Although the BMW remote app has dismal reviews the GM OnStar app on Google Play has four stars much higher than the BMW app rating. Even GM’s iPhone app is rated higher than the BMW
Freescale Semiconductor today introduced a range of fully programmable wireless charging ICs for automotive and applications. The new Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) Qi-certified transmit controller ICs and reference designs are fully qualified and available now.
Continental has put together an international team from the IT and automotive industries to work on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), called “Continental Intelligent Transportation Systems, LLC” It will be headquartered in the Silicon Valley and
When you think of London and the big red double deck buses, you don’t think of bleeding edge technology. However next year, some hybrid London buses will recharge while they are stopped at bus stops.
Volvo announced its new XC90 coming to the US in April starting at $48,800. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support will follow its release. Technically it’s considered an SUV, the Volvo XC90 made on a
The PR darling of EVs, Elon Musk has responded to feedback from customers who bought an ad in a local Palo Alto newspaper in the form of a Tweet and more. Elon Musk tweeted that
It looks like that many of the carmakers who committed to Apple CarPlay for iPhone5 and later are not able to get the feature out this year and will launch CarPlay at later dates. So
Volvo has opened AstaZero as a test site for traffic safety solutions, in the hopes that by by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car. Volvo has been
AUTO Connected Car has partnered with the Telematics West Coast Conference & Exhibition 2014 (Oct 30-31) Hilton, San Diego, produced by Telematics Update. The major area of focus will be the future of content and
There are more ChargePoint charging stations than Starbucks, McDonald’s, 7-Eleven: 8,160,Dunkin’ Donuts or Wal-marts. BMW’s new fast chargers are supported. EV owners can find charging stations online or via Android and iPhone apps. When drivers realized
The Connected Car Expo has announced the roster for CTIA Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas, NV, September 9-11. The event is expected to a preview of the Connected Car Expo at the LA Auto
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began offering a new, free, online search tool to find out if a vehicle is recalled, today. Entering a vehicle’s VIN (vehicle identification number) at safercar.gov will