Does The Volkswagen iBeetle Represent the First iCar?

VW attempts to build iCar with iBeetle

Volkswagon arrived at the Shanghai Motor Show with the iBeetle, a special edition Beetle that features iPhone integration in the dashboard of the vehicle — leading many to call it the first iCar. When entering the iBeetle, the driver docks his or her phone with the dock placed at the top of the dash. It […]

Worst Super Bowl Ad: Chatter

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There were a lot of bad commercials during Super Bowl XLV, but the worse one was the one I was looking forward to the most. My wife and I had a couple of friends over for the big game and they both happen to work for They came over pretty early and told us […]

Volkswagen Joins Ford With In-Car Computing

Although details emerging are still murky, it looks as if the German auto-maker is developing an in-car computer (carputer, anyone?) based on Intel’s In-Vehicle Infotainment reference design that includes WWAN 3G connectivity via EVDO Rev. A, wifi, Bluetooth, and possibly even WiMax. USB ports will be housed in the glove compartment. The heart of the […]