Mobile App Gives Real Time Vehicle Diagnostics

The latest version of Palmer Performance Engineering’s DashCommand app was just released and promises to improve on previous versions by pairing with Pioneer’s AppRadio 2 device, though the entire setup is very expensive. 

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Maserati Passion App is Mobile Configurator, Noise Maker

Maserati announced its new smartphone app geared at brand enthusiasts today that functions as a multimedia product catalog and social media tool.

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IBoost App Features HKS Blow Off Valve Noises – Videos

We’ve seen some pretty silly car sound apps in our time, but oh boy… this one might have just taken the top spot on our list.

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Red Bull Launches 'Racing Spy' App

Have you heard the big news in Formula One? No, not that Mark Webber just won the Monaco Grand Prix, but that Red Bull has launched its ‘Racing Spy’ app, bringing plenty of Formula One goodness to your favorite Apple device.

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New Device Offers IPhone Voice Control in Almost Any Car

Hordes of iPhone-philes who can’t afford high-end cars have new reason to rejoice with the release of the Next GATE from Clarion.

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Automakers Betting on Linux for Future Infotainment Systems

In order to attract buyers, car manufacturers have had to ramp up the amount of technology offered in their cars. Infotainment systems do a lot, like help navigate, set cabin temperature, adjust audio settings and more, but they tend to be a neat party trick, falling short in real-world use.

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Tom Tom App Warns of Speed Traps, Encourages Reckless Driving

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. 

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Mobile App Makes Cats Into Sports Cars

Gentlemen, start your felines. In a hilarious marketing campaign, the developers behind the XLR8 app that makes acceleration noises as you drive, strapped an iPhone to their kitty and sent it running.

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

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 at your fingertips, the Road Inc. app features an extensive collection of images, videos, sound clips and documentation on 50 carefully selected automobiles, ranging from super cars that broke the status quo to historically significant basic transportation.

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New App Makes Dodge Neon Sound Like Dodge Challenger

Have you always wanted a muscle car or exotic but budget and necessity mean you end up driving a compact or minivan? Well, 2XL Games has a solution, namely in its XLR8 smart phone app.

By downloading it your smart phone, XLR8, reproduces the sounds your vehicle’s engine makes under acceleration, cornering and braking but with a twist. Instead of a buzzy four cylinder, the exhaust note sounds like a muscular V8 running a high-lift cam and open exhaust, perfectly matched to your car’s acceleration, cornering and braking.

It does this via accelerometers and a GPS system inside your iPhone, Android or other portable device. By hooking up the phone to your vehicle’s sound system in much the same way as a MP3, simply choose the app and press the button.

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Apple China Seeks Automotive Engineer, Hint of Things to Come?

With the iPad 3 announcement scheduled for next week, the rumor mills are churning on what Apple has up their sleeves next. As with everything Cupertino-related, nothing will ever be confirmed until it comes out of Tim Cook’s mouth.

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Kidz Gear Wired Headphones Are a Must-Have on Road Trips

Keeping kids entertained on road trips is fairly simple these days. You can download a movie or a game on your iPad and your kids will stay quiet so you don’t have to put up with endless “are we there yet” questions.

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Devium Dash Replaces Your Head Unit With Your Smartphone – Video

A new  Kickstarter project looks to make your smartphone the center of your car stereo needs in not only a painless and effective manner, but in one that won’t break your bank account.

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Lexus TORI 500 Racing App Puts the Fun in Your Hands – Video

Recently Lexus announced the creation of the Tori 500 track, inspired by swimsuit model Tori Praver’s curvaceous body. At the time of that release, Lexus teased that a TORI 500 app would be available for iOS devices, and now here it is.

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Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series Coupe IPad App Delivers 517 Virtual Horsepower

The vast majority of us will never get to experience a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe Black Series up close and personal, so the German luxury automaker decided to take the liberty of creating an app for fans to enjoy some media on their Apple devices.

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