2021 Nissan X-Trail gains Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, price rises | CarAdvice

One of Australia’s top-selling mid-size SUVs has had a minor makeover ahead of an all-new model due about a year from now. The 2021 Nissan X-Trail has received a mild makeover to keep the model fresh ahead of the next-generation due about 12 months from now. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Continue Reading

Ford confirms partnership with Google, will use Android infotainment from 2023 | CarAdvice

Australian-developed Android system will form the basis of Ford’s in-car tech from 2023 to 2029, and beyond. Ford has announced a partnership with Google, which will see future vehicles from the Blue Oval look to the American technology giant for infotainment and in-car technologies. Much of the development work will Continue Reading

Navman’s latest product wants to take on Apple CarPlay and Android Auto | CarAdvice

This dashcam-turned-sat-nav device wants to do it all – and then some. You might assume the rise of smart in-car infotainment systems, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities could spell the end for the manufacturers of external sat-nav devices, but Navman would argue it’s the exact opposite. The Australian/Kiwi-born brand Continue Reading

Peugeot and Citroen models to employ Android Automotive infotainment from 2023 | CarAdvice

The French group’s portfolio of brands are set to benefit from Google tech. Automotive giant Groupe PSA has committed to powering its vehicle infotainment systems with Google’s open-source platform, Android Automotive OS, from 2023. This move, which sees the group’s brands join new partner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (now all part Continue Reading

Volvo’s Android infotainment ‘future proof’ | CarAdvice

Whatever your experience with Android, Volvo’s Polestar offshoot promises its Android Automotive infotainment will go the distance Any tech-obsessed Android user will know that unless you’re using Google’s own Pixel devices, updates to the operating system are often months late – and you’ll be lucky to see any at all Continue Reading

2021 BMW 5 Series unveiled: Android Auto in, wagon likely out | CarAdvice

BMW’s refreshed 5 Series will hit Australia in October, bringing wireless Android Auto – but the niche Touring wagon body appears to have been axed.  The updated 2021 BMW 5 Series has been unveiled today, ahead of an Australian market launch confirmed for October. The big news for many buyers Continue Reading