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Backseat Driver app from ToyToyota

Vacation Planner: Toyota Has A Road Trip App Just For Kids

At a time when most major manufacturers are scaling back and focusing on core products, Toyota has added a brand -- and along with it, a new toy to keep kids occupied on road trips. The brand in question is ToyToyota, and its first product is an app called Backseat Driver. Backseat Driver is... read more

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Bob Ferry's 1906 Oldsmobile replica. Photo: Inside Google Books

Vintage 1906 Oldsmobile Built Using Google Books Downloads

Accessing the internet in your car is nothing new these days. Using the internet to build your car is rather more special. That's exactly what Kentucky-based vintage car... read more May 26, 2011 by


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Apple iPad app

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Accessorizes With Apple iPad App

Automotive apps are all the rage, but it's a special kind of car that gets an app all to itself. The luxury 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class four-door coupe is just such a car... read more May 25, 2011 by


 
BumpChat driver connection app

Better Driver Chat App Than Ever: BUMP.com Acquires BumpChat

For those who can't get enough of chatting to strangers in traffic, the experience can now be enjoyed more widely than ever with BUMP.com's acquisition of BumpChat. The... read more May 24, 2011 by


 
eBay Motors app infographic

The eBay Motors App Arrives At Last, But Can It Save The Day?

We expected the eBay Motors app to arrive in March, but it missed that deadline by a couple of months. Now that it's finally arrived, can the app redeem itself by preserving... read more May 17, 2011 by


 
Pulled over by the police

Senators Push Apple, Google To Nix DUI Apps -- But Does It Matter?

In March, we told you that four U.S. Senators had pushed Apple, Google, and Research In Motion (creators of the Blackberry) to remove apps that revealed the location of DUI... read more May 12, 2011 by


 
Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson Squeezes Into TomTom's App For iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

Given the vast number of free navigation apps available for Apple, Android, Blackberry, and Windows handsets, we've been more than a little skeptical about the future of... read more May 4, 2011 by


 
Copart's Sell My Car app

Tired Of eBay, Craigslist? Sell Your Car With Copart App

Online car sales sites have transformed the way we buy and sell cars. Whether you're selling to the highest bidder on an online auction site or setting your price and waiting... read more May 2, 2011 by


 
BMW i App

Planning A Road Trip? Make It 'Appen With These Mobile Apps

In the good old days all you needed for a road trip was a car, some buddies, and a sense of adventure. Even a map was optional. These days you can have it so much easier with... read more April 29, 2011 by


 
Rolls-Royce Phantom app

Rolls-Royce Phantom Gets Its Own App

Rolls-Royce is the latest automaker to launch a downloadable app for Apple’s range of mobile devices, offering it for users of the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The app... read more April 27, 2011 by


 
MINI Connected App

MINI Connected 'Enhances Driving Fun' With Social Networking

Cheeky styling and endless personalization options already mark out the MINI as a fun and sociable vehicle, but now a new App from MINI called MINI Connected will give... read more April 27, 2011 by


 
BMW EVolve app

New 'EVolve' App From BMW Decides Whether You're Ready For An EV

Electric vehicles and other alt-fuel rides are big news these days. Tech fans and green enthusiasts can't wait to get their hands on 'em, while others think that hybrids and... read more April 19, 2011 by


 
Aston Martin Experience iPhone app

Aston Martin Launches New ‘Experience’ App For iPhone

Following on from the success of its previous ‘Explore’ app released for the Apple iPhone back in December, Aston Martin has now launched a new and updated... read more April 15, 2011 by


 
Classic Car Guide app for iPhone

Search For Vintage Rides (And Get Insurance Quotes, Too) On 'Classic Car Guide' App

We've seen a handful of apps for classic car aficionados, and we've seen apps for insurance quotes and claims, but until now, we haven't seen those two services combined in... read more April 8, 2011 by


 
Scion app

Apple Shuts Down Toyota Jailbreak App

Jailbreaking your iPhone may be legal now, but that doesn't mean the UI perfectionistas at Apple will let other megacorporations have their way with the lovely walled garden... read more April 5, 2011 by


 
Parking In Motion app

Parking In Motion Tries Its Hand At Building A Useful Parking App

If we were app developers, the next-to-last frontier we'd want to conquer -- right after organ donation -- would be parking. By their very nature, cars are constantly in... read more April 4, 2011 by


 
 

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