Imagine driving down the road in your new automobile and being able to log online in your vehicle any time, anywhere – even if the engine is not on. If Verizon has its way, the leading communications company will have every car on the road connected through 4G LTE in-dash connectivity. Are you ready? It’s [...]
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In the 21st century, car buying is becoming more and more social. Someday we might be be reading about how social media influences are determining car sales. It is highly likely that automobile makers and dealerships will be able to leverage apps and social media to drive sales and increase customer satisfaction. We’re already seeing [...]
Mercedes-Benz has introduced a new program that allows easier access to locations through the use of the vehicle navigation system. Known as Send2Benz, the interactive program is easy to use and utilizes a number of features to find and remotely send new locations to the nav system in Mercedes vehicles. Features include: mbrace Mobile Application: [...]
Scion recently released new apps for Scion owners that help owners keep up with their vehicles and the latest automotive news. Designed by Cie Studios, the iPhone app and website are designed to provide an online community for Scion owners where they can discuss their vehicles and learn about maintaining them, as well as build [...]
A new app for the iPhone that allows users to access information about vehicles is now available at the Apple App Store. This new application, sponsored by EveryCarListed, will help consumers make educated vehicle buying decisions by offering users access to info about new, used, and certified vehicles, comparative pricing, dealer locations, CARFAX vehicle reports, [...]
Nissan announced that the new Leaf will feature Eco mode, a feature found on some hybrid vehicles that creates energy when the vehicle is braking. In tests, the range of Leaf vehicles went from 131 km to 154 km when Eco mode was engaged. Offering unique iPhone applications, the Nissan Leaf is another vehicle joining [...]
When I first approached OTTER founder Erik Wood about his mobile app for Droid, my understanding of OTTER was that it was a mobile application that addressed the texting and driving epidemic that our nation and the world are experiencing today. But after multiple telephone conversations, text-messages, and our interview, it has become evident that [...]