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KIA Motors to offer Google Maps and Places from 2014

KIA Motors to offer Google Maps and Places from 2014

Kia Motors announced that has begun to work with Google to provide turn-by-turn navigation and point of interest services on its new vehicles from 2014. Firth vehicle to benefit Google’s Map software will be the 2014 Sorento CUV, and shortly after, the system will be available in other models, including […]

Google Maps Hits Over 10M Downloads in 48 Hours

Google Maps Hits Over 10M Downloads in 48 Hours

Jeff Huber, senior vice president of commerce at Google, revealed that the new mapping app for iOS surpassed 10 million downloads in less than 2 days. “We’re excited for the positive reception of Google Maps for iPhone around the world,” Huber said. “Congratulations to the Maps Team on the recognition […]

iPhone Google Maps Better Than Android?

iPhone Google Maps Better Than Android?

New York Times reviewer David Pogue said that Google believes its Google Maps for iPhone is better than the same app on Android. This is quite a bold affirmation, but is it also true? Is the Google Maps for Apple’s iOS superior to Google’s native version for Android? The answer […]

iPhone 5 Will Not Future Google Maps Anytime Soon

iPhone 5 Will Not Future Google Maps Anytime Soon

Google doesn’t plan to help Apple with its flawed iPhone 5 Maps App anytime soon. At the beginning of this month Apple launched its iPhone 5 with its own mapping service provided by the mobile software platform iOS 6. But complains and criticism started to flow concerning Apple’s new map […]

Google Introduced Live Traffic Service in Other Countries

Google Introduced Live Traffic Service in Other Countries

Recently Google announced it plans to expand its traffic information coverage to Latin American countries, including Costa Rica, Colombia and Panama. Besides the three countries in Latin America, Google will also bring real-time traffic conditions and estimated travel times to 130 cities in the United States, including Tuscaloosa, Portland and […]

Daimler and Google deepen strategic partnership

Daimler and Google deepen strategic partnership

Daimler AG and Google announced a deepening of their strategic partnership that will give the carmaker access to Google Maps for its in-car navigation systems. The announcement was made at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas. The agreement will provide Daimler with access to the suite of […]

Carwings navigation with Google.

Carwings navigation with Google.

Nissan Motor Co. is adding Google Maps to its Carwings navigation service in Japan. The systems will allow users to forward directions and other search information downloaded off-board to their vehicles via e-mail or a cell phone. The data is then integrated into Carwings to create a seamless interface. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bh_vyAnvqlI