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    Report: In-car navigation systems expected to quadruple by 2019
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    Navigation systems have been coming down in price lately, making in-car directions more accessible to the masses. At the same time massive tech companies like Apple and Microsoft have gotten into the game as well, and as TheDetroitBureau.com reports, a new study shows that these forces are ...

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    Video PSA: The Aussie female guide voice on your Garmin is as attractive as you've always hoped
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    Karen Jacobsen, GPS voiceover artist – Click above to watch video after the jump
    There may come a day when personal GPS devices go the way of the dodo. As direction services on our handheld devices become ever savvier, more and more consumers are ditching their old dashboard-mounted screens ...

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    BMW develops microNavigation, augments in-car GPS with downloadable microMaps
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    BMW microNavigation – Click above for high-res image gallery
    That ultra-expensive in-dash navigation system can be a huge help when finding a destination in an unfamiliar area. Unfortunately, if you're just a visitor, it might not be clear where to park your car or enter the building once ...

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    Which iPhone navigation app should you buy? This'll help
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    The season of hitting the roads to places you don't really want to go, so that you can give gifts you didn't really want to buy and eat food you don't really like has begun. Naturally, a lot more people on the road means a lot more folks getting lost. Fear not, you invincible iPhone-equipped ...

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    Google bringing free turn-by-turn navigation to mobile Maps [w/ VIDEO]
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    Click above to view the video after the jump
    If you've been following today's news in the mobile gadget world, you've already heard about the Motorola Droid smartphone powered by the latest version of Google's open-source Android operating system. It's a pretty slick setup, particularly with the ...

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    VIDEO: Microsoft may one-up Google Street View with virtual video drives
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    Click above to view the video after the jump
    Until cars drive themselves and we absolutely can't get lost, automakers and sat nav companies are steadily enhancing the graphics of navigation systems to make it easier to find the next right turn. Navigation systems in Renaults, for instance, ...

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    TomTom iPhone app officially costs a Benjamin [w/VIDEO]
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    TomTom iPhone navigation application – Click above for video
    With the unveiling of Apple's latest iPhone, the 3GS, the gates were finally thrown open for third-party navigation software companies to develop navigation apps for the world's most popular smart phone. A TomTom app was announced ...

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    In-car navigation systems set to go 3D?
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    Navigation systems have quickly gone from being an interactive way to direct one from Point A to Point B to massive infotainment centerpieces capable of MP3 player integration, web browsing and wifi. Auto Express is reporting that GPS units could go 3D as soon as next year, because advancements in ...

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    "Ya'll turn left now, ya hear?" - NASCAR-branded Dale Earnhardt Jr. sat-nav hits the market [w/VIDEO]
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    Follow the jump to hear Dale, Jr. giving you directions on the RightWay Spotter GPS
    The Dale, Jr.-edition Spotter GPS has Junior gearing you up for the ride with "You drive, I'll ride shotgun." The portable device offers turn-by-turn directions and features Junior-isms like "Hang a right" and ...

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    Audi introduces the next MMI
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    If you're buying an A8 this year, prepare to spend a lot of time getting to know your new MMI system. We have consistently thought that Audi's buttons-and-knob interface is the best, and it looks like they've put an entire NASA team on the job of making it better. A seven-inch TFT screen with ...

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    Suzuki SX4 Special Edition gets TRIP navigation
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    As previously reported, Suzuki has decided to include navigation on its SX4 Sport and Crossover before you make the first mark on the options list. That will make the $15,999 car the lowest priced car in America to come standard with talking maps. And now they're set to arrive in the SX4 Special ...

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    BMW ditching navigation DVDs for 2009
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    BMW's MY 2009 cars will get a new iDrive system with a 40GB hard drive. According to Bimmerfile, the drive allotment will have 12GB dedicated to navigational maps (and 8GB for entertainment and 10GB for your address book, because you've got more friends than music, apparently). With nav maps placed ...

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    Driver puts faith in GPS, shears off top of charter bus on bridge
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    As of today, we're taking bets to see how long it will take before people realize that "GPS" does not stand for "Auto Pilot." The latest "But the GPS told me to..." story is brought to you by a charter bus driver in Seattle. Piloting a coach through the Washington Arboretum -- as the GPS instructed ...

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    New Mercedes nav lets Google and Yahoo show the way
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    Mercedes is introducing a feature called Search and Send to that will allow you to send Google and Yahoo! driving directions directly to your car's navigation system. How it works: you get driving directions from either source, and then hit a button labeled Send to Car. If you have a Tele-Aid ...

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    New navi in UK guarantees no speeding tickets
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    Though the isle of Britain isn't that large in terms of square miles, it still contains 24,000 potential speed traps (about the same number in Ohio, we think). The Rossini Navigator and Camera Spotter is a satellite navigation unit that has each one of those traps plotted on its digital topography ...

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    Directions no charge: Cadillac offering nav systems for free
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    In a gesture of unwavering generosity, Cadillac announced yesterday that select 2007 models would come equipped with free satellite navigation. The offer will end on January 2nd 2007 and is only available on "specially-equipped" models.What directional joys await those of you willing to drop the ...

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