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FCA’s next-gen Uconnect system may be powered by Google’s Android

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has teamed up with Google to develop a version of the Uconnect infotainment system powered by Android. Uconnect can be found in most of FCA’s brands and features an 8.4-inch touchscreen display as its main input source. The version of Uconnect powered by... read more

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Google opens new 53,000 square foot autonomous car development facility in Novi, Michigan

Google opening autonomous car research facility in Michigan

Google is set to establish a new presence in Motor City by opening up a new 53,000-square foot facility dedicated to autonomous car development. The facility, under... read more May 28, 2016 by


 
Google previews Android-based infotainment system

Google’s Android OS may take over car infotainment systems

Google held its latest I/O press conference yesterday at its headquarters in Mountain View, California, where the tech giant announced a wave of future plans including new... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
Waze Rider app

Google jumps on ride-sharing bandwagon with Waze Rider

Despite being one of the top investors in leading ride-sharing service Uber, Google has launched a rival service called Waze Rider. The original Waze app uses crowdsourcing... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

FCA to build autonomous Chrysler Pacificas for Google

Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] have confirmed a partnership in the area of autonomous cars. As part of the partnership, Google’s autonomous car... read more May 4, 2016 by


 
Google's autonomous Lexus RX450h

Google, carmakers, ride-sharing services team up to expedite autonomous cars

The list is a who's who of autonomous driving: Google, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F], Volvo, Uber, and General Motors Company-backed [NYSE:GM] Lyft have all banded together to... read more April 27, 2016 by


 
Ford Fusion autonomous car prototype

Google Might Partner With Ford For Autonomous Car Development

There are reports Google is in talks with Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] over autonomous car development. The talks are said to involve a deal where Ford ends up building... read more December 22, 2015 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro

These Were The 10 Most Searched Cars On Google In 2015

Each year, Google comes out with a series of lists for some of the most popular queries made on its search engine throughout the year, or items that are... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
Google autonomous car prototype

California Looks To Tighten Rules For Autonomous Cars

California has become one of the top states for autonomous car research, primarily due to the number of tech firms based there including Google which is already testing... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
Behind the wheel of an autonomous car

Volvo, Mercedes And Google Accept Liability For Autonomous Cars

Advancements in the development of fully autonomous cars are accelerating at a rapid pace, but while the technology may be ready in the not too distant future it’s... read more October 12, 2015 by


 
John Krafcik

Google Hires Former Hyundai U.S. Chief To Head Autonomous Car Project

Google’s autonomous car project now has its own CEO in the form of auto industry veteran John Krafcik. The 53-year-old has previously worked for the Ford Motor Company... read more September 14, 2015 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K bought by Google executive Benjamin Sloss for wife Christine

Google Exec's Wife Hits Fiorano In Her New Ferrari FXX K: Video

We first heard about Google executive Benjamin Sloss and his admiration for the Ferrari brand in 2012 when he paid close to $1.8 million for a Ferrari 599XX Evo in a charity... read more September 7, 2015 by


 
Google Autonomous Pothole Patent

Google To Combat Potholes Suggests Latest Patent Filing

You know what no one out there likes? Potholes. They take over a stretch of local road and soon enough your alignment is off, your suspension is creaking, and you're blowing... read more August 27, 2015 by


 
2016 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota officially rejects Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

In a move that's puzzled industry insiders, Toyota has decided to shun Apple and Google in its next-generation navigation and in-car entertainment systems, opting instead to... read more August 3, 2015 by


 
Ridewith by Waze

Google's Waze enters ride-sharing game: Is Uber doomed?

Here's some news that isn't likely to sit well with the Uber brass: Google is getting into the ridesharing game. Details come from The Car Connection, which writes that... read more July 10, 2015 by


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata equipped with Google’s Android Auto

Hyundai First With Google’s Android Auto In-Car Smartphone Integration

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata has become the first vehicle to offer Google’s new Android Auto in-car smartphone integration system, allowing users to seamlessly link an... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
 

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