04 mars 2017

WAZE DIGS INTO YOUR CAR’S DASHBOARD

WAZE DIGS INTO YOUR CAR’S DASHBOARD WAZE ON YOUR 5-inch smartphone screen is so last year. The hot new thing is Waze on the 8-inch screen in your dashboard. The crowdsourced traffic and navigation app owned by Google is joining the SmartDeviceLink Consortium and working with automakers and developers on open source protocols for connecting smart phones to cars. That means that everything you do in Waze, you’ll soon do from the driver’s seat with a few taps and swipes on the infotainment screen. Kinda... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2016

iCar release date rumours, features and images: 'motor noises' heard coming from secret Apple car facility

Reports suggest that Apple is developing an electric iCar to rival Tesla. With reports that Apple is negotiating with BMW, and poaching Samsung employees (especially battery specialists) and reassigning large numbers of staff for its Project Titan, is Apple manufacturing an iCar, and when will the iCar be launched? We look at all the evidence. Since February 2015, there have been various reports that Apple is working on a car that'd "give Tesla a run for its money" after Business Insider spoke to an Apple employee with... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2015

Apple's virtual assistant Siri is coming to 5 million more cars

Apple and Ford have signed a deal which will mean Siri, the company's virtual assistant, is available on five million more cars, Engadget reports.  Ford owners with a car purchased after 2011 that have the SYNC functionality can download an update that brings Siri to their vehicle via CarPlay, Apple's in-car software.   Read more: http://uk.businessinsider.com/apples-siri-is-coming-to-5-million-fords-2015-12?r=US&IR=T  
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23 novembre 2015

Apple Car based on BMW i3? ‘Nice idea’: CEO

Apple Car based on BMW i3? ‘Nice idea’: CEO A driverless Apple car modeled on BMW's electric i3 vehicle "may be a nice idea", the automaker's boss told CNBC, after reports earlier this year suggested the U.S. tech giant was looking to make an electric car based on the German firm's design. To read more : http://www.cnbc.com/2015/09/15/apple-car-based-on-bmw-i3-nice-idea-ceo.html
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29 janvier 2015

Google develops embedded Android auto software, system faces resistance in Europe

Google is reportedly developing a version of Android to be built directly into cars. However, developing an onboard system robust enough might only be the first hurdle Google needs to overcome in its quest to become further embedded into people's daily lives. Google is reportedly developing Android-based software that could be embedded directly into vehicles to provide map and infotainment services — and potentially access vehicle systems directly. On the other hand, other reports indicate the Android model faces some resistance,... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2015

At CES 2015, Connected Cars Will Steal the Gadget Spotlight

“CES has become a major launch point for a lot of the big automakers,” said Mark Boyadjis, technology analyst for researcher IHS in Minnetonka, Minnesota. “CES is a way for them to get on a global stage for technology.” The evolution of Ford’s CES exhibit tells the story of the automotive ascent at the trade show that attracts 140,000 visitors. Five years ago, Ford displayed its new Taurus on a 20-foot-by-20-foot piece of carpet. This year, Ford has a two-story display with five vehicles, a wall of digital screens and private... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2014

Connected car: Volvo and Mercedes postpone to 2015 the integration of Apple Carplay

Announced for the end of the year, Apple embedded system will not be available until 2015 on Volvo and Mercedes models. Among the manufacturers which were also committed to providing the Carplay first, only Hyundai confirms to provide an update with this system on its Sonata by late 2014. In the race connected car race Apple could be then overtaken by Google, which had also announced that its Android Auto would be available for the end of 2014. Annoncé pour la fin d'année, le système embarqué d'Apple ne sera pas disponible avant... [Lire la suite]