Why carmakers want to keep Apple and Google at arm’s length

Ford and Toyota, which together founded a group called the SmartDeviceLink Consortium. The consortium will focus on developing and promoting the use of a technology called SmartDeviceLink, which you can think of in loose terms as an app store run by automakers and capable of running on any car.

Read the full article at: www.theverge.com http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/13/14268252/apple-carplay-google-android-auto-vs-carmakers

 

SDL should not be compared with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay but rather as another interface from the car to the consumer, as if they need one.

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