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Road Angels taps social networking for roadside assistance

A new iPhone app by a Melbourne-based start-up lets you tap into your Facebook friends for emergency roadside assistance.

By 9 December 2013


CNET Roadside Assistance 013: Running on regular (podcast)

On today's show, we give out SUV advice, oil change recommendations, answer the burning question about using regular or premium gasoline, and of course LOL cars.

By 21 May 2011


CNET Roadside Assistance 010: E85 gets an F

Welcome to CNET Roadside Assistance, the show were the Car Tech guys take some time to respond to your queries and highlight your comments. This week we look at bench seats, downshifting, and how E85 is no good.

By 30 April 2011


Four ways to share your exact location with family (and why)

Do you know where your family is? You do now with these handy apps designed to share or track locations using your phone. Peace of mind is priceless.

By 10 February 2016


Volkswagen offers 'goodwill' pack to four-cylinder diesel owners in US

Packed with gift cards and free roadside assistance, the package represents VW's first step in trying to win back its customers.

By 10 November 2015


PowerAll Element essential to car emergency kits

With its 12,000mAh battery pack and 400-amp port, the PowerAll Element can jump-start just about any car and recharge smartphones and tablets, making it essential for roadside assistance.

By 17 March 2015


Can I use my smartphone to view a backup camera? (Roadside Assistance)

This week on CNET Roadside Assistance, we look ahead at a Wi-Fi-enabled rear-view camera that plays nice with your smartphone.

By 5 July 2012


How do I boost the audio quality of my convertible's OEM stereo? (Roadside Assistance)

This week on CNET Roadside Assistance, I show how to optimize a convertible's audio quality for both top up and top down motoring with one purchase.

By 21 June 2012


Improving driver safety with tech (Roadside Assistance)

This week on CNET Roadside Assistance, I talk about rear camera systems for teen drivers and what to look for in an OEM Bluetooth hands-free system.

By 7 June 2012


How can I spruce up my subpar stock stereo? (Roadside Assistance)

This week on CNET Roadside Assistance, I help two users replace different components of their worn out and underpowered stock stereo systems.

By 24 May 2012