Android Auto vs Android Automotive: What’s the difference?

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There was a time when having an infotainment system and satellite navigation in your car was a luxury. Now, thanks in part to computer components being more affordable and open source mapping projects, in-car entertainment systems are far more common.

Advanced infotainment systems are so common they can create a bit of a learning curve when getting into an unfamiliar car. What’s more, in-car systems often lack features that are common on other pieces of tech, like popular entertainment apps.

Thankfully, there are solutions that aim to standardize the in-car experience and bring supreme functionality with less of a learning curve. In this article we’re going to take a look at two of those options: Android Auto and Android Automotive.

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Henry Ford Quotes To Inspire The Automotive Enthusiast

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Let the words of Henry Ford motivate you to conquer hardship.

troubling year in recent history, and we’re not even done with it. If you work in the automotive industry, you likely feel particularly overwhelmed by what the next few months may have in store, and everything you’ve been through in the last few behind us, while the world is desperately seeking a clear pathway out of this mess. During times like these, it’s important to unplug from the news of gloom and doom, and look to great leaders who powered through adversity during dark and challenging times, like Henry Ford.” data-reactid=”14″As a whole, 2020 has been the most troubling year in recent history, and we’re not even done with it. If you work in the automotive industry, you likely feel particularly

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Is Asbury Automotive Group (ABG) Stock Undervalued Right Now?

Here at Zacks, we focus on our proven ranking system, which places an emphasis on earnings estimates and estimate revisions, to find winning stocks. But we also understand that investors develop their own strategies, so we are constantly looking at the latest trends in value, growth, and momentum to find strong companies for our readers.

Of these, perhaps no stock market trend is more popular than value investing, which is a strategy that has proven to be successful in all sorts of market environments. Value investors use fundamental analysis and traditional valuation metrics to find stocks that they believe are being undervalued by the market at large.

Zacks has developed the innovative Style Scores system to highlight stocks with specific traits. For example, value investors will be interested in stocks with great grades in the “Value” category. When paired with a high Zacks Rank, “A” grades in the Value category

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Sonic Automotive (SAH) Hits 52-Week High, Can the Run Continue?

Shares of Sonic Automotive (SAH) have been strong performers lately, with the stock up 13.8% over the past month. The stock hit a new 52-week high of $46.5 in the previous session. Sonic Automotive has gained 46.7% since the start of the year compared to the 28.8% move for the Zacks Retail-Wholesale sector and the 17.2% return for the Zacks Automotive – Retail and Whole Sales industry.

What’s Driving the Outperformance?

The stock has a great record of positive earnings surprises, as it hasn’t missed our earnings consensus estimate in any of the last four quarters. In its last earnings report on July 30, 2020, Sonic Automotive reported EPS of $0.64 versus consensus estimate of $0.31.

For the current fiscal year, Sonic Automotive is expected to post earnings of $2.95 per share on $9.85 billion in revenues. This represents a 11.32% change in EPS on a -5.79% change in revenues.

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