Waze, winner of AUTO Connected Car News’ Tech CARS award, recently introduced the carpool feature in which the driver gets reimbursed for expenses in advance. It is all done through either the Waze navigation app
In connected car news this week were Marvell, Telit, AT&T, ATS, Continental, Toyota, Marvel, Safe Drive Systems, Cast, car2go and Trimble. ATIS Integrates Uptane Security ATS Advanced Telematic Systems is the first European company integrating
In connected car news this week there were announceents from TU-Automotive, Tata Elxis, Toshiba, u-blox, NextInput, Covisint, ARCCORE, Elektrobit, Ominitracs, Techstars, Wind River, Magna, Waze, Parkopedia and ReachNow. This week there were four days of
Why is the Ford e Ford F-150 pickup truck is the best-selling truck almost forty years? It’s no longer the engine an aluminum body but the latest technology. AUTO Connected Car NEWS looks at the
This weekend is going to big travel weekend for drivers, it will be very busy and travellers will call for help or use apps for better routing. AAA warns that 39.3 million Americans will travel
May is National Eco-driving Month. The new app CarPrint helps drivers use less fuel by teaching drivers fuel-saving pratcies. CarPrint is teaches users to eco-drive, a practice known to reduce fuel consumption by 10 to
Waze has integrated ordering Dunkin’ Donuts and Spotify music into its app. Spotify music lists are shown on a split screen. Donut ordering must occur before driving the car, then the fastest route is shown
It’s still Distracted Driving Awareness Month and many companies are giving warnings, tips and offering solutions to the problem of driving while distracted. The numbers of people of all ages who attempt to do other things
One of the most requested features for Android Auto as well as CarPlay is Waze. GROM Audio created a system called VLine that is in beta testing of a new plug and play infotainment system.
Open source SmartDeviceLink (SDL) for in-vehicle connectivity is working with partners to bring navigation, parking and thermostat control capability to your car’s dashboard. It will soon bring Waze, ParkU and Honeywell Lyric functions. SmartDeviceLink is
There have been some eerie changes in the Waze app lately. You can set your Waze app to hear directions from Madea, get adds in your calendar and carpool for 54 cents a mile. Boo
Although teens say they think using apps while driving is dangerous, tests show that they truly think that it is not distracting. In many cases, teens’ reported actions didn’t match with what they implicitly felt.