Satisfying your poutine craving just got easier as TomTom extends its internet-enabled Live service and HD Traffic to nav systems up north. Using the Go Live 1535M portable GPS unit, Canadian drivers can now access the company’s signature HD Traffic feature to get real-time routing based on current congestion. Another perk of being connected is the suite of apps that gives adventurers access to Yelp, TripAdvisor, Expedia, Twitter and local search from the dash — making it easy to find that perfectly crafted caribou jerky and brag about it on social networks. Starting in October, Canucks can cop the system for around $269 with a free 12-month starter subscription to Live offerings. Check out the full PR after the break.
Continue reading TomTom extends Live service and HD Traffic to Canada with Go Live 1535M nav unit
TomTom extends Live service and HD Traffic to Canada with Go Live 1535M nav unit originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 05 Oct 2011 18:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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There’s nothing worse than going for a late-night chili dog run only to find your EV sucked dry in a 7-11 parking lot. To reduce so-called “range-anxiety,” there’s the Carminat TomTom Z.E. Live, an in-dash navigation system that not only keeps drivers from getting lost, but also offers a visual cue to how much power’s left. Sticking with the green theme, the device provides the most eco-friendly and efficient routes (with nearby charging stations) — leaving drivers feeling good about putting the pedal to the metal. The nav will come pre-baked in all future Renault Fluence Z.E.s — but we wouldn’t be surprised to see other EV manufacturers implement similar add-ons in the future. Check out the full PR after the break.
Continue reading TomTom announces Z.E. Live navigation system to measure EV battery juice, keeps you truckin’
TomTom announces Z.E. Live navigation system to measure EV battery juice, keeps you truckin’ originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 15 Sep 2011 03:51:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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