57 Blog Posts From the CELL PHONE Tag


The Evolution of Car Infotainment Systems (Infographic)

The Evolution of Car Infotainment Systems (Infographic)

Discover how in-car infotainment systems have evolved over the decades and see what infotainment might look like in the future. What is an Infotainment System? A car infotainment system makes use of hardware and software technology to deliver entertainment and information to the vehicle occupants. They typically comprise audio and video interfaces, touchscreens and keypads. […]

NMA Wrap Up of Legislative Activity, 2nd Quarter 2019: NMA E-Newsletter #547

NMA Wrap Up of Legislative Activity, 2nd Quarter 2019: NMA E-Newsletter #547

April, May, and June were busy months in state legislatures where many of the bills affecting motorists that were introduced in the first quarter, or carried forward from last year, were resolved. The results were a mixed bag, but the biggest victory was a special one: Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law House […]

Where’s Our Cut from Data Mining of our Cars?

Where’s Our Cut from Data Mining of our Cars?

You’ve probably seen people driving around in cars covered over or “wrapped” with advertisements for some service or product and wondered how much the owner got paid to allow his car to be transformed into a mobile billboard. But he is at least getting paid. The non-wrapped cars are working, too but their owners aren’t being […]

War on Cars Watch for June 26, 2019

War on Cars Watch for June 26, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: NMA E-Newsletter #545

Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: NMA E-Newsletter #545

GeekWire posted last month that Portland, Oregon quietly launched a controversial mobile location data project with partner Sidewalk Labs (a subsidiary of Alphabet–which is the parent company of Google). In this year-long pilot program, the city has authorized that people, who have smartphones, will be tracked without their consent or knowledge. Portland is using software […]