Latest iOS 7.1 Beta Suggests iOS in the Car Coming Soon

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Though Apple had initially unveiled its latest efforts for the car in the form of iOS 7 in the Car earlier this summer at WWDC, delayed developments efforts have so far prevented the release of the software. Now, it looks like with beta 2 of the iOS 7.1 operating system that is currently being seeded […]

2014 Ford Fiesta SE Delivers More Than Just the Basics

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When some people look at a subcompact vehicle like the Ford Fiesta, they view it as rudimentary transportation. They see it as a vehicle that someone would buy because they could not afford something better. That is hardly the case with the current small cars available for sale in North America, and the Ford Fiesta […]

2014 Ford Escape Tech Simplifies the Everyday Experience

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Technology is rapidly evolving in automobiles. Consumers demand more and more technology-driven features in all types of vehicles. Before, the advanced features were only available in luxury cars and trucks, but now features like Bluetooth and Siri Eyes Free are available in the smallest of cars. We recently had an opportunity to sample the 2014 […]

2015 Mustang is “Most Technologically Advanced” Mustang Boasts Ford

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Ford recently took the wraps off the 2015 Mustang, and made some very bold claims about its completely redesigned pony car. According to J. Mays, head of Mustang design, the 2015 Mustang is the “most technologically advanced” Mustang ever produced. We were there for the announcement, and we like what we see in terms of […]

Yelp Keeps Chrysler’s Uconnect in-Car Maps Up to Date (Video)

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Searching for a point of interest in a car in dash system is about as useful as using an old-fashioned GPS unit with 3-year-old maps, but Chrysler has a solution for this problem. The Uconnect in dash system includes Uconnect Access which in addition to letting users remote start the vehicle with their phone from […]

Honda Debuts Siri Eyes Free, HERE Connected Maps in 2014 Civic

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Auto-maker Honda is bringing a more connected experience to its 2014 Civic thanks to the introduction of new features, such as integration of Apple’s Siri Eyes Free as well as Nokia’s HERE connected maps. The technologies are appearing as Honday Display Audio and HondaLink inside the cars, and the automaker says that “together these technologies […]

Ford Edge Concept Is a Sleek Look at the Future of a Self-Driving Ford

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Ford is showing off a new Ford Edge Concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show with a beautiful looking interior and Range Rover inspired exterior with a lot of cool new tech inside. The Ford Edge Concept, which AutoGeeks shares more about, combines a new look for the popular Ford Edge with automated driving technology […]

Uconnect Declared Best In-vehicle Connectivity in Texas

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The Texas Auto Writers Association is one of the premiere organizations when it comes to reviewing trucks, crossover utility vehicles, sport utility vehicles and vans. Every year, they invited their member journalists (which we are a member of) to Knibbe Ranch just outside of San Antonio, to put the latest vehicles through their paces. One […]

Nissan Unveils Nismo Smartwatch as a Driving Companion Device

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Nissan has just announced their own smartwatch, and it’s called the Nismo (the name of Nissan’s performance division). The company says that the Nismo smartwatch is still in its conceptual stages, but it’ll be talking more about it throughout the week during the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. The watch will monitor the efficiency of a […]

Why Nokia, Not Microsoft, Should Use Its New $7 Billion to Acquire BlackBerry

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On Monday, Microsoft had announced that it is acquiring Nokia’s device business along with Nokia’s talent and management in crafting smartphones, effectively transforming Microsoft further into a devices and services company for the cost of $7 billion. Shortly after the Microsoft announcement, rumors are circulating once again that the Redmond, Washington software giant turned device […]

Nokia’s Location Cloud Adds Intelligence to Connected Cars [Video]

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Nokia has big plans with its locations business. Thanks to its Navteq acquisition, Nokia’s maps are now present in some 80 percent of in-dash vehicle systems as well as on Windows Phone. Now, through a re-brand to the HERE name, Nokia is making a big push into making cars more connected, more intelligent, and making […]

Audi Introduces the Future of Vehicle Owner’s Manuals

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Augmented reality apps, where the camera and a smartphone are used to overlay important information on top of real images, is a concept that has been around for awhile. Audi, never missing an opportunity to promote the advancement of technology, has unveiled their app that is designed to replace the owner’s manual in their vehicles. […]

Ford C-Max Hybrid MPG Rating Updated, Ford Pays Owners Up to $550

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Ford received a lot of flack about the MPG rating of the 2013 C-Max Hybrid. During a press conference earlier today, Raj Nair (VP of Global) announced that the Ford C-Max Hybrid will now contain a fuel economy label showing a revised MPG rating of 43MPG. As compensation for people who purchased or leased a […]

Hyperloop Plans Offer Promise of Fast, Futuristic Travel

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At long last, Elon Musk has released the information regarding his proposed high-speed transport system called Hyperloop. This system, outlined on Tesla’s website and available as a PDF download, explains exactly how travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles can be done in approximately 35 minutes without utilizing air travel. Unlike many of Musk’s innovations, […]

Stuck in Traffic? Let your Elected Officials Know with I’m Stuck!

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Everyone hates being stuck in traffic. Whether it is a traffic jam caused by an accident or road construction, or a lousy train that stopped in the middle of a crossing, we do not like to wait. Building America’s Future has created an app called I’m Stuck, and that promises an easy to way report traffic […]

Tesla Earnings Electrify the Industry (TSLA)

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Yesterday Tesla announced their quarterly earnings to shareholders, and the results were quite good. The market was expecting the company to post a loss in revenue, but Tesla turned around and announced nearly a $0.20/share profit instead. Stocks unsurprisingly surged in after-hours trading following the announcement. In the quarter, Tesla produced 5,150 Model S all-electric […]

Gorilla Glass Helps BMW i8 Deliver a Quiet Ride

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Corning had earlier announced that its chemically strengthened smartphone glass will soon find its way into the automotive sector and now we’re learning that the BMW i8 may become the first car to use Gorilla Glass. Gorilla Glass will help automakers like BMW reduce their car’s weight, which could lead to a savings in fuel […]

Using Siri in a MyFord Touch-equipped Vehicle

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Apple made news recently at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) by announcing that their Siri Eyes Free system was to be expanding to because a full Siri in the Car experience. Notably absent from this announcement and current Siri Eyes Free support is Ford. Even though there is not official Siri support built into […]