A Silicon Valley startup is re-engineering traffic signs, taking them inside cars based on data for more safety. The name of the company is Signal Labs and the app is called Signal. Hari Srinivasan, a
Mazda announced the launch of Mazda Mobile Start, a smartphone remote starting app designed for select 2016 Mazda models. Mazda Mobile Start, allows subscribers to control car’s settings through their iPhone or Android smartphone for
Audi has just released the new and improved Audi A4 Saloon and Audi A4 Avant with optional Bang & Olufsen 3D Sound Systems. The Bang & Olufsen 3D Sound System for the Audi A4 includes
Autonet Mobile, Internet telematics and app platform provider for vehicles, announced that Mopar has launched Mopar Connect, powered by Autonet Mobile. Mopar Connect is a telematics service that allows subscribers to control their car from
Google announced that it is test-driving its self-driving cars in Austin, Texas with one of its Lexus SUVs. There are safety drivers aboard, driving a few square miles north and northeast of downtown Austin. Google
Earlier this year, at CES Kenwood announced two top-of-the-line infotainment units with the “future” sets of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The units are in stock and selling at a discount at Amazon. The Kenwood
Google-owned Waze is testing the RideWith app to connect commuters who want to carpool in the Gush Dan region of Israel. The live traffic sharing app, Waze is headquartered in Israel. The limited trial is
The ZF Group, the new owner of TRW is showing its concept Smart Urban Vehicle with semi-autonomous features and a steering wheel with many functions including hands-on detection (HOD) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display.
Here are automotive connected car news stories this week that are too short to report but are interesting nonetheless. Companies covered include Uber, Daimler, BMW, Fiat, Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota and more. Uber bought Bing
Magellan is offering three new systems for automakers Smartphone Box, Magellan Off-Road-Vehicle and CalAmp Android-based mobile data terminal (MDT-7) with Magellan’s professional-grade fleet navigation software. Smartphone Box Easy Upgrades & Connections Magellan’s Smartphone Box brings
There is a new text book about music and how it affects driving, Driving With Music: Cognitive-behavioural Implications (Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport)from Ashgate Publishing Company shows that the wrong music could be
Connected cars make peoples lives easier connecting them to their home, life and entertainment. However, although there is a decline in the numbers of cars stolen, connected car thieves can create greater problems for owners.