Android Automotive Stories October 21, 2019

Google updates Android Automotive emulator, shows off YouTube Music & other apps

Compared to Auto, Google with Android Automotive is offering a full operating system for cars. Developing applications is getting easier with the company today releasing an updated Android Automotive emulator system image.

Android Automotive Stories September 5, 2019

Android Auto is just for infotainment systems, while Android Automotive is a full operating system for cars. Following Volvo earlier this year with the Polestar 2, General Motors announced today that it plans to adopt the native Google experience for its vehicles starting in 2021.

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Android Automotive Stories May 1, 2019

Google first announced a native version of Android for car makers, and that’s finally going to ship in a car starting this year. Ahead of the launch of the Polestar 2 and more information at Google I/O 2019, the company is encouraging developers to build media apps for Android Automotive.

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Android Automotive Stories February 27, 2019

For the past couple of years, Google has been working with a handful of automakers to use Android as the heart of your vehicle’s infotainment system. This week, we’re finally seeing the first car with Android Automotive be officially announced with Volvo’s Tesla Model 3 competitor, the Polestar 2.

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Android Automotive Stories January 25, 2019

Google’s Android Auto platform has grown significantly over the past few years, and the company has also been working on a native solution with some car makers. Today, an interview with Patrick Brady, the head of Android Auto at Google, reveals quite a few new details on the platform.

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Android Automotive Stories September 18, 2018

In regards to cars, Google has a two-prong approach with Android Auto and Android Automotive. The former is an infotainment system that features Assistant and Google Maps, while the latter involves Android running on cars. Google is now working with Renault, Nissan, and Mitsubishi to bring Android Automotive into 2021 vehicles.

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