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Ford adds Eco-Route option to MyFord Touch navigation

Ford is already upgrading its MyFord Touch technology suite with a new method for navigating from point A to B.

By April 15, 2010


New BMW X5 makes navigation, apps standard

BMW released photos and details of its new X5 model, noting its many standard features. However, the X5 model carries over engines from the previous generation.

By May 30, 2013


Waze uses crowdsourcing to keep drivers out of a jam (video)

Navigating through traffic congestion is one of life's headaches. SmartPlanet visits Silicon Valley startup Waze to hear how its app enables drivers to share real-time traffic information.

By February 2, 2012


Get a 4.3-inch GPS with lifetime maps and traffic for $99.99

Never be lost or late again! The TomTom VIA 1405TM has a list price of $179.95, so for $100, this is hard to pass up.

By November 14, 2011


Why the Ford-Toyota hybrid tie-up is a big deal

Hybrids are moving from a niche for eco-minded drivers toward a mainstream solution for boosting fuel economy across all classes of vehicles.

By August 22, 2011


Hyundai: To save fuel, take the green route home

If you're trying to save fuel, keep in mind that the shortest route offered by a vehicle's navigation system isn't always the most fuel-efficient route. Factor in traffic jams during peak commute hours, and you could burn a lot more fuel in addition to time. But Hyundai says its new "green routing" feature will offer definitive fuel-saving directions based on Navteq's digital map and traffic data.

By March 4, 2011


Garmin gets eco-friendly with new routing option

To help drivers save money and fuel, Garmin introduces a new ecoRoute routing option that suggests fuel-efficient navigation.

By January 7, 2009


Green tech, jobs hailed in Virgin America expansion

The colorful airline brought in California's governor and San Francisco's mayor to celebrate its first international route from San Francisco to Toronto.

By June 29, 2010


B-cycle bike sharing to be the largest in U.S.

On Earth Day, Denver, will be one of the few U.S. cities to boast a bicycle-sharing program, giving commuters access to hundreds of bikes at B-cycle stations throughout the city.

By April 21, 2010


Ford to debut all-electric Transit Connect van

Automaker to unveil 2011 Transit Connect Electric van at Chicago Auto Show. New model expected to go into production late 2010.

By February 9, 2010