If you like to geek out on information about what’s going on with your car’s powertrain and fuel economy– and I do– the 2014 Subaru Forester is sure to please.
So Infiniti is apparently going to build its own version of the Nissan LEAF electric car. And it apparently will have induction charging. That’s right, no plugging in– just park over a designated spot.
Visteon Cockpit Concept Learns A Driver’s Preferences To Deliver A More Meaningful Driving Experience
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, MI – Would you like your vehicle to suggest a different route to or from work when there are unexpected delays on your regular course? What if your vehicle’s cockpit temperature adjusted automatically based on your preferences and the outside temperature? Visteon Corporation has developed a unique cockpit concept that offers these more »
I love it when a car company makes it easier to do routine maintenance in your own driveway. In our time of frequent owner’s manual admonitions to “see your authorized dealer” for everything and all-covering plastic trays under the hood (we’re looking squarely at you, Lexus LS460), it was refreshing to open the hood of more »
LOS ANGELES – No trend in the auto industry is more topical than advanced technology platforms. To underscore that fact, the LA Auto Show confirmed that two dozen automotive tech experts from companies such as Aha Radio, Auto Alliance, BMW, Delphi, Ford, Gracenote, Hughes Telematics, INRIX, J.D. Power & Associates, Kia, Livio, Pandora, QNX, Sprint more »
Our 2014 Subaru Forester was a pre-production model, according to our Subaru media contact. Therefore, you wouldn’t be totally surprised if it had a couple of issues during our week-long test, right?
COSTA MESA, CA – All new Blue Link-equipped Hyundai vehicles will come standard with three years of complimentary Assurance Connected Care service, Hyundai announced at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. Assurance Connected Care is powered by the automaker’s Blue Link telematics platform, which now has enrolled over 400,000 subscribers. Assurance Connected Care makes more »
WEST CHESTER, OH – ESCORT, Inc. has announced the release of its new windshield mount detector accessory fittingly named “StickyCup.” The new StickyCup is a full-featured bracket mount that includes a semi-sticky gel ring on the cup surface that improves cohesion and detector support on the windshield. StickyCup works with ESCORT’s category leading products including more »
BURR RIDGE, IL – British company Cadonix has launched a ground breaking product that may change the way automotive electrical system design is performed. The company has introduced Arcadia, the world’s first cloud-based general & automotive CAD tool, offering schematic design, animated circuit simulation & analysis, electrical networking, harness design and full design rule checking. more »
Chevrolet hosted a demonstration drive of the new Impala in New York City last week. Unfortunately I could not attend but I will be testing out the Impala myself soon enough. However, Gray Lady journalist John Quain was very pleased with the new MyLink infotainment system. He was especially impressed with the voice recognition software, more »