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Gadgets: Navdy Heads-Up Display Offers A Glimpse Of Driving In The Future

Gadgets: Navdy Heads-Up Display Offers A Glimpse Of Driving In The Future

Think back a few years to 2011 and the release of Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol. Remember the stunning heads-up display shown on the amazing BMW i8? Well, you can't have it -- at least, not yet -- but several manufacturers are working hard to improve the humdrum HUDs that many of us rely on... read more

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TomTom 1.6 for iPhone

TomTom Adds Crowdsourced Maps -- But Is It Too Little, Too Late?

July 11, 2008 is a date that will live in infamy for many manufacturers. That's the day that Apple launched its acclaimed App Store, and with it, a slew of mobile... read more December 22, 2010 by  0


 
Progressive Snapshot device

Progressive's 'Snapshot' Program Tracks Your Driving To Lower Your Rate (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below* Are you a safe driver? Are you sure about that -- sure enough to let your insurance company monitor your driving habits? What if the company offered you... read more December 15, 2010 by  21


 
Flash Rods Delorean Time Machine 500gb hard drive

High Gear Media's 2010 Holiday Gift List

Time really flies, huh? It seems like just yesterday we were complaining about the recession and lazy politicians and now...well, nevermind. The point is, we've reached... read more December 8, 2010 by  0


 
Cadillac WiFi demonstrated in a CTS sedan

Europe Vs. America: Which Will Win The Battle For In-Car Wifi?

In the 1967 film The Graduate, Mr. McGuire pulls young Benjamin Braddock aside and offers him one word of advice about the future: "Plastics". In the upcoming remake... read more November 30, 2010 by  3


 
Screencap from Toyota 'Ideas for Good' video

Video: Win A Toyota And Improve The World With Your Own 'Ideas For Good'

Earlier this year, Ford Motor Company launched a new website that encouraged everyday folks to submit their ideas for improving Ford vehicles. In May, Volkswagen unveiled a... read more November 9, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from Mavizon website

Mavizon Taps The Power Of Your Smartphone To Make A Smart Car

Several months ago, we talked about the Chevy Volt app, which allows Volt owners to unlock their vehicle, check battery levels, and more, all from their smartphones. Then, GM... read more October 26, 2010 by  0


 
BMW iPad dock (Paris 2010 preview via AutoSpies)

BMW Shows First Glimpse Of iPad Cradle In Advance Of Paris Auto Show

Design is a funny thing. Really good design requires an obsessive attention to detail -- the kind that can reduce a person to tears when the 15-degree slant of a blueprint is... read more September 21, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from GM's holiday OnStar promotion

Rumor: GM Will Offer Some OnStar Services For Free To Take On Ford Sync

OnStar is the 800-pound gorilla of telematics systems: it came out early, and it came out swinging. OnStar is now available on 40+ vehicles across GM's wide-ranging lineup... read more September 8, 2010 by  1


 
Mercedes-Benz's Mbrace for the iPhone

Mercedes-Benz's New Mbrace System Offers Primo Concierge And Roadside Services

Pretend you're on a road trip. You've taken the family shopping, maybe indulged the younger ones (or your spouse) with a few hours of miniature golf, and now, you're ready... read more September 3, 2010 by  1


 
Garminfone from T-Mobile

Garmin Recalls 1.3 Million GPS Units, Pushes Further Into Smartphone Market

If you're a Garmin fan, the company has good news and bad news. On the bad front, the company has recalled 1.3 million of its popular GPS units because they constitute a... read more August 26, 2010 by  0


 
Speck Toughskin for TomTom

Need A Mechanic Now? TomTom And Localeze Team Up To Offer More Options

One of the biggest guns in satnav has just inked a deal with one of the largest repositories of local listings to make your life behind the wheel a little bit easier. TomTom... read more August 4, 2010 by  0


 
Nissan Moving Object Detection system

Latest Nissan Safety Gear Will Detect Moving Objects Around Your Car

When it comes to safety, it appears the general consensus among the major automakers is the more high tech gear packed into a car, the better. In the recent past we’ve seen... read more July 27, 2010 by  2


 
smart drive kit for iPhone

Smartphones Are The New Pot

If you drive a car, chances are good that you own a smartphone, so we feel it's only fair to warn you that you're messing with fire. J.D. Power recently conducted its 2010... read more June 24, 2010 by  0


 
Subaru badges from BadgeOfOwnership.com

Subaru Brings Badges To The Bumper

Social media has changed the way we talk -- or at least what we mean when we talk. "Checking in" used to mean getting a key at the hotel desk, "sharing" was done over coffee... read more June 21, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicle information iPhone app

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... read more June 18, 2010 by  0


 
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