Why Google, Amazon, And Apple Are In Your Car

  • Published: 05 June 2019
  • Apple, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are partnering with automotive companies that rely on the tech giants to bring phones and artificial intelligence into vehicles.

    At its WWDC this week, Apple rolled out updates to CarPlay, which is now available in 90% of new vehicles in the United States. At Google I/O last month, Google announced an update to Android Auto and said Android Automotive, the first card with the Android operating system natively built in, will be available next year,

    Amazon Alexa and Apple's Siri are also increasingly showing up in automobiles. IHS Markit forecasts that by 2024 almost 700 million of these software platforms will be enabled in vehicles.

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    Why Google, Amazon, And Apple Are In Your Car

Comments • 732

  • Cfora Day
    Cfora Day  2 days back

    Putting android in a car. Imagine needing to click the X on the corner of an add before you put your car in Drive drive. Google business is not making software. It's driving advertising and collecting data.

    • Joshua Smith
      Joshua Smith  3 days back

      Android Auto sucks sooooo bad....

      • Fredy Rojas
        Fredy Rojas  4 days back

        I like the idea of packages delivered to my car

        • Alberto Gonzales
          Alberto Gonzales  5 days back

          I already knew about the stereo I found the seven years ago when nobody wanted it

          • N N
            N N  6 days back

            1:42 yah buddy, nobody on this planet would open cnbc in their car

            • Itadaki Hokkaido
              Itadaki Hokkaido  2 weeks back

              This is how A.I. and Terminators will happen people!!!

              • Bill_Clinton69
                Bill_Clinton69  1 months back

                In my car, we ride old style. I do not have any of those fancy infotainment systems that modern cars have. For listening to music, I have a double din Pioneer DVD player / radio from 2010.

                If you want to listen to music, you gotta grab the AUX cable and plug it into your phone.

                • Andromuda Galaxy
                  Andromuda Galaxy  1 months back

                  This and electric cars are the very near future. I'm buying a Model 3 Performance before the end of this year.

                  • Justin Campbell
                    Justin Campbell  1 months back

                    I can’t get over this, I would never buy an android car. I ditched android last year and I’m not going back.

                    • Justin Campbell
                      Justin Campbell  1 months back

                      1 in 13 text and drive but more people have an iPhone. Good job google.

                      • big dick bandit
                        big dick bandit  1 months back

                        Can I just get a car that's not smart and listening to my conversations in my car

                        • Steven Maginnis
                          Steven Maginnis  1 months back

                          I don't want ANY OF THIS! >:-(

                          • Shyam Chandrashekar
                            Shyam Chandrashekar  1 months back

                            Why is cnbc making us watch a video on a mac, when I'm already watching a video on my mac?

                            • OMER MARAS
                              OMER MARAS  2 months back

                              👍$🛣🤓📰📚🌡⛅☀️🌅🔎📸🤑$ Financial$

                              • Ahmed Boughoula
                                Ahmed Boughoula  2 months back

                                So phones are illegal but touch screen infotainment are fair , okay then

                                • Biftizmo
                                  Biftizmo  2 months back

                                  Where are you all going when you don't want to be tracked? Suspicious...

                                  • Harvey Smith
                                    Harvey Smith  2 months back

                                    does anyone make after market screens that use Garmin

                                    • ruzzell907
                                      ruzzell907  2 months back

                                      Android Automotive just launched on Polstar 2. Not Android Auto. Android Automotive is a car infotainment OS designed specifically for the car. Polstar realized that if they're a progressive car brand, their technology should embrace what customers need, a Google designed OS meant for the car, because tech companies such as Google do better U.I. design.

                                      • Final Boy
                                        Final Boy  2 months back

                                        Maybe we can get a free car if we watch ads while driving? lol

                                        • Jan Alexander Torre
                                          Jan Alexander Torre  2 months back

                                          Not a word about Tesla car software. Tsk tsk

                                          • Digi tal
                                            Digi tal  2 months back

                                            Was there anything wrong with turning a knob to increase temperature? What was wrong with a volume knob?

                                            Seems we have gone past the point where technology made our lives easier and actually offer real benefit.
                                            Now, the world is obsessed with technology for technology sake.

                                            • Grim Soul
                                              Grim Soul  2 months back

                                              User experience in your car. You supposed to be driving your car. Not worrying about whether or not you can use it to entertain you. Drive your damn car.

                                              • octane
                                                octane  3 months back

                                                none of that crap in my cars... =]

                                                • PROXUS
                                                  PROXUS  3 months back

                                                  *All specialists are talking about the future yet showing men holding a steering wheel.* 😄
                                                  The future belongs to Autonomous EVs where the passenger will walk-in / state destination via voice UI and enjoy the ride.

                                                  • DOJAWHACK
                                                    DOJAWHACK  3 months back

                                                    I was watching this on my tv and my Alexa went off like 20 times

                                                  • misterfunnybones
                                                    misterfunnybones  3 months back

                                                    So now distracted drivers will have more options & accidents will increase, & automobiles have more electronics so they cost more to repair. Yay insurance rates are going up... Again!

                                                    • Greg Coste
                                                      Greg Coste  3 months back

                                                      the biggest selling/sanity point is that you can buy cars (2+) from any/different manufacturer and have it work/programmed the same .. if it truly becomes tablet-based you can invest in a car control/management system and carry it forward to future/generation car purchases from any/different (car) manufacturer.

                                                      In 2009 with the auto bailout, 2 opportunities were missed .. 1) take away the engine/power train from car companies and 2) take away the dash/instrumentation .. during that time (2008/2009) the trucking manufacturers were unfazed as they largely rely on third parties to provide their power trains .. the dash/instrumentation/computer (thru conventional tech companies) could also be independent of car manufacturers. This would allow for engine choice (diesel/gasoline/lng/electric) by consumer need and tech/computing in the car without having to buy a new car or a particular model of car.

                                                      • funny maker boy
                                                        funny maker boy  3 months back

                                                        😂😂😂😂 coming soon car will hack 🤣

                                                        • baterie srl
                                                          baterie srl  3 months back

                                                          to colect information about u make a better profile on u & then sell u producs & CIA is the hub of the information trafic

                                                          • MOM ITS NOT WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE

                                                            I'll just stick to my cheap radio that only plays music. I don't need all these apps and maps and features distracting me while I drive. And it also brings up a lot of privacy concerns.

                                                            • MOM ITS NOT WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE

                                                              The reason they are in your car is so they can GPS track you and find out places you like to go, so they can sell your information to advertising companies and insurance companies.

                                                              • cpear760
                                                                cpear760  3 months back

                                                                I have an aftermarket Android unit in my car, and all I use it for (besides music) is to run Torque Pro locally so it can talk to the car and I can see virtual gauges because my dashboard just has idiot lights. Where's that? I don't see car makers offering to display more information about the car you are in.

                                                                • Jose Ramirez
                                                                  Jose Ramirez  4 months back

                                                                  Wait there making a an electric polestar 👍😭

                                                                  • Patchuchan
                                                                    Patchuchan  4 months back

                                                                    I'd rather have a car with a replaceable DIN standard radio than one of these integrated infotainment systems that will eventually become outdated.
                                                                    Personally I really would rather not have anything with Amazon or Google linked to key systems in my car.

                                                                    • M D
                                                                      M D  4 months back

                                                                      No thanks, I need to keep my eyes on the road for these distracted drivers. I don't need nor want to be "plugged-in" while I am driving in traffic.

                                                                      • YouTube crazy
                                                                        YouTube crazy  4 months back

                                                                        State passes law against distracted driving:

                                                                        Car manufacturers: here's a radio that's the same as the phone you used to text on🤦‍♂️

                                                                        • Erix7810
                                                                          Erix7810  4 months back

                                                                          Their goal is to never allow us to escape from our screens. God help us.

                                                                          • thatgeekdad
                                                                            thatgeekdad  4 months back

                                                                            Todd with the Midtown uniform...

                                                                            Also, Toyota needs to get their **** together and offer CarPlay in the Tacoma and Tundra line.

                                                                            • Phoenix Uprising
                                                                              Phoenix Uprising  4 months back

                                                                              I wonder if anyone named Alexa have a problem when Alexa is being used?

                                                                              • Essence Golden
                                                                                Essence Golden  4 months back

                                                                                Never once did they mention privacy🤔

                                                                                • MagnaCarterBCE
                                                                                  MagnaCarterBCE  4 months back

                                                                                  Microsoft should hire someone from the fords horizon dev team to update the graphics of the distracted driving simulator

                                                                                  • Alfredo Fuentes
                                                                                    Alfredo Fuentes  4 months back

                                                                                    More wrecks and dead people

                                                                                    • Melvin Reyes
                                                                                      Melvin Reyes  4 months back

                                                                                      These dinosaur company has a lot work in order to adapt to the current demand and the inevitable evolution to electric vehicle, most of them will die in the change from mecanic company to tecnology company.

                                                                                      • Joeltravels
                                                                                        Joeltravels  4 months back

                                                                                        10:16 wow, but hasnt Tesla already Done that?

                                                                                        • Daniel Clements
                                                                                          Daniel Clements  4 months back

                                                                                          I got manual locks/windows. Good luck trying. You might loose a finger if I catch you in my truck.

                                                                                          • Hai Hoe gaat et
                                                                                            Hai Hoe gaat et  4 months back


                                                                                            • iaw94
                                                                                              iaw94  4 months back

                                                                                              This should of been implemented a long time ago. It’s one reason why I’ve never bought a vehicle. Tesla is one of the most exciting vehicles to drive and it’s where all cars should be. Most vehicles today still look like cheap plastic boxes with clunky compartments.

                                                                                              • ROSE Leather Crafts
                                                                                                ROSE Leather Crafts  4 months back

                                                                                                It's just their way to keep car prices up hehe.