Chevy to Have AT&T 4G LTE in Summer 2014 to Connect Corvette, Impala, Malibu & Volt

invanWiFiHotspot2960x640Cevrolet partnered with OnStar 4G LTE and AT&T for optional Wi-Fi hotspots for 2015 Chevrolet Corvette, Impala, Malibu, and Volt with OnStar 4G LTE installed.

AT&T customers will be able to add their Chevy to AT&T Mobile Share plans. Drivers can also pay for data separately. Pricing and data packages for OnStar 4G LTE will be announced later in 2014.

Hyundai Blue Link Goes Red (Verizon Wireless) Using Google Glass, Pandora or SoundHound

Next Generation Connected Car: Hyundai with Google Glass

bluelinkgenesisdasHyundai Motors is going all out with their connected cars in 2014. Hyundai cars will be connected via Verizon Wireless Enterprise for safety security and infotainment features this year.

The new Blue Link System and Genesis Intelligent Assistant App add new features using the Internet, smartphone data and user input. Music recognition app SoundHound will be integrated into head units for Kia and Hyundai, too.

Hyundai’s Blue Link infotainment system will premiere with the Genesis Intelligent Assistant app that will let users control the car via an iOS or Android tablet or smarpthone. The new app combines information from smartphone calendars, weather and commuting information to make intelligent notifications.

Ford & Livio Support SmartDeviceLink Standard

livioconnectFord Motor Company subsidiary, Livio, announced it will support SmartDeviceLink as the industry standard for in-vehicle infotainment and offer SDL code and support for suppliers, OEM partners and app developers in 2014.

Toyota Fuel Cell Car of the Connected Future?

TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A. INC. FUEL CELL VEHICLE CONCEPTToyota is showing two new cars of the future at CES, using hyrdrogen fuel cell technology.

The FCV concept car demonstrates what the four-door mid-size sedan will look like in Radiant Blue; and the camouflage-taped engineering prototype used for extensive and extreme on-road testing in North America for more than a year.

Even Commuters Habitually Text While Driving More than Teens

textingcomputingCommuters on freeways and highways across America watch out almost half of commuters self-reported texting while driving almost half of those who did called it a “habit” reported a survey commissioned by AT&T.

LBS Location Based Carrier Services $1.58 Billion in 2015, Says Frost & Sullivan

Carrier dominance in the North American consumer LBS sector, which was carefully developed during the past decade, is now being directly assaulted by smartphone application storefronts and free off-deck solutionsNew analysis from Frost & Sullivan 2010 North American Consumer Location-based…

Cricket Navigator Navigation On Cricket Phones this Summer

Cricket will offer Cricket Navigator, a new premium voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation for Cricket customers. Besides navigation and mapping the service also offers gas pricing, traffic, entertainment, and hyper-local search. The service is free for Here are the details: Gas Savings…