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Chip makers accelerating in-car entertainment

Chip makers like Broadcom and Renesas Electronics are ramping up in-car entertainment with faster processors and networks for wireless HD movies and navigation, aiming to keep drivers informed and passengers entertained.


Volkswagen EOS Komfort launches with tell-all Car-Net remote monitoring app

VW’s new Car-Net service debuts on select 2014 models including the EOS Komfort. Car-Net provides vehicle status, remote control and monitoring, and safety features, with an iPhone app now and an Android app on the way.


Toyota expands electric car sharing

On show at Ceatec 2013 in Japan, the i-Road personal mobility concept car is a shareable electric vehicle that is part of the company’s Harmonious Mobility Network or Hamo that provides cars that can be rented by the minute.

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Toyota expands electric vehicle sharing program

Toyota added a new concept electric vehicle to its Hamo car sharing project, which lets users rent electric cars by the minute.