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Android Auto Thursday

Once in a while you need brains instead of just athleticism. It's the one big thing the car lacks.
Lucid vs Volvo?
Lol.
 
Lucid vs Volvo?
Lol.
If you haven't extensively driven and really relied on a car with integrated Google Maps, Assistant, and the rest of the package built in, you really have no idea how much better it can be than Alexa and HERE. They're not close to comparable.

We primarily use our Air on long trips because of its range. Sure, the car is a wonderful drive, but on trips we rely on accurate in-car navigation with a solid maps database full of relevant POIs. And a reliable voice assistant. The Volvo is so much better at this than the Air, if the Volvo could manage even 300 miles of freeway range, we'd take it every time over the Air.

I hadn't realized how important this was to me until we'd completed several long road trips in both cars. Except for charging, it's just so much easier to travel to unfamiliar places in the Volvo because of better software.
To each their own.

We've had the Volvo for three years, and the Air GT for 1.5.
 
On Monday, Apple announced "Apple Intelligence"; its long-awaited foray into the generative AI space. Given Lucid's focus as the premier electric iPhone transportation vehicle, I imagine that this announcement will portend a massive shift of Lucid's development resources in order to support CarPlay AI integration into their cars. God forbid that someone driving a Lucid will not be able to ask Siri the meaning of life, and not receive a definitive answer. As a Lucid owner and an Android Auto user, I most certainly do not know the meaning of life, other than the fact that it has little to do with anything Google-related.
 
...I most certainly do not know the meaning of life, other than the fact that it has little to do with anything Google-related.
To the meaning of life, no.
To the utility and ease of use of a car, absolutely, unless you are an iPhone user.
 
If you haven't extensively driven and really relied on a car with integrated Google Maps, Assistant, and the rest of the package built in, you really have no idea how much better it can be than Alexa and HERE. They're not close to comparable.

We primarily use our Air on long trips because of its range. Sure, the car is a wonderful drive, but on trips we rely on accurate in-car navigation with a solid maps database full of relevant POIs. And a reliable voice assistant. The Volvo is so much better at this than the Air, if the Volvo could manage even 300 miles of freeway range, we'd take it every time over the Air.

I hadn't realized how important this was to me until we'd completed several long road trips in both cars. Except for charging, it's just so much easier to travel to unfamiliar places in the Volvo because of better software.
To each their own.

We've had the Volvo for three years, and the Air GT for 1.5.
Like you said, to each their own.
To me, actually driving/feeling the car, the Air, grossly overcomes the possible glitches in the Air software wise.
But, I was never good with the video games.
Enjoy your Volvo to the foolest :).
 
Like you said, to each their own...
Enjoy your Volvo to the foolest :).
Not going to argue, but that was uncalled for. BTW my past long term cars have included two classic Ferraris and a daily driver Maser. I'm familiar with the joy of driving. The Volvo is better at the joy of finding our destination and getting us there, that's all.
 
Just realized, i misspelled.
Fullest that is :)
Tongue-in-cheek thingie.
Will you forgive me?
 
Happy Android Auto Thursday!!!!

Just remember that "When people are waiting, they are bad judges of time, and every half minute seems like five.” - Jane Austen
 
Happy Android Auto Thursday!!!!

Just remember that "When people are waiting, they are bad judges of time, and every half minute seems like five.” - Jane Austen
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Happy Android Auto Thursday!!!!

Just remember that "When people are waiting, they are bad judges of time, and every half minute seems like five.” - Jane Austen
Interesting quote. I'm always reading how people have lost the ability to wait for things now, they want everything instantly. Which implies that back in Jane Austen's time, people had more patience.
 
Happy Android Auto Thursday!!!!!

Just remember that "There are two types of patience. One is exercised in hard work and the other in idleness. Patience with hard work is the one that moves mountains. Patience in idleness moves nothing, not even cobwebs. - Israelmore Ayivor
 
I had a strange dream last night. I received an OTA notification that Lucid had released full Level 3 autonomous driving, outstanding HomeLink functionality, sentry mode, a software-driven 20% range/horsepower boost, and resolution of all known fob issues. However, since these, all future improvements, and soon my pacemaker, will only work when routed through Apple CarPlay, low-rent Android Auto users need not apply.
 
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I had a strange dream last night. I received an OTA notification that Lucid had released full Level 3 autonomous driving, outstanding HomeLink functionality, sentry mode, a software-driven 20% range/horsepower boost and resolution of all known fob issues. However, since these, all future improvements, and soon my pacemaker, will only work when routed through Apple CarPlay, low-rent Android Auto users need not apply.
Re, the strange dream.
Will you be able to share with us, what's your poison?
 
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