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Android Auto Silently Updated with One of the Most Requested Features Ever
Android Auto Silently Updated with One of the Most Requested Features Ever

6 Feb 2020, 17:22 UTC / Speed limits started showing up for random users in Google Maps on Android Auto, albeit the release of this feature isn’t yet official

 
If Android Auto Doesn’t Resume Music After a Phone Call, You’re Not Alone
If Android Auto Doesn’t Resume Music After a Phone Call, You’re Not Alone

4 Feb 2020, 18:14 UTC / A bug in Android Auto blocks the music playback from resuming after the user ends a phone call, with Google claiming it’s already investigating

 
The Latest Android Auto Includes a New Feature You’ll Love and a Bug You’ll Hate
The Latest Android Auto Includes a New Feature You’ll Love and a Bug You’ll Hate

3 Feb 2020, 18:45 UTC / The update to Android Auto version 5.0.500224 includes an option to mute notifications, but the feature appears to be broken down for many

 
BMW Finally Adds Android Auto Smartphone Mirroring, It’s Wireless
BMW Finally Adds Android Auto Smartphone Mirroring, It’s Wireless

11 Dec 2019, 20:12 UTC / After making Apple CarPlay completely free for 2019 and 2020 models, BMW will add Android Auto starting with the 2021 model year

 
Android Auto Update 4.4 Begins Rolling Out
Android Auto Update 4.4 Begins Rolling Out

27 Jun 2019, 08:01 UTC / Android Auto update 4.4 begins rolling out, the major changes are a new navigation bar, a notification center to show call or message history and dark mode

 
2020 Lexus RX Breaks Cover with Android Auto for the First Time
2020 Lexus RX Breaks Cover with Android Auto for the First Time

30 May 2019, 10:04 UTC / The car’s connectivity, until now only possible with Apple CarPlay, has expanded to include Android Auto, a first for the Japanese carmaker

 
Android Auto Updated Just In Time For the Summer
Android Auto Updated Just In Time For the Summer

8 May 2019, 14:53 UTC / Android Auto gets a different look for 2019, and this time around, Google makes a case for the UI which is easier on the user than ever before

 
Mazda Offers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Upgrade For $199
Mazda Offers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Upgrade For $199

23 Nov 2018, 12:01 UTC / If you own a 2014-plus model year Mazda with Mazda Connect infotainment, it will cost you $199 to add Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to your car

 
Smartphone Pack Brings Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to Jaguar Land Rover Cars
Smartphone Pack Brings Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to Jaguar Land Rover Cars

24 Oct 2018, 13:00 UTC / Apple CarPlay and Android Auto finally coming to Jaguar Land Rover cars as standard on the I-Pace and optional on several other models.

 
2019 Mazda CX-9 gets Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Other Features
2019 Mazda CX-9 gets Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Other Features

6 Aug 2018, 19:29 UTC / Those other changes include thicker carpets, a lot more safety features and small price increases for all trim levels including a doozy on the Signature

 
2018 Mazda6 Gets Free Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Upgrade
2018 Mazda6 Gets Free Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Upgrade

31 Jul 2018, 19:24 UTC / The hardware fix will take 2 hours and includes a better USB charging port. However, it only works for 2018 model years sedans with Touring and up trim

 
Google Services Coming to Volvo’s Sensus Infotainment System
Google Services Coming to Volvo’s Sensus Infotainment System

8 May 2018, 07:33 UTC / Volvo to integrate Google services in its future Sensus infotainment system, including Google Assistant, Google Play Store and Google Maps

 
Google Rolls Out Android Auto Wireless, Compatible With Pixel And Nexus Phones
Google Rolls Out Android Auto Wireless, Compatible With Pixel And Nexus Phones

15 Apr 2018, 15:38 UTC / After Apple made CarPlay wireless in October 2016, Google follows suit with Android Auto Wireless. It was about time, guys!

 
Mitsubishi to Show EV Charging Station Finder App at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show
Mitsubishi to Show EV Charging Station Finder App at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show

2 Mar 2018, 11:02 UTC / Mitsubishi has created an app designed to show electric vehicle drivers where charging stations are located and whether they are occupied

 
Waze For Android Auto Goes Official As Alternative To Google Maps
Waze For Android Auto Goes Official As Alternative To Google Maps

29 Jul 2017, 09:08 UTC / Better late than never, Google-owned Waze Mobile added Android Auto functionality to the navigation app. Voice commands included

 
The Android Auto vs Apple CarPlay Reviews Are In (and Kind of Fun to Watch)
The Android Auto vs Apple CarPlay Reviews Are In (and Kind of Fun to Watch)

27 Jul 2017, 14:38 UTC / This probably won't be a deciding factor when buying your next car, but it could make the difference between the iPhone 7 and a Samsung purchase

 
SEAT Introduces Android Auto-capable DriveApp in Google Play Store
SEAT Introduces Android Auto-capable DriveApp in Google Play Store

7 Jul 2017, 06:35 UTC / In a bid to make the ownership experience less of a hassle for the tech-savvy customer, SEAT now offers DriveApp for Android devices as well

 
Ford Adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Support on MY2016 Cars With SYNC 3
Ford Adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Support on MY2016 Cars With SYNC 3

21 May 2017, 09:04 UTC / Ford has made an update for the SYNC 3 system of MY2016 vehicles that came with the infotainment unit. It will support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

 
Audi Integrats Android In Its Q8 Sport Concept, Expect It In Production
Audi Integrats Android In Its Q8 Sport Concept, Expect It In Production

16 May 2017, 12:20 UTC / Audi will participate in the Google I/O conference, where it will show a Q8 concept that integrates the company's operating system for mobile devices, Android

 
Fiat 500 Gets A Special Edition Called Mirror
Fiat 500 Gets A Special Edition Called Mirror

21 Apr 2017, 15:12 UTC / Despite its misleading name, the Fiat 500 Mirror is pretty good value for money considering how well equipped it is from the get-go