AutoComplete for July 25, 2016: Ford brings Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to all 2017 vehiclesAudi's CEO says the company will build three new EVs by 2020, and Hyundai gets ready to debut a new hydrogen fuel-cell system.
Today is Monday, July 25 and here's what's making news on roadshow. Ford announced that every 2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicle will come available with a it's Sync 3 touchscreen Infotainment System, This will give some 22 models access to both Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Considering it had zero vehicles with this capability in 2016, that makes Ford one of the Fastest adopters of smart phone connectivity in the industry. Audi CU told the German newspaper that the company has plans to introduce three new electric vehicles by 2020. They'll also set up a subsidiary dedicated solely to autonomous car development. In order to make room for these new priorities, the company will pre-miss offerings in other segments. And finally, Hyundai will debut a new hydrogen fuel cell system in 2018. Automotive news reports that the auto maker will show off its new system along a new utility vehicle at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. It will have a bigger battery, more power, and the smaller footprint than its current fuel cell tech. Find more on these stories over at the roadshow.com and we'll talk to you tomorrow.