Ever notice the myriad gizmos and gadgets that drivers attach to their cars before heading out on track? In addition to the ever-present GoPro, tools like the AiM Solo and RaceKeeper can capture a ton of data. What is it used for, and why should you care?
It's not your imagination; average pickup truck prices have risen aggressively in the past few years. Trucks are moving upmarket, buyers want to trade-up sooner, and they're focusing on "payments" over "price" so they can "afford" these heavy-duty luxury vehicles every three years.
While the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has reported an overall decline in traffic deaths over the last few years, the trend for semi-truck related incidents is not so encouraging.
Google just published its year-end "Trends" reports; outlining what people searched for in 2014. Here's the breakdown of what people wanted to know about in the "cars" category, and where they were searching from.
The folks at TomTom had good intentions when they shared anonymous traffic data with the Dutch government. They'll use it for improving roads and light timing! Oh, they used it for installing speed cameras? NO MORE DATA FOR YOU!
Recently passing through the ringer at the Federal Communications Commission was the Mio Moov 380. When Mio isn't putting tons of research and development funding into "vintage" GPS devices, the company is following Garmin, Magellan and Dash by integrating cellular abilities into GPS navigation devices. But the…
It's like Steve Jobs's garage all over again, only swap "garage" for billions of dollars in research facilities. BMW's X5 SUV will be the first guinea pig to get the new FlexRay high-bandwidth data network — a system being developed by a consortium of automakers and their electronics suppliers. The FlexRay consortium…