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Google reveals Android Auto

Published by on Jun 26th, 2014, No Comments

Android Auto

Smartphones, smart homes, smart everything. It was only a matter of time before the race for the integrated smart car started to heat up, and finally it has.

A few months ago, Apple introduced us to CarPlay – their answer to a ‘smart car’ system. With CarPlay, drivers can seamlessly integrate their iPhone to their cars and experience services such as iTunes, Maps and voice commands in the car.

And now, Google has announced their version: introducing Android Auto.

Android Auto basically follows the same premise as CarPlay, except it’s (obviously) geared towards Android operating smartphones. Announced yesterday at Google’s I/O conference, Android Auto aims to make your driving experience smarter and safer. (more…)

Smart ForTwo Gets Accessories

Published by on Mar 19th, 2010, No Comments

Smart has gone ahead and released a set of cosmetic accessories for the Smart and Brabus ForTwo and the kitty includes some stickers and LEDs. Mind you, it is a purely a decorative package and the engine gets no tweaking if you thought so. The package includes six types of foil stickers; each designed by artist Timo Wuerz who is working directly with Mercedes-Benz.

smart fortwo

The six color options reflect the ‘six colorful motifs’ and each of these stickers cost €250. These stickers remain good for five years and they can be removed in a matter of minutes if the need be. The package also includes a set of Brabus LED daytime running lights and third LED brake lights where the daytime LEDs cost €549 while the brake lights cost €129. For the interior, there is a Brabus carbon-look eight-piece interior trim set which demands €299.

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