Meet TradeRev’s Mark Endras, a CEO disrupting his own industry

TORONTO - Mark Endras, the cofounder and CEO of TradeRev, a Toronto startup which has developed an automated used-car bidding platform for the automotive sector, knows a thing or two about the industry

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Soon your windshield could be protected by Gorilla Glass too

Gorilla Glass - the damage-resistant material designed by Corning, N.Y.-based Corning Inc. that protects the majority of Android smartphones - could soon be protecting your car's windshield too. On Thursday the company revealed

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google gets first license to test self-driving cars

The people of Nevada may be in for a surprise when they drive to the market or down the highway -- driverless cars.The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles on Monday issued to Google

Published on: May 8th, 2012 Sharon Gaudin

Automotive industry’s second renaissance of innovation is about IT

In the next couple of days, ITBusiness.ca will be launching a “Drive” section that focuses on advancements of in-car technology and the connected vehicle. So why would a technology-focused news site launch a

Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

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

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Future cars will prevent drinking and driving

In the not-too-distant future, your car may be able to detect the driver's blood alcohol concentration and, if it's over the legal limit, prevent the car from being started. A public-private partnership is

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Ann Bednarz

Technology on wheels at the Canadian International Auto Show

Picture this commute to work - You leave your front door, travel mug in hand, and open your car door and start the engine with the press of a button. You never had

Published on: February 26th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Thought-controlled car is mind boggling idea

For some time now ITBusiness.ca has been posting stories about the many advanced technologies that are popping up in automobiles these days.  With Brian Jackson’s and our videographer Tyson Dover’s recent coverage of

Published on: February 24th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Car hackers can disable brakes, change speedometer, prevent doors from opening

University researchers have taken a close look at the computer systems used to run today's cars and discovered new ways to hack into them, sometimes with frightening results.In a paper set to be

Published on: May 17th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Ontario drivers must master hands-free use of mobile devices

A bill proposing to ban use of handheld devices in cars could still allow drivers to view their gadgets so long as they are mounted to the dash, according to those familiar with

Published on: October 31st, 2008 Brian Jackson