Reporters from major publications have reported problems with Waze and navigation apps during the the Ventura and Skirball fires in Southern California. Waze caused problems for USA Today reporters and the LA Times reports that
The most requested feature for Android –Waze now works in vehciles with built-in Android Auto compatible infotainment unts. Waze now works for most Android Auto compatible vehicles but not without glitches for some users. You
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
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
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
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
The Waze craze continues with more features in Waze apps for parking and GPS, as well as Waze surveying drivers to rate driving in cities and countries. Satisfied Drivers Waze Driver Satisfaction survey named the
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.