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Angry French taxi drivers block Paris road to protest Uber

Filed under: Government/Legal, UAW/Unions, Europe, Smartphone French taxi drivers protesting Uber set fires on Parisian freeways Tuesday in the midst of a larger public sector strike gripping France. Continue reading Angry French taxi drivers block Paris road to protest Uber Angry French taxi drivers block Paris road to protest Uber originally appeared on Autoblog on […]

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Uber is using smartphone data to alert it to bad drivers

Filed under: Transportation Alternatives, Smartphone, Technology Using gyroscopes and GPS chips built into driver and passenger smartphones, the company’s new scheme will log when a driver is (or isn’t) driving dangerously. Continue reading Uber is using smartphone data to alert it to bad drivers Uber is using smartphone data to alert it to bad drivers […]

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Ex-Taco Bell exec now suing Uber driver he attacked

Filed under: Government/Legal, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Smartphone The Taco Bell exec that was recorded assaulting an Uber driver is now suing his victim for $5 million, claiming he was recorded illegally. Continue reading Ex-Taco Bell exec now suing Uber driver he attacked Ex-Taco Bell exec now suing Uber driver he attacked originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, […]

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Chinese firms pour $2 billion into Uber

Filed under: Earnings/Financials, Green, Transportation Alternatives, China, Smartphone, Technology Uber just received $2 billion in funding in China to bankroll the ridesharing app’s attempts to control that lucrative market. Continue reading Chinese firms pour $2 billion into Uber Chinese firms pour $2 billion into Uber originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:01:00 […]

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Announcing our 2016 Technology of the Year Award winners

Filed under: Green, 2016 Detroit Auto Show, Tesla, Infotainment, Smartphone, Technology, Sedan, Autonomous, Electric, Technology of the Year For 2016, we’ve split the award into two categories, one honoring a specific technology and the other going to a tech-filled car. Find out who won. Continue reading Announcing our 2016 Technology of the Year Award winners […]

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VW couldn’t show off wireless Apple CarPlay at CES

Filed under: 2016 CES, Volkswagen, Infotainment, Smartphone, Technology Volkswagen wanted to show off its wireless CarPlay functionality at CES, but Apple blocked the automaker from doing so. Bummer. Continue reading VW couldn’t show off wireless Apple CarPlay at CES VW couldn’t show off wireless Apple CarPlay at CES originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 08 […]

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2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Volkswagen MIB II Infotainment

Filed under: Videos, Volkswagen, Smartphone, Technology, Technology of the Year Volkswagen’s MIB II is one of our Technology of the Year finalists. The Modular Infotainment Platform enters a new generation with smartphone integration. Continue reading 2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Volkswagen MIB II Infotainment 2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Volkswagen MIB II Infotainment […]

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2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Smart CrossConnect App

Filed under: smart, Smartphone, Technology, Hatchback, Technology of the Year Smart offers an easy solution for accessing smartphone data right in the car. It’s called the CrossConnect App, and it’s a simple but effective bit of tech. Continue reading 2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Smart CrossConnect App 2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Smart […]

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2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Android Auto

Filed under: Videos, Smartphone, Technology, Technology of the Year With Android Auto, it’s possible to harness the power of your Google-powered smartphone and use it in your car in a way that doesn’t distract the driver. Continue reading 2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Android Auto 2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Android Auto originally […]

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2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Apple CarPlay

Filed under: Smartphone, Technology, Technology of the Year Apple-minded consumers will appreciate the straightforward approach with which CarPlay brings their iPhones to life on the vehicle’s touchscreen. Continue reading 2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Apple CarPlay 2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Apple CarPlay originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 12:46:00 […]

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Park your BMW with a wave, 3D instrument clusters, and more

Filed under: 2016 CES, BMW, Gadgets, Infotainment, Smartphone, Technology, Autonomous, Concept Cars BMW’s list of ideas and technologies at CES is huge: gesture-control parking, Samsung Smart Things, Integration, virtual touchscreens, and more. Continue reading Park your BMW with a wave, 3D instrument clusters, and more Park your BMW with a wave, 3D instrument clusters, and […]

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Subaru Pairs with Liberty Mutual for Built-In Driving Monitor App

Filed under: Subaru, Insurance, Infotainment, Smartphone, Technology Liberty Mutual will offer an app on Subaru’s Starlink infotainment system to connect its RightTrack usage-based insurance program directly to the vehicle. Continue reading Subaru Pairs with Liberty Mutual for Built-In Driving Monitor App Subaru Pairs with Liberty Mutual for Built-In Driving Monitor App originally appeared on Autoblog […]

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Toyota joins Ford in Livio app partnership

Filed under: Ford, Toyota, Infotainment, Smartphone, Technology Toyota is teaming up with Ford and Livio to run its new app-based telematics system on the SmartDeviceLink platform, and is calling on other automakers to do the same. Continue reading Toyota joins Ford in Livio app partnership Toyota joins Ford in Livio app partnership originally appeared on […]

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Uber and Lyft drivers can now form unions in Seattle

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, UAW/Unions, Smartphone, Technology The Seattle City Council voted unanimously to allow drivers for ridesharing apps to unionize, but the measure could face legal hurdles soon. Continue reading Uber and Lyft drivers can now form unions in Seattle Uber and Lyft drivers can now form unions in Seattle originally appeared on Autoblog […]

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Exchange photos and videos with a mechanic using Openbay app

Filed under: Etc., Auto Repair, Maintenance, Smartphone, Technology Openbay, an online marketplace app connecting customers to repair shops, has added a feature that allows mechanics to exchange photos and videos with customers. Continue reading Exchange photos and videos with a mechanic using Openbay app Exchange photos and videos with a mechanic using Openbay app originally […]

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Ride-sharing alliance formed to counter Uber threat

Filed under: Asia, Smartphone, Technology Four major players in the ride sharing industry, including Lyft and China’s Didi Kuaidi, will form an alliance to challenge Uber’s global expansion. The companies will offer seamless access to their apps across the supported countries and will share market knowledge. Continue reading Ride-sharing alliance formed to counter Uber threat […]

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