Every few years, some company talks about making butanol http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butanol_fuel in commercial quantities instead of ethanol.
MS is not a big player in car infotainment.
My new Ford C-Max Hybrid, with the infamous MyFordTouch, has a Microsoft label on the dash and a Microsoft EULA in the owner's manual.
"Gort, klaatu nikto barada." -- The Day the Earth Stood Still