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How in-car connectivity can make you a safer driver

When Volkswagen revealed that it was combining the Alexa Voice Service with Car-Net functions back in January, there was plenty of excitement around how the development will help move cars even further into the 21st century.

Vauxhall extends Apple CarPlay and OnStar Tech to Insignia

Vauxhall extends Apple CarPlay and OnStar Tech to Insignia

Vauxhall’s Insignia flagship is now available with IntelliLink Navi 900, which includes Apple CarPlay and the personal connectivity and service assistant, OnStar.

Garmin delivers babyCam

Garmin delivers babyCam

Garmin has announced the babyCam, the first in-vehicle video monitor that functions wirelessly with a compatible Garmin GPS navigator.

Volkswagen selects TomTom maps

TomTom has announced an agreement to deliver maps to Volkswagen, one of the world’s leading car makers. Volkswagen will launch in-dash navigation systems with TomTom maps, starting with the new VW multimedia system in North America in Q2 2015.

TomTom to use real-time weather information to calculate faster routes

TomTom to use real-time weather information to calculate faster routes

TomTom will enable even faster journeys for drivers by calculating routes based on actual weather conditions.

TomTom extends portfolio with launch of online navigation

TomTom (TOM2) has extended its location-based services product portfolio with an online turn-by-turn navigation service for customers who want to offer a navigation application on an internet-connected device, without having to store a large offline map.

Apple rolls out CarPlay - Smarter, safer & more fun way to use iPhone in the car

Apple has announced that leading auto manufacturers are rolling out CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone in the car. CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch.

TomTom Rider Premium includes in-demand accessories

TomTom Rider Premium includes in-demand accessories

TomTom has launched the TomTom Rider Premium Pack, a new accessory pack to complement the popular Rider navigation solution for bikers.

Harman to provide audio system and docking navigation system for Mercedes-Benz GLA

HARMAN has announced that the new Mercedes-Benz GLA will be shipped with its latest Harman Kardon audio system and the new Becker MAP PILOT navigation system.

TomTom Traffic now alerts drivers to slow down in traffic jams

TomTom Traffic now alerts drivers to slow down in traffic jams

TomTom released the latest version of TomTom Traffic, the most precise, real-time traffic information available.

Out of date maps cause one in three UK drivers to arrive late

Out of date maps cause one in three UK drivers to arrive late

Drivers in the UK continue to drive with out-of-date maps, causing them to be late on a regular basis, according to research from TomTom.

Always in touch, always in control

Always in touch, always in control

The new XAV-602BT in-car AV centre head unit from Sony makes it easier, safer and more satisfying to experience music, navigation and smartphone apps while you’re travelling.

In the future, commuters will always know their fastest way, every day

In the future, commuters will always know their fastest way, every day

TomTom previews the TomTom Commuter concept, designed to take the guesswork out of daily driving. In the future, drivers will know, for sure, the fastest way to work and home.

New map-centric interface puts drivers back in control

New map-centric interface puts drivers back in control

TomTom sets a new standard in navigation with the launch of the all new TomTom GO. TomTom has completely re-designed the Portable Navigation Device (PND) to put drivers back in control of their drive.

Belfast and Bristol are most congested cities in UK

Belfast and Bristol are most congested cities in UK

Move over London, motorists in Bristol and Belfast now face the slowest moving traffic in Britain, according to detailed new figures.