Android Auto improves its on-the-road music, messaging features

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Android Auto improves its on-the-road music, messaging features

Apple's CarPlay made a splash when it announced that Google Maps, Waze, and other third-party navigation apps would finally work for iPhone users plugging their phone into their cars, but Android Auto's been quietly offering these apps for years — and on Thursday it announced some new features to make the in-car platform run a bit smoother.

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