Archive for the ‘Auto’ Category

Apple CarPlay is Coming

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In many senses, Apple‘s CarPlay is the one of the most logical releases from Cupertino in several years. People around the world have iPhones and also drive, and too many have been frustrated by a lack of connectivity between the two. CarPlay will be available on select cars beginning this year, allowing iPhones to take over a car’s […]

Zubie Makes Driving Easier, Safer and Cheaper

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This post brought to you by Zubie. All opinions are 100% ours. Zubie, is a dongle  or “key” that connects to your car’s on-board diagnostic port (OBD) and using its proprietary always-on technology called AlwaysSmart™, it transmits your car and driving data to the cloud via its built-in cellular data connection and beams it to […]

Kia Niro Concept


It seems that nearly every automaker is checking in early with a new model or concept car for next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Kia is the latest, showing a small, sporty hatchback that it calls the Niro. The slightly sinister looking little Niro showcases some interesting design and tech, including butterfly doors, a widescreen infotainment […]

Ford eBike Concept


Automotive manufacturers often use the media glare surrounding events like theInternational Motor Show in Frankfurt to showcase concept vehicles never intended for production. Such models are created to highlight cutting edge design or brand new technology. This year Ford unveiled an urban mobility concept that uniquely marries Formula One sensing technology with a two-wheeled pedelec bike. […]

Worlds Oldest Car


The worlds oldest car will be sold at auction next month – a 1884 de Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Steam Runabout. The second prototype built by Count de Dion Commissioned by French entrepreneur, Count de Dion, and built by Georges Bouton and Charles-Armand Trepardoux, the 1884 De Dion steamer was nicknamed “La Marquise” after […]

Bang & Olufsen BMW 6 Series Sound System


Bang & Olufsen announced the fall 2011 arrival of the BMW 6 Series Convertible (as well as the previously announced BMW 6 Series Coupe) with the new Bang & Olufsen high-end Surround Sound System.  In March 2011, the two brands first announced its collaboration surrounding the BMW 6 Series Coupe, which would be the first BMW […]

Continental’s Car Of The Future

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Vehicle designs and colors change each year but it is the integration of consumer electronics technologies into the vehicle interior that is really fueling future driving experiences. Continental, a big player in the automotive suppliers space, is engineering hardware, software and systems that are powering the vehicle with an “Always On” connection and linking drivers […]

Chevy Camaro Convertible Antenna Debacle


When spy shots surfaced of the pre-production version of the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, an outcry went up among Camaro enthusiasts over the AM/FM whip antenna positioned on the rear deck lid. Quite simply, they hated it. Chevrolet was quick to respond, commissioning a self-described antenna freak named Don Hibbard to find a way to fix it. […]

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