Infotainment

 
Apple CarPlay

Using Apple CarPlay: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

For years we've been asking why our cars' infotainment systems can't just operate like our smartphones. After what feels like eons, that day has finally arrived. For Apple iPhone users, the interface is called Apple CarPlay. The premise is simple: Connect your iPhone to the car and operate it... read more

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Volkswagen e-Golf Touch - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

VW Bringing Gesture Control To Mainstream Cars

While the Budd-e concept, thought to preview a modern version of the iconic Microbus, proved the star of Volkswagen’s stand at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las... read more January 6, 2016 by


 
BMW i Future Interaction concept - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

BMW Rolls Out i8 Spyder Concept At 2016 CES Packed With Technology

If you’re looking to make a big splash at the Consumer Electronics Show, taking a page out of BMW’s book and rolling out an exotic sports car wearing bright... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
Fourt-generation Uconnect

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Shows Fourth-Generation Uconnect At CES

The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has become a de facto auto show. Automakers don't show new cars, per se, but they do highlight their latest in-car... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
Ford Sync 3 infotainment system

Ford Upgrades Sync 3 With Apple CarPlay, Android Auto And 4G LTE: Video

One of Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] announcements for the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show starting Wednesday is an updated version of its Sync 3 infotainment system... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
BMW EnLighten app integration

BMW Offers EnLighten App Connectivity To Predict Traffic Signals

BMW claims to be the first carmaker to integrate a new app designed to help urban drivers anticipate traffic signals. Created by a company called Connected Signals, the... read more July 30, 2015 by


 
Cadillac CUE With Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay And Android Auto Coming To 2016 Cadillacs: Video

From our time with the 2016 ATS-V at the Circuit of the Americas, we know the twin-turbo, 464-horsepower bruiser is a blast when you can hammer it through some the twisties... read more June 9, 2015 by


 
Apple CarPlay in 2016 Chevrolet Cruze

2016 Chevy Cruze To Debut June 24, Be Compatible With Android Auto And Apple CarPlay

Hot on the heels of Hyundai’s announcement that its 2015 Sonata is the first vehicle available with the Android Auto smartphone integration system, Chevrolet has... read more May 28, 2015 by


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata equipped with Google’s Android Auto

Hyundai First With Google’s Android Auto In-Car Smartphone Integration

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata has become the first vehicle to offer Google’s new Android Auto in-car smartphone integration system, allowing users to seamlessly link an... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf R Touch Concept  -  2015 CES

Golf Going High-Tech: Gesture Control, Touch-Screen Interface Pegged For Popular Compact

In an effort to keep up with its American and Asian rivals, Volkswagen will be shortening its vehicle life cycles from seven years to five, with a mid-cycle update coming... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
2016 Buick Enclave

2016 Buick Enclave Gets 4G LTE Connectivity

Buick’s Enclave crossover is starting to get long in the tooth, with the latest version able to trace its roots back to the original launched in 2008. However, the big... read more May 19, 2015 by


 
Retrofit GPS and radio unit for classic Porsche 911s

Porsche Classic Develops Uber-Cool Retrofit GPS/Radio For Old 911s: Video

We often take all of the technological gizmos fitted to modern cars for granted. It only becomes apparent when you hop behind the wheel of a classic that you realize life... read more February 24, 2015 by


 
BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

BMW Previews Next-Gen iDrive And Lighting Technologies At 2015 CES

BMW has presented a number of innovations at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show taking place this week in Las Vegas, with the highlights being a self-parking i3, new lighting... read more January 7, 2015 by


 
Fiat Chrysler UConnect Access services

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Unveils New Uconnect Access Services At CES: Video

At the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] unveiled some new features for its Uconnect Access suite of services. These services... read more January 6, 2015 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf R Touch Concept  -  2015 CES

VW Golf R Concept Previews Next-Gen Interface, Gesture Controls

If you drive a nearly new vehicle, you’re probably used to touch-screen controls, steering-wheel toggles, and even some voice commands. ALSO SEE: Jay Leno Encounter The... read more January 5, 2015 by


 
Chevrolet's new OnStar services, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Chevy Previews Tech That Can Warn Of Car Trouble Before It Happens

Chevrolet is using this week’s 2015 Consumer Electronics Show to preview a new connected car service that can predict and notify you when certain components of your car... read more January 5, 2015 by


 
 

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