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.
The augmented reality helmet is on sale for $1,399 on Indiegogo with an expected ship date of May 2015
Your phone and your car’s display, happy together. Soon, you’ll be able to plug the HTC One into a MirrorLink-compatible car and use the phone’s interface and specially designed apps without dangerous distraction.
Mountek's mounts are sturdy and convenient, and they make clever use of the long-neglected CD player in your car's dash.
It's a hybrid whose battery can be recharged with gas. And it's a Cadillac.
Is your car vulnerable to an attack via its Bluetooth, telematics, or on-board phone applications? You'll find out at this week's security conference in Las Vegas.
Automakers' own apps do things that Apple and Google can't, such as locking and unlocking the car. But are they worth the upcharge? We try two: Toyota's Entune, and Volkswagen's Car-Net.