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The new smartphone app Arro allows traditional cab drivers in the Big Apple to challenge Uber. The service lets users hail a taxi and pay for it from their phone without ever having surge pricing.

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The iPhone app Canary could help people smoking pot know if there are too stoned to drive in states where marijuana is legal.

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EV Drivers Indicate They Are Quite Likely To Buy Another

Ford survey finds that electric vehicle owners want a wider-range of uses for their plug-in vehicle smartphone apps and they really love their cars.

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A bit of good news for the app-centered mobility company in Vermont, where the city of Burlington has said it's okay now to operate.

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Updated versions of the FCA Owner apps from Mopar offer an increased array of functions to help the driver of any Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep, Fiat or Alfa Romeo.

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Gothenburg extends its long-running Volvo On Call system to Apple Watch and Android Wear smartwatches, giving drivers control of car functions straight from the wrist.

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Bridj combines the app-based on-demand transit of Uber with the lower fares of shared service, and it's expanding from Boston into Washington, DC.

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Ever wonder what it's really like to be an Uber driver? For one, it's not as profitable as you might think.

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New Police Visit In Chengdu Comes After Raid In Guangzhuo Last Week

Police in China are looking into Uber's activities in a second city in as many weeks. The investigations are looking at the legality of the ridehailing app.

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Apple files for a patent for 'humanized navigation instructions for mapping applications' that would provide more human-like detail to navigation instructions.

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Cinderella teams, surprises and upsets are good business for the car companies that sponsor the NCAA men's basketball tournament, and even though there are no fairy tales left in this year's event, business keeps looking up.

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The digital tar pit will eventually consume us all, but for now, we're still able to watch it swallow our analog lives. One of the next items to succumb could be your driver's license, at least as soon as Iowa straightens out the kinks. The Hawkeye State is working with MorphoTrust USA on an driver's license app for Android and iOS phones that can be used as a state-approved ID. Notably, the app wouldn't replace a laminated paper version, but either could be used to conduct business. Iowa is alr

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His Tenure Lasted Under 20 Months

CFO Brent Callinicos is going to leave the ridesharing company Uber to spend more time with his family. He started at Uber in September 2013.

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Hyundai has launched a Blue Link update that makes the app's features work through smartwatches.

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A company called Gotham Air is hoping to take ridesharing to the skies. Somewhat like Uber for helicopters, the service lets customers reserve flights from Manhattan to either JFK or New Liberty airports. The company claims it can shuttle people from place to place in as little as six minutes.

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Once you pair the Hyundai Blue Link smartwatch app with your Android phone and your Hyundai vehicle, you can use touch or voice commands to remotely lock or unlock your car doors, start and stop your engine, flash the cars lights and honk the horn, or have it locate your car.

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The Breeze is a tiny, personal breathalyzer that syncs with your smartphone to estimate when you might be sober again. If you don't feel like waiting around, the app can also hail a cab, contact Uber, call a designated driver, show nearby restaurants and even find a local hotel to sleep things off.

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Volkswagen has released its LogBox and Race App performance data logging combo. Plug the LogBox into your VW's OBD II port and it sends data over BlueTooth to the Race App, measuring variables like acceleration, distance, G-force and engine performance.

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A Justice Department report released last year suggests blacks are more likely than whites to be pulled over and have their cars searched

Though the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don't want users searching for it.

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You No Longer Need A Card To Share A Car

For all the smarts in the Smart cars used in Car2go, the cars haven't been smart enough to talk to users' smart phones. At least, not in the way you might want them to talk to each other. Until now, Car2go users have had to carry a special card with them to gain access to the broad network of carsharing vehicles. Now, you can get in and drive using your phone and the Car2go app.

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Some kids ride home from school in a school bus. Others get picked up by their parents or nannies, or by carpool with other parents. Some walk or ride their bikes, or take public transportation. But Baily Deeter of Atherton, CA, simply hits a button on his iPhone and orders a cab from Uber.

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