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    Exclusive: Navteq acquires Trapster
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    Earlier this week, the ink dried on a deal for Navteq to acquire Trapster, the speed trap and road hazard tracking company that makes GPS apps for iPhone, Android and Blackberry. Navteq's interest in Trapster is obvious: One of the world's largest mapping and sat-nav software companies needs more ...

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    Study: GPS systems with real-time traffic can save drivers four days per year, cut emissions by 21%
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    In Los Angeles, the 101/405 interchange is so congested that in 2002 it was determined that 27,144 hours per year were wasted trying to get from one freeway to the other. That's over 1,100 days. Per year. Not only does that number sound wildly low, but we guarantee it's gotten worse in the last ...

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    Can GPS units makes you more fuel efficient? Navteq seems to think so...
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    A recent survey conducted by research firm NuStats and funded by GPS-maker NAVTEQ found that drivers equipped with in-car navigation units use 12% less fuel than their non-guided counterparts. The study focused on three groups of drivers in Germany. The first used no GPS at all, the second had a ...

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    Freightliner debuts RunSmart Predictive Cruise Control
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    The next step in cruise control comes courtesy of Freightliner semis and GPS data company NAVTEQ. Freightliner broadened communication between the cruise control and map data: the GPS transmits information on the road ahead up to a mile, and then the cruise control computes the best speed at which ...

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    VZ Navigator: Do not pass Go, *do* pass destination, go directly to jail
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    Martha McKay of the Wichita Eagle recently tested the VZ Navigator, a GPS navigation system offered by Verizon for its Motorola V325 cell phone. The service became available in January.In a similar manner to TechnoRide’s testing of OnStar’s Turn-By-Turn service, McKay entered her ...

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