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Wed, April 16, 2014 - Car companies at the International Auto Show here showed off their versions of popular smartphone interface technology, which allows vehicle infotainment systems to connect to and use mobile apps.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - Alpine Electronics is reportedly working with Apple to develop an upgrade that includes CarPlay, the iOS-based infotainment system for cars.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - In what is definitely the stuff of science fiction, Land Rover has created a virtual transparent hood that allows drivers to see the ground directly in front of them.
Mon, April 07, 2014 - The hydrocarbon-loving, fuel-line-invading yellow sac spider forced Mazda to recall 50,000 bug-infested Mazda6 sedans three years ago.
Mon, April 07, 2014 - Microsoft is moving Windows to the car, again.
Mon, March 31, 2014 - A rule by the U.S. Department of Transportation aims to prevent backover accidents, one-third of which involve young children.
Fri, March 28, 2014 - Today's executives can boast about their companies' tech prowess, but they also need to keep an eye on archrivals and new competitors, says Maryfran Johnson.
Sun, March 23, 2014 - Did you renew your driver's license or pay a fee to the California Department of Motor Vehicles using your credit card? You may want to keep a close watch on your credit card statements. That's the message the state agency is sending to its customers after a hack affected its payment processor.
Sun, March 09, 2014 - All, that is, except U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, who says violin music and a robot thespian are typical Sunday evening entertainment
Mon, March 03, 2014 - Apple's announcement today of its in-car, hands-free iPhone user interface, CarPlay, will no doubt bring smiles to the faces of many an iPhone user, but it also is the bugle blast for a battle between mobile application access in your car.
Mon, March 03, 2014 - CarPlay aims to make driving while operating iOS controls safer, Apple said
Fri, February 28, 2014 - The most ubiquitous local area networking technology used by big business may be packing its bags for a road trip.
Thu, February 27, 2014 - The so-called Internet of everything is becoming a reality, disrupting the tech industry
Wed, February 26, 2014 - Crowds at Mobile World Congress clamored to see in-car infotainment systems that will soon be connected to the Internet via wireless networks around the globe.