The Mapbox Navigation SDK for Android allows users to get from one location to another within your application with in-app turn-by-turn navigation. The Mapbox Navigation SDK for Android is built on top of the Mapbox Directions API and contains logic needed to get timed navigation instructions. It is a platform that enables users to explore the world's streets. The Mapbox Directions API is a intelligent turn-by-turn routing service that is based on crowdsourced real-time traffic. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers.
Developers working on mashups may want to take note of a recent announcement by Ford that it intends to make SYNC, it's on-board vehicle system, accessible to developers next year. The general implication is that millions of vehicles could become platforms for all kinds of mashups and apps that integrate with various parts of the SYNC system, including its stereo and navigation modules.
Apigee, self proclaimed "The API Company", has expanded into the Australian/New Zealand markets and reasserted its focus on mobile focused APIs. Apigee CEO, Chet Kapoor, estimates that the mobile market is currently increasing its influence over the enterprise at a rate 10x faster than the web did around a decade ago. At the heart of success in this mobile economy lies APIs.