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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: Alpine has F-150 Platinum tech for about $3,500

The Ford F-150 Platinum is pretty awesome, as we found recently. But what if you want that truck’s champagne sound on your beer budget? Call Alpine.

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.

Uber drivers going yellow in NYC

New York City is allowing some Uber drivers to paint their cars yellow and use them as taxi cabs.

Subaru Starlink services priced, packaged

If you want Subaru Starlink services on your new Scoob, we can now officially share with you the pricing for those services.

Chevrolet models to get Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

Chevrolet said its popular Cruze compact sedan is among 14 models from the automaker that will have Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility for 2016.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Ghosn pens “The truth about Autonomous Drive cars”

Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn wrote an editorial about the future of autonomous drive cars, which of course interests us.

Behind the wheel of a BlueIndy electric rental car

We test drive the BlueIndy electric cars that will be available for rental in Indianapolis in June to find out whether they’re a good deal.