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Mounties use huge camera rig to bust texting drivers

Filed under: Etc.,Government/Legal,Driving,Canada,Smartphone,Technology Distracted driving is a scourge on the nation’s highways and byways, and texting while driving is one of the biggest problems. Continue reading Mounties use huge camera rig to bust texting drivers Mounties use huge camera rig to bust texting drivers originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 13:18:00 EDT. […]

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Recharge Wrap-up: QR code hints at Tesla Supercharger in Mexico, Lyft tests scheduling

Filed under: Green,Tesla,Renault,Green Automakers,Transportation Alternatives,Smartphone,Electric A QR code reveals Tesla’s Mexican Supercharger plans. Lyft tests ride scheduling in San Francisco. Renault partners with EU on fast-charging infrastructure in Europe. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: QR code hints at Tesla Supercharger in Mexico, Lyft tests scheduling Recharge Wrap-up: QR code hints at Tesla Supercharger in Mexico, Lyft […]

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Uber says you’re willing to pay more when your phone is dying

Filed under: Green,Transportation Alternatives,Smartphone,Technology Uber users tend to overlook the increased rates of surge pricing when their phone battery is running low. Continue reading Uber says you’re willing to pay more when your phone is dying Uber says you’re willing to pay more when your phone is dying originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 21 […]

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Recharge Wrap-up: Social Charging app launches, Nissan supplies world’s largest EV taxi fleet

Filed under: Green,Videos,Misc. Automakers,Nissan,Tesla,Green Automakers,Green Culture,Transportation Alternatives,Smartphone,Technology,Electric Nissan provides 100 Leafs to Madrid taxi fleet. A new Tesla Powerwall version will launch soon. BYD sells 50,000 Qin PHEVs as fast as Chevy Volt. Social Charging app makes better use of EV infrastructure. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Social Charging app launches, Nissan supplies world’s largest EV […]

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10 things you should know about Volvo’s new compact cars

Filed under: Green,Volvo,Smartphone,Crossover,Hatchback,Sedan,Autonomous More details on Volvo’s new 40-series small cars, including powertrain specs, body styles, and electrification. Continue reading 10 things you should know about Volvo’s new compact cars 10 things you should know about Volvo’s new compact cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 May 2016 12:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]

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Hyundai is working on a real-life ‘Aliens’ exoskeleton

Filed under: Etc.,Hyundai,Smartphone,Future,Military Hyundai wants to turn you into Iron Man. Continue reading Hyundai is working on a real-life ‘Aliens’ exoskeleton Hyundai is working on a real-life ‘Aliens’ exoskeleton originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 14 May 2016 09:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments Continue Reading from […]

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Apple takes $1 billion stake in China’s main Uber competitor

Filed under: China,Infotainment,Smartphone,Technology Apple continues to dip its toes in the water of the transportation world. In this case, a toe is one billion dollars and the pool is Chinese ride-hailing. Continue reading Apple takes $1 billion stake in China’s main Uber competitor Apple takes $1 billion stake in China’s main Uber competitor originally appeared […]

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Toyota Land Cruisers provide emergency signal in Outback

Filed under: Ownership,Videos,Toyota,Safety,Australia,Smartphone,Technology,SUV,Off-Road,Police/Emergency Companies are using balloons, planes and other high-tech apparatuses to provide WiFi in underserved areas. In Australia, they’re using Land Cruisers. Continue reading Toyota Land Cruisers provide emergency signal in Outback Toyota Land Cruisers provide emergency signal in Outback originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 12 May 2016 12:15:00 EDT. Please see […]

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Top 10 Toyota cars and trucks from the 2016 Toyotafest

Filed under: Ownership,Videos,Toyota,Safety,Australia,Smartphone,Technology,SUV,Off-Road,Police/Emergency The 21st annual Toyotafest was a brilliant celebration of Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars of the past and present. Continue reading Top 10 Toyota cars and trucks from the 2016 Toyotafest Top 10 Toyota cars and trucks from the 2016 Toyotafest originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 12 May 2016 12:09:00 EDT. […]

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If Uber drivers were employees, they’d be owed at least $730 million

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Transportation Alternatives,Smartphone,Technology Court documents show that ride-hailing company Uber would have owed drivers in two states as much as $730 million more had they been considered employees instead of contract workers. Continue reading If Uber drivers were employees, they’d be owed at least $730 million If Uber drivers were employees, they’d be owed […]

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TheHelpingHand.club uses Uber to direct homeless people to shelters

Filed under: Green,Videos,Smartphone,Technology This app could help keep homeless people off the streets and give them the care that they need. Continue reading TheHelpingHand.club uses Uber to direct homeless people to shelters TheHelpingHand.club uses Uber to direct homeless people to shelters originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 08 May 2016 17:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for […]

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City installs traffic lights on sidewalks for texting pedestrians

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Weird Car News, Driving, Safety The German city of Augsburg installed pedestrian signals in the ground at busy crossings so texting walkers know when it is safe to cross. Continue reading City installs traffic lights on sidewalks for texting pedestrians City installs traffic lights on sidewalks for texting pedestrians originally appeared […]

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Waze vulnerability allows users to be tracked

Filed under: Etc., Driving, Safety, Smartphone, Technology Switching on the app’s invisible mode shields the user from being seen until an update fixes the issue. Continue reading Waze vulnerability allows users to be tracked Waze vulnerability allows users to be tracked originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:40:00 EST. Please see our […]

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Save 40% on the Zus smart car charger

Filed under: Ownership, Driving, Gadgets, Smartphone, Technology Zus charges your devices at twice the normal speed, plus helps you find where you parked with the included smartphone app. Continue reading Save 40% on the Zus smart car charger Save 40% on the Zus smart car charger originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 […]

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The government is shaming people for texting and driving

Filed under: Government/Legal, Driving, Safety, Smartphone, Technology Apparently, some people use social media to brag about their texting-and-driving habits. NHTSA isn’t amused. Continue reading The government is shaming people for texting and driving The government is shaming people for texting and driving originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:06:00 EST. Please see […]

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How can automakers fix the infotainment problem?

Filed under: Safety, Infotainment, Smartphone, Technology Tech is at the center of most new cars, but it’s still giving owners trouble. Continue reading How can automakers fix the infotainment problem? How can automakers fix the infotainment problem? originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 16 Apr 2016 11:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of […]

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BMW GoPro integration now works with your iPhone

Filed under: BMW, Infotainment, Smartphone, Technology, Performance, Racing BMW drivers will be able to combine GoPro video with telemetry from the M Laptimer to get a complete look at every track lap. Continue reading BMW GoPro integration now works with your iPhone BMW GoPro integration now works with your iPhone originally appeared on Autoblog on […]

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