Google Maps Provides Locations of EV Charging Stations

Monday, March 14th, 2011
 
It is inevitable that streets in the future will be littered with electric vehicles, especially in this age of rising oil prices and dwindling fuel supplies, as well as increasing calls for renewable energy sources. Enter Google Maps and its latest function: Locating every known public electric vehicle charger. Users of Google Maps can simply type the search term “EV Charging Station” followed by the
 

Google Maps Navigation Features Real-Time Traffic Rerouting

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
 
It does not take a genius to tell that Google Maps Navigation app is gearing up to give in-car GPS devices a run for their money. Now, the latest update in the Android app features traffic rerouting capability, which is currently in beta. Users can now access traffic rerouting information for both North America and Europe, which Google collected from current and historical data, so they know which highway to avoi