The last few years have seen a step-up in in-car telematics, with more connected systems than ever now available to drivers and their passengers. Kia is currently developing its next generation of telematics, to expand on the first-gen UVO system found in its current 2012 range of cars. The new system will also be rolled out globally - the current UVO is limited to North America. The next generation will take a leaf out of the iPhone's book and allow users to choose from a series of icons for different functions, and change screens by swiping a fingertip. Also in common with the current wave...
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