Nokia Car Mode, using MirrorLink

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Nokia Merges Cars & Cell Phones

Last spring, we told you about Terminal Mode, a new protocol being pushed by GM, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota, Volkswagen, and other automakers, as well as handset manufacturer Nokia. Terminal Mode (now known as MirrorLink) promises to make smartphone integration in cars much easier, and during this... read more

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HP Touchpad with WebOS

We Were Right To Be Dubious: HP Effectively Shuts Down WebOS

On Tuesday, we wrote about Hewlett-Packard and about how some at the company were hinting that HP's mobile operating system, webOS, would soon come to dashboards. We... read more August 18, 2011 by 

HP Touchpad with WebOS

HP Wants To Bring WebOS To Your Dashboard (UPDATED)

UPDATED: Click here. Remember webOS? We don't hear much about Hewlett-Packard's mobile operating system these days -- mostly because it's busy being overshadowed by Android... read more August 16, 2011 by 

Parking lot

Technology And Apps Help Take The Pain Out Of Parking

Along with standing around at a gas station watching your last paycheck click away before your eyes, parking has to be one of motoring's less pleasurable pursuits. Just like... read more August 16, 2011 by 

BMW "The Ultimate Drive" app

BMW: The Ultimate Driving... App "Social, Mobile Experience"

Some carmakers would have you believe that it's no longer enough to simply drive around in their product, that driving is now a connected experience and one to share with a... read more August 11, 2011 by 

Waze app for Android with commuting estimator

Waze App Update Calculates Your Commute

These days, you can't swing a cat in any app marketplace without hitting half a dozen targeted at travelers, but few of them meet anyone's everyday needs. After all, do we... read more August 4, 2011 by 

Nissan Carwings App for Android OS

2011 Nissan Leaf Electric Car Finally Gets Android App

2011 Nissan Leaf owners are right on the cutting edge of car technology, but so far only Apple iPhone users have been able to enjoy the full experience of controlling the... read more August 1, 2011 by 

Citroën DS4 giveaway

Citroën Sponsors Nationwide Game Of Hide-And-Seek For The DS4

U.K. readers: how'd you like a brand new car? Well as it turns out, Citroën is running a nationwide game of hide-and-seek, and if you play your cards right, you could... read more July 27, 2011 by 

Fiat Source iPad App

2012 FIAT 500 Apple iPad App Is A Source Of All Knowledge

The 2012 FIAT 500 is one of the most distinctive cars on the road. The car has been on sale in Europe for a few years now and they're already everywhere, and early... read more July 22, 2011 by 

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... read more July 21, 2011 by 

Google Maps with traffic data for Munich and Madrid

Planning A European Road Trip? Google Maps Has Traffic Info

For many of us, the thought of motoring through the backroads and byways of Europe sounds like a dream vacation, but such trips come with their share of challenges -- namely... read more July 15, 2011 by 

2012 Ford Mustang equipped with SYNC AppLink

Pandora Internet Radio Expands Relationship With Ford, Scion

The problem with conventional radio stations is that they rarely play what you want to hear, when you want to hear it. Satellite radio gives you a better chance of finding... read more July 12, 2011 by 


Waze Prepares For Epic Struggle During LA's Carmageddon

Disaster can bring out the best in people, turning ordinary zhlubs into heroes. Think of moms who lift whole cars to rescue trapped passengers. Bystanders who pull strangers... read more July 6, 2011 by 

Roadside America app screen shots

Roadside America App Ensures Weirdness At Your Fingertips

If you’re like us, your preferred method of travel is by car. Who wants to be jammed into an airborne cattle car with obnoxious strangers after dealing with cancelled... read more July 5, 2011 by 

GMC Showroom Mobile App for iPhone

GMC Brings Its Showroom To The Smartphone

According to Nielsen, Americans are finally shifting to smartphones: 38% of mobile users already have one, and the majority of those shopping for new handsets are planning to... read more July 1, 2011 by 

Mercedes-Benz Apple iPad integration

Mercedes To Answer BMW With Own Apps Store?

Mercedes-Benz is working on bringing its own custom apps to its cars through its telematics systems, says Mercedes-Benz chief designer Gorden Wagener. The move mirrors BMW's... read more June 20, 2011 by 


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