The technologies include lane departure warning, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, automatic braking and electronic stability control. They are available on many cars and trucks already, although some are limited primarily to higher-end models. The National Transportation Safety Board said they be should required on all vehicles, despite the auto industry's concern...
Audiovox this week announced the retail launch of the Car Connection Telematics device. The device, which is meant to let consumers "monitor, manage and maintain" their vehicle, runs on the Sprint wireless network.
The device is offered at two prices points: $19.95 one-time activation plus $9.95 per month, or $19.95 activation plus $89.95 per year.
At the 2012 SEMA Show, Livio Connect CEO and founder Jake Sigal announced the new over-the-air firmware updates for car stereos available for Livio Connect API developers. The firmware updates connect apps to cars easily for vehicle OEMs, Tier 1 manufacturers, and approved third-party developers.
Sigal explains, "Cars are good for over 10 years. iOS and Android updates every 10 months.