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Traffic light

Oregon man fined for researching traffic light algorithms sans license

File this one under things unlikely to become a problem, but sure as can be, it has. An Oregon man, Mats Jarlstrom, has been fined $500 by the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying for researching, studying, and presenting his findings on traffic light patterns. Why has... read more

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TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear edition

TomTom's Top Gear Edition Puts Jeremy Clarkson & The Stig On Your Dash

We admit that we've been critical of TomTom, Garmin, and other aftermarket satnavs. After all, in the age of smartphones and factory-installed telematics systems, dashtop... read more October 11, 2011 by


 
TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear edition

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


 
BMW Real Time Traffic Information

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

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


 
Traffic

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


 
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: BUMP.com 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 BUMP.com's acquisition of BumpChat. The... read more May 24, 2011 by


 
Traffic

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


 
Traffic

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


 
2010 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Schadenfreude: Harrods New Owners Get Supercars Booted

Schadenfreude, a German loan word, is defined as “pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.” While most times schadenfreude is a private thing, but under certain... read more July 29, 2010 by


 
 

 
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