2011 Subaru Outback Gets In-Car Wi-Fi

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2011 Subaru Outback Gets In-Car Wi-Fi
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Subaru is adding in-car wi-fi to the 2011 Outback, similar to Ford’s 3G Internet system with their SYNC telematics technology. A $499 dealer installed option, the Wi-Fi will work within 150 feet of the car, and can be used while the vehicle is in motion. Subaru will pick up the first three months, but the… Continue Reading...

OnStar, Google Tie Up Looking More Likely; Could See Use In Volt EV

OnStar, Google Tie Up Looking More Likely; Could See Use In Volt EV
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GM and Google are reportedly working on a deal that would see the integration of Google’s Android mobile phone operating system and GM’s Onstar telematics system. Potentially scenarios being discussed involve Android phone users being able to use OnStar features outside of their car, while GM vehicle owners can use Android to keep track of… Continue Reading...

Ford Sync AppLink for 2011 Fiesta Allows Voice Control of Smartphone Apps

Ford Sync AppLink for 2011 Fiesta Allows Voice Control of Smartphone Apps
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Tech addicts, the 2011 Ford Fiesta may be your next car. (Just as long as you don’t own an Apple iPhone, ’cause it’s not supported yet.) SYNC, the in-car technology platform developed by Microsoft in partnership with Ford, will soon allow for third-party cell phone applications to be controlled by voice commands and in-car controls…. Continue Reading...

Report: New iPhone OS 4.0 Features “iPod Out” Car Mode User Interface

Report: New iPhone OS 4.0 Features “iPod Out” Car Mode User Interface
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Oh, Apple. Always coming up with ways to improve the user experience. The picture above is from the 2011 Ford Edge and its groundbreaking MyTouch dashboard, which we’re using because it’s currently the most advanced in-car display. But it looks like everything, plus the kitchen sink, was put onto the screen. The result is very… Continue Reading...

Lincoln C Concept

Lincoln C Concept
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Used to highlight the potential of the Microsoft SYNC system found in modern FoMoCo vehicles, the Lincoln C Concept is quite obviously a technology concept and not a production concept – even if it is based on Ford’s global small car platform. The futuristic SYNC system in the C Concept allows drivers to interact with… Continue Reading...