Some Believe Connected Cars Could Pose Distraction Risks

March 4, 2013 by  
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In spite of the many reports indicating that car-to-car technology has been tested and is almost ready to be implemented, some critics suggest that the use of the Wi-Fi technology in vehicles equipped with the communication system would actually increase the risk and pose an accident hazard.

According to critics, the system would make vehicles capable of offering Wi-Fi hot spot features to drivers, which could pose a distraction risk.

According to advocates of the new technology, the communication tool will only improve safety, since it will allow motorists to learn more about the potential risks that may lie ahead.

For the full article and more details on what critics believe to be potential distraction risks to car-to-car communication technology, click here for the full article.

Eyes Free Siri Integration By Apple To Be Available To Honda Drivers

February 1, 2013 by  
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According to several articles, new technology integration has been reported for several Honda vehicles.

The Eyes Free Siri technology will be available for drivers who own the 2013 Accord, Acura ILX or RDX. Motorists who wish to add the integration would have their vehicle’s software updated to allow the driver to use Siri by pressing the Bluetooth button and holding for a quick second.

The entire technology would not even require any type of installation. The automaker will be announcing more details on this story soon. Until then, drivers can know more about this new technology by clicking here and reading the full article.