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Video: New iPhone App Has Chrysler Feeling Social

Video: New iPhone App Has Chrysler Feeling Social

Yesterday saw the launch of two auto-related iPhone apps -- one from Daimler, the other from Chrysler. And if you think you know which was more impressive, you might be in for a surprise. Daimler's app was designed specifically for owners of the new Smart EV, though anyone can download it if they... read more

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Screencap from a video promoting VW's new magazine, DAS.

Video: Volkswagen Launches iPad Magazine For Customers And Fans

No matter how you feel about Steve Jobs or Apple or all things "i", there's no denying that the iPad has -- like the iPhone and the iPod before it -- created a sensation... read more June 1, 2010 by 0


 
Mercedes Facebook app for the SLS AMG

Apps For Facebook, iPhone Put The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Front And Center

Mercedes-Benz has tried its hand at apps and social media several times in the past year. Some of those efforts have been, well, less than thrilling, but others have proven... read more May 21, 2010 by 0


 
Screencap showing the Chevrolet Volt app for Android

Video: GM Brings Apps To The Volt, With Help From Google's Android

Yesterday, Viknesh Vijayenthiran mentioned General Motors' plan to release a mobile app in conjunction with its upcoming hybrid EV, the Chevrolet Volt. Today, there's a video... read more May 19, 2010 by 0


 
Trinity, professional hacker [from The Matrix]

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Downside To High-Tech Cars: Hacking

The line between cars and computers has begun to blur, leaving tech geeks like us giddy. In-car internet, real-time eco-driving feedback, social media apps: they're all great... read more May 18, 2010 by 0


 
American Journey 2.0: Socially Networked Road Trip with the Ford Fiesta

Cars Are People, Too: Road Trippin' Ford Fiesta Tweets As It Travels

Last week, we told you about a group of University of Michigan students who'd been developing apps for cars. Now, some of those students are about to give their work a test... read more May 13, 2010 by 0


 
Turn-by-turn navigation for the Bing iPhone app

One Bing To Guide Them: Microsoft Brings Turn-By-Turn To (Some) Handhelds

A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned that Google's turn-by-turn navigation service -- currently available on Android headsets only -- is heading to the iPhone. That spells bad... read more May 12, 2010 by 0


 
The Chevy Baseball App for iPhone, iPad, and iPod

Chevrolet Gets Into The Game With Baseball App For iPhone, iPad

Last summer, Chevrolet scored big with product placements in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Though the movie was fairly forgettable, folks remembered the cars featured... read more May 10, 2010 by 0


 
TheCarConnection app for iPhone and iPad

Gearheads, Get It To Go: TheCarConnection App Now Available For iPhone & iPad

Car junkies, news hounds, and eager-beaver shoppers: we've just made your lives a little easier. As of today, you can download the snazzy new app for High Gear Media's... read more May 6, 2010 by 6


 
App preview from Ford & U Mich's 'Cloud Computing in the Commute' project

Driving In The Cloud: Ford, UM Show Off New Apps For Your Car

Some people believe that electric vehicles will reshape the auto industry. Others think fuel cells are the game-changer. The funny thing is: they're both completely wrong... read more May 4, 2010 by 0


 
Volvo Personal Car Communicator (PCC)

Coming Soon: Smart Key Fobs And Corresponding Smartphone Apps

Key fobs—those little remotes that typically just lock and unlock our car doors—are about to become a lot smarter. Although there have been glimpses of... read more May 3, 2010 by 6


 
Screencap from Volkswagen's 'App My Ride' contest

Starting Today: Volkswagen Needs Your Input (To Beat the Ford Sync)

The mobile web is big business, but that technology has been a little late catching on in cars. Now, with the imminent release of new entertainment devices  from Ford... read more May 3, 2010 by 0


 
Google Maps for the iPhone

Google Maps Turn-By-Turn Navigation Coming (Finally) To The iPhone

At long last, Google is set to roll out turn-by-turn navigation for the iPhone. Given that the service has been available on Android handsets for some time, we have to... read more April 26, 2010 by 0


 
Coolhunting app for the iPad, featuring the 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe Finds Its Calling -- As A Muse For iPad Developers

Some people think of Cadillac as a brand for grandparents -- or perhaps moms and dads who don't care about leaving an inheritance. But Cadillac and its upcoming 2011 CTS... read more March 30, 2010 by 0


 
Screencap from Ford SYNC demo with Pandora

Video: The Pandora App For Ford SYNC In Action

Lots of folks use Pandora. In fact, the service currently has 48 million users accessing its 700,000 music tracks -- and nearly half of them do so on their mobile phones. But... read more March 18, 2010 by 1


 
Teen driving

Parents: 'Cell Cease' App Prevents Your Kids From Texting And Driving

Given all the news about distracted driving -- especially the problem of teens and their tendency to text behind the wheel -- it was only a matter of time before someone came... read more March 3, 2010 by 2


 

 
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