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Mazda: Apple CarPlay/Android Auto retrofit to cost $495 - UPDATE
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30th Oct 2018
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Mazda: Apple CarPlay/Android Auto retrofit to cost $495 - UPDATE

UPDATE: Mazda has today issued a press release that confirms this story, including the price of $494.98, for the retrofit installation of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto into all models equipped with the MZD Connect infotainment system. The upgrade is available now, and all new MZD Connect-equipped models entering Australia will have the two platforms installed as standard. If you are buying a brand-new Mazda, we recommend you confirm with the dealer that CarPlay and Android will be included.
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James Wong
Jaguar's new in-car Shell fuel payment system is coming to Australia
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20th Feb 2017
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Jaguar's new in-car Shell fuel payment system is coming to Australia

Jaguar has partnered with fuel company Shell to launch the world's-first in-car cashless payment system, allowing owners to pay for fuel via the vehicle's infotainment system. Part of the recently-announced 2018 model-year updates for the F-Pace SUV along with the XE and XF sedans, the new Shell app allows Jaguar owners to use PayPal or Apple Pay through their car's touchscreen to pay for fuel at Shell service stations.
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James Wong
Your next car stereo could be a Samsung: $10 billion Harman purchase announced
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14th Nov 2016
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Your next car stereo could be a Samsung: $10 billion Harman purchase announced

Despite a nearly $7 billion cost in recalling its explosive Galaxy Note 7 phone this year, Korean tech giant Samsung has announced it will acquire connected audio visual specialist Harman in a $10 billion dollar all-cash deal to accelerate growth in connected car technologies. According to a release from both companies, the deal is the first step in Samsung's bid to become a major player in the connected automotive electronics market.
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James Wong
New Peugeot i-Cockpit infotainment system surfaces online
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18th Apr 2016
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New Peugeot i-Cockpit infotainment system surfaces online

A set of images that preview what looks to be the next generation of Peugeot’s i-Cockpit infotainment system has surfaced online, offering a look at what will likely be the new 3008 SUV’s interior. The images, made up of two leaked marketing shots and a collection of close-up spy photos that appeared in the Chinese press over the weekend, reveal a new dashtop screen and an expansive display in place of the conventional instrument cluster.
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