App Awareness: Onboard vehicle tech becoming a safety issue, advocates say

Toronto, Ontario — Onboard vehicle technologies come hand-in-hand with new vehicle purchases nowadays, but that doesn’t necessarily mean vehicles are becoming safer, advocates say. In fact, CAA is soon planning to launch a public awareness campaign aimed at informing drivers of the risks of distracted driving, with a focus on infotainment systems. “This is a […]

Game Over: Tesla disables Passenger Play feature while in motion

Toronto, Ontario — No more gaming on the go for Tesla drivers as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that the EV automaker has disabled the ability to play video games while vehicles are in motion. The NHTSA announced on Wednesday that it had opened a formal safety investigation to look into 580,000 […]

Premiere Services wants to help keep claims ‘green’

A reconditioned infotainment system. Through a process of acquiring salvage stereos, refurbishing them and deleting any personally identifiable information, Premiere’s QRP product line offers the marketplace a cost-effective and reliable option, according to Premiere Services.

By Erin McLaughlin Toronto, Ontario — October 26, 2017 — The year was 1991 when Mark Puente’s stereo was stolen from his car. His insurance carrier paid him for his loss, but he was on his own to get it replaced. He knew there had to be a better way. The experience led him to found […]