LG announced that the company has joined the Open Automotive Alliance. It will support Android L and made head units, aka AVN systems.
After the media alvalanche from Android Auto, announced at Google I/O, it is important to note that infotainment systems designed by carmakers can be safer and better for drivers. Scott Frank vice president of marketing
QNX at Telematics Detroit announced QNX Acoustics for Voice 3.0, QNX OS for Automotive Safety 1.0 and Rightware for 3D instrument panel development.
Three carmakers have announced Android Auto deployment, after the Android Auto announcement at Google I/O. Android Auto projects the Android screen on the infotainment screen that offers voice, SMS voice messaging, notifications, navigation and music
GM announced all the high tech features coming to the Chevy Cruze 2015 models. The 2015 Cruze will have Text Message Alerts for smartphone users with Bluetooth profile (M.A.P.), that reads incoming texts through the
AUPEO! opened a new office Farmington Hills, Michigan, near Detroit. The opening comes a year after AUPEO! was bought by Panasonic Corporation of North America. The company believes its presence in Michigan demonstrates AUPEO!’s commitment
New car owners are having more problems with new cars due to new technology and harsh weather reported JD Power in its latest study. The study scores problems that happen in the first 90 days
“PND or GPS devices that’s so 2007,” I thought. Then, I saw information about the latest SmartGPS from Magellan that claimed I “could enjoy the connected car experience today, in any vehicle a fraction of
Buick is partnering with MapMyFitness to promote fitness and the Buick Verano through the “Runs Worth the Drive Challenge” The partnership will help runners find, record and share their favorite routes, while seeing how the
GM announced that stop/start technology will be standard on the 2015 Impala base 2.5-liter ECOTEC a 5% city mileage reduction or one mile per gallon. Stop/start shuts down the engine in certain driving conditions to
Carnegie Mellon and Sikorsky Aircraft are working with the U.S. Army to show that a drone copter and a driverless ground vehicle can work together to autonomously survey a contaminated site. The unmanned ground vehicle UGV
Phinergy and Alcoa demoed a zero-emissions electric demo car powered with lithium ion batters with supplemental power from an aluminum-air battery at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal during the Canadian International Aluminum Conference last week