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Google's self-driving cars can't go where no man has gone before

Google's self-driving cars can't go where no man has gone before

So it turns out that Google's self-driving car may not be as smart as we thought — though it's still pretty darn smart. The teched-out Lexus RX350h has plenty of lasers, cameras and radar systems to keep it on track when driving around with no human at the wheel, but according to Google Software...
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Volvo releases self-driving test cars on Swedish public roads

Volvo is making good on its promise of testing self-driving cars on the streets of Sweden by launching 100 test cars in Gothenburg. The Swedish automaker announced its self-driving car project, which is called "Drive Me", last December. Volvo's fleet of semi-autonomous cars will navigate...
TomTom Go

TomTom's latest Go devices use your smartphone to keep you clear of traffic

When it comes to stand alone satellite navigation units you can't go far wrong with TomTom and its latest in the Go line will make good use of your smartphone while you're on the move. The new Go 40, 50 and 60 all come with free, lifetime Traffic information which it gathers by using your...

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Mojio brings Canadians remote automotive diagnostics

Mojio brings remote automotive diagnostics to Canadians

Canada's TELUS has teamed up with Mojio to create a new, cellular-powered connected car device. Much like the Automatic smart driving system, the Mojio plugs into a car's OBD II diagnostic port, found in most new cars since 1996. The Mojio device will cost $169 at launch, which includes the first...
Automatic

Automatic teams up with Ford for an amazing connected car experience

Today Automatic has announced that they are teaming up with Ford to offer an awesome connected car experience. Automatic's Link currently attaches to an OBD port of most newer cars, reporting back data to your smartphone like MPG, miles traveled and your own "driving score". Through the...
Audi Q3

2015 Audi Q3 will pack AT&T LTE

AT&T has announced that the Audi Q3 will be able to take advantage of their 4G network for the same cost of adding a tablet to your existing data bucket ($10/month). The latest Audi cars use Audi connect, which includes Google Maps GPS directions, access to parking data, and geotagged...
AT&T announces major app partnerships for connected car platform Drive

AT&T announces major app partnerships for connected car platform Drive

AT&T has announced that a number of major app developers have signed on to build apps for its AT&T Drive connected car platform. The apps focus on weather, audio entertainment, and utilities like finding your parked car. Both iHeartRadio and Stitcher will be integrated into the AT&...
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Volvo's 2015.5 lineup has standard features that can be controlled by your phone

Volvo (volvocars.com), the Swedish automaker, has just announced that their new 2015 models will include the company's Sensus connectivity and infotainment system as standard. This includes the 2015.5 Volvo S60, V60, XC60, S80, and XC70. Volvo's Sensus Connect system includes smartphone...
Street View car

Google equips Street View cars with methane sensors to detect gas leaks

Google's Street View cars are primarily used for collecting panoramic imagery of major cities and tourist attractions around the world, but that's not the only task they're mandated with. Google has outfitted a few Street View cars with methane sensors that enable the cars to check for natural...
Jaguar XE

The new Jaguar XE promises connectivity at its heart

Ahead of the world premiere of the new Jaguar XE in London on September 8, the car maker has been talking up how connected its new model will be. Here's a hint; a lot. At the center will be the already established InControl system used by both Jaguar and Land Rover, which offers in-car app...
Tesla Model S

Tesla expanding its UK supercharger network in London and Birmingham

The Tesla Model S hasn't graced UK roads for long but the company is already expanding its British network of its super fast, superchargers. The latest sees new charging points having been installed at Hyatt Regency hotels in London and Birmingham, with the London installation becoming the first...
Audi goes hi-tech behind the wheel of the brand new TT

Audi goes hi-tech behind the wheel of the brand new TT

Audi has pulled the wraps off its latest TT sportscar and as we'd probably expect these days, it's got more than a few hi-tech bits and pieces inside. Hitting UK roads this december with prices starting at a smidge under £30,000, on the outside it looks a little like a marriage of the previous...
Ford Applink

Ford to host app developer conference at CTIA's Super Mobility Week

Ford has announced today that they will be holding their first ever app developer conference on September 8th, in conjunction with the Connected Car Expo at Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas. Conference attendees will learn how to create in-vehicle apps and features, and see the new...

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