FCA’s Uconnect 5 debuts with wireless Apple CarPlay, Alexa, user profiles

One of the best infotainment systems in the business is about to get better. On Monday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles revealed its Uconnect 5 infotainment system platform with more power, more features, and an interface that is just as easy-to-use as today’s Uconnect 4 system. A headlining feature is the ability to create user profiles just …

GM to integrate Google Assistant into next-gen infotainment system

General Motors announced Friday that it will join other automakers in further integrating the Google ecosystem into its infotainment systems, starting with the implementation of Google Assistant for the 2021 model year. The integration means a deeper collaboration between GM and Google, which already uses an older Android-based framework for its infotainment systems. This move …

Hyundai shares prototype for future cockpit technology

Hyundai is ready to change the way drivers operate various features inside its cars. To give us a taste of how it will look, the South Korean brand shared images of its next-generation cockpit prototype. To underscore that this technology won’t be reserved for only the most-expensive cars, Hyundai based the prototype on the current …