Car Navigation Systems Plot a Course Forward Against Phone Apps
In-dash navigation systems aren't as nimble as their smartphone counterparts. But as cars get more complicated, built-in could mean better.
How do you get someone to pay hundreds of dollars for an inferior product, when most people already have a better one in their pocket?
That's the problem facing carmakers trying to sell built-in navigation systems when superior alternatives such as Apple's Maps, Google Maps and Waze are available for free to anyone with a smartphone - which is almost everybody.