Chevy is launching a new feature for smartphone owners who want to maintain their cool– Active Phone Cooling. The feature will be available in Chevy vehicles, including the 2016 Impala and Malibu with wireless charging.
There is finally program to help low-income families with old polluting cars to replace their car with a cleaner running electric vehicle through a ground-breaking program from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).
Mapping service HERE, will work with Finnish traffic agencies to lead a pilot project where vehicles communicate safety hazards to others on the road, starting in 2016 Safety hazards such as black ice or an
More apps are being updated or coming out soon to connect Apple Watches to car functions or services. Along with Volkswagen, Volvo, Porsche, BMW i3/i8 and other automotive apps there are Apple Watch apps from
Volvo reported that Volvo Cars’ infotainment system Sensus, received the ‘Most Innovative HMI System’ at the 2015 Car HMI Concept & Systems conference in Berlin. Volvo Cars was honored for being at the forefront of
Smartphone integration for smart cars is coming in 2016 models with the MirrorLink platform as part of the smart Media-System. MirrorLink mirrors what is on the smartphone screen onto the center stack screen of the
There was some automotive connected car news this week that was too short to report- a fact or statement that doesn’t need further explanation. Companies in the news include Automatic, USAA, GM, Cisco, Microchip, Green
It seems like every technology company wants to get into the connected car act. Now Amazon’s voice-recognition software Alexa is vying for voice commands in cars. Last week, Amazon released APIs for software developers to
Two self-driving cars almost plowed into each other on Tuesday, a day before the Google LSVs took to the roads of Mountain View, California. Google denies the situation while Delphi representatives have said many things
FCA US announced the new features in its Uconnect systems for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM trucks. New 2016 Uconnect systems have better performance, voice recognition, navigation and new noise cancellation for clearer handsfree phone
The Google self-driving prototype LSVs are now being tested on roads in Mountain View, California. These prototype low-speed vehicles were designed for self-driving, however, due to California laws the vehicles will have test drivers behind
General Motors is working on new technology called “Global B” that will enable cloud computing and over-the-air updates. GM global product development chief Mark Reuss at a news conference in Detroit, said GM’s new electrical