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Toyota and Ford are teaming up to come out with their own software to link smartphone apps to the vehicle infotainment systems. this way, the industry won't be controlled by just Google (Android Auto) and Apple (CarPlay).

The new system is called SmartDeviceLink and it's said to become the standard which means it'll probably trickle down to Scion and their future models too.

Not sure how competitive their own systems will be when the mobile market is dominated by Google and Apple but we could see this in the Scion C-HR.
 

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Useful bit of tech but I doubt we'll see it in the Scion C-HR. Toyota will probably roll it out in models under the main marque first before adding it to Scion and that can take years. Ford is set to add it to their 2017 lineup so we could be seeing a later date for Scion.
 

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Toyota has resisted offering Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto, citing safety and security concerns, while Ford is offering them as apps within its Sync connectivity system this year.
So Ford doesn't actually have Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, they accessed through a sync platform.
 
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