BMW ConnectedDrive Store to open for US customers

Think of the BMW ConnectedDrive Store as Google Play for your BMW’s factory infotainment system, where you can buy apps you’d use while driving.


Three’s Company: 2015 Mazda3 entertainment options

The Mazda3 has some nice entertainment options through its Bose audio system — which, although I’m not a huge fan of Bose systems, is a pretty good one.

Va-Va-Volvo: We play with the Volvo S60’s web browser

Yo dawg, we heard you like In-Car Tech, so we put In-Car Tech on your in-car tech so you can like In-Car Tech while you like in-car tech in your Volvo S60.


The Saab cools off, but which intercooler is the one?

Reliability is my top concern when modding a daily driver, which is why I looked into several front-mount intercooler options for my Saab 9-3 Aero.


Ford SYNC 3 unveiled

It’s almost hard to believe Ford SYNC already is entering its third generation, but the Motor Company unveiled Ford SYNC 3 this week.


Yarr she blows: Toyota Yaris SE head unit much better than Versa Note SR

Our 2015 Toyota Yaris SE had a much better sound system than the non-touchscreen-having 2015 Nissan Versa Note SR we tested a week earlier.

Ford F-150 named official vehicle of 2015 International CES

Apparently, the newly redesigned — and newly aluminum-rich — Ford F-150 has been appointed the official vehicle of 2015 International CES.

Mazda MX-5 collaborates with Xbox on launch promo

Mazda will promote the launch of its MX-5 by teaming with Xbox and giving Forza Horizon 2 players a chance to enter the Mazda MX-5 Livery Design Contest.

Soul changing: We get our first glimpse of Android Auto in a Kia Soul

Google is pulling the covers off Android Auto to show the hard work the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA) has put into the project. This video gives the tour.

Three’s Company: We drive the 2015 Mazda3

Its infotainment is a bit bizarre, and it has a manual transmission — and man, is this Mazda3 a good-looking car for the money.

Audi talks A6, A7 infotainment at Connected Car Expo

With the Audi MIB 2 infotainment and telematics setup, Audi’s industry partner NVIDIA is trying to also show off how their platforms can be upgradeable.

Chris Forsberg named official test driver for Clarion Builds program

Two-time Formula Drift Champion Chris Forsberg has been named official test driver for the Clarion Builds program.