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Renault Launches New Version of MY Renault App To Enable Connected Cars
Renault Launches New Version of MY Renault App To Enable Connected Cars

12 Jun 2017, 12:15 UTC / The French at Renault have released a significant update of the MY Renault app, which allows customers to connect to their cars. It works on compatible models

 
Apple Implements Driving Mode In iOS 11, It's Pretty Smart But Relies on Honesty
Apple Implements Driving Mode In iOS 11, It's Pretty Smart But Relies on Honesty

6 Jun 2017, 12:53 UTC / Apple organized the worldwide developers conference yesterday, which included a preview of iOS 11. It will come with a mode meant to prevent distracted driving

 
Waze Now Lets Users Record Their Own Voice For Directions On Android
Waze Now Lets Users Record Their Own Voice For Directions On Android

9 May 2017, 09:42 UTC / Waze, the popular navigation app, has decided to let users record their voice for personalized directions. For now, it is only available on Android devices

 
Mercedes-Benz Integrates Google Home And Amazon Alexa In MY2016 Cars And Above
Mercedes-Benz Integrates Google Home And Amazon Alexa In MY2016 Cars And Above

26 Apr 2017, 12:11 UTC / American clients of certain Mercedes-Benz models will be able to ask their home assistants from Amazon or Google to start their cars with voice controls.

 
Audi Will Acquire Silvercar, an American Car-Sharing Technology Company
Audi Will Acquire Silvercar, an American Car-Sharing Technology Company

30 Mar 2017, 15:29 UTC / Audi has announced its decision to acquire Silvercar, an American tech company that is focused on the premium side of car sharing. Audi was already an investor

 
Study Finds Built-In GPS Systems Are Ignored By Most Drivers
Study Finds Built-In GPS Systems Are Ignored By Most Drivers

11 Oct 2016, 13:56 UTC / A study made by JD Power has found that most drivers ignore their built-in GPS units when it comes to directions. Instead, they rely on their phones

 
Apple is Granted A Patent For An iPhone-Based Car Key
Apple is Granted A Patent For An iPhone-Based Car Key

24 May 2016, 16:27 UTC / Rumours of the Apple Car keep circling, and the latest one involves a patent granted to Apple. Cupertino's giant has an iPhone based car key of some sort

 
GM's Maven Car Sharing Program Reaches 1 Million Miles Driven, Adds More Cities
GM's Maven Car Sharing Program Reaches 1 Million Miles Driven, Adds More Cities

19 May 2016, 16:20 UTC / GM is happy to announce that its car sharing program developed with Lyft has reached a total of one million miles driven. Now available in more cities

 
Waze to Be Integrated into Android Auto
Waze to Be Integrated into Android Auto

19 May 2016, 15:35 UTC / The popular navigation app Waze will be integrated into the Android Auto interface. This will enhance usability of both platforms and provide more safety

 
BMW and GoPro Join Forces in BMW M Laptimer App
BMW and GoPro Join Forces in BMW M Laptimer App

15 Apr 2016, 08:20 UTC / BMW has enhanced the functionality of their M Laptimer App, which comes with controls for the user's GoPro camera. More features are available through the app