The era of the over-the-air-updates is really, finally Here

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Like the weather, everyone talks about over-the-air (OTA) software updates for cars, but no one really does much about it, except for Tesla. Until now. Starting today, Here, the company known for its automotive mapping services, hopes to change this and help keep car electronics current with its new OTA Connect services.

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When Android Automotive goes in the dash, Google wins — and automakers lose data

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Not Android Auto — Android Automotive, the OS starting with Audi, Volvo

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When Android Automotive goes in the dash, Google wins — and automakers lose data originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 22 May 2018 12:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Economy-car buyers increasingly get the best deal on technology

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One of the great things about technology is – with the exception of Apple products – consumers get more for their money every year. For example, the first 1GB USB drive I bought in 2005 cost me $30. Today you can get 10 for that price, delivered to your door thanks to Amazon. The same goes for car tech.

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Economy-car buyers increasingly get the best deal on technology originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Would you pay $17 a month to give your older Ford connectivity?

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When it was first introduced in 2007, there was nothing like the original Ford Sync system, since it allowed car owners to connect and use a portable device better than anything that came before it. It took competitors awhile to catch up. But now Ford is the one playing catchup.

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Would you pay $17 a month to give your older Ford connectivity? originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Mar 2018 09:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Autoblog 2018-03-13 15:35:00

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Continue reading Why we can’t have better headlights here in the U.S.

Why we can’t have better headlights here in the U.S. originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:35:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Teaching autonomous vehicles to drive like (some) humans

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Please don’t allow self-driving cars to drive like people in the Pacific Northwest

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Visions of ‘cities of the future’ get it wrong when it comes to cars

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A century ago, cars took over city streets, and they won’t relinquish control anytime soon.

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Cadillac Super Cruise — a hands-off review

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It’s not self-driving, but it steers us toward an autonomous future

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Cadillac Super Cruise — a hands-off review originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Super Cruise’s failsafes

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Super Cruise’s failsafes originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:24:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Autonomy and alcohol: You’ll be drinking while the car’s driving

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When fully autonomous vehicles hit the road en masse, we can expect fewer accidents, less traffic, and reduced tailpipe emissions. But according to two reports, we could also see sharp increases in the consumption of booze due to self-driving cars, and even more time spent staring at screens, binge watching and being bombarded by ads.

In a recent report, Morgan Stanley predicted that booze will get a significant boost in sales since the technology could allow people to drink more if they know t

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