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Samsung adds wireless Android Auto support
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4th Oct 2019
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Samsung adds wireless Android Auto support

Samsung has become the second Android phone manufacturer to support wireless Android Auto, following in the footsteps of Google's own Pixel phones. According to a report from Android Police the Galaxy S8, S9 and S10, along with the Note 8, 9 and 10 all support wireless smartphone mirroring – provided the user is running Android 9 and version 4.7 of the Android Auto app. You also need to be in the USA, Canada or Mexico.
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Scott Collie
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi signs autonomous car deal with Google
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21st Jun 2019
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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi signs autonomous car deal with Google

Waymo, Google's self-driving car unit, has signed a deal to commercialise autonomous vehicle services with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. According to the companies, this new agreement is "exclusive... for an initial period" and will see the partners "explore all aspects" of autonomous vehicle services in France and Japan, including passenger services and cargo delivery.
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Derek Fung
Waymo to produce autonomous cars in Detroit
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24th Apr 2019
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Waymo to produce autonomous cars in Detroit

Waymo has announced it will lease space at American Axle & Manufacturing's Holbrook Avenue factory, which was last used for axle production in 2012. "We've found the perfect facility in Detroit," John Krafcik, Waymo's CEO, told Automotive News. "We will partner with American Axle & Manufacturing to repurpose the existing facility, bringing a work force back to an area where jobs in the automotive industry were recently lost."
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Derek Fung
Google Maps adds EV charging stations, live ETA sharing on iOS
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19th Oct 2018
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Google Maps adds EV charging stations, live ETA sharing on iOS

Google Maps users are now able to search for EV (electric vehicle) charging stations, as part of the popular app’s latest update. Along with the locations of charging stations, users are able to see the type and number of charging ports available at the location, as well as charging speeds.
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Chris Gething
Apple CarPlay to support Google Maps navigation
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4th Jun 2018
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Apple CarPlay to support Google Maps navigation

With the launch of iOS 12, the operating system behind the iPhone later this year, Apple users will soon be able to use Google Maps and other third-party navigation apps via the infotainment system of compatible cars. The announcement was made as part of today's keynote speech at Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Diego, California.
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Derek Fung