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Eyes On The Road: New Tech Developments Diminish Distractions For Drivers

Eyes On The Road: New Tech Developments Diminish Distractions For Drivers

Here at TCC, we spend a lot of time reading and writing about roadway safety. In recent years, we've provided extensive coverage of distracted driving issues -- especially texting behind the wheel and more recently, in-car internet. Both are serious concerns (phone-related distractions caused 6,000... read more

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2011 Kia Sorento

Microsoft-Powered 'Your Voice' To Debut On 2011 Kia Sorento

Kia is no longer taking second stage with respect to in-car technology. This week it's showing a new voice-control system for communication and audio that sounds every bit as... read more January 5, 2010 by 2


 
Limited-edition Kia Soul 'Ignition'

Tech Watch: Kia To Launch Ford Sync Rival Next Week

Just months after Hyundai announced that it's planning a telematics system to rival GM's OnStar comes news that Hyundai's sister, Kia, is working on a Ford Sync-killer... read more December 31, 2009 by 0


 
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Today In Tech: Ford Launches HD Radio And iTunes Tagging

Digital radios are much like the standard sets that many people have in their cars today, except they offer access to free, crystal-clear, digital programming that's hidden... read more December 29, 2009 by 0


 
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Ford SYNC Adds In-Car WiFi, Hot Spot Capability

Ford has announced that the next-generation version of its SYNC connectivity system will include in-car WiFi. The new system will be powered through a USB mobile broadband... read more December 21, 2009 by 0


 
Pandora for the iPhone

Today In Tech: Pandora Coming To Cars

Pandora.com is a fantastic free site that allows users to create personalized radio stations chock-full of their favorite music. When Pandora jumped to the iPhone in 2008, we... read more December 10, 2009 by 2


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta Off To A Strong Start With 1,000+ Reservations

In just one week, Ford has taken over 1,000 reservations for the much-hyped 2010 Ford Fiesta -- a car that won't roll into showrooms until next summer. The rush may be due to... read more December 10, 2009 by 2


 
Ford Sync - in Navigator

Ford, Best Buy Sync For Success

Ford has been on a winning streak lately, improving vehicle quality, buffing its brand perception, and growing the company's market share. Now Ford has something new to brag... read more December 1, 2009 by 0


 
FUSE interface in 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander

Mitsubishi Debuts Sync Rival, Called Fuse, In 2010 Outlander

It's about time that another automaker took on Ford's Sync hands-free communication and entertainment interface. One of the best rival systems—at least in affordable... read more November 20, 2009 by 3


 
Driver behind wheel, from Ford Sync Rock On ad

How to Make Hands-Free Calls Safer at Speed: Move Voices Around

The dangers of distracted driving are top of mind these days, what with recent studies on the risks, a Department of Transportation summit meeting, and even automakers... read more November 9, 2009 by 1


 
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Cell Phone Vehicle Control: Coming Soon To Sync And OnStar?

The iPhone-remote-controlled "Spirit of Berlin" Dodge Grand Caravan that we posted about just earlier today is pretty wild. In case you missed, it you'll want to check out... read more November 4, 2009 by 1


 
The LTE Connected Car concept

Video: LTE Connected Car May Be The Future Of Telematics

Over the past couple of weeks, we've mentioned several systems that bring home computer-like services to automobiles. We've discussed proprietary systems like Ford's... read more November 4, 2009 by 0


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata South Korean model shown

Rumor: Hyundai Developing Telematics To Rival OnStar, Sync

Rumor has it that Hyundai is working on its own telematics system to rival GM's OnStar and Ford's Microsoft Sync. The news comes via a memo from Hyundai's manager of brand... read more November 3, 2009 by 0


 
Ford Microsoft SYNC

Ford Wants Cloud Computing, Social Media On Sync System

"The Cloud" is hot news these days: it gives people the ability to upload data to the web -- spreadsheets, movies, music files -- and access them from anywhere. That's... read more October 30, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Honda Element

What Does Your Car Say About You?

Here at TCC, we don't put much faith in astrology, phrenology, or any other system that assigns personality traits based on birthdays, hat sizes, or anything else that hasn't... read more October 19, 2009 by 1


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Texting While Driving? Just Say No, Say Automakers

Texting is a permanent part of digital life today, but that doesn't make it safe. And the data on texting while driving is truly frightening: A study of truck drivers by... read more September 24, 2009 by 2


 

 
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