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GM says Chevrolet Volt charging to become easier

U.S. Department of Energy said more than 80% of Chevrolet Volt owners’ trips never use gasoline, so GM said it will soon be easier to charge the Volt.

Texas Instruments HUD shows TI is more than calculators

Texas Instruments’ DLP HUD has the same tech as “nine out of 10″ movie theater projectors, the company says. It looks better than any in-car HUD, I say.

First Pioneer, now Alpine hitting streets with Apple CarPlay

Married to your iPhone? Your only choice for full-on Apple CarPlay integration used to be Pioneer, but Alpine has now introduced its iLX-007 receiver.

Report: Harman to put Android in GM vehicles by 2016

Reports this week said Harman has won a contract that ultimately will put Android-based infotainment systems in General Motors vehicles by 2016.

VIDEO: Driverless Audi RS 7 concept rounds Hockenheim

We said we’d be on the lookout for video of the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept making its way — sans driver — around Hockenheimring. Well, here it is.

Harman on a roll at the Paris Auto Show

Harman infotainment systems at the Paris Auto Show show that the folks behind JBL and other in-car technology brands are on a roll in the industry.

Mark Cuban: Not investing in Uber was probably my biggest mistake

Mark Cuban had some interesting words to say to Fox Business Network’s Deirdre Bolton, including an admission that not investing in ride-share service Uber when he had the chance may have been his “biggest mistake.

Autonomous Audi RS 7 races around Hockenheimring

We told you it would happen: An autonomous Audi RS7 raced around Hockenheimring at full speed today in Germany — with no driver on-board.

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Elon Musk bullish on autonomous cars — five or six years? Next year?

Elon Musk is very bullish on the timeline of the autonomous car. And let’s face it: He figures it might as well be a Tesla.

All Flex Zone: Check out nav tricks the 2014 Ford Flex can do

Even though the MyFord Touch module built into the 2014 Ford Flex is not the most recent, software updates and nav downloads can keep the information fresh.

CarPlay officially official in new Pioneer NEX head units

So you can’t wait on Mercedes, Volvo, and Ferrari to have their CarPlay infotaintment units hit the street? Pioneer has good news for you, then.

All Flex Zone: We test the 2014 Ford Flex

The Flex is one of the survivors of the original MyFord Touch system, and the vehicle has not seen a significant redesign. How has it held up?