Show Me the Money – Innovation Opportunities From Networked Vehicles

The rapid surge in the number and importance of driver-assist and mobile devices is pushing “networked” to the front of the value chain, according to Joachim Taiber, Research Professor at Clemson University’s renowned

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2012 Barry Gander

Feds pump $19 million into auto sector R&D

The federal government is injecting $19 million into six research projects exploring new technologies in Canada's hard hit auto sector, Industry Canada announced today.Past Automotive Partnership Canadaprojects have included research into this electric

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

General Motors electrifies Geneva auto show

General Motors landed a double whammy award win at the Geneva Auto Show this week, with both the Opel Ampera and Chevy Volt winning Car of the Year. The cars both rely on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 9th, 2012 Kirsten Taggart

Ford 2013 models offer voice recognition and software keys

Ford Motor Co. got an early lead on its in-car IT system with its first implementation in the 2008 Ford Focus. Since then, Ford was been working with Microsoft to improve Sync, its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Express IT: How in-car tech leads to innovations like ‘Siri’

Who was talking conversationally with a friendly computer before Apple fans had Siri? Who was using QNX software well before it appeared on the BlackBerry Playbook? Who was the first to wear a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Next stop for tech ubiquity – your car

I was born in the last generation that will ever remember living in a world where computing was not ubiquitous. A computer didn’t enter my household until I was 11 years old, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 16th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Ford’s futuristic features on 2011 Explorer

We might not yet have the hover cars promised to us by science fiction movies of the past, or even cars that drive themselves – but the 2011 Ford Explorer is loaded to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 27th, 2010 Brian Jackson