Tag: ev

App Review, Applications

Google Maps can now display real-time battery information in your EV

January 9, 2024

Via: BGR

Google Maps is obviously the most popular mapping service in the world, but both Google and Apple have had an issue with electric vehicle makers like Tesla and Rivian. Both of those companies favor running their own in-house software to […]

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GM is cutting off access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for its future EVs

March 31, 2023

Via: The Verge

General Motors’ electric future doesn’t include Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. The automaker’s upcoming lineup of electric vehicles won’t support the popular smartphone projection systems in favor of a native Google infotainment system. The move, first reported by Reuters, means […]

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Waze is adding electric vehicle charging stations to its route planning tool

March 14, 2023

Via: The Verge

Electric vehicle owners who prefer Waze to other navigation tools, rejoice: the Google-owned company is adding EV charging stations to its route planning tools in an effort to improve the experience for plug seekers. Starting today, Waze users can input […]

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Apple CarPlay expands in over-the-air update to newer Android-Automotive powered Volvos

July 26, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

An over-the-air (OTA) update has brought Apple CarPlay to newer Android-Automotive powered Volvos. CarPlay has been missing on Volvo models ever since the carmaker went with Google’s operating system. Volvo’s been issuing OTA updates for over a year, hoping to […]


New battery technology will double EV range by 2020

October 1, 2015

Via: itCurated

Bosch has announced a new battery technology for electric vehicles (EVs), based on solid-state cells, which could double their driving range while lowering costs and is likely to be production-ready in as little as five years. The recent acquisition of […]