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Volkswagen Car-Net for Apple Watch

Volkswagen Now Has An Apple Watch App

The new Apple Watch is putting automakers on notice, and not just with a subtle vibration every five g-d seconds. A handful of OEMs, including Porsche and BMW, have already created apps for the Dick Tracy-like device. For some it's an extension of vehicle functionality, while for others it's a... read more

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2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Steals Apple Product Exec To Lead Vehicle Development

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is a company that is primed to do big things. It needs the appropriate leadership in place to accomplish that, of course, and so it's going out to... read more October 24, 2013 by 


 
Anki Drive smart toy cars

Anki Drive: Fighting, Smart Slot Cars Learn As You Race: Video

If you grew up before video games were invented, slot cars were probably how you got your driving fix as a kid. Now, slot cars are getting a high-tech makeover. Anki Drive... read more October 21, 2013 by 


 
2014 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Will Be First Car Partner For Apple iTunes Radio

CORRECTION: Nissan has clarified its release to state that it is merely partnering with Apple to display ads on iTunes Radio through iAd, rather than equipping its cars with... read more September 23, 2013 by 


 
Chevrolet Spark & Sonic models add Apple's voice-activated Siri software to MyLink

Apple Could Be The Key To Getting Cozy In Your Car

Apple has become a major part of the everyday life of many a person across the entire planet. The iPhone, iPad, iPod, and a slew of other computing devices are found in... read more August 5, 2013 by 


 
Apple logo

Apple Patents Tactile Infotainment: Should Automakers Give Up?

The center of your dashboard doesn't have anything to do with lap times or lateral g loads, but it is one of the most important parts of a new car--sports, luxury, or... read more July 18, 2013 by 


 
Apple's iOS in the Car App

Apple iOS In The Car: Siri, iMessage, And Maps Set For iOS 7

It was a mere year ago that Apple introduced its Eyes Free hands-free system. At the time we were told over the next 12 months automakers would begin to integrate this new... read more June 10, 2013 by 


 
Ferrari FF equipped with Apple iPads

Ferrari And Apple Expand Their Relationship

When Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue joined Ferrari’s board of directors last year, it seemed that a collaboration between the two companies on infotainment... read more March 6, 2013 by 


 
2013 Acura ILX

Apple's Siri Eyes Free Coming To Acura And Honda Vehicles

If you own a newer Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch running iOS 6, you probably already know how helpful Siri can be. Though far from flawless, Siri is like a virtual... read more January 30, 2013 by 


 
Hyundai Blue Link infotainment system

Hyundai Partners With Apple And Google For Next-Gen Car Tech

Hyundai is heading to the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show next week to showcase the next generation of its Blue Link telematics and infotainment system. The new system is... read more January 6, 2013 by 


 
Chevrolet MyLink in the 2014 Impala

Chevy Announces Next-Gen MyLink Infotainment System: Video

Coinciding with the launch of the 2014 Chevrolet Impala next spring, Chevy will introduce its next-generation MyLink infotainment system, which the automaker says has been... read more November 27, 2012 by 


 
Apple Maps app - image courtesy of Apple

Apple Maps Rewrites The Book On In-Car Navigation, We Think

With the launch of a single app (and a new mobile device operation system), Apple has apparently managed to make portable and in-car navigation systems all but obsolete... read more June 13, 2012 by 


 
Apple's steering-wheel-mounted remote control design

Siri Is My Co-Pilot: Apple's Eyes Free Redefines Hands Free

About a month ago we found a patent by Apple for an in-car remote control system. At the time, we weren't completely sure what that patent was for, assuming it had to do with... read more June 11, 2012 by 


 
DriversEd.com's Driver's License app for iPhone, iPad, iPod

After Two Years, Apple Pulls Fake Driver's License App

If you heard the sound of a thousand distant screams yesterday, it wasn't an ebbing in The Force, it was the anguished moans of college freshmen, learning that Apple had... read more December 13, 2011 by 


 
Prototype screen of the Tesla Open Vehicle Monitoring System. Image: Tesla Motors Club

Tesla Roadster Fans Design Their Own iPhone Monitoring App

Given the importance of Tesla's Roadster for changing the way the general public thinks about electric cars, it's a little strange that owners have been left in the dark as... read more December 5, 2011 by 


 
Siri becomes voice-activated ignition key

"Siri... Start My Car": iPhone 4S Becomes Car Key

Technology you can talk to has been around in films for years, but the Siri voice-activated software assistant really has turned the iPhone 4S into a little robot personal... read more November 28, 2011 by 


 
 

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