Bernie wants girl power out on the grid

More girl power needed in the paddock! That's what F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone told an ex-Caterham boss in a letter.

SA-bound R8 to be unleashed at Geneva

Audi's second-generation R8 will make its debut at the 2015 Geneva auto show. The new V10-powered R8 will arrive in South Africa in 2016! GALLERY

Bosch enters satnav app fray

2012-01-26 09:36

APP TIME: Bosch hopes its satnav app will become the app of choice for Apple users in the UK.

Bosch has launched a premium mobile satnav app for Apple users to take on leading satnav brands in the Apple App store.

The Bosch Navigation 1.5, the manufacturer says, will be the new mobile satnav of choice of Apple iPhone and iPad users, although it will only be available in the UK.

Key features include “Intermediate Destinations”, which allows users to make a quick detour en-route without affecting the original destination and the “Plus Routes” tool that offers real time suggestions of alternative routes during navigation that may offer time or distance savings.

SATNAV AS SOCIAL TOOL


“Driver Assistance” calculates the severity of upcoming bends in the road and suggests a speed to help drivers avoid unwanted surprises and “Eco Navigation” settings help plot a route that offers the best fuel efficiency.

Full integration with Facebook and Twitter means it’s easy to keep your friends updated with your experiences on the road and all of the key features of modern sat navs are included as standard.

NEXT ON WHEELS24X

Read Wheels24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Inside Wheels24

Toyota i-Road trike joining car-sharing

Toyota's i-Road, a compact battery-powered trike, will enter a new car-sharing scheme in Tokyo, Japan, in April. The little i-Road has already been rolled out in France. GALLERY

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.