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  • Audi Connect with Google Street View

    We recently brought you news that Audi would be fitting its cars with a new broadband Internet connection based on the ultra-fast LTE mobile connectivity standard as the latest initiative in the automaker's 'Audi Connect’ vehicle networking strategy. Audi's system also has the ability to connect drivers directly to Google, giving them access to a huge number of up-to-date points of interest, as well as information such as weather, travel data and breaking news and traffic updates. Now Audi has announced that it has upgraded the system yet again, this time so that it offers Internet...

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    Generation Y Prefers Internet, Tech And Gadgets To Cars

    For the average young person back in the 1950s, only two things really mattered: A hot date for the weekend, and a hot car to go to the local drive-in, diner or secluded spot. Okay, so a Grease-like lifestyle wasn't enjoyed by everybody, but it's a sign of the times that for the youth of Generation...

  • 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ
    2012 Chevrolet Silverado Gets WiFi Connectivity Tech

    If you've bought a truck you're probably a fan of the tough image, effortless torque and ample space afforded to you. However, just because your truck is designed for heavy duty work it doesn't mean you shouldn't expect the high tech gadgets you'd find in regular cars. Chevy agrees, and the 2012...

  • F1 Online racing game
    Fulfil Your F1 Racing Dreams With Free-To-Play Online Game

    We're huge Formula One Grand Prix racing fans here at AllCarTech. Unfortunately, we lack the skill and certainly lack the money to become involved in the sport to any meaningful level, so computer games are the next best thing. We also love getting stuff for free, so combine the two and you've got...

  • 2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Photo by Joe Nuxoll
    2012 Chevrolet Sonic: Spotify Invites For Info Requests

    As a replacement for the dull and unfashionable Chevrolet Aveo, GM is hoping the funky 2011 Chevrolet Sonic will appeal to a more savvy car buyer, and tempt people away from their Ford Fiestas and Honda Fits. One way of doing this is giving free invitations to the Spotify digital music service to...

  • 2012 Ford Mustang equipped with SYNC AppLink
    Pandora Internet Radio Expands Relationship With Ford, Scion

    Pandora Internet radio is rapidly expanding their presence in the automotive segment, where nearly fifty-percent of radio "consumption" happens. Pandora solutions are now available from automakers and the aftermarket alike.

  • Bob Ferry's 1906 Oldsmobile replica. Photo: Inside Google Books

    Accessing the internet in your car is nothing new these days. Using the internet to build your car is rather more special. That's exactly what Kentucky-based vintage car enthusiast Bob Ferry did, constructing his "brand new" 1906 Oldsmobile Model B Runabout using information downloaded from Google Books. Car enthusiasts the world over have benefitted massively from the amount of information available across the internet. Whether you're looking for inspiration for a project, buying that long-lost part from eBay or simply want to speak with like-minded gearheads, the internet has brought the...

  • 2011 Audi A3 Sedan Concept
    Audi's Facebook Fans 'More Engaged' Than Justin Bieber's

    You might think that of all groups most likely to barrage a Facebook post with "Likes" in the shortest possible time, pop star Justin Bieber's army of wildly fanatical teen fans would top the list. Not so: A new study by Visibli has shown that German automaker Audi has the most engaged fans on...

  • 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 connection. While this is nothing special, the connection is based on the newer LTE mobile connectivity standard. Developed in...

  • Dealer
    Car Who? CarWoo Says It's Changing New Car Buying

    Buying cars on the Internet has not changed much over the years, even as more and more transactions are completed over the Internet on sites like Craigslist and Auto Trader for used vehicles. Customers scour pages and pages of advertisements even after selecting the exact vehicle they are looking...

  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney Still Alive, Still Kvetching

    As we understand it, Andy Rooney is still alive. We haven't personally verified those shocking allegations, but like certain terrorist masterminds we could mention, Rooney appears on TV at regular intervals, and he references enough current events to make us think he's still breathing. Andy Rooney...

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    BMW adds real-time fuel price and weather to in-car computer system

    In-car access to real-time information is already available in some formats - traffic alerts are a prime example. But now real-time weather, fuel prices and stock indices will all be available to new BMW owners. BMW's ConnectedDrive continues to push the boundary of in-car data technology in the...

  • 2009 Cadillac CTS

    Cadillac will join Chrysler and BMW as one of the few carmakers to offer in-car Internet access when it rolls out its service from April. The system is designed and built by a company called Autonet Mobile, and will deliver access speeds of up to 800Kbps with the lowest service plan available from $29. Passengers will be able to hook up to the ‘net by using any Wi-Fi enabled device such as a notebook, PDA or smartphone. The $29 access fee will get you 1GB of bandwidth per month but if you opt for the $59 plan you’ll get 5GB. Cadillac will showcase the Autonet Wi-Fi router at next...

  • Nextar Q4 GPS unit
    Nextar to unveil MSN Direct-capable GPS unit at SEMA

    In addition to all the outrageous show car concepts, aftermarket body kits and power-adding upgrades, the SEMA show is also about in-car electronics and equipment, which is where Nextar steps in. Its new Q4-MD GPS navigation unit features MSN Direct support for traffic info, fuel prices and weather...

  • 2009 Ferrari California
    Ferrari California official UK pricing released

    The UK price of the Ferrari California has been released to a handful of media at a first-drive event for the car in Sicily today. Starting at £143,000 ($249,000) in the UK, the Ferrari is also revealed further in some new photos that flaunt the car's good looks from even more angles. While UK...

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