Google, Ford Developing Smart App for Maximum Fuel Efficiency

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Consumer Reports - May 12, 2011

Google is reach­ing way out past its icon­ic search engine with smart phones and tablet com­put­ers. Mak­ing cars more fuel effi­cient is now on the list through a part­ner­ship with Ford. A sys­tem based on Google Pre­dic­tive API “learns” driver’s pat­terns, pre­dicts des­ti­na­tions, and then sug­gests routes that are ener­gy effi­cient and tai­lored to dri­ver and vehi­cle.