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Porsche-gate: Android Auto isn't slurping tons of engine data, claims Google – but questions remain

DougS Silver badge

Yes, data Porsche is data talking is available via ODB, but...

The key here is that Google would be collecting it from millions of cars eventually. They aren't going to convince millions of people to connect a doo-dad to their ODB II port, then download the data off it to Google.

That sort of data has more value the more of it you have. Porsche doesn't want to just hand it over to Google and potentially advantage them.

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