If you own an Android phone, Android Auto is the easiest way to pair it with your vehicle’s infotainment system. Cars with Android Auto allow drivers to access smartphone features such as Google Maps, Google Play Music, phone calls and text messaging, and an ecosystem of apps all from their factory touchscreens. All you need is a phone running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later, the Android Auto app, and a compatible ride.
While most automakers offer at least one model capable of running Android Auto, you can’t get the system on every new car. If you want to see whether your car is part of the club, or if Android Auto is a must for your next new-car purchase, we’ve compiled the handy list below. Keep in mind, however, that getting Android Auto may require selecting a specific trim level or option package.
What was once just a test is now a reality: Spotify is rolling out a new, simplified in-car user interface for all Android users called Car View, which automatically engages when the app detects a car Bluetooth connection.
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Worried about the threat of rising gas prices, Ford will add the F-150 to its growing portfolio of electrified vehicles. It is currently developing a hybrid F-150, and it will release an electric version of the next-generation truck.
Lincoln will get its own version of parent Ford's first mass-market, long-range electric vehicle. While Ford's version will have styling inspired by the Mustang, Lincoln will take a more traditional approach.
Karma Automotive is partnering with legendary Italian design firm Pininfarina on future luxury cars. The first product of that partnership will appear later this year, Karma said, without offering other details.
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