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December 2014/January 2015

High-Resolution Car Audio: An Uphill Climb: With so much music in compressed formats, the case for high-end car audio systems is getting harder to make. Some high-resolution audio formats are being offered but will consumers care?

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Google and Apple No Threat to Infotainment Suppliers: Paul Hansen believes infotainment suppliers need not be too concerned about Google and Apple coming into the automotive market.

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Airbiquity, The Company Profile: Privately held Airbiquity receives 100% of its revenue from automotive customers. Its Choreo private cloud platform for connected vehicle services accounted for 53% of 2013 sales.

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The Electronics Behind Tata Motors' New Zest: Tata Motors explains how it can offer its new, well-equipped model at such a low price.

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Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Featured at CES: Audi and Hyundai showed working demonstrations of the Apple and Android smartphone interfaces at CES 2015. Both carmakers plan to put the features in production models later this year.

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Audi Leads at CES 2015: Audi showcased its piloted-driving concept vehicle in Las Vegas, after the car had driven itself and some journalists to CES from Palo Alto.

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Half of each issue is reserved for an in-depth profile of a leading auto electronics supplier. Since its inception in 1988, The Hansen Report has profiled almost all the important auto electronics suppliers around the world. Their combined sales account for more than 95% of the market.

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