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Category: Tech Talk

2018 SuperTech Grand Champion Awarded

2018 SuperTech Grand Champion Awarded

| October 5, 2018

Mitchell 1 has awarded Phillip Pinter from FedEx Freight in Ida, MI, the Grand Champion of the National Technician Skills Competition — TMC SuperTech 2018 — with a subscription to TruckSeries that will allow him to access all of Mitchell 1’s online service information products for Class 4-8 trucks for a full year. The event […]

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TA Truck Service Techs Win Top Spots in Trailer Maintenance at TMC 

TA Truck Service Techs Win Top Spots in Trailer Maintenance at TMC 

| September 23, 2018

TravelCenters of America LLC  announced that members of its team of 13 ASE Master Technicians and two TA Truck Service student technicians won first and second place overall in the trailer competition category, along with winning a combined 19 tractor and trailer stations at the annual TMC SuperTech and TMC FutureTech competition held in Orlando, […]

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New Voice-Activated, In-Car Parking Reservations from SpotHero

New Voice-Activated, In-Car Parking Reservations from SpotHero

| January 22, 2018

SpotHero, a top North American parking reservation service, has launched a new integration that enables drivers to book parking with the Google Assistant using voice commands. Here’s how it works: With the Google Assistant’s recent integration into Android Auto, drivers with Android Auto will soon be able use SpotHero and the Google Assistant to find […]

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GasBuddy App Promises Discount for all U.S. Drivers on Each Gallon Pumped

GasBuddy App Promises Discount for all U.S. Drivers on Each Gallon Pumped

| August 29, 2017

A new smartphone app from GasBuddy reportedly will provide U.S. drivers with a discount off of virtually every gallon of gas they will ever purchase. The scale is huge. There are more than 200 million drivers in the U.S., spending more than $315 billion on gasoline each year. Using Pay with GasBuddy, these U.S. consumers, […]

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Ford Patents Cars with Optional Steering Wheel and Pedals

Ford Patents Cars with Optional Steering Wheel and Pedals

| August 29, 2017

When cars truly are autonomous, Ford still wants to give owners the option of driving themselves around. Why? One day, steering wheels and pedals may just be another accessory,  like the spare wheel: simply in the car if or when you need them. As we progressively shift towards self-driving vehicles, there will be a number […]

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Are Americans Ready to Go for a Mobile Driver’s License?

Are Americans Ready to Go for a Mobile Driver’s License?

| August 23, 2017

Ready to say goodby to the old plastic version of your photo ID and hello to a sleek mobile driver’s license? If you answered “yes,” then you’re like a lot of Americans recently polled by OT-Morpho & Radius Global Market “MorphoTrust is on the forefront of identity security and technology having launched successful pilot programs […]

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