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GPS Navigation Sends Car on Train Tracks, Collision Was Unavoidable
GPS Navigation Sends Car on Train Tracks, Collision Was Unavoidable

24 Jan 2022, 06:05 UTC / The driver of a car in North Langley ended up with the vehicle stuck on railway tracks after following the direction of their navigation software

 
Camper Driver Hits Bridge Because the Navigation App Told Him They’d Fit
Camper Driver Hits Bridge Because the Navigation App Told Him They’d Fit

26 Oct 2021, 21:50 UTC / A camper driver ended up hitting a rail bridge in England after ignoring the street signs and just going for what the sat-nav system told him

 
Say Goodbye to Google Maps as Garmin Launches New GPS Units With Large Displays
Say Goodbye to Google Maps as Garmin Launches New GPS Units With Large Displays

13 Oct 2021, 15:56 UTC / Garmin has announced a new lineup of GPS devices that come with screens up to 8 inches and feature map data provided by HERE

 
Driver Goes in Reverse on Motorway, Says His Navigation App Told Him To
Driver Goes in Reverse on Motorway, Says His Navigation App Told Him To

26 May 2021, 07:18 UTC / The North West Motorway Police says they came across a van driver who reversed on the M6 motorway; he blamed the GPS app for the whole thing

 
Garmin’s New Truck Navigator Boasts a Smaller Screen, Impressive Feature Lineup
Garmin’s New Truck Navigator Boasts a Smaller Screen, Impressive Feature Lineup

25 May 2021, 10:02 UTC / Garmin has recently announced the new dezl OTR500, a smaller version of the company’s navigation devices aimed at truck drivers

 
Driver Claims GPS Navigation Sent Him in a Lake, So He Obeyed
Driver Claims GPS Navigation Sent Him in a Lake, So He Obeyed

29 Mar 2021, 09:07 UTC / A driver ended up together with his car in Charlton lake after following the GPS navigation he now blames for the whole thing

 
New Navigation Software Promises to Work in Areas Where Mobile Apps Are Useless
New Navigation Software Promises to Work in Areas Where Mobile Apps Are Useless

20 Mar 2021, 14:42 UTC / Parkopedia has created a navigation app that works indoors, thus helping drivers reach charging stations in underground parking or locate their cars

 
Google Maps Rival Explains Why Android Auto Is a Killer App
Google Maps Rival Explains Why Android Auto Is a Killer App

20 Mar 2021, 09:14 UTC / Sygic is one of the companies investing big in navigation solutions, with support for Android Auto already in beta testing and due in 2021

 
Truck Driver Spends 7 Days Stuck in Brutal Winter Weather Due to Navigation App
Truck Driver Spends 7 Days Stuck in Brutal Winter Weather Due to Navigation App

5 Feb 2021, 07:16 UTC / A U.S. driver ended up stuck in the snow after being directed to a mountain road by a navigation app; he was saved after seven days

 
Garmin Launches Its Largest GPS Navigator Built With RVs in Mind
Garmin Launches Its Largest GPS Navigator Built With RVs in Mind

7 Jan 2021, 15:56 UTC / The RV 1090 is a new sat-nav unit coming with a 10-inch display and sporting a pack of features specifically optimized for campers and trailers

 
Delivery Driver Stuck in Mud in the Wilds Shows We Shouldn’t Trust GPS Blindly
Delivery Driver Stuck in Mud in the Wilds Shows We Shouldn’t Trust GPS Blindly

15 Dec 2020, 07:53 UTC / Here’s yet another proof we really shouldn’t take navigation apps, no matter their names and who makes them, for granted when driving

 
Garmin Launches the GPS Navigation Device RV Owners Have Long Been Drooling Over
Garmin Launches the GPS Navigation Device RV Owners Have Long Been Drooling Over

10 Jun 2020, 15:20 UTC / The company has just announced the RV 890 GPS navigator, a new device that is specifically optimized for RVs and a camping lifestyle

 
What Google Maps? This New Navigation System Takes You Anywhere (Literally)
What Google Maps? This New Navigation System Takes You Anywhere (Literally)

8 Mar 2020, 15:31 UTC / Garmin has released a new GPS motorcycle navigation that’s designed specifically to provide assistance both on and off the road

 
Waze Directions Take Driver Through Gunfight In Boston
Waze Directions Take Driver Through Gunfight In Boston

3 Aug 2016, 14:26 UTC / A driver contacted Boston Police after following directions from Waze and witnessing a gunfight. Boston P.D. already has a suspect in custody

 
Escort Launches Passport iQ Radar Detector and GPS System
Escort Launches Passport iQ Radar Detector and GPS System

27 Oct 2010, 08:51 UTC / Automotive accessories provider Escort announced today the release of the Passport iQ, which is the world's first and only automobile accessory that integrates radar/laser detection, speed came...

 
Garmin Recalls nuvi GPS Devices for Fire Risk
Garmin Recalls nuvi GPS Devices for Fire Risk

27 Aug 2010, 13:07 UTC / Garmin has recently issued a recall involving more than 1.25 million nuvi portable GPS units (with 796,000 in the U.S. only), due to the fact that the battery can overheat and cause a fire. Fortunat...

 
CoPilot Live GPS Nav App Now on iPad 3G
CoPilot Live GPS Nav App Now on iPad 3G

30 Apr 2010, 08:22 UTC / The iPad fever made ALK Technologies develop the GPS navigation and trip planning app CoPilot Live HD specifically for 3G models of Apple's gadget. Street maps are stored on the device and full...

 
New AVIC-X In-Car Navigation from Pioneer
New AVIC-X In-Car Navigation from Pioneer

16 Jun 2009, 07:41 UTC / As it is a very competitive market, Pioneer focused more on the visual clarity and the ease-of use for drivers, and so two new in-car navigation series were launched to complete the AVIC-X Series. T...

 
Autonomous Mass Transit Bot - the Latest Transportation in Terminator 4
Autonomous Mass Transit Bot - the Latest Transportation in Terminator 4

26 Feb 2009, 15:16 UTC / There's not much time left until the release of the so-much expected "Terminator 4" (May 21) and the producers continue to tease us with Skynet robots that will appear in the film. ...