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  • Lexus Enform Emulator iPad app

    They're in your home, in your phone and they've been in your car for several years now--we're talking about computers. High-tech on-board infotainment systems are certainly useful, but not always easy to fathom. That's why Lexus is letting customers try before they buy--by releasing the Enform Emulator iPad app. Lexus Enform is a suite of connected services available in select 2013 and newer Lexus models, controlled using the vehicles' infotainment displays. There are a lot of features on offer and plenty of menus to navigate through in the real thing, but Enform Emulator lets you get used to...

  • Road Inc. iPad app
    Road, Inc. App Puts A Car Museum At Your Fingertips: Video

    A new app for the Apple iPad brings you an astounding amount of content relating to historically significant automobiles.

  • Road Inc. iPad app
    Road Inc iPad App Could Be Best Yet For Gearheads

    There are plenty of car apps available to tempt the obsessive gearhead, from racing games to apps that measure your cornering G-force. If you consider yourself a more discerning automotive connoisseur, you might want an app to match. That's where Road Incorporated comes in, a new app for the Apple...

  • Nissan Global iPad App
    Bring Nissan's World To Your Apple iPad With Global App

    In recent years, Nissan and Apple have gone together like macaroni and cheese. The Japanese carmaker was one of the first to launch an iPhone app and the late Steve Jobs even used Nissan's Leaf to demonstrate the iAd serviced when it was launched last year. Nissan's boffins have been hard at work...

  • Chadwick Martin Bailey study on smartphone & tablet usage habits, May 2011
    Taps For TomTom: The Standalone GPS Unit Is Dead

    The lightbulb killed the gas lamp. The DVD killed the VHS tape. And now, the world is preparing for the death of another invention past its prime: the standalone GPS device. We've been expecting this funeral for some time. Google Maps' debut on smartphones was a bad omen, and each new travel app...

  • 2011 Hyundai Equus
    2012 Hyundai Equus Loses iPad Manual, Goes Back To Paper

    We're so used to seeing carmakers taking leaps forward in in-car technology and mobile innovations that it comes as a shock when progress takes a step back. When the 2011 Hyundai Equus luxury car was launched it gained high praise from all quarters for offering huge levels of equipment at a price...

  • 2011 Hyundai Equus

    The 2011 Hyundai Equus could be the last to include an iPad owner's manual.

  • 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 impressions are good in America too. If you've seen a few on the road and want to know more, what better way than "FIAT Source"? It's a...

  • 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 trips. The brand in question is ToyToyota, and its first product is an app called Backseat Driver. Backseat Driver is...

  • Casey Putsch's turbine-powered Batmobile
    Video: Batmobile Replica Has Turbine Engine, iPad Avionics

    For gearheads, Batman is clearly the best superhero. It's nothing to do with the cape, nor having the appearance and skills of a nocturnal flying creature, oh no - it's because his favourite method of transportation has always been a cool car. From a modified Lincoln Futura concept car in the...

  • 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 earlier this week with some revised guidelines for its App Store—and one of the most noteworthy changes is a crackdown on...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Apple iPad app
    2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Accessorizes With Apple iPad App

    Automotive apps are all the rage, but it's a special kind of car that gets an app all to itself. The luxury 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class four-door coupe is just such a car, and a free app available through the Apple App Store allows owners and potential owners to access information about the car...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Apple iPad app

    Mercedes-Benz is the latest in a growing list of luxury automakers releasing new apps for the Apple iPad, a connected executive’s latest must-have and something that’s increasingly becoming an intriguing accessory for cars, especially in marketing them. This isn’t the first time that Mercedes-Benz has dabbled with the iPad crowd--the automaker has previously shown innovative ways of attaching the handy device in the car--but it’s the first time that it has launched its own iPad app. Dubbed the Mercedes-Benz MY '12 CLS-Class iPad App, the latest software application...

  • eBay Motors app infographic
    The eBay Motors App Arrives At Last, But Can It Save The Day?

    We expected the eBay Motors app to arrive in March, but it missed that deadline by a couple of months. Now that it's finally arrived, can the app redeem itself by preserving eBay's standing as a worthwhile shopping destination? There's no denying that eBay has lost luster over the past few years...

  • Copart's Sell My Car app
    Tired Of eBay, Craigslist? Sell Your Car With Copart App

    Online car sales sites have transformed the way we buy and sell cars. Whether you're selling to the highest bidder on an online auction site or setting your price and waiting for the calls on sites like Autotrader, you can not only add far more photos and details than ever before but reach a...

  • BMW EVolve app
    New 'EVolve' App From BMW Decides Whether You're Ready For An EV

    Electric vehicles and other alt-fuel rides are big news these days. Tech fans and green enthusiasts can't wait to get their hands on 'em, while others think that hybrids and their eco-friendly kin are part of a vast communist conspiracy. No matter where you fall on that spectrum, there are many...

  • Kinect control of an R/C car
    Video: Kinect Used To Steer R/C Car: What Else Could It Do?

    Not long ago we took a look at a remote control car steered not via a traditional controller, but using a touch-screen smartphone. It's already been upstaged, this time using an Apple iPad and an HTML5 web app that uses the tablet's motion sensors in a similar manner to that of the smartphone R/C...

  • 2010 Ford F-150
    Video: Didn't Take Long, iPad 2 Installed In 2010 Ford F-150

    Apple's iPad 2 has only been around for a week or two but already audio installers SoundMan Car Audio has completed their first installation of the tablet PC in a vehicle. The vehicle chosen was a Ford F-150, which has a convenient large center stack just the right size for an iPad 2. The...

  • 2011 Hyundai Equus with Apple iPad

    We've known for many months that the Hyundai Equus would get an iPad (perhaps even an iPad 2 now that the release of that model is looming) in the glove box, pre-loaded with the owner's manual and an app to handle service and other customer interaction. Today, Hyundai released a little detail about the background of the app. Developed by Rage Digital, the Hyundai Equus iPad app is called "The Hyundai Equus Owner Experience," and features demonstration videos, interactive product features, and safety information--things the 1,000-page hard-copy of the manual included with every car simply...

  • MountMe Freedom mount for the Apple iPad
    MountMe's Portable 'Freedom' iPad Cradle: The Good, The Bad, The Mildly Ugly

    When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad, a lot of people got angry. "What are we supposed to do with that?", they asked. "It's not a computer, it's not a phone, it's just another expensive gew-gaw!" Then came iPad apps and magazines and a slew of competitors using the Android platform, and today it's...

  • Vogel iPad car mounting kit
    Apple 'Office On The Go' With Vogel iPad In-Car Kit

    If you feel your car is a small environment of potential office space you're not making the best of, then Vogel's new iPad mounting system might be of interest. We'd never condone using an iPad whilst you're actually driving, but if you're caught at a rest stop or some business partners are getting...

  • 2011 Hyundai Equus
    Video: Hyundai Launches Equus Owner's Manual App For iPad

    As you already know, the 2011 Hyundai Equus is basically the nicest iPad case on the planet. Now it gets its own app, in the form of a virtual owner's manual, and a video showing off its multimedia glamor. Putting printed content on the iPad is a burgeoning business at Apple's App Store, but...

  • Jaguar 75th anniversary Apple iPad app
    Jaguar Celebrates 75 Years With New iPad App

    Jaguar has already done a lot to celebrate its 75th anniversary, which took place back in September. We saw several special edition models launched as well as a number of iconic vehicles from the marque’s past rolled out in a special tour in the UK, plus we got to see the stunning C-X75...

  • Apple iPad
    Acura Latest To Use Apple iPad For Promoting Cars

    The Apple iPad has become an intriguing accessory for cars, especially in marketing them. The Hyundai Equus comes with one containing its owners' manual, and both BMW and Mercedes-Benz have shown innovative ways of attaching the handy device in the car. Now Acura is joining the band of luxury...

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