At the forefront of the connected-car revolution are online music apps, enabling drivers to listen to the music services they have become accustomed to on the Web or their phones, all using a safe dashboard interface.
Just about every new car comes with a USB port and a Bluetooth audio connection, but many people now listen to music from online sources. Here are the latest automakers to integrate online audio.
At the Defcon hackers convention, a security research group proposes an automobile cyber safety rating system that could go far beyond hacking cars.
In what it bills the first developer conference hosted by an automaker during CTIA Super Mobility Week, Ford will run a hackathon where developers can build apps using data sets supplied by Los Angeles.
Your car's drivetrain would be about as sophisticated as a garden cart if it didn't have some sort of differential. And increasingly, automakers are touting their use of the limited-slip variant. Brian Cooley shows you.
In a report, the agency sees the vehicles as opening up new possibilities for law enforcement, but also for criminals.
At Google I/O in San Francisco, the company reveals its new interface for Android in the car. The new software will integrate with your smartphone and also give voice control over mapping and messaging in the car. Twenty-five automakers will support Android Auto at launch.
The next Android L release hits the road with the announcement of the Android Auto interface for cars.
The message to developers at Google's I/O fest this year was crystal clear: Android software will power everything from phones and cars to TVs and beyond.
A big focus of Google's I/O developer conference will reportedly be a system for integrating navigation, audio, and calls from an Android phone with a car dashboard.