Electronics http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53405/more en Exports Drive Honda Move to Garmin Navigation http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/exports-drive-honda-move-garmin-navigation <div class="node-body article-body">The Japanese automaker upgrades its infotainment offerings with more featured navigation from specialist Garmin, as well as song-rewind and station-mix capabilities from SiriusXM.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/exports-drive-honda-move-garmin-navigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/exports-drive-honda-move-garmin-navigation#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Suppliers Navigation Systems Garmin Honda Marc Ernst Pilot SiriusXM Thu, 28 May 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1283761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 Pilot navigation maps have realistic freeway signs.</strong></p> GM Plans Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Deployment http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-plans-apple-carplay-android-auto-deployment <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker says 2.3 million global smartphone users demanding better integration of the devices into their vehicles drives the addition of the technologies to its products. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-plans-apple-carplay-android-auto-deployment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-plans-apple-carplay-android-auto-deployment#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Navigation Systems Voice Activation Wed, 27 May 2015 07:04:00 +0000 1288161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Apple CarPlay, Android Auto coming to Chevrolet vehicles.</strong></p> Unexpected Goodies in Boxberg, Germany http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/unexpected-goodies-boxberg-germany <div class="node-body gallery-body">Bosch hosted its biennial International Automotive Press Briefing this week at its test track in Boxberg, Germany, for more than 300 journalists from 40-some nations. The afternoon was spent test driving (or riding in) up to 40 vehicles, including the VW XL1 concept, a self-driving Tesla Model S and a Porsche 918 Spyder.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/unexpected-goodies-boxberg-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/unexpected-goodies-boxberg-germany#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Fuel Economy Resource Center Europe - Regional North America - Regional Germany BMW Citroen Ford Honda Maserati Porsche Tesla Volkswagen Batteries Cameras Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Lidar Product Development Radar Fri, 22 May 2015 15:28:00 +0000 1285511 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Self-driving Tesla Model S keeps safe distance from lead vehicle on handling track.</strong></p> After Price-Fixing Plea, Bosch Emphasizes Core Technologies http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/after-price-fixing-plea-bosch-emphasizes-core-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">Bosch’s top automotive executive says tough lessons were learned in the recent price-fixing scandal, and the company now needs to press on with next-generation vehicle technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/after-price-fixing-plea-bosch-emphasizes-core-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/after-price-fixing-plea-bosch-emphasizes-core-technologies#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Bosch Chrysler Ford General Motors TRW ZF Batteries Diesel Electric Vehicles Electronics Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Purchashing Bosch’s Automotive Technology Department of Justice internal combustion engine Mobility Solutions price fixing Rolf Bulander Thu, 21 May 2015 16:53:00 +0000 1284601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bosch Board Member Rolf Bulander&nbsp;speaks at press briefing this week in Germany.</strong></p> Tom Murphy Study Warns of Car Connectivity Overload http://wardsauto.com/study-warns-car-connectivity-overload <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The report by Machina Research recommends careful design and management of local networks that manage navigation and collision-avoidance systems in connected cars.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/study-warns-car-connectivity-overload" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Information & Entertainment Thu, 21 May 2015 10:39:00 +0000 1284781 at http://wardsauto.com Emergency Braking Works, U.K. Accident Data Shows http://wardsauto.com/europe/emergency-braking-works-uk-accident-data-shows <div class="node-body article-body">An insurance group reports dramatic drops in personal-injury claims in Volkswagens equipped with the technology, which the automaker expects to expand to other models in its lineup.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/emergency-braking-works-uk-accident-data-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/emergency-braking-works-uk-accident-data-shows#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Volkswagen Automatic Braking Wed, 20 May 2015 16:53:00 +0000 1283831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Front Assist standard on most Golf models.</strong></p> Here’s Mud on Yer Lens http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/here-s-mud-yer-lens <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ford thinks it’s high time rearview cameras get washed – and it is. But as vehicles become more autonomous, will that be good enough?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/here-s-mud-yer-lens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/here-s-mud-yer-lens#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford TRW Volkswagen Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Department of Transportation (DOT) Safety Mon, 18 May 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1274651 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford&rsquo;s all-new &rsquo;15 Edge CUV fits washable camera in grille to enable 360-degree view and active-parking functions, but washing system not on rearview camera.</strong></p> Luxury Automakers Seek Differentiation http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/luxury-automakers-seek-differentiation <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mainstream automakers now are incorporating woods and leathers into their vehicles, leaving luxury marques scrambling to differentiate their offerings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/luxury-automakers-seek-differentiation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/luxury-automakers-seek-differentiation#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Continental General Motors Lincoln 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Information & Entertainment Interior Vehicle Interiors Fri, 15 May 2015 14:57:00 +0000 1282551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM&rsquo;s Bernard says luxury tastes vary by region.&nbsp;</strong></p> HUD, Virtual Reality Next Step Toward Autonomous Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/hud-virtual-reality-next-step-toward-autonomous-vehicles <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Enhanced heads-up displays will allow consumers to begin to trust vehicle safety systems such as lane departure warning and automated braking, paving the way for wider acceptance of more advanced autonomous-vehicle technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/hud-virtual-reality-next-step-toward-autonomous-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/hud-virtual-reality-next-step-toward-autonomous-vehicles#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Continental Faurecia 2015 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Wed, 13 May 2015 16:23:00 +0000 1280381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Wahnschaff: Significant explosion in HUD applications coming.</strong></p> Joe Wilssens Time for an HMI Intervention http://wardsauto.com/blog/time-hmi-intervention <div class="node-body blog-body">The HMI remedy being suggested is a bit shocking: something that resembles a pushbutton AM radio from the 1950s combined with a head-up display.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/time-hmi-intervention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/time-hmi-intervention#comments Blog Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships Suppliers Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Road Ahead Wed, 13 May 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1277161 at http://wardsauto.com