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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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FIXD keeps you up to speed on your car’s health, now 20% off

Filed under: Ownership, Maintenance, Gadgets, Smartphone, Technology FIXD on­board diagnostics keeps a detailed log of your car’s health, and alerts you on your smartphone with maintenance requirements. Continue reading FIXD keeps you up to speed on your car’s health, now 20% off FIXD keeps you up to speed on your car’s health, now 20% off […]

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ESPN will start covering drone racing in August

Filed under: Motorsports, Emerging Technologies, Gadgets, Smartphone, Racing, Specialty How to get your drone-racing fix on national television. Continue reading ESPN will start covering drone racing in August ESPN will start covering drone racing in August originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 13 Apr 2016 18:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. […]

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Chariot for Women wants to be your safer ride service, if you’re female

Filed under: Green, Transportation Alternatives, Safety, Smartphone Chariot for Woman aims to provide safe, comfortable and convenient transportation for women and their children. Continue reading Chariot for Women wants to be your safer ride service, if you’re female Chariot for Women wants to be your safer ride service, if you’re female originally appeared on Autoblog […]

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BMW’s iPhone app tells you how to be on time

Filed under: Etc., Ownership, BMW, Driving, United States, Emerging Technologies, Gadgets, Infotainment, Smartphone, Technology BMW is presenting its Connected North America digital mobility service at the Microsoft BUILD conference in San Francisco. Continue reading BMW’s iPhone app tells you how to be on time BMW’s iPhone app tells you how to be on time originally […]

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New ‘hand-held device’ in cars could thwart cell-phone use

Filed under: Humor, Videos, Safety Safety watchdogs that track distracted-driving figures haven’t yet quantified the impact of cell-phone use behind the wheel. But any driver who has glanced at their fellow motorists and found they’re all glued to their screens knows it’s a growing problem. Continue reading New ‘hand-held device’ in cars could thwart cell-phone […]

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Samsung Smart Windshield needs to go into production ASAP

Filed under: Videos, Safety, Infotainment, Smartphone, Technology, Motorcycle, Bikes Every once in a while, a concept comes along that makes so much sense that you wonder why it doesn’t already exist. The Samsung Smart Windshield is one such example. Continue reading Samsung Smart Windshield needs to go into production ASAP Samsung Smart Windshield needs to […]

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