Most fights in cars are over directions, survey says

A new survey conducted in the UK by car accessories retailer Halfords showcases some interesting trends in terms of arguments or fights in a car. According to the data taken from 2,200 participants, 70% of them admitted to arguing in a car at least once a month. What’s more worryingly is that 17 percent admitted to fighting at least once a week. According... the full post

GM’s OnStar mobile app to use Google Maps for Chevrolet Volt navigation

At the end of the year, when GM will officially start rolling out the new Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle into select markets, we know that a mobile OnStar application will also be released. It will allow owners to check battery charge levels and find out other important things about their car. Last week, we also heard that GM might... the full post

Video: Microsoft’s Bing mobile app gets turn-by-turn navigation

Dedicated GPS devices are soon going to become obsolete, as more and more smartphones, like the iPhone, Google Android-powered handsets or those running Microsoft’s Windows Mobile are receiving special navigation apps. We’ve already seen Google Maps running on Android devices while the iPhone already has quite a few apps that can offer... the full post

Video: See Google Earth running on Audi’s MMI system

Audi revealed at the end of last year that the MultiMediaInterface system (MMI) in the new A8 limousine will be using Google Earth as its navigation software, in order to reveal to people a more accurate display of cities, roads and other useful information. Now, a new video has appeared, showing Google Earth in action, just how it will work on the... the full post

2011 Audi A8 to use Google Earth for navigation besides regular system

We’ve talked about navigation systems in cars before, but this time Audi wants to really strike capture the attention of technology fans, and has announced that its flagship 2011 A8 model, which will appear in spring, 2010, will be able to use Google Earth besides the regular navigation system. This will be possible through a GPRS/EDGE modem... the full post

Ford offers the best navigation systems, J.D. Power study reveals

As the end of the year draws near, various studies are popping up all over the place. From the color popularity one to this new J.D. Power one which tracked user satisfaction in terms of navigation systems. Anyone with factory-installed system were able to participate, and rate their satisfaction with the system found on their car. The biggest winner... the full post

Nissan to offer $400 navigation system on its popular models

In recent years one new option has been demanded by new car buyers: the navigation system. But sadly the steep price has deterred many from opting to install one in their new cars, and instead sticking to asking for directions of buying maps. But Nissan plans to change all of this, and announced that its most popular 2010 models will have a navigation... the full post

Google launches free turn-by-turn GPS navigation to all Android 2.0-powered smartphones, video demo included

It seems that another step in eliminating all of the multiple gadgets you own has been made, as Google announced yesterday that it will be bringing free turn-by-turn navigation to its Google Maps service for all of the smartphones that will be based on the Android 2.0 operating system. Currently, the first smartphone to feature such an OS will be the... the full post