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  • Camera-smartphone combo aims to make driving safer

    A South Korean company has developed a smartphone and camera combo that it claims brings to any car some driving safety features typically found in only high-end automobiles.

    Written by Martyn Williams02 Oct. 13 05:49
  • Will Pioneer's new heads-up displays make roads safer?

    Pioneer updated its line of HUDs (heads-up displays), and it hopes the in-car gadgets will help keep drivers' eyes on the road instead of on a GPS device or other electronics.

    Written by Nick Barber02 Oct. 13 00:13
  • Alps imagines the car dashboard of the future

    When you sit in the car of the future, you won't need to worry about keys or adjusting your seat and you'll even get a quick health check when you sit in the driver's seat.

    Written by Martyn Williams01 Oct. 13 07:05
  • Qualcomm to sell Omnitracs fleet management unit

    Qualcomm has agreed to sell its Omnitracs fleet management subsidiary, one of its first businesses and one of the earliest vehicle information networks, to a private equity company for US$800 million in cash.

    Written by Stephen Lawson23 Aug. 13 19:41