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SignalGuru Uses Crowdsourcing To Time Stop Lights & Save Gas

Stopping is inefficient. When a vehicle comes to a complete stop, it wastes energy, frittering away gas while idling, and consuming even more to get moving again. This is in part why we're seeing stop-start technology become commonplace in today's greener vehicles. But what if drivers didn't have... read more

August 29, 2011 by 
 
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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

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 


 
Al Franken

Al Franken's New Bill Guards Your Privacy On The Mobile Web

Privacy has long been a serious issue on the web. Now, a new bill authored by Senator Al Franken wants to address some of those concerns -- and from where we sit, it's... read more June 20, 2011 by 


 
Field sobriety test

Unloaded: Apple Bans DUI Sobriety Checkpoint Apps

Drunk drivers who think they can evade the law by looking to certain smartphone apps might suddenly find a roadblock after all. Apple has followed up its big iCloud news... read more June 8, 2011 by 


 
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