As the complexity of vehicle infotainment electronics increases with each model year, improved industry standards and better system integration will become more important than the technology itself, Alexander Stein, general manager of Nokia Corp.’s U.S. automotive operations, tells Ward’s. “Five or six years ago, these (electronics) were seen as a necessary evil (by auto makers),” he says. “Now consumers are demanding more features, and the OEMs are seeing more value in them.” This ...

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