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Samsung Connect Auto brings LTE data to your car

Samsung revealed its own take on smarter vehicle tech, called Connect Auto.

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AT&T offers a plug-in WiFi hotspot for your car

Your existing car probably doesn't have a built-in WiFi hotspot, but AT&T will soon have a way to add one and deliver that sweet, on-demand internet access.

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Audi partners with AT&T for 4G LTE, will offer Mobile Share data plan

Audi has made a big splash at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, joining the Open Automotive Alliance with Google, Honda, Hyundai, Gen

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Tesla Model S EVs all have AT&T network built-in

This isn't your father's electric vehicle. In fact, it belongs, in part, to "Ma Bell."

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GM to make most cars LTE hotspots for 2015

General Motors isn't the first automaker to deliver in-car Internet access, but a proposed plan announced today could make the technology more widespread than any of its competitors have offered. By the 2015 model year, most Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac and GMC prod

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Read an excerpt from Whitacre's book about how he fired Henderson and why Akerson got the job

It is probably best just to play this down the middle and let you read the excerpt from American Turnaround: Reinventing AT&T and GM and the Way We Do Business in the USA by Ed Whitacre. The author, you'll remember, was the former AT&T CEO who came out of retirement to

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AT&T Labs, Carnegie Mellon investigating steering wheels with haptic feedback for navigation

Any device or system that draws a driver's attention away from the road is inherently distracting, but some navigation systems are better than others. Now, AT&T Labs is said to be hard at work developing a steering wheel with haptic feedback that may allow more drivers to keep their eyes off of the center console screen. According to MIT's Technology Review, the system uses 20 smal

AT&T orders 1,200 compressed natural gas Chevrolet Express Vans from GM

What's the biggest compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle order that GM has ever received? Thanks to an announcement yesterday from the automaker and AT&T, we now know the answer is 1,200 vehicles.

AT&T orders 101 CNG-powered Chevrolet Express vans

AT&T has ordered up 101 Chevrolet Express Cargo 2500 vans outfitted from the factory with General Motors' compressed natural gas (CNG) system. GM claims that the van's natural gas-capable Vortec 6.0-liter V8 engine gets a gasoline-equivalent fuel economy of 11 miles per gallon in t

Video: AT&T tugs at heart strings with distracted driving documentary

AT&T anti-texting documentary "The Last Text" – Click above to watch video after the jump

Death Star goes electric: AT&T gets first Smith Newton for expanding alt-fuel fleet

After announcing earlier this year that it would spend over half a billion dollars over the next decade to put 15,000 alternative fuel vehicles into its fleet, AT&T has added its first electric vehicle. The telecommunications giant is one of six big companies adding the Smith Electric Vehicles Newton to their vehicle fleets. This first Newton for AT&T will be put into regul

New GM Chairman Whitacre admits: "I don't know anything about cars."

Newly tapped General Motors Chairman Edward E. Whitacre, Jr. may have built AT&T into a telecommunications powerhouse, but it's fair to question whether he can help do the same for GM. You see, he isn't particularly savvy on the whole auto business thing. In his own words: "I don't know anything about cars." While he admits that cars are a new consideration for him, Whitacre doe

Eyes on the Road: AT&T bringing CruiseCast in-car satellite tv to market

AT&T is starting to work with pockets of customers to test its CruiseCast satellite-based entertainment service before officially putting the TV/radio service on wide offer. When the whole clan is on the go, it may work to keep everyone calm and quiet, and when your Prevost motor coach is loaded up with everything else, you might as well go for the TV service, too. Truckers sticking DBS dishes on their rigs would likely be pleased with the CruiseCast system, especially since AT&T is usin

AT&T adds 105 alternative fuel vehicles to service fleet

The mostly reconstituted AT&T operates a huge fleet of vehicles nationwide in order to keep its communications infrastructure in working order. As such, it has a very strong financial incentive to cut petroleum use as fuel prices keep rising. To help address that, starting in June, Ma Bell add 105 alternative fuel vehicles to its fleets in thirty cities nationwide. The new additions will consist of 25 vans fueled by compressed natural gas, 65 Ford Escape and Toyota Prius hybrids and 15 work