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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.
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.
California DMV says self-driving vehicles must allow humans to take control
Your phone is the app hub for many low-cost cars. In the 2014 Chevy Sonic, the BringGo app offers basic navigation, though with some notable limitations.
Or, they'll be able to if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has its way. The federal agency is touting vehicle-to-vehicle communication, in which cars will be able to alert each other to any dangerous conditions on the road ahead.
A camera mounted under the right-side mirror lets you watch for cars coming up behind from the central display.
In which we sacrifice one three-foot stuffed animal to show why no one should try to mess with this car.
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