When it comes to cars, for me, it has always been what is on the inside that counts. Truth be told I have always had an affinity for Mustangs, and I coveted a 65′ for my first vehicle. But that was 25 years ago. And even back then the problem with Mustangs on Long Island is the more »
LIVONIA, MI – TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has announced that its latest Lane Keeping Assist technology, incorporating closed loop control, has gone into production for the first time on two vehicle platforms for the European market. Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) integrates data from a video camera sensor with Electrically Powered Steering (EPS) to apply a more »
A trio of Mazda6 race cars powered by SKYACTIV-D diesel engines will face off at the Thunderhill 25-Hour race in a dealers-versus-factory showdown that you can stream live online — for all 25 hours, if you like.
TORRANCE, CA – Honda has introduced the next generation of connected-car technology to meet the evolving needs of today’s tech-savvy, always-connected consumers: Honda Display Audio and HondaLink. Together these technologies represent the most advanced information and media connectivity package ever offered by Honda. Additionally, the 2014 Civic equipped with Display Audio marks Honda’s first factory more »
WASHINGTON – Seniors shopping for a new ride can find “smart” features in today’s cars that help alleviate a variety of age-related health conditions that typically challenge older drivers, according to AAA. Nearly 90 percent of motorists 65 and older suffer from health concerns that affect driving safety, for example, lack of flexibility and muscle more »
I’ve talked badly about my dumb-yet-faithful LG501C Tracfone. Black Friday has finally put it out of its misery and has allowed me to usher myself into the modern era of in-car connectivity.
MIAMI – Nowadays it seems like everything is getting smarter. Smart phones, smart refrigerators, and now smarter wheels for cars. A car wheel with a “brain”? The idea comes from a company out of south Florida called Intelligent Power & Light, which aims its new technology squarely at the wheel. Founders of the company believe more »
I may not have been a huge fan of the Starlink infotainment system in the 2014 Subaru Legacy, but those sweet Harman Kardon speakers made up for a lot.
When you’ve only got a week with a car, there’s not a lot of time to, as they say, “RTFM.” I have a feeling that’s why the Starlink infotainment system in my 2014 Subaru Legacy was not a joy to operate during my test.
COLUMBIA, MD – iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio Technology for AM and FM audio and data broadcasting, announced at the LA Auto Show that the 2014 Civic is the first Honda vehicle to launch integrated audio and real-time traffic information using the HERE mapping service, the BTC and HD Radio Technology. more »
SAN FRANCISCO – Autonet Mobile, an internet-based telematics and applications service platform provider for the automotive transportation industry, has announced it will be deploying its wireless connected car technology to Mazda Motorsports for the 2014 race season. Mazda Motorsports will equip its fleet with Autonet’s in-car Wi-Fi technology to gain seamless, wireless in-motion connectivity, allowing the more »
So now that I have raved about the UConnect system, we’ll talk a little about driving Dodge’s economical compact. It is still unbelievable the features that are available in a car that starts in the basement in the Dodge pricing stratosphere. Of course, the Monroney increases incrementally as you pile on the options. The 2.4 more »