“iOS in the Car” Grows Up, Becomes “CarPlay”

The battle for mobile platform dominance in cars wages on. A recent post by Lara, Apple or Android?, discussed Google’s alliance with automakers to establish an Android-based standard. This came after Apple’s announcement of “iOS in the Car” back in June of 2013. But now Apple’s iOS-based standard is back in the news and with a much more Apple-esque name: CarPlay. Apple says that CarPlay will give drivers distraction-free access … Continue reading

Sunday’s Best Automotive Ads

We all know who won the game, but which automaker had the best commercial? According to USA Today, it’s Hyundai with their Sixth Sense spot: #7. Hyundai — Sixth Sense Hyundai was the only automotive company to land in the top 10 of USA Today’s annual Ad Meter survey, but Volkswagen, Chrysler, and Chevrolet nabbed 11th, 12th, and 13th place: #11. Volkswagen — 100,000 Miles/Wings #12.Chrysler — America’s Import #13. Chevrolet … Continue reading

Hyundai Offers Deals to Furloughed Workers

The US Government shutdown is top news right now, which is understandable. We here at RightTurn prefer to stay out of the politics and point out that at least one automaker is doing its part to ease the burdens of the workers forced into furlough. According to Jalopnik.com, Hyundai will “defer all auto loan and lease payments during the shutdown for current Hyundai owners who are furloughed as an addition … Continue reading

Monthly Tire Promotions
May 2013

Here are the tire promotions on RightTurn.com for May! Promotions by Tire Continental Tires Buy 4 Continental tires and get a $100 Adidas Gift Card. Total purchase value, including mount and balance, must be $499 or more. 5/13 – 6/10 Goodyear and Dunlop Tires Buy select Goodyear and Dunlop tires and get a mail-in rebate up to $80. (Rebate amount depends on the tire.) Ends 5/31 Hankook Tires Buy select … Continue reading

Spotlight on CES

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wrapped up Sunday in Las Vegas, and we’re still basking in the glow of this year’s show and all the great automotive infotainment innovations that came out of it. If you want complete smartphone integration with your vehicle, these new systems are right up your alley. Here are just a couple of the automakers that are ramping up infotainment systems meant for their future … Continue reading