NHTSA Distracted Driving Guidelines Includes Static Navigation Images

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NHTSA Distracted Driving Guidelines Includes Static Navigation Images
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Last month, NHTSA issued guidelines to establish criteria for reducing distraction from electronic devices installed by manufacturers while the vehicle is in motion, but those rules come with some surprising stipulations. One of those strange recommendations said “dynamic, continuously moving maps are not recommended.” In other words, the navigation display that updates in real-time to show… Continue Reading...

Drivers Frustrated With In-Car Navigation Systems

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Drivers Frustrated With In-Car Navigation Systems
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Are you frustrated with your car’s nav system? Join the club – a new study out by J.D. Power and Associates Reports says that drivers are annoyed with their navigation systems. Consumers are reporting that they are becoming increasingly frustrated with their in-car navigation and infotainment systems. The problem seems to be complexity of these… Continue Reading...

Audi Integrating Internet Based Navigation Systems

Audi Integrating Internet Based Navigation Systems
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With all this new technology available to us, much of it thanks to Google, it was only a matter of time before the automotive manufacturers tapped into its potential. Audi may be one of the pioneers in this field integrating an Internet-based navigation system into the new A6 with plans to include it in the… Continue Reading...

When it Comes to Infotainment, Japan Comes in #1

When it Comes to Infotainment, Japan Comes in #1
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Are you in the market for a new entertainment or infotainment system for your car? A recent study by J.D. Power and Associates shows that Japanese suppliers of information and entertainment systems score highest in quality. It seems as though everyone has a satellite radio or navigation devices installed in their vehicle. And there are… Continue Reading...