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  • Innovative Driver Assist Technology On Sale Now

    To highlight the growing popularity of a new class of auto technologies called “Driver Assists,” automakers today launched a new YouTube channel in conjunction with the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opens on Nov. 30.  The YouTube channel is the first part of a consumer campaign to highlight the benefits…

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  • Chevrolet Spark And Sonic Drive With Siri

    Early next year, the Chevrolet Spark (1LT, 2LT) and Sonic LTZ and RS will integrate Siri, the intelligent assistant that helps get things done just by asking. Chevrolet made the announcement today at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. Through the cars’ standard Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system, customers with a…

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  • Next-Gen MyLink System Debuts In 2014 Chevrolet Impala

    When the 2014 Chevrolet Impala goes on sale next spring, it will do much more than reinvent the brand’s flagship sedan. It will be the first with Chevrolet’s next-generation MyLink infotainment system, designed to be easy to use, highly customizable and capable of linking up to 10 devices. The system…

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  • New 2014 Ford Fiesta Adds MyFord Touch With Improved Voice Recognition, Navigation And Phone Pairing

    The latest trend in consumer electronics is the miniaturization of the gadgets we love, while packing them with even more performance such as a razor-thin phone that doesn’t bulge in a pocket, smaller tablets that can be held with one hand, or music players that can be worn on the…

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  • Nokia Completes Acquisition Of earthmine inc.

    As announced on November 13, earthmine’s reality capture and processing technologies will become integral parts of the 3D map making capabilities of HERE, the first location cloud to deliver the world’s best maps and location experiences across multiple screens and operating systems. The terms of the transaction are confidential.

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  • Toyota Readies New Technology For Safer Driving

    New systems address common low and high speed collision risks. KEYPOINTS Toyota produces new systems to help reduce common parking-speed collisions  and high-speed rear-end shunts Technology soon to be featured in Toyota production vehicles  Opening of new proving ground to test and evaluate Intelligent Transport Systems New measures announced at…

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  • Mercedes-Benz “Intelligent Drive” TecDay: Networked With All Senses

    It first started ten years ago with PRE-SAFE® and continued with DISTRONIC PLUS, and in the space of the next few years it’s due to take motoring into a whole new dimension at Mercedes-Benz: comfort and safety merged together as one, opening up all sorts of new prospects for motorists…

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  • A Battery of Apps: OnStar Debuts Future EV Solutions

    At the GM Electrification Experience, OnStar is showing two new apps to address the possible range anxiety of electric vehicles and the cost of public charging. Since the Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle launched in late 2010, drivers have been able to manage vehicle charging, including the option to…

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  • TomTom launches Location Based Services platform for rapid application development

    TomTom today launches its new Location Based Services (LBS) Platform and Developer Portal. TomTom LBS provides developers with the content and tools to rapidly create location-enabled applications for a variety of commercial and consumer markets. Example apps that can be created include fleet management, route planning, traffic management and geospatial…

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  • Class-Leading DAB Radio Capability Across The BMW Range

    BMW is to offer DAB radio as standard across its entire range from January 2013. The move sees the marque establish a marked lead in the switch over to digital radio compared to its competitors and comes soon after it offered owners of older BMWs the chance to upgrade their…

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  • Pioneer Presents First Wave Of 2013 In-Dash Multimedia Receivers

    Pioneer Europe kicks off its 2013 in-dash audio video product line-up with four new double DIN multimedia receivers that feature expanded smartphone integration, larger WVGA touch screen displays and a set of features developed to match today’s music-listening trends, including iPod Direct and Android media connectivity, Bluetooth1 hands-free and audio…

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  • Nokia Redefines Digital Map Landscape By Introducing HERE As New Brand For Its Location And Mapping Service

    Today Nokia introduced HERE, the first location cloud to deliver the world’s best maps and location experiences across multiple screens and operating systems. With the new brand, HERE, Nokia aims to inspire a new generation of location services and devices that make the mobile experience more personally significant for people…

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  • Chevrolet to Debut Spark EV at LA Auto Show

    Chevrolet will unveil the plug-in electric version of the brand’s popular new Spark mini car at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. The Spark EV is one of 13 new or significantly redesigned products that Chevrolet will be launching in 2013. Chevrolet will also showcase the expanded functionality…

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