Jaguar Land Rover Offers Improved Cell Phone Connectivity

Jaguar Land Rover Offers Improved Cell Phone Connectivity
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Jaguar Land Rover announced its latest move in the ongoing fight to curb distracted driving today at the L.A. Auto Show. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Mobile Apps for Car Owners

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Top 10 Mobile Apps for Car Owners
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Along with playing Angry Birds and taking pictures of your cat, smartphones are incredibly useful for car owners, offering free apps that can help save both time and money. Continue Reading...

Ford Offering $50K in Prizes for Fuel Economy Measuring Apps

Ford Offering $50K in Prizes for Fuel Economy Measuring Apps
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While speaking to the media at the 2013 New York Auto Show, Ford Motor Co.’s global marketing chief, Jim Farley, announced that the American automaker is launching a contest to find software and app developers to come up with a method for consumers to measure their fuel economy based on actual driving patterns through their mobile… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Assurance Connected Care Notifies Drivers of Recalls

Hyundai Assurance Connected Care Notifies Drivers of Recalls
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Building up the capabilities of its Blue Link telematics system Hyundai just revealed Assurance Connected Care at the New York International Auto Show, an advanced connectivity system that offers drivers a wide range of convenience and safety features. Continue Reading...

Canadian Gas Station Lets You Pay With Your Smartphone

Canadian Gas Station Lets You Pay With Your Smartphone
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Any driver in cold weather will agree, taking off your gloves to pay for your gas is a pain, especially when the temperature dips below freezing. One Canadian gas company is helping drivers stay warm by providing a smartphone app that allows users to pay for gas with their mobile device. Continue Reading...

Ford Opens Its Infotainment Platform to Entire Industry

Ford Opens Its Infotainment Platform to Entire Industry
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Now more than ever, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is laden with car companies demonstrating what’s to come for in-car tech. Of the brands at the show, Ford seems to have its head above the crowd.  Continue Reading...

Ford Shows off New Apps at 2013 CES

Ford Shows off New Apps at 2013 CES
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Among all the new tablets and smartphones at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Vegas are a few cars, and Ford knows that it needs apps to grab the attention of younger, ‘connected’ car-buyers. Continue Reading...

New Infotainment System Aims to Enhance Functionality, Curb Distracted Driving

New Infotainment System Aims to Enhance Functionality, Curb Distracted Driving
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Automakers may talk a big game about preventing distracted driving and improving safety, but at the same time they continue to provide distracting infotainment systems. Continue Reading...

Mercedes’ App Store Opens for European Customers

Mercedes’ App Store Opens for European Customers
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Mercedes customers in Europe who drive a car equipped with “Comand” are getting access to the brand’s app store first previewed at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Continue Reading...

Consumers Don’t Want Social Media In Vehicles: Study

Consumers Don’t Want Social Media In Vehicles: Study
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Such “specific” apps include real-time weather forecasting, traffic conditions and parking availability. According to Koslowoski, the research by Gartner demonstrates that “you have to be careful not to confuse the car with your mobile phone or your laptop.” Continue Reading...

Cadillac XTS Gets iPad to Help Navigate CUE Infotainment System

Cadillac XTS Gets iPad to Help Navigate CUE Infotainment System
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Cadillac is doing everything it can to prepare customers for the launch of its upcoming CUE (Cadillac User Experience) infotainment system. That includes throwing in an iPad with every 2013 Cadillac XTS. Continue Reading...

Tom Tom App Warns of Speed Traps, Encourages Reckless Driving

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Tom Tom is a company known for building aftermarket GPS devices. But now, with the new Tom Tom speed camera app, users in Europe can beat the speed traps and save some money.  Continue Reading...

Road Inc. Smartphone App is a Car Museum on the Go

Road Inc. Smartphone App is a Car Museum on the Go
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Devoted to celebrating the history and the culture of automobiles, car museums allow enthusiasts to admire the rarest and most iconic of cars, but don’t forget the “do not touch”  sign. Now, thanks to the Road, Inc. classic car app, you can touch these cars to your heart’s content… on your iPad. A car museum… Continue Reading...

Gas Milage Android App is Poor on Service and Quality

Gas Milage Android App is Poor on Service and Quality
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Any car from 1996 and newer can have a real-time gas consumption meter thanks to an Android app, but you might not want to pay for it. OBD Mileage is now available for Google Android smartphone users who want to watch their car’s mpg change during hill climbs, highway driving and schlepping around town. The… Continue Reading...

Blackberry Gets A Makeover With The Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone

Blackberry Gets A Makeover With The Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone
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If you weren’t addicted to your Crackberry before, you will be once you get your hands on the Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from Blackberry. Encased in stainless steel and leather, the Porsche Design P’9981 comes with a host of luxe features that will make sure you’ll never want to put it down. With an enhanced… Continue Reading...
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