FCA announced that its connected vehicle platform now uses 4G LTE technology. All-new fourth-generation Uconnect 8.4 and 8.4 NAV systems will feature 4G LTE network connectivity. Recently, FCA announced that the latest new displays allow
The 2016 Tech CARS award for “Best OBDII Device with Software and Services” from Auto Connected Car News, Zubie is now offering the Zubie Teen App that connects teens to their cars and to their
TomTom’s next-generation TomTom GO satnav is the most advanced they have offered. Wi-Fi alllows all updates to be automatic so no more wires or computers are needed. The real-time, super accurate, traffic information and Lifetime
The FTC warns car renters who connect their iPhone or Android smartphone to rental cars to be careful and delete their data or use a USB charger in the 12 Volt port (formerly cigarette lighter).
FCA is showing the improvements to its Uconnect infotainment system. The display allows for fast maps, multi-touch, CarPlay and Android Auto integration. For 2017 UConnect updates include a faster startup time and enhanced processing power, a
State Farm conducted a survey to examine drivers’ knowledge, attitudes, and potential behaviors regarding autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles. The survey asked drivers how much more, or less, likely they would be to engage in certain
Esurance caused a “gaming while driving scene” in Chicago. The insurer staged a fender bender to encourage safe driving. It hopes to give an important message after the recent series of car accidents caused by
2015 roadway deaths are in and it has lead federal/state governments and non-profit groups to call for action. USDOT DATA The U.S. Department of Transportation is released an open data set that contains detailed, anonymized
In a security analysis report, Damon McCoy, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and a group of students at George Mason University found vulnerabilities in MirrorLink
Continental is showing a new easier way to start cars and open car doors using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). “Continental Smart Access” and will offer hands free access and start based on Bluetooth Low Energy
Drive.ai announced its self-driving strategy to retrofit fleet vehicles. Drive.ai is using AI expertise to build the software to power autonomous vehicles of the future. The system is expected to interact with pedestrians around it.
The National Safety Council and MyCarDoesWhat are reminding drivers of the perils of going back to school and driving during Labor Day weekend. Traffic deaths are increasing therefore drivers should drive safely. The organizations give