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Apple iOS 14 Includes CarPlay And Maps Updates

Maps will including electric vehicle routing. Car Keys in Wallet will allow you to go fully keyless. The CarPlay wallpaper has evolved. Discovering Apple CarPlay in your new car (or Android Auto) is nothing short of a revolution. Connecting your phone, your world, to...

New Mercedes-Benz S-Class And The 2nd Generation Of MBUX

This 2nd generation MBUX is all-encompassing through safety, convenience, and comfort. MBUX will enable new levels of personalization and interaction. Rear occupants will have equal access to Mercedes-Benz’s MBUX technology with up to three screens. To fully read the Mercedes-Benz press release on the...

Automotive Hacking Incidents Were Seven Times Greater in 2019 Compared To 2016

The number of cyber incidents doubled from 2018 to 2019. These attacks are made possible by internet-connected features in cars. Numbers of attacks can be difficult to compile as it can take months before they are publicly disclosed. We love all the latest technologies...

New Android Auto Could Read Vehicle Info And Even Pay Tolls

Android Auto update
Latest Android Auto update could lead to massive changes in the software's capability Google Pay could be used to pay tolls Android Auto could measure fuel levels and oil levels in the vehicle The latest Android Auto update doesn't seem huge on paper. As...

FCA’s Uconnect 5 Is The Next Level

Connectivity and infotainment are on top priorities for car buyers. Uconnect 5 can be equipped with Alexa "Home to Car" functionality. New Uconnect 5 will first be available with the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica. Technology is evolving at a rate that, unless you’re involved in...

Here’s Why BMW Canada Charges $100 A Year For Apple CarPlay

BMW CarPlay
BMW Canada now offers a yearly subscription service to use CarPlay in your car, here’s why. A couple of weeks ago BMW Canada announced the pricing for their Apple CarPlay subscription. Two subscriptions are now offered, 100$ per year or 400$ for 240 months (20...

Your Car’s Android Auto System Open to Third-Party Apps

Android Auto
Google will make it possible for third-party developers to create apps for the Android Auto infotainment system. The idea here is to create an app ecosystem on Android Auto like the one you find on your phone. If you don't like a specific app for...

Jaguar Isn’t Planning On Putting Big Touch Screens in Its Cars Any Time Soon

Jaguar I-Pace infotainment system
Jaguar designer Ian Callum doesn't like big touch screens and he won't be putting one in a Jag any time soon.  When asked if Jaguar would be following the current big touch screen infotainment system trend, Jaguar's Ian Callum had a very direct response at...

More screens in your future Hyundai?

Hyundai's Virtual Cockpit
Hyundai seems to think your next car needs more screens in order to reduce distractions. Their virtual cockpit is quite something! Hyundai's European division has unveiled its ideal cockpit idea. The concept, dubbed HMI Virtual Cockpit, could have been confused with all those April 1st...

How much do you really love all the tech?

CarPlay
Or, do you even use it? We often wonder here at MI towers how many car owners actually use all the tech bits that are included in today’s modern cars. Although we did not poll the crew, we probably would have come up with...

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