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2015 Corvette Z06: Chevy’s Most Powerful Convertible

2015 Corvette Z06: Chevy’s Most Powerful Convertible

By Ashley Olds April 13, 2014

’tis the season to be breezin’ down winding roads – radio up and top down – in your convertible. Just in time for these warm weather fantasies, Chevy lovers will get a chance to see the new 2015 Corvette Z06 …

Google Finds Its Way Into Hyundais And Kias Google Finds Its Way Into Hyundais And Kias

Google announced today that Hyundai and Kia (both of Hyundai Motors Groups) are now using Google Maps technology in their vehicles. These automakers join Audi, Daimler and Tesla Motor Co. “Using Google Send-to-Car, local search and voice search, Hyundai and …

Would Google Combine Glass With Driverless Cars? Would Google Combine Glass With Driverless Cars?
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BMW has an augmented reality “smart windshield technology,” which is seems much like what Google is doing with Project Glass. The following video has been around for a while, but it’s picking up some attention today, thanks to psfk. “One …

Google On Driverless Cars: Think About Your Children Google On Driverless Cars: Think About Your Children
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Google CEO Larry Page spoke at the Zeitgeist 2012 event this week, talking about Google’s Glasses, search, and various other topics. He briefly touched on Google’s self-driving cars. In his talk, he played up the safety factor, and called upon …

Google Self-Driving Car Makes a Trip to Lake Tahoe Google Self-Driving Car Makes a Trip to Lake Tahoe
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In case you misplaced the self-awareness that working at Google will always be cooler than your job, Sebastian Thrun, Google Fellow and Vice President, took a moment to remind you today and uploaded a photo to his Google+ account announcing …

Google Isn’t The Only One With Self-Driving Cars Google Isn’t The Only One With Self-Driving Cars

Google has made a lot of headlines with its self-driving cars. Last week, they put out the following video, showing one of the cars driving a blind man to Taco Bell: With that video, Google said its cars had completed …

Google Self-Driving Car Takes Blind Man To Taco Bell Google Self-Driving Car Takes Blind Man To Taco Bell
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Google uploaded a video of a self-driving car test, showing Steve Mahan, a legally blind man behind the wheel, and stopping at Taco Bell for a burrito. Google says in the video description, “We announced our self-driving car project in …

Google's Driverless Cars Inspire CA Legislation Google's Driverless Cars Inspire CA Legislation
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Last summer, Nevada legalized autonomous cars, clearing the way for Google’s driverless cars program. Earlier this month, news came out that the state is developing some regulations for such cars, including new licensing procedures. California Senator Alex Padilla announced new …

WHI Solutions Acquired By eBay - Breaking WHI Solutions Acquired By eBay - Breaking

eBay just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire WHI Solutions, which provides software and digital catalog solutions for auto parts distributors and retailers. eBay’s Richard Brewer-Hay writes about the acquisition on the eBay Ink blog, which explains …

2013 Honda Fit EV Joins Google’s GFleet 2013 Honda Fit EV Joins Google’s GFleet
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Last June, Google announced that it begun including next-gen plug-in vehicles in its car-sharing program for Googlers, which it calls “GFleet”. Today, Honda announced that its 2013 Fit EV has been delivered via a demo program to Google, (as well …

Google Driverless Cars: Now Patented Google Driverless Cars: Now Patented

I’m sure you’ve heard about the driverless cars Google has by now. It’s just one of those interestingly wacky things Google does. Now, the company has actually got the patent on the technology. Specifically, the patent granted to Google this …

Ford Announces Free Upgrade to MyFord Touch Interface Ford Announces Free Upgrade to MyFord Touch Interface
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This morning, Ford announced some upgrades and new features for its MyFord Touch system, beginning with model year 2013. The upgrade will also be available to existing MyFord Touch owners, via a USB flash drive for free. “Operating just like …

Bing Adds Enhanced Auto Search Results

Bing has added a new feature to its search results in enhanced auto results, which show information about automobiles right on the search results pages. The Bing Team writes:

Now you can search for your favorite car and Bing will assemble all of the important information (price, Fuel Economy, user rating, listings in your area) as well as quick links to additional information right within the search result.

Google Adds Features to Car Home for Android

Google has released a new version of Car Home for Android, aimed at making customization easier and information retrieval faster. Users can customize shortcuts for one-touch access to apps and info on the phone. You can now also set your own wallpaper for the app and customize the color of the shortcut icons.

Ford Shows You Can Have Your Office in Your Truck
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As we discussed before, Internet-ready vehicles were one of the more interesting themes throughout the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. One vehicle in particular that WebProNews got an up-close look at was the 2011 Ford Super Duty, which the company refers to as a "contractor’s dream."

Video Advertising Takes to the Highway
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If you’re interested in new trends in advertising, you may be interested in the possibility that you will be seeing trucks driving around playing full HD videos. Hopefully you won’t be so interested that you stop paying attention to the road.

Flick Studio is making these trucks with the hopes that companies will be interested in purchasing them for their own advertising purposes. The idea comes from trucks that are already out there, which feature rolling ads. This takes the concept to a whole new (and likely expensive) level.

HD Radio Tech a Big Theme Throughout CES
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At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, there will be a total of 25 new HD Radio products introduced, making for this technology’s broadest product category coverage ever. This year, 15 automotive brands will produce over 80 vehicle types, and 36 of them will include HD Radio Technology, according to iBiquity Digital.

Brands include: