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OnStar API now open to 3rd-party developers

01/08/2012, [CES 2012] Onstar has just announced that it is opening up its API to third party developers who will be able to imagine and create a new eco-system of apps and services based for the OnStar customer base. OnStar has been monitoring mobile trends very...

Parrot ASTEROID 2DIN: a complete in-car infotainment system

01/08/2012, [CES 2012] Saving the best for the last, Parrot announced the ASTEROID 2DIN: a complete in-car infotainment system that acts as your personal navigator, hands-free solution and in-car entertainment. Featuring a 6.2″ multi-touch display, the ASTEROID...

Parrot ASTEROID CK makes driving safer

01/08/2012, [CES 2012] Parrot has just announced the launch of the ASTEROID CK, a Bluetooth hands-free system with a 3.2″ color screen. The device uses a 3G key or pairs up with your smartphone via Bluetooth or USB to connect to the internet to bring you...

Parrot ASTEROID NAV shows you where to go

01/08/2012, [CES 2012] In addition to the ASTEROID CK hands-free system, Parrot also announced the launch of its new onboard navigation solution – the Parrot ASTEROID NAV. Its large 5″ display gets you where you need to be, and it also works as a hands-free...

Chrysler to debut Uconnect at CES 2012

01/06/2012, [CES 2012] Chrysler will take advantage of CES 2012 to introduce their Uconnect Touch media center, while the Beats by Dr. Dre audio system as well as the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart interior will also be revealed to the world at the 2012 North American...

General Motors reinforces hybrid car battery

01/06/2012, There is one thing about traveling in a hybrid car – just how stable is the battery in the event of an accident, and will it actually go “Ka-Boom!” just like in the movies whenever Murphy decides to strike? General Motors wants to quell...

Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

01/04/2012, Gone are the days when SUVs are considered as gas guzzlers – not with the introduction of hybrid technology, that is. The Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid concept is the latest idea from the Swedish motoring company. While most of the world will remain...

AquaVenture SeaBird: the world’s fastest personal submarine?

12/30/2011, Looking for the next cool underwater ride to spend your money on? AquaVenture’s SeaBird might be what you need. The company recently announced a new version of its SeaBird submarine – a unique submarine that doesn’t rely on an engine in...

Fisker Karma’s interior relies on low-carbon leather

12/30/2011, Talk about taking great lengths to go green – Fisker Karma’s interior wants to wrap you in luxury, and yet it intends to maintain a balanced outlook by using low-carbon leather. Bridge of Weir leather was their main pick, where it is known for...

Chevrolet Sonic recalled due to missing brake pads

12/30/2011, I am not quite sure how you would be able to drive without your vehicle having any brake pads, but somehow, over 4,000 units of 2012 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact cars have already been sold, where they all do miss out on their brake pads – be it inner...

US military developing hybrid Humvees

12/29/2011, With so many car manufacturers starting to turn towards hybrid vehicles or full electric vehicles, it seems that the US military has decided to go green as well in an effort to reduce their dependence on traditional fuel sources. This has resulted in a...

China tests train that hit 500km/h

12/28/2011, Imagine getting across the country on a train that is capable of hitting speeds of up to 500km/h – don’t you think that this is going to be a treat? It would eliminate the hassle of checking in an hour earlier for domestic flights, as well as...

UAV launched from a submarine?

12/28/2011, The military certainly does have their fair share of “big boys toys” to play around with, and the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) is one of them – so here is one interesting idea that is worth looking into. While we know that most...