Dodge is releasing two new special editions of its Dart compact car, including one that has the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen interface and a ton of other goodies for an extra $1,810. The official Dodge press release said the Dart has recorded five month-over-month sales records to date and attracts the youngest buyers– 60% of them more »
Most people thought, back in the day, the most challenging thing about having a high quality audio system in a car was physically hooking up the speakers. Au contraire- that is only half the battle. The other part of it is tuning it. That is why manufacturers cut big money deals with bespoke audio manufacturers more »
CONGERS, NY – Electric Moto Corporation, Inc. has announced it has received official notification from the U.S. Patent Office that a second application “has been examined and is allowed for issuance as a patent.” Brian Belton , Director of R&D for EMOT, explained that this is the second of the innovations that United States Alternative more »
MIJAS COSTA, Spain – Using the phone while driving has been rightly discouraged; distracted driving is a serious hazard. However, app development company “Apps on Toast” has introduced an ingenious way to keep one’s eyes on the road, and hands on the wheel while making phone calls, or responding to text messages. Ultimate Car Dock more »
Ford says its Fiesta subcompact is seeing better than half of all its European buyers take SYNC with Emergency Assistance and roughly 25% choosing the 1.0-liter, three-cylinder EcoBoost engine that is headed our way this fall.
Subaru put a brand-spankin’ new, 300-mile Forester XT in our hands for a week and told us to have fun. Boy, did we take them up on that order.
A lot of car audio audiophiles and bassheads are aware of the Rockford Fosgate name. The parent Rockford corporation also scours the earth looking for brands that might not have the might for a full United States presence, but takes them under their wing for distribution into some of the best aftermarket car audio retailers. more »
NASHVILLE, TN – Nissan and Car Charging Group, Inc. , a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, have announced a joint initiative to make EV charging more readily available and to expand consumer awareness of the electric car market. CarCharging and Nissan will work together to determine the placement of the chargers, which is more »
General Motors says it is the first automaker to sign a so-called “Climate Declaration” that, in so many words, basically says responding to climate change is a good idea.
DALLAS, TX -A report from MarketsandMarkets says the global market for automotive lighting is expected to grow from $19.47 billion in 2013 to $25.36 billion by 2018, with a CAGR of 5.43%. In this, halogen technology is expected to occupy the major share, when compared to xenon/HID and LED for the next five years. The more »