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10 Ways To Beat Stress While Stuck In A Traffic Jam

A little drive time between work and home is healthy. It lets you decompress, lets you shift mental modes and awards a little healthy alone time. And then there are traffic jams, the perfect way to stress up your day. They don't have to be, though. Forget everything you've heard, these are... read more

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Can't Get Enough Top Gear? TomTom Has The Nav System For You

If your definition of success involves owning all the Top-Gear-branded merchandise you can find, be prepared to part with $269.95. That’s how much it will cost you to... read more October 11, 2011 by 

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BMW Upgrades Real Time Traffic Navigation Technology

Over the weekend we gave you a glimpse of some of the future ConnectedDrive technologies BMW is working on for its future cars, some of which we’ll be seeing much... read more October 11, 2011 by 


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... read more August 29, 2011 by 

Traffic Jam

Tech Blamed For Stressed "Gen Y" Drivers; Some Tips To Help

If you were born some time between the 1970s and the mid 1990s you're what's known as "Generation Y", and new research has shown that you're much more likely to be stressed... read more August 8, 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 


Future Urban Mobility Relies On Real-Time Data Access

The requirements for travel within the urban environment comes under greater pressure with every passing year. We're already past the point at which more than 50 percent of... read more July 28, 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 

Gas Buddy

Memorial Day: 6 Apps For Your 3-Day Weekend

If you're one of our U.S. readers, you're probably (well, hopefully) preparing for a three-day weekend. And although gas prices are sky high, chances are good that many of... read more May 26, 2011 by 

BumpChat driver connection app

Better Driver Chat App Than Ever: 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's acquisition of BumpChat. The... read more May 24, 2011 by 


EU Considering Banning Combustion Cars From Cities By 2050

Can you imagine a future--thirty-nine years from now--where there are no engines humming, no exhaust smells, no car sounds of any kind in the city except the presumably... read more March 28, 2011 by 

Cobra iRadar for Android

More Things Lawmakers Will Hate: Cobra iRadar for Android Debuts April 4

Last week, four U.S. Senators expressed outrage over smartphone apps designed to reveal the location of DUI checkpoints. As they said in letters to Apple, Google, and... read more March 28, 2011 by 

Ford Intelligent Vehicles preview

Ford Previews Vehicle-To-Vehicle Tech At Washington Auto Show

The Washington Auto Show isn't known as the place for hot new concepts or production models, but it does have its share of future vehicle tech, and the latest from Ford... read more January 26, 2011 by 


Audi Launches New Project To Make Commuting Comfy

Urban mobility is a hot topic these days -- and rightly so. Roughly 50% of the world's population now lives in urban areas, and by 2030, that figure should hit 60%. As cities... read more January 19, 2011 by 

Diego doll doesn't qualify for carpool status. Photo by AP.

Diego Dolls Aren't Carpool Legal, Dummy

Weird and wacky news isn't solely the province of Florida or California, though they certainly have significant market share. Seattle, Washington made a bid for front-runner... read more December 10, 2010 by 

Princess Beatrice

Princess Beatrice's BMW Bashed In Britain

So, apparently, there is a Princess Beatrice. And apparently, she's fifth in line to the British throne. We have already learned so much more than we usually do on Mondays... read more October 18, 2010 by 


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