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 lines between cars, computers, and mobile devices are blurring, as several new web-powered apps have made their way to Ford vehicles via the SYNC on-board vehicle control system API. Following up on our post last month about the use of the SYNC system to enable "cars as a platform," news has emerged about the release of some new apps that give drivers (and passengers) access to web services via mobile devices.
We've been following the trend of transit agencies providing developer access to timetables, routes and more for some time. Big cities, like New York and Boston are on board and helping fuel new transit applications. There now seems to be more momentum, with organizations and influencers making the call for open data.