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Audi And Google Take Top Tech Honors (It's More Exciting Than It Sounds)

Audi And Google Take Top Tech Honors (It's More Exciting Than It Sounds)

We love a good telematics system, and Audi's MMI is a really good one -- so good, in fact, that it took home the award for "Best Embedded Telematics Navigation Product" at the 2010 Telematics Awards. And before you ask: • Yes, there is an annual Telematics Awards ceremony. • Yes, there is a... read more

June 17, 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


 
Intellidrive

Car Talk: Texas, IBM To Test Cars That Keep Tabs On One Another

A big part of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood's job is making America's roadways safer. Over the past year or so, he's devoted much time and energy to fighting... read more May 6, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

Buick Eyes Younger, Hipper Drivers With New iPad Ads

Buick's skid from sporty family ride to stodgy senior-mobile was a long, slow one, and the road back to younger consumers has been decidedly uphill. Last week, we reported... read more April 20, 2010 by  1


 
Custom dash installation of the Apple iPad in a Toyota Tacoma

Video: Apple iPad Installed In Toyota Tacoma Dashboard

We knew it was only a matter of time until someone managed to trick out their ride with a custom iPad installation -- and in this case, "matter of time" meant less than a... read more April 7, 2010 by  2


 
MyFord Touch

Ford Upgrades SYNC To Keep Virtual Bad Guys Out Of Your Car

The internet is a pretty magnificent thing. It allows us to stay in touch with family and friends. It helps small companies to do business around the globe. And of course, it... read more March 9, 2010 by  0


 
Electronic Key Impressioner

Tech Tuesday: New Device Makes Life Easier For Some Locksmiths, Car Thieves

3-D printing is fairly new, but its popularity grows with every improvement to the technology. The process uses either a 3-D scanner to map an item's surface or 3-D imaging... read more February 23, 2010 by  3


 
Apple iPhone

Tech Tuesday: Apple's iPhone Is Friend, Lover, Garage Door Opener

Apple and its hyper-popular iPhone have been in the news a lot this week -- and not for good reasons. It seems that Steve Jobs' minions have begun heavily censoring the apps... read more February 23, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Volvo XC70

Volvo Brings High-Tech To The Backseat With Wi-Fi And Touchscreens

The internet's slow, insidious takeover of Planet Earth inched forward at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, as Volvo unveiled a new, rear-seat entertainment system. The RSEi-500... read more February 12, 2010 by  1


 
Toyota Auto Access Seat

Video: Toyota Adds Auto Access Seat To Sienna Minivan

Anyone who's ever had to help a wheelchair-bound person into an average car or minivan -- one without a lift -- knows that the process can be exhausting. And with America's... read more January 13, 2010 by  3


 
In-car internet

New York Times Fuels Hysteria Over In-Car Internet

True innovation is controversial. Most major developments come with their share of open-armed adopters and up-in-arms adversaries. The printing press, the light bulb, the... read more January 8, 2010 by  1


 
Garmin ecoRoute hd

New From Garmin: Record Your Own Driving Instructions, Learn Green Driving

It's high convention season here in the U.S., and while most of our attention is focused on Detroit, we've also got one eye on Las Vegas and the Consumer Electronics Show... read more January 6, 2010 by  5


 
Chevrolet Volt OnStar mobile app

Chevrolet Volt To Feature 24 Hour Connection Via OnStar Mobile App

Chevrolet doesn’t want owners of its upcoming Volt plug-in hybrid to just have a car to get them from A to B. For Chevrolet, owning a Volt is all about the experience of... read more January 5, 2010 by  0


 
DrinkTracker iPhone app

Apps For Alkies: Track Your Tippling On New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve is a special night: a night for wary suburbanites to make their annual schlep to the city center, and for otherwise upright teetotalers to knock back the... read more December 31, 2009 by  7


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

2011 Ford Fiesta Aims For Annoyance Avoidance With Three-Blink Tech

The 2011 Ford Fiesta has garnered loads of attention in recent months. It's been popular with drivers and journalists, and it's been the subject of a highly successful... read more December 30, 2009 by  6


 

 
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