2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevy Volt, with charging station visible; photo by George Parrott

Why Your Electric Car May Talk To Your Utility Behind Your Back: It'll Save You Money

Cars are remarkably dumb and uncommunicative objects. They only started having any situational awareness of what's around them--other vehicles in the blind spot, for instance--a few years ago. And they still don't talk to each other. Electric cars--which usually pioneer a whole lot of... read more

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Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Six Cities Named For New Vehicle-To-Vehicle (V2V) Communications Trials

Vehicle-to-vehicle communication, V2V for short, is nothing new. In fact, automakers and governments alike have been working on the technology for the past several years... read more May 17, 2011 by

DOT Connected Vehicle Technology Challenge

Got A Great Idea To Make Driving Easier/Greener/More Fun? Enter The Connected Vehicle Tech Challenge

There are thousands of tech developers out there, trying to make driving more fun, more efficient, and less frustrating. Apps like, Parking In Motion, and Waze... read more April 7, 2011 by

Audi A8 with broadband Internet connection

Audi Rolls Out A8 With LTE Broadband Internet In New ‘Audi Connect’ Initiative

Audi has fired off its latest offensive in the world of automotive mobile technology, revealing this week its new A8 flagship sedan fitted with a broadband Internet... read more February 18, 2011 by


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