BMW and MINI have added more iPhone iOS apps, recently, for music streaming, sharing locations, mapping, parking, weather, news and listening to books. iOS iPhone compatible apps include, Life 360, Spotify, Deezer, Rhapsody, Audible GoPro
IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt will be driving in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, today at 11:19 a.m., with the help of off-the shelf technology from Arrow Electronics. Sam Schmidt, was paralyzed in a
Recently, Openbay announced it will work in the future with a supported OBDII device it will give away to subscribers in the hopes that the subscribers will get their cars repaired by Openbay shops. Two
ChargePoint, EV charging network, announced a new service for apartments and condominiums to make it easier for renters and condo owners to charge their electric vehicles at home. The service offers no long-term commitment, 24/7
A new coalition has been formed to promote safety features of connected cars, the Smart Transportation Innovation Coalition. The group membership includes Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Association of Global Automakers, Information Technology Industry Council, Intelligent
If you want to see what will be in cars of the future, look at the patents automotive companies file. Hyundai has increased filing patents in the past few years. According to Thomson Reuters IP &
QNX is one of the most popular operating systems for in-car infotainment systems. When we last talked to Derek Kuhn, he said the software could reduce development time to a year and a half. In
Okay kids, if you are going hack a Toyota Prius on the street in Los Angeles, don’t do it to a technology writer who’s looking out the window at you, who has a trusty dog.
There are new reports about the potential of Apple making a car, the Apple Car or iCar. There are many reasons why Apple wants to make car. If we look into all the devices Apple
After starting to charge a premium for bad drivers who use the Progressive Snapshot service, Progressive shot back with a new ad campaign and survey, showing how much people want auto insurance based on how
Gfk published its Connected Car Preview Report to show the road ahead for connected cars. Those who want connected features the most are ‘Leading edge consumers’. The study also showed that people love to drive.
We’ve seen connected cars connecting people, maps, lights, setting wiper speed according to rain sensor data and on almost all of the systems of cars except the wiper fluid and coolant systems. Even with the