Hyundai Becomes First Carmaker to Offer Android Auto in Production Cars

Category > OTHERS || Published on : Wednesday, May 27, 2015 || Views: 936 || Hyundai Becomes First Carmaker to Offer Android Auto in Production Cars Android Auto in Production Cars Hyundai Becomes First Carmaker


Hyundai is the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system built into its cars. It will ship in its 2015 Sonata model with the built-in navigation option.

Also starting Tuesday, Android smartphone users with a 2015 Sonata can ask dealers to download the system for free.

Existing Sonata owners must have inbuilt navigation that's part of an optional technology package. Android Auto will soon be available on other Hyundai models.

Android Auto connects to drivers' smartphones and lets them access certain apps, like Google Maps or Spotify, by voice, steering wheel controls or touchscreen graphics on the dashboard. It locks their phones while in use to help keep drivers' eyes on the road.

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