Whose Tech Belongs in Your Car?
Jun 30th 2013 11:00PM
Updated Jun 30th 2013 11:02PM
Of the many new rollouts introduced by Apple at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), one with the real potential to change our lives, was "iOS in the Car." The system is Cupertino's answer to fully integrating Apple products into your automobile, thus taking the place of the native systems that have been designed by various car manufacturers over the years. While this genesis may seem inevitable, not every car maker is ready to hand over the reins.
In the video below, Fool.com contributor Doug Ehrman discusses the pros and cons of each option -- smartphone control versus automotive control -- and highlights some of the issues investors need to consider.
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