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Solving the Smartphone-Dashboard Disconnect With Developers

November 9, 2012

Automakers are racing to get apps in the dash, with varying degrees of success. And for better or worse, every automaker is intent on using its own proprietary interface. But instead of paying extra for an automaker's limited and sometimes kludgy app interface, most drivers find it easier - and dangerously tempting - to just to pick up their mobile device to access their apps.

That's the issue the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) is trying to solve with a fledgling industry standard called MirrorLink, and it's hoping make the path


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