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.
BMW has added support for GoPro action cameras to its Connected program, meaning you can now control a camera from the dashboard. We test it out on the track at the amazing Road America.
In the most recent update to its mobile Maps apps, Google brings integration for the transportation and ride-sharing service, as well as offline map-saving.
Ahead of CES 2014, Ford announced it would extend its Sync AppLink system to 3.4 million cars already on the road through a software update.
Audi announced a new Android-based tablet at CES 2014 that will let passengers control car infotainment functions.
At its Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, Apple claims Honda, Mercedes, Nissan, Ferrari, and Infiniti are all working on functional integration of more iOS features in their cars.
The company will attempt to embed Maps and Siri into more cars through updated vehicle consoles.
A trio of upcoming Honda and Acura vehicles are getting Siri's "Eyes Free" integration, letting drivers interact with their phones while driving.
At Google I/O, Mercedes-Benz demonstrates upcoming integration with Google local search, Street View, and traffic, using an iPhone connected to its Drive Kit Plus feature in an SL-class.
The 2013 Nissan Sentra serves as cheap transportation for urban areas, and offers connected navigation for greater convenience, but a weak engine and bland styling highlight its mundane nature.
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