Moving beyond the Auto functionality found in some late model vehicles, Audi and Volvo will integrate the full Android OS into future cars, to power touchscreens, dashboards, and basic controls.
At CES today, Nvidia has further expanded its reach in the auto market, as it announced a long-term partnership with Audi. The two will bring fully autonomous vehicles to market based on Nvidia DRIVE.
Researches from the University of Birmingham and Kasper & Oswald revealed that they have discovered a way to gain access to VW and other vehicles with a £30 RF module and a bit of technical know how.
After months of rumors and speculation, Nokia has finally revealed that it has sold its mapping and location service, HERE, to a consortium of German auto-makers including BMW and Audi.
After lengthy negotiations and numerous bids, a recent report claims that Nokia is about sign off on a $2.71 billion deal to transfer the ownership of its mapping service to the three automakers.
Uber recently acquired mapping technology from Microsoft, but it seems its bid to buy Nokia's HERE platform has failed, as the Finnish company reportedly favors a bid from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz.
Audi and AT&T announce new 4G LTE data plans for the 2015 A3 sedan, which debuts this month, and will be the first ever vehicle in North America with 4G LTE
Google has officially announced its partnership with major automobile manufacturers in forming the Open Automotive Alliance to integrate Android in cars for navigation and entertainment purposes.