The Super Bowl commercial for this car featured Laurence Fishburne using his mirrored sunglasses as no one else can. The head-up display reality isn't nearly as dramatic, but the ability to see basic driving data on your windshield is still useful.
When your car's connected, the first step with any road trip is not to fill up with gas. It’s to sit down at a computer and fire up your browser. Infiniti Connection service lets you create a detailed itinerary and upload it to your car.
If you're going to buy the Chrysler 200C, don't buy it for the lane-keeping technology, which isn't precise enough to instill any confidence.
A simple Bluetooth connection and a big, easy 8.4-inch touchscreen show how safer phone features are working their way into more affordable cars like the Dart GT.
Traffic jam? No problem: The RLX Advance has adaptive cruise control and low-speed follow to handle basic stop-and-go traffic with ease.
Go ahead, gun the engine. The Sirius Travel Link app shows you data on nearby gas stations so you can make informed decisions about where to gas up. And the service is surprisingly cheap itself.
It's not quite Candy Crush Saga, but the MyFord Mobile app that comes with this plug-in hybrid car helps you manage your charge, lock and unlock doors, and compete with other do-gooders for the greenest driving habits.
Car tech can get pretty fancy, but really, it's the little things, like programming the garage-door opener, that really make our lives easier. On the 2014 Audi S4, on-screen prompts make this seemingly basic task easier than you could imagine.
A high-tech car makes an everyday trip to Target a lot more fun, but remember kids, this stuff costs money.
Parallel parking is yesterday's car-tech news. The SS joins a very small club of cars that can slide into a crowded lot with just a little human assistance.
The Soul has a capacitive touchscreen just like a smartphone’s, so it’s responsive, not herky-jerky and hesitant, as with so many other cars. Imagine that.
Built-in nav can be pricey, but buy this app and a cable, and your Honda can have something just as good that runs off your phone.
We'd all love to have Google Earth in the car—and viewed safely from the central display. Right now, the only way to get it is through a pricey optional package on Audi cars. But it sure is fun.
Hand over the keys with fewer qualms. Ford MyKey lets parents set speed limits and other controls to help teen drivers stay safe.
Massive snow tires aside, this car’s secret weapon is the Selec-Terrain button, which tunes the drive to your road conditions.
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