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Continental Signs Agreement With Pioneer to Develop an Integrated High-Performance Vehicle Cockpit

Continental Signs Agreement With Pioneer to Develop an Integrated High-Performance Vehicle Cockpit

One of the world’s biggest automotive component suppliers Continental is teaming up with electronics company Pioneer to develop a high-performance cockpit computer that integrates all of the driver information and infotainment systems in a single unit. As part of the partnership, Pioneer will provide the entire infotainment subdomain and Continental will integrate it into a high-performance cockpit for production vehicles.

Eric Walz2020-05-26 12:45 PT

Google Updates Android Auto with a Cleaner User Interface and ‘Driving Mode’

Google Updates Android Auto with a Cleaner User Interface and ‘Driving Mode’

Google is continuing its push into the automotive space with major updates its Android Auto OS. The company is rolling out a new update that makes is easier to use. Among the changes are an updated Google Assistant with “Driving Mode” and a cleaner user interface with less steps required to navigate to a users favorite apps.

Eric Walz2019-07-31 10:20 PT

Volvo Cars to Embed Google Assistant, Google Play & Google Maps in its Next-Gen Infotainment System

Volvo Cars to Embed Google Assistant, Google Play & Google Maps in its Next-Gen Infotainment System

Coinciding with Google’s annual I/O Developers Conference which started today in Silicon Valley, Volvo Cars announced it is working with Google to embed the voice-controlled Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Google Maps and other Google services into its next-generation Sensus infotainment system, which is based on Google’s Android operating system.

Jacky Ho2018-05-08 17:40 PT

GM is the First Automaker to Offer In-Car Purchases Via its Marketplace App

GM is the First Automaker to Offer In-Car Purchases Via its Marketplace App

General Motors is launching a new in-vehicle app it calls ‘Marketplace’ that will allow drivers to pay for goods such as gas, coffee, or schedule service, using their vehicle’s built-in infotainment system.

Eric Walz2017-12-05 11:19 PT

Terabyte Vehicle Storage Demands Will Increase Flash Memory Usage

Terabyte Vehicle Storage Demands Will Increase Flash Memory Usage

Researchers predict vehicle storage requirements to exceed a terabyte by 2020, calling for more flash memory.

Mia Bevacqua2017-08-10 06:46 PT

General Motors Launches Dev Client for Developers to Test Apps in GM Cars

General Motors Launches Dev Client for Developers to Test Apps in GM Cars

General Motors has launched GM Dev Client, an industry-first app that gives approved developers who have created in-vehicle applications the ability to test them in a real GM vehicle.

Eric Walz2017-07-21 13:31 PT

MOST150 Technology to Control Volvo’s New XC60 Infotainment System

MOST150 Technology to Control Volvo’s New XC60 Infotainment System

Media Oriented System Transport (MOST) technology, developed by Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP), will network the in-vehicle infotainment system of Volvo’s second-generation XC60 SUV. The announcement was made on Tuesday, July 18th.

Eric Walz2017-07-18 17:25 PT