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Green GPS Picks Fuel-Saving, Lowest Emissions Routes

GPS navigation systems and internet-based route planners allow you to pick the quickest or shortest route to your destination. However, until now there hasn't been the option to pick the greenest route, allowing you to use the least fuel and reducing your journey's emissions. Researchers at the... read more

May 9, 2011 by 
 
 Garmin portable navigation kit now offered on all Volvos

Entire Volvo Range Now Offered With Portable Garmin GPS Navigation

Automakers have been working closely with electronic component suppliers over the past couple of years in order to develop a new generation of low cost navigation and... read more March 22, 2011 by 


 
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Planning A Summer Vacation? Google Updates Street View To Help

During the recent recession, a new type of vacation was born: the relaxing but slightly saddening "staycation". Thankfully, many of the world's economies have begun to... read more March 15, 2011 by 


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster

Hyundai's New Nav System Asks: Do You Want The Shortest Route Or The Greenest?

Today's navigation systems are great at finding the shortest route between Point A and Point B. Some even integrate traffic data to identify alternate paths if the shortest... read more March 7, 2011 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz mbrace Drive2Friend feature

Video: Mercedes-Benz mbrace Locates Friends With Text Messages

When we first heard about Mercedes-Benz's new Send2Benz service, we were slightly underwhelmed: sending a destination to your car's navigation system? That seems so 2009. A... read more March 3, 2011 by 


 
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Garmin Makes Road Trips Fun With Maps From RoadsideAmerica.com

Garmin, TomTom, and other aftermarket telematics systems have been fighting an uphill battle since July 2008. That's when Apple launched the App Store and smartphone users... read more February 4, 2011 by 


 
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Big Brother: Navigation System Records Your Speed Data On U.S. Roads

The digital age has been the gate way to new and innovative ideas; it is an age where you can tell your home DVR to record shows from your smart phone and track your children... read more January 29, 2010 by 


 
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Garmin EcoRoute ESP Puts Virtual Gauges On Your Nuvi

Convergence. It was once a hot-button word in electronics. It has since fallen out of vogue, but the concept is still valid: the consolidation of multiple technologies into a... read more November 5, 2009 by 


 
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