportier styling and infotainment options such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, General Motors has announced.

March 11, 2016

Jaguar's New 'Cat' In the Jungle

Jaguar's 2017 model-year XE will stalk its way into the competitive entry level luxury vehicle segment. The automaker is taking a more aggressive approach to fleet sales.

January 7, 2016

Audi Shows Thin-Film Display with Haptic Feedback

Audi is showing a large thin-film display with integrated haptic feedback for automotive use at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

January 7, 2016

FCA Adds Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to Uconnect

FCA US is updating its Uconnect infotainment system to include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with select 2016 models, the company announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

January 6, 2016

AT&T's 4G LTE to Connect 10M Ford Vehicles by 2020

Ford and AT&T will bring high-speed connectivity to more than 10 million vehicles via Ford's new connected-vehicle technology SYNC Connect in the next five years.

December 30, 2015

Hyundai To Offer Apple CarPlay in 2016

Hyundai will begin offering Apple CarPlay in the first quarter of 2016, according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. The automaker had originally said the software would be available for model-year 2015 Sonatas.

December 9, 2015

Samsung Eyes Driverless Cars

Samsung Electronics said the company is launching a new business unit to specialize in autonomous driving technology and infotainment systems. Here's a report from CNBC.

December 3, 2015

Ford Adds Apple's Siri Eyes-Free to SYNC

Ford is offering a software update for its SYNC connected-car system that will add Apple's Siri Eyes-Free to more than 5 million vehicles dating back to the 2011 model year.

October 23, 2015

Driver Distractions Extend 27 Seconds Beyond Act

New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety concludes that drivers’ mental distractions can persist long after completing a task.

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