April 16, 2014
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international community that develops web standards, has announced the launch of the new "Automotive and Web Platform Business Group" which will create web technology specifications for the automotive industry starting with a Vehicle Data API Specification.
Don't Get Ripped Off: Kelly Blue Book's InfoDriver API Provides Trusted Info For Car Buyers And Sellers
For anyone looking to find accurate and up to date information on vehicles, be it potential car buyers or dealers, Kelly Blue Book provides all the relevant data on car models, features and selling prices. It's an online service with an extensive database of car value data and vehicle information that is based on trusted and official information. The Kelly Blue Book InfoDriver API makes this data available to be integrated with other websites and applications.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York State (MTA) recently announced a new apps contest called MTA App Quest. The contest is designed to promote apps that cover a much broader system than just New York City and spark interest around the MTA API and newly released datasets. The MTA App Quest is the latest chapter in the MTA's transformation from a relatively closed agency to one that is embracing open transit data.