Review: JBL GX600C Component System

The JBL GX600C component speaker set impresses with its low cost of entry and clear stereo imaging.

QNX rocks wildly-modded infotainment at Connected Car Conference

A QNX-equipped Maserati at the Connected Car Conference showed some interesting infotainment integration ideas.

Call me Al: Fab Ford F-150 tailgate tech is built for me

It’s not all about the aluminum, baby. For short folks, the improved Ford F-150 tailgate step may be simple, but it’s also a godsend.

Perfect Fit? On Honda Fit EX infotainment System

Honda was all-in for technology when it designed the Honda Fit. The center stack is dominated by a large flush-mount infotainment touchscreen.


I. CAN’T. EVEN: The audio soundtrack behind the BMW i8.

We humans have a Pavlovian response to guttural engine sounds. Louder equals faster in our minds. Good thing the BMW i8 has killer audio tuning to trick us.

Make it Fit! Metra has a kit for the new Honda Fit

Metra’s new dash kits for the latest Honda Fit mean you can upgrade without ruining the aesthetics of your interior.

Subaru bringing zero-landfill expertise to national parks

Subaru is known for operating a “zero-landfill” factory in Indiana, and now, the automaker will bring its know-how to national parks.

Could self-driving cars be the death of billboards?

No more billboards? Probably not. But if everyone is staring at their iPads in self-driving cars, the effect on internet revenue would be staggering.

Ford Fiesta and Escape first vehicles to get SYNC 3

Ford has let the cat out of the bag and is integrating the new SYNC 3 technology first into the economical-choice (read: Generation Z) Fiesta and Escape.

SolaRoad proves mostly successful

Remember the SolaRoad in the Netherlands? It turned out more successful than many naysayers thought.

Velodyne LIDAR Puck wows Autotech Council meeting

Velodyne promised a smaller, more cost-competitive LIDAR sensor for autonomous cars a year ago, and it kept that promise with the VLP-16 LIDAR Puck.

Will Android Auto, Apple CarPlay let Chevy one-up competition?

Chevy will have both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in a lot of 2016 models. Will it help to sell more vehicles in the short term?