TORRANCE, CA – Honda has introduced the next generation of connected-car technology to meet the evolving needs of today’s tech-savvy, always-connected consumers: Honda Display Audio and HondaLink. Together these technologies represent the most advanced information and media connectivity package ever offered by Honda. Additionally, the 2014 Civic equipped with Display Audio marks Honda’s first factory more »
A Nissan LEAF EV has successfully tested Nissan’s Autonomous Drive technology on roads in Japan, the automaker says.
I’ve talked badly about my dumb-yet-faithful LG501C Tracfone. Black Friday has finally put it out of its misery and has allowed me to usher myself into the modern era of in-car connectivity.
When you’ve only got a week with a car, there’s not a lot of time to, as they say, “RTFM.” I have a feeling that’s why the Starlink infotainment system in my 2014 Subaru Legacy was not a joy to operate during my test.
COLUMBIA, MD – iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio Technology for AM and FM audio and data broadcasting, announced at the LA Auto Show that the 2014 Civic is the first Honda vehicle to launch integrated audio and real-time traffic information using the HERE mapping service, the BTC and HD Radio Technology. more »
SAN FRANCISCO – Autonet Mobile, an internet-based telematics and applications service platform provider for the automotive transportation industry, has announced it will be deploying its wireless connected car technology to Mazda Motorsports for the 2014 race season. Mazda Motorsports will equip its fleet with Autonet’s in-car Wi-Fi technology to gain seamless, wireless in-motion connectivity, allowing the more »
Although Lyndon has been showered with some Chrysler products of late, this is my first experience with the 8.4″ UConnect infotainment system. And color me impressed. I was jaded from the experience in my father’s 2012 Chrysler Town & Country minivan that it was going to be lackluster. I’ll call Chrysler out on that more »
DETROIT and LONDON – Leading officials and automotive experts are to gather on 3 and 4 of December 2013 in Dearborn, Michigan to discuss “The Future of Safety, Connectivity and Infotainment’ at the Intelligent Car USA 2013 congress. The debate will explore the safety advantages of connected vehicles and the future challenges faced by an more »
According to Audi, it probably will. Will it work in Lyndon’s neck of the woods? I hope we are able to find out. Audi of America announced that the long-awaited connected car future will arrive in the U.S. next Spring with the arrival of the all-new, technology-rich Audi A3 sedan. The 4G LTE capability designed more »
At the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show Connected Car Expo, Ford announced it has built 10 million cars equipped with its SYNC infotainment system.
BMW knows this whole EV thing is new to many of its clients, so the automaker is outlining its 360° Electric products and services to ease their trepidation.
DALLAS – Texas Instruments (TI) has published a visual guide on how advancements in analog integrated circuits are key factors in the evolution of the car. Automotive manufacturers and suppliers are pushing the limits with each new car to meet the demands of the driver as well as mandates on fuel efficiency and safety. From more »