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Alexa, Start My Mercedes – Amazon & Google Tech Comes To Benz 21
Apr
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Amazon, Gadgets, Google, mercedes, Tech on 04 21st, 2017


Home automation assistants are going mainstream thanks to devices such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home. The latest automaker to take advantage of this trend is Mercedes which has announced plans to support both systems.
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Ex-Google Engineer Was Paid More Than $120 Million For Self-Driving Work 6
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 04 6th, 2017


It has emerged that Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer being sued for allegedly stealing trade secrets and working for Uber, was paid more than $120 million for his work at the search giant.
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Uber Executive Embroiled In Waymo Scandal May Face Criminal Charges 31
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 03 31st, 2017


The Uber executive at the center of a lawsuit between the ride-hailing service and Google's Waymo self-driving division, could face criminal charges.
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Google Street View Cars Can Now Detect Methane In The Air 24
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Google, Reports, Tech on 03 24th, 2017


Google Street View’s familiar mapping vehicles are now roaming the streets of U.S. cities not only taking pictures but also identifying methane gas leaks.
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Google To Expand Its Uber-Rivalling Carpool Service 25
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Google, Reports, Tech on 02 25th, 2017


Google is planning to expand the carpool service on its Waze navigation app in an effort to compete with the likes of Uber and Lyft.
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Google To Expand Its Uber-Rivalling Carpool Service 25
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Google, Reports, Tech on 02 25th, 2017


Google is planning to expand the carpool service on its Waze navigation app in an effort to compete with the likes of Uber and Lyft.
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Waymo Sues Uber For Allegedly Stealing Self-Driving Tech 24
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 02 24th, 2017


Google’s Waymo self-driving unit has fired the first shot in an autonomous vehicle war with Uber and Otto, suing the ride-hailing service for allegedly stealing trade secrets.
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Google’s Car Project Losing Top Talent Because Of Too Much “F-You” Money! 20
Feb
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Autonomous, Google, Reports on 02 20th, 2017


Google has been seeing its top talent fleeing out of their autonomous car project for many reasons, including strategy doubts or leadership change,  but the weirdest one is because they got paid lots and lots of money.
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Toyota Tops Google’s Automotive Searches In 74 Countries 31
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in BMW, Google, honda, Hyundai, Offbeat News, TOYOTA, VW on 01 31st, 2017


Although Toyota may have officially lost its crown as the world’s biggest automaker by sales, Google search results reveal that it is by far the most searched car brand in the world.
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Google Confirms Waymo Will Develop Autonomous Tech For Existing Car Makers 9
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Waymo on 01 9th, 2017


Google says that its Waymo self-driving division will develop autonomous technologies for established automakers but could also use the tech in its own future car projects.
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CES 2017: Panasonic, Google And Qualcomm Debut Standalone Android Infotainment System 5
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in Android, CES, Google, Tech on 01 5th, 2017


Panasonic, Qualcomm and Google have unveiled a standalone infotainment system at CES that runs solely off the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
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BMW i Pilots Augmented Reality To Spec Out Cars 5
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in BMW, BMW i, BMW i3, BMW i8, CES, Google, Reports, Tech on 01 5th, 2017


Prospective customers of the BMW i3 and i8 can now benefit from an advanced pilot programme being rolled out courtesy of a 3D augmented reality experience working with Tango, Google's smartphone augmented reality technology.
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You Can Now Use Google Home To Talk To Your Hyundai 4
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in Google, Hyundai, Reports, Tech on 01 4th, 2017


Hyundai has announced the integration of Google Assistant to select models which will support advanced voice commands to make the brand's vehicles more connected than ever before.
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FCA To Present Google Android-Based Infotainment At CES 3
Jan
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in CES, Chrysler, Chrysler 300, FCA, Gadgets, Google, Tech on 01 3rd, 2017


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has teamed up with Google to show off a new infotainment system at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Honda Tops Google’s List Of 2016 Trending Car Brands In U.S. 27
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Bentley, Ford, Google, honda, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Maserati, mercedes, Reports, Rolls-Royce, Tesla, VOLVO on 12 27th, 2016


Honda has topped Google’s list of trending automotive brands in the United States beating the likes of Ford, Rolls-Royce, Mercedes-Benz and Tesla.
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