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CarPlay is awesome, as long as Siri can hear you. But Pioneer's touchscreen just isn't very good.
Apple's software shines, but this touchscreen isn't worth the price of entry.
Mazda is developing low-cost technology that automatically adjusts a car's headlights when another car is approaching
The company is targeting use in car dashboards and instrument consoles
No mainstream new cars have CarPlay yet (the Ferrari doesn't count), so it's a small, sweet victory that older cars can get it now if they have or install one of these systems.
Whether it's the kids in back or the cars around you, the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has tech that helps you stay safe from distraction and risks on the road. And if your arms are full of groceries, some of the tech just makes your daily driving life easier, too.
Hey young, active, creative urbanites! Toyota's Urban Utility (U-squared) concept car can be customized to fit whatever you have to carry: big gear, lots of people, or anything in between. See how it runs here.
Potholes feel almost inconsequential, thanks to the "pothole mitigation" features in the 2015 Lincoln MKZ.
Now that a Ferrari has been released with the latest in Apple's smartphone-car integration technology, you're ready to buy, right?
Google's autonomous car debuted this year, but the Electric Networked-Vehicle's been around since 2010. This new gen is designed for hands-free driving, with lots of vehicle-to-X intelligence.
Autonomy and the tracking nearby cars will improve safety, GM says
Plug the Automatic Link dongle into your car, fire up the iOS/Android app, and get the goods on how your driving affects your fuel efficiency; how your car's feeling today; and more.
Garmin’s sophisticated navigation devices struggle against the "good-enough" capabilities of smartphones. Its new touchscreen devices include Foursquare data along with other features that beat most smartphones hands-down.
The web tool is intended to let users of the connected car accessory drill down into the data collected about each car trip, helping them find ways to boost fuel efficiency.
Hyundai's luxury flagship is tarnished by car tech that seems in dire need of upgrading.
We borrowed a $163,000 car to try out the tech. Right. Well, it does have amazingly proactive cruise control.
With Nissan's Hands-Free Text Messaging Assistant, you can manage messages and send canned responses. We test it in the 2015 Nissan Versa Note SR.
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