In-Car Connectivity

Tech-heavy automobiles as hubs for productivity, not isolation chambers

Implications - The car used to be an isolation chamber from the outside world. Car modifications that integrate smartphones or the Internet, however, allow drivers to safely stay connected while on the road and thereby upgrade the standard passenger car into a futuristic moving multimedia experience.
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iPhone-Integrated Electric Vehicles - Chrysler 200C EV Shows Off UConnect System
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Untested 6,893 Clicks Pub: Jan 11, 09
iPhone-Integrated Electric Vehicles
Chrysler 200C EV Shows Off UConnect System
The Chrysler 200C EV is the car singled out by Jalopnik as the most likely of the Chrysler concept fleet to reach production. The car was meant to show off the promising next-gen features of the Chrysler… [More]
Apps for Autos - Hughes Telematics to Develop Downloadable Programs for Passenger Cars
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Mild 4,234 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 09
Apps for Autos
Hughes Telematics to Develop Downloadable Programs for Passenger Cars
Hughes Telematics, the company that’s created the latest in-car communication systems for Chrysler and Mercedes-Benz, is working on a new series of compatible downloadable widgets that will make your car… [More]
Online Mileage-Tracking Tools - Fuelly Website Offers Resources to Thwart Fuelishness
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Untested 2,871 Clicks Pub: Mar 14, 09
Online Mileage-Tracking Tools
Fuelly Website Offers Resources to Thwart Fuelishness
Fuelly is a site that tracks your gas mileage over time and gives fuel-saving advice. This is the basic knowledge you need to make fuel-saving changes. Once you complete the free sign-up, you add a car… [More]
Internet-Enabled Cars - GM Offers Dealer-Installed Wi-Fi Option for Cadillac CTS
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Untested 3,056 Clicks Pub: Mar 20, 09
Internet-Enabled Cars
GM Offers Dealer-Installed Wi-Fi Option for Cadillac CTS
BoobsInMyCaddy.com will now be available in your actual Caddy. GM’s luxury brand will offer a dealer-installed option that allows Internet access in the Cadillac CTS. Now that makes me want to rush right… [More]
Teen Driver Tracking - Stickers and Website Developed by Paranoid Parents
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Untested 2,761 Clicks Pub: Mar 16, 09
Teen Driver Tracking
Stickers and Website Developed by Paranoid Parents
Parents in Eugene, Oregon have a solution to unruly teenage drivers. They intend to slap on a big, yellow "How Am I Driving?" sticker like all the truck drivers have. The parents in town were so worried… [More]
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