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6" ADAS GPS dashcam warns of forward collisions & land departures @Garmin

The new Garmin nüviCam LMTHD, claims to be first portable navigation device (PND) to feature a built-in dash cam with advanced driver alerts to similar to ADAS features that cost more in luxury vehicles. The integrated dash cam continuously records and…
The new Garmin nüviCam LMTHD, claims to be first portable navigation device (PND) to feature a built-in dash cam with advanced driver alerts to similar to ADAS features that cost more in luxury veh...
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Apple Watch Google & MSFT lawsuit says smartwatches distract drivers #distracteddriving #justdrive

April was “National Distracted Driving Awareness Month” which was also the debut a new form of distraction while driving, smartwatches including the Apple Watch. So far there are a limited number of car related Apple Watch apps that start cars and remind…
April was "National Distracted Driving Awareness Month" which was also the debut a new form of distraction while driving, smartwatches including the Apple Watch. So far there are a limited number o...
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Car prices higher, @Subaru improves 27.7% & @Volkswagen @Porsche @Audi down in U.S. says @TrueCar

TrueCar, reported that April’s new vehicle average transaction prices (ATP) are the highest for the month in six years. Many U.S. automakers saw increases over 2014 and this year is on course to be the best year in auto sales since 2001. The automaker…
TrueCar, reported that April’s new vehicle average transaction prices (ATP) are the highest for the month in six years. Many U.S. automakers saw increases over 2014 and this year is on course to be...
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Verizon Vehicle offers free equipment, 2-year contract & 2 months free - launch delayed?

Verizon is still taking pre-orders for its Verizon Vehicle service and is giving away the Bluetooth speakerphone and connected OBDII port device for free with a two year contract. As an added bonus the first two months are free upon signing up for the…
Verizon is still taking pre-orders for its Verizon Vehicle service and is giving away the Bluetooth speakerphone and connected OBDII port device for free with a two year contract. As an added bonus...
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Why #Apple #CarPlay & #AndroidAuto are way waylaid by Volvo, Hyundai, Mercedes, GM

Last year, at the New York Auto Show, CarPlay was introduced and promised by Volvo, Mercedes Benz and Ferrari. Only two Ferrari models have shipped with CarPlay. Pioneer was the first with aftermarket CarPlay units and in March introduced NEX systems with…
Last year, at the New York Auto Show, CarPlay was introduced and promised by Volvo, Mercedes Benz and Ferrari. Only two Ferrari models have shipped with CarPlay. Pioneer was the first with aftermar...
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Radio tops in #connectedcars, high satisfaction with connected car

Research shows radio use in cars and some interesting connected car stats.Jacobs Media’s web survey of radio and entertainment preference had 41,634 respondents. It found that when buying a new car radio is very important and most people are satisfied…
Research shows radio use in cars and some interesting connected car stats.Jacobs Media’s web survey of radio and entertainment preference had 41,634 respondents. It found that when buying a new car...
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Self-driving autonomous connected car enthusiasts are willing to pay $$$$

A Boston Consulting Group shows that Americans are enthusiastic about autonomous vehicles, auto piloted and self-driving cars with many willing to pay $4,000 to $5,000 more for car with autonomous features. There are some who fear problems with security,…
A Boston Consulting Group shows that Americans are enthusiastic about autonomous vehicles, auto piloted and self-driving cars with many willing to pay $4,000 to $5,000 more for car with autonomous ...
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The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) received their first 5 battery electric transit buses from BYD. Los Angeles Metros now the first major transit property in the US to begin electrifying their fleet with zero-emissions buses.…
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) received their first 5 battery electric transit buses from BYD. Los Angeles Metros now the first major transit property in the US to...
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ADAS for all to connect cars via smartphones-@ApioSystems with Waze-like crowdsourcing

There is an another entry into the race for smartphone ADAS features such as notification of accidents and safer driving. Apio recently filed a patent that covers the ability of a smartphone to detect a vehicle crash while inside the vehicle. Apio appears…
There is an another entry into the race for smartphone ADAS features such as notification of accidents and safer driving. Apio recently filed a patent that covers the ability of a smartphone to det...
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#Apple #iPhone & #CarPlay to have more human-style directions?

I give really good directions. I tell people, you will see a park on your left side of the corner with a giant evergreen tree and the fire house on the other, after you pass the Von’s supermarket and tire place. Apple filed a patent to make directions…
I give really good directions. I tell people, you will see a park on your left side of the corner with a giant evergreen tree and the fire house on the other, after you pass the Von's supermarket a...
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Top Ten Anti-Distracted Driving Rules

There are only two days left to National Distracted Driving Awareness Month by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Several states had police officers on the roads ticketing distracted drivers. AutoMD.com offers these Top Ten Tips to help…
There are only two days left to National Distracted Driving Awareness Month by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Several states had police officers on the roads ticketing distract...
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Audi on Demand demands connected car attention with car delivery/use on demand + home coming

In Germany, Amazon via DHL delivers packages in Audi trunks. Now people who want to drive an Audi can order cars from an iPhone app, select features and have it delivered directly to them. Audi on demand allows reservations for Audi cars by the day for up…
In Germany, Amazon via DHL delivers packages in Audi trunks. Now people who want to drive an Audi can order cars from an iPhone app, select features and have it delivered directly to them. Audi on ...
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    Executive Editor, 2007 - present
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    Executive Editor, present
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Editor AUTO Connected Car and journalist covering breaking technology for 20+ years.
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Lynn Walford Is the Executive Editor of AUTO Connected Car and  Wireless and Mobile News.

Freelance Article Writer, since 1990, for publications that include: ATM Marketplace, Wireless Week, Work.com, ISO & Agent, Dig-iT, Investor's Business Daily, The Los Angeles Times, Success, UPI, ComputorEdge, Business Start-Ups, Compute, The Office, PC Laptop, HomePC, FamilyPC and Income Opportunities. 

Samples can be found at FreelanceWriterNow.

 Areas of Expertise: Technology, Finance, Wireless, and Business.

Bragging rights
Survived the Google Panda Update, La Canada Station Fires, Northridge Earthquake and Dot-Com Bomb.