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Google Assistant is giving Android Auto users the silent treatment – what to do

The beauty of Google Assistant is being able to control an Android device without having to touch it. It’s a concept that’s perfectly suited to driving, and Google Assistant integrates neatly with Android Auto for voice-driven in-car control. Or at least that’s the idea. According to a Google Assistant user who got in touch with Android Police, the digital… Read More »

Android Auto standalone app now available for Android 10 users

Google recently integrated Android Auto with the Android 10 operating system, removing the need for a separate app. But this meant that Android 10 users who own a car with a non-compatible head unit would no longer be able to use Android Auto just on their phone, which was possible in the past. So in September, Google promised… Read More »

Weekly wrap: Bajaj Auto rejigs top deck; JSW Energy mysteriously exits electric vehicle business

Perhaps the most surprising development in the automobile space came towards the end of the week. A renowned name in power generation who as late as November 2018 reaffirmed plans of an electric vehicle foray suddenly backed out. This weekly wrap talks in detail about this sudden exit in addition to all the important development during the week.… Read More »

Big auto lender only checked 8% of applicants’ incomes

It’s a record high, and there are growing concerns that many people who obtained their car loans really can’t afford them. Alarm bells are ringing because one of the largest subprime auto lenders in the nation — Santander Consumer USA — only checked the incomes of 8% of its applicants, according to a new report from Moody’s Investors… Read More »