Fiat Chrysler to show off Android auto system at CES

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SAN FRANCISCO — Fiat Chrysler and Google already have a partnership to further the development of self-driving automobiles. And now the auto and tech giants are joining forces to upgrade the generally mediocre state of in-car infotainment systems.

FCA and Google announced Monday that the companies would unveil the latest iteration of FCA’s Android-based infotainment system dubbed Uconnect at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Jan 5-8.

Currently, many newer cars feature in-dash head units that are compatible with Android Auto and Apple’s Car Play, systems that essentially provide limited access to key apps — such as contacts and maps — living on the driver or passenger’s smartphone.
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