connected cars Archive

The new world of mobility

The race to rule the autonomous car market is on. Google, Ford and now Uber have stepped up to the challenge, each with their own vision and ambitions as to what a driverless world will look like. What’s clear is that technology is playing an ever-increasing role — where cities and existing modes of transit have stumbled — allowing us to completely rethink the mobility …

Detroit’s music chops and auto shops could drive connected-car entertainment

Scott “DJ Skee” Keeney Crunch Network Contributor Scott “DJ Skee” Keeney is a renowned radio DJ, host of Skee TV and founder of Dash Radio, a curator-led digital broadcast platform that merges the best of terrestrial and internet radio. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network On a recent episode of a podcast called “The Watch,” one of the hosts made a …

How connected cars are turning into revenue-generating machines

History repeats herself, but she mumbles. Some have expressed that she enjoys rhymes or puns. One must lean in close and listen carefully to understand exactly what she’s getting at. Most of the time we can only in retrospect discern what she was trying to say. Sometimes, though, history’s intent is clear. Evidence suggests a chain of events that will yield to an educated guess …

In Japan, Priuses can talk to other Priuses

While the US waits to get Super Cruise in Cadillacs next year, Toyota has already rolled out a pretty robust V2V, or vehicle-to-vehicle, system in three models available in Japan. The latest version of the Prius, the Lexus RX, and the Toyota Crown, a luxury sedan sold in Japan, all have the ITS Connect system available as an option. The cars communicate using a channel …