CES Asia: Chinese Audis get Huawei LTE, Baidu CarLife

Audi has teamed with Huawei to develop a new LTE module for Chinese Audis. In addition, Chinese Audis will get integration of Baidu CarLife.

EV rebate makes comeback in TN

Weeks after Georgia ended its state-funded rebate for EV and PHEV purchases, Tennessee has announced its own EV rebate program is making a comeback.

These radar detector apps should help during your summer travels

If you’re traveling this Memorial Day weekend, you may want to look into radar detector or GPS smartphone apps. Considering all the warm-weather construction and the abundance of law enforcement officers who will be giving out tickets, this info could prove quite useful.

Oregon to test pay-per-mile scheme

Fuel economy’s up, and fuel tax revenues in Oregon apparently aren’t keeping highways up to snuff, so that state is going to test a pay-per-mile scheme.

Prius battery thefts reportedly on rise in San Francisco

Folks who know how to remove Toyota Prius battery packs without getting electrocuted are making off with “quite a few” of them, according to Toyota dealers.


TN officially recognizes Uber, Lyft with new regs

Tennessee General Assembly has sent a bill to Gov. Bill Haslam’s desk that issues formal regulations of ride-share services like Uber and Lyft.

Mitsubishi iMiEV: Don’t count the Diamond Star out of the electric race

OK, so it ain’t no Tesla. And yes, the doors are tinny when you slam them. But the Mitsubishi iMiEV also doesn’t have a Tesla price point!

New BMW ConnectedDrive Portal goes live

BMW announced its new BMW ConnectedDrive Portal has gone live and can be accessed anywhere there is an internet connection.


Why you should never assume a dashcam proves your innocence

The truck driver in this video seems to think his innocence is assured by the dashcam video he captured. We say, “Not so fast.”

Blast out of the ice with Hydroblast heated washer fluid

Heated washer fluid systems are not new, but they remain automotive esoterica. Hydroblast, however, has an aftermarket mod that should cost about $200.

No rules, just right: Infotainment in the ’15 Subaru Outback

I really like the supplier who makes the Subaru Outback’s seven-inch touchscreen with its edgeless design. I have used a similar unit in an Infiniti.


Want a Toyota Mirai? Here’s where to get one.

The Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will be available on a very limited basis in California only. If you live there, here’s where you can get one: