Hyundai Is the First to Roll Out Android Auto

For the first anywhere in the world, a car will come with a factory infotainment system featuring Google’s connected car technology. The 2015 Hyundai Sonata with Android Auto will start showing up in dealerships any second. From RAIN:

Android Auto allows drivers to connect an Android smartphone by USB cable, and run apps on the vehicle’s dashboard. Google’s technology replaces some parts of the factory dashboard, and implements safety controls that make it safe(r) to select music, and other app functions, while driving.

And so it begins. Who will be next? The full story here.

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