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Pay-As-You-Drive Car Insurance: Big Savings, No Privacy?

Pay-As-You-Drive Car Insurance: Big Savings, No Privacy?

Why should good drivers have to pay to subsidize the bad driving behavior of the other guys? Surveys show that most Americans – 95 percent – believe they are good drivers. So that really bad driving behavior is from the five percent out there. Why not shave off up to 30 percent in car... read more

March 21, 2011 by  - 5
 
Hyundai Blue Link rear-view mirror

Blue Link Suite Of Services To Debut In 2012 Hyundai Veloster And Sonata

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Hyundai unveiled a new Blue Link system that will rival GM's OnStar and "will offer more than 30 unique connectivity... read more January 5, 2011 by  1


 
Cropped Fortune Teller

Five Automotive Social Media Predictions For 2011

Yesterday we took time to look back at some of the year's biggest hitting automotive social news. Today we bring you five predictions of what we see happening in automotive... read more December 30, 2010 by  0


 
Sue Morales From The Buick Enclave Engineering Team

Video: GM Offers Owner's Manual Tutorials On YouTube

The owner's manual is quickly becoming old school, what with the reading and the paper, it's just so dated. Now we have things like smartphone applications, OnStar, YouTube... read more December 9, 2010 by  0


 
OnStar engineer demonstrates OnStar MyLink for mobile phone applications.

GM, OnStar Handing Out Free Smartphone Apps

Ever forget where you parked the car? Or wished you could pre-heat your vehicle in below zero weather? Smartphone apps solve those problems, and more. Owners of 2011... read more November 1, 2010 by  0


 
Facebook and OnStar logos

OnStar Launches Facebook 'Like' Campaign And Brings Fair Use Into Question

OnStar announced today that they will donate $1 to the Fraternal Order of Police Foundation (FOP) for every "like" OnStar gets on Facebook. The target goal is a lofty... read more November 1, 2010 by  0


 
myChevrolet App

GM Finally Releases The myChevrolet And OnStar MyLink Applications

We have been awaiting the arrival of smartphone applications from General Motors OnStar division for quite some time now. Today OnStar and General Motors released the... read more October 29, 2010 by  0


 
General Motors' OnStar

GM Wants To Give OnStar Subscribers A Break -- On Insurance

General Motors' OnStar service has been popular with consumers, but it's facing stiff competition from other providers that offer many of the same services -- often, for... read more October 29, 2010 by  0


 
smart drive kit for iPhone

Cars And Smartphones: The Future Is Now

In the 2004 Will Smith movie, I, Robot, the future is filled with cars that drive themselves, and petroleum's verboten because it's volatile and unsafe. Yes, this future also... read more October 15, 2010 by  0


 
Lexus Enform iPhone App

Lexus Launches Enform iPhone App -- Blackberry And Android Not Left In The Cold

Lexus was no where near the first to the telematics game. But just as with its cars, it is in the pursuit of perfection for its Enform telematics service. Today Lexus... read more October 8, 2010 by  0


 
OnStar engineer demonstrates OnStar MyLink for mobile phone applications.

OnStar Rumors Are True: Upgrades Bring The Service Into The 21st Century

Last week, we reported not once, but twice about rumored upgrades to General Motors' popular OnStar service. Now, they're no longer rumors: the upgrades are coming, and... read more September 15, 2010 by  0


 
The 2010 Toyota Prius

Today in Car News: Toyota Recalls, BP and Hot-Rod Caskets

Toyota is in federal court this week, trying to get all those sudden-acceleration lawsuits tossed. Our take: blaming Toyota for idiot drivers is like blaming Bugatti for... read more September 15, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Honda Odyssey EX

Today at High Gear Media: Honda Odyssey! Subaru Forester WRX?

What's to know about the 2011 Honda Odyssey? The lightning bolt works--and so does the interior. [TheCarConnection] Subaru's gone nuts with the WRX STI, but will it be... read more September 9, 2010 by  2


 
Facebook and OnStar logos

Typing Is For Chumps: OnStar Lets You Speak Your Facebook Updates, Listen To Mail

It seems like just yesterday we were discussing GM's plans for OnStar, and now, we're getting more information about the popular telematics system's new offerings -- namely... read more September 9, 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


 

 
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