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In-App-ropriate? DUI Checkpoint Apps Get The Red Light

With more than 10,000 Americans dying every year in DUI-related car accidents, you might think it poor taste that you can download DUI checkpoint warning applications for Apple and Blackberry cell phones. You'd not be alone, either. Four U.S. senators are asking Apple, Google and Research In... read more

March 24, 2011 by 
 
2011 Saab PhoeniX Concept

Video: Saab IQon Turns Your Car Into An Android Smartphone

As we reported earlier, Saab is working on a new telematics and infotainment system for its future cars called Saab IQon. The new system, previewed this week in Saab’s... read more March 3, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volvo V60 PHEV

Watch: 2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid Comes With A Smartphone App

Just yesterday, our colleagues at All Cars Electric gave readers a sneak-peek of the 2012 Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid, an intriguing new wagon that promises to earn up to 745... read more February 22, 2011 by 


 
Chevrolet MyLink preview event, New York City, February 2011

Chevrolet Launches MyLink Infotainment System on Volt, Equinox

Tonight, Chevrolet unveiled its new Chevy MyLink in-car infotainment package, which lets drivers control integrated online services like Pandora internet radio and Stitcher... read more February 17, 2011 by 


 
Powermat

Powermat Car Charger Rolls Out To Other Cars (Not Just GM Models)

Last month, we told you that GM cars would soon feature built-in charging devices from Powermat and that the Chevy Volt was first in line for the goods. Now, Powermat has... read more February 17, 2011 by 


 
AAA Roadside Assistance app on Android

AAA's Free Roadside Assistance App Available For Android

Drivers with Android-compatible smartphones can now download the American Automobile Association's free roadside assistance application allowing you to report a breakdown... read more February 7, 2011 by 


 
Dodge Brand and Mopar Introduce Vehicle Information Smartphone Applications.

Dodge Debuts Owner Apps On Android, Blackberry, And iPhone

Smartphones have moved one step closer to controlling our lives: Dodge recently announced that it has launched owner's manual apps on the Android, Blackberry, and iPhone... read more January 31, 2011 by 


 
T-Mobile's DriveSmart

T-Mobile Joins The Battle Against Distracted Driving With DriveSmart

Over the past few months, we've seen a number of smartphone apps designed to curb distracted driving -- namely, SafeCell, PhoneGuard, and Mashable's mobile app of the year... read more January 21, 2011 by 


 
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Smartphones Are Taking Over Your Car -- And The Planet

Over 3 million of today's smartphone users use telematics apps -- apps ranging from navigational services like Waze to streaming music players like the now-ubiquitous... read more January 20, 2011 by 


 
Powermat wireless charge pad in Chevrolet Volt

Powermat Portable Device Wireless Charging Pads Coming To GM Cars

Imagine being able to charge multiple portable devices, from MP3 players to USB sticks to smartphones and Bluetooth kits, in your car without having to deal with pesky... read more January 5, 2011 by 


 
2012 Ford Mustang 302 Boss Laguna Seca

2012 Ford Mustang Gets SYNC AppLink Voice Control For Mobile Apps

Smartphone junkies now have another reason to look up the new 2012 Ford Mustang as the car is next in line to receive the latest SYNC AppLink system, which allows voice and... read more January 5, 2011 by 


 
SmartFit App, Bluetooth seat interface  -  Faurecia

Future Tech: Smartphone App Custom-Tailors Your Seat Settings

If you're blaming your vehicle's seats for your achy back or painful neck, consider this: You might not not be properly adjusting your seats, and you could be in a seating... read more November 19, 2010 by 


 
BMW X3 iAD

Order Your Next BMW With New User-Generated iAd

BMW has launched the first-ever user-generated iAd to promote the arrival of the all-new 2011 BMW X3. For anyone not in tune with the latest tech, iAd is Apple's new mobile... read more November 16, 2010 by 


 
Audi's iPhone CarMonitor App

Audi Owners Can Now Monitor Their Cars With New iPhone App

Automakers launching new smartphone apps seems to be all the rage these days, with virtually every major label including Mercedes-Benz, Chevrolet and BMW all launching at... read more November 3, 2010 by 


 
GM's OnStar smartphone app technology

Video: OnStar's Smartphone Tech In Action

Yesterday General Motors revealed its new OnStar smartphone technology that allows the owner of an OnStar-equipped car to access core vehicle features from an app on their... read more July 23, 2010 by 


 
GM's OnStar smartphone app technology

GM Boosts OnStar With Apps Tech For Smartphones

Ford's SYNC system is perhaps the best in-vehicle information and entertainment platform in the industry, but GM's OnStar is striving to keep pace with a new smartphone app... read more July 22, 2010 by 


 
 

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