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Ford's Jim Farley Apologizes For Claiming, "We Know What You’re Doing"

Ford's Jim Farley Apologizes For Claiming, "We Know What You’re Doing"

Dennis Rodman isn't the only person suffering from foot-in-mouth disease this week. Jim Farley, Ford's Global VP for Marketing and Sales, succumbed to it, too, and now, he's trying his best to recover. Farley began to show symptoms on Wednesday night at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas... read more

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2010 Volvo XC90

Has The Government Attached GPS To Your Car?

There's no need to signal, the small-town joke goes, because everyone knows where you're going. We're learning you need to be less concerned about nosy Aunt Margaret than... read more November 10, 2011 by  1


 
Volvo animal detection safety development

Poll: Shoppers Still More Willing To Pay For Convenience Than Safety

American car shoppers are considering safety in a way they never did just a decade or two ago. Thanks to rigorous testing programs from the Insurance Institute for Highway... read more September 12, 2011 by  1


 
Angry teen driver

Survey Says: Younger Drivers Prone To Get Lost, Frustrated

Today's drivers have access to a multitude of tech tools that make travel easier: in-car GPS, telematics services, smartphone apps, and so on. But a new survey suggests that... read more August 8, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Lincoln Navigator

Ten Ways to Organize Weekly Family Errands in Your Car

In cities, towns, suburbs and rural areas all across America, one thing is nearly universal: the need to use a car to do weekly errands. Families trying to economize by... read more July 16, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Study: Most Drivers Are Distracted 25% - 50% Of The Time

By now, everyone agrees that distracted driving is a serious problem. What everyone might not agree on, however, is what constitutes "distracted driving" in the first place... read more July 11, 2011 by  2


 
Weeels app for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Palm

Lawmakers Aim To Limit Stalker Apps, GPS Data Mining

Could data from your cellphone be obtained to see how much you speed? Could your music-streaming app be tracking where you listen to Lady Gaga, or your navigation app be... read more June 17, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Ford Explorer

Today's Car News from High Gear Media: May 10, 2011

Which wagons should you be shopping this year? We nominate a handful of not-crossovers. [FamilyCarGuide] We're fans of the 2011 Ford Explorer, but Consumer Reports isn't... read more May 10, 2011 by  2


 
2011 BMW 3-Series Coupe

Searching For The Worst Stretch Of Road In America

Bedeviled by potholes the size of trashcans that somehow just haven’t been repaired along your daily drive? Who among us hasn’t cringed after hitting that dip or... read more May 2, 2011 by  0


 
BMW 8-speed transmission

BMW Working On GPS-Linked Transmission

When it comes to the automobile, there are useful technologies like electronic stability control and anti-lock braking systems, that make driving safer for the vast majority... read more April 7, 2011 by  4


 
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


 
2011 Dodge Journey

Today at High Gear Media: First Drives, Social Hooks, and GPS

Another trio of first drives are fresh off the production line: we're checking in with the 2011 Dodge Journey, Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country... read more November 24, 2010 by  0


 
GPS satellite

Warrantless Police GPS Tracking Turns Illegal Again, For Now

Six months ago, we wrote about the legal confusion about whether police officers could track a person's movements by placing a GPS transponder on that person's car without a... read more November 23, 2010 by  0


 
Speck Toughskin for TomTom

TomTom Offers Roadside Assistance To Users Of iPhone App & GPS Devices

TomTom, the location and navigation provider, has launched a roadside assistance service which will be made available to users of their GPS devices as well as the TomTom App... read more October 13, 2010 by  1


 
TomTom Star Wars voices for GPS

Video: Darth Vader, Dark Side Get Voiced for GPS

While cleaning up my inbox, I came across one of my favorite ads for navigation systems--from TomTom, actually. My current vehicle doesn’t have a nav system, and I... read more September 10, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Suzuki Equator

Suzuki Recalls Equator, Grand Vitara, SX4 For Fire Hazard From Garmin Satnav

A couple of weeks ago, we told you that Garmin had recalled over 1.3 million GPS units due to a problem with the devices' batteries. When mated to Garmin circuit boards... read more September 7, 2010 by  0


 
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