April is designated National Distracted Driving Awareness Month by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Police all over the country be enforcing laws that prohibit texting and use of cell phones while driving, under the
AUTO Connected Car News is pleased to announce that our editor, Lynn Walford is writing some car tech articles for TopSpeed. TopSpeed is car enthusiast website that was ranked number three after AutoBlog and Jalopnik
Many reporters who wrote about Honda’s faux HR-V SLF ‘Selfie’ Edition found the April Fools’ hoax to be way too plausible. In fact, Jaguar Land Rover in a pilot for its ‘Innovation Incubator’ program is
Today is April Fools’ Day and most automakers are not fooling around with technology. Kia will offer CarPlay and Android Auto in the 2016 Optima. BMW added iHeart radio to its ConnectedDrive Platform. The Chevy
There is a great connection between the world of defense and car companies. Nissan is working with NASA and Valeo is working with defense contractor Safran. What’s the best use for an abandoned military base? Honda
New research techniques including eye tracking, measuring where eyesight stays longest and biometrics are being tested by Ford to discover how people feel and discover new cars. Ford is using these new techniques in vehicle
Hertz offers the NeverLost service as an add-on for car renters. Recently, Hertz customers were concerned that they saw cameras and microphones in some Hertz rental cars with the the latest version of NeverLost 6.
CeBIT a major international computer trade show is taking place in Germany from March 16 to 20. There are some interesting concepts and announcements from the show in Hannover, Germany for the future of connected car
There are several announcements surrounding audio products and mapping integration in we missed. Here is a roundup of the latest announcements from AUPEO!, iBiquity, HARMAN, INRIX, Magellan, Ford SYNC 3, TomTom, Cinemo & AT&T. AUPEO!
Continental and the Belgian automotive service group D’leteren have formed a joint venture to develop and implement various car-sharing services called OTA keys. The virtual car keys use wireless smartphones for company fleets, car sharing
There was a big Apple news conference “Spring Forward” on Monday during which there were two news items that are important to car owners and buyers. Apples iOS is being updated to 8.2 for iPhone
The state of Oregon Department of Transportation(ODOT) is getting closer to implementing a volunteer program where EV and hybrid car owners pay a toll “OReGO road usage charge of 1.5 cents per mile.” The program