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The Ford GT is absolutely sick with high-tech innovation and you need to know why

Forget about Teslas, Google cars and Apple cars. The 2017 Ford GT is a high-tech tour-de-force, and Ford does it all with a gasoline engine, lightweight materials and advanced aerodynamics.

Ford GT: A high-tech exotic with a 'shrink-wrapped' carbon-fiber chassis

High-tech cars aren't just about parking assist and electric motors. Listen to Ford CTO Raj Nair geek out on lightweight materials and aerodynamics you've never seen in a production car.

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11 things you need to know about Android Auto

Android Auto isn't readily available yet, which might make the decision to install it in your car a little difficult. Here's what you need to know if you're thinking about upgrading.

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EU cars will automatically dial emergency services after crashing beginning in 2018

The eCall system will automatically dial 112, Europe's single emergency number, in case of a crash.

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Semiautonomous Hyundai car will hit the streets this year

Go ahead, take your hands off the wheel.

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Pioneer's new NEX receivers include Android Auto's first aftermarket systems

Three of the five new NEX systems support Android Auto, and all support Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink, making them notably versatile among aftermarket systems.

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Alfa Romeo 4C review: A snarling high-tech response to boring Silicon Valley car design

The Alfa Romeo 4C is a straight-up diss of high-tech car trends, but it's exactly what the automotive industry needs if enthusiast-focused performance cars are to survive.

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Riding in the Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept car, the self-driving lounge of the future

You could drive this car, but wouldn't you rather relax, sit back, and chill with your friends? That's what the self-driving F 015 is all about.

The Alfa Romeo 4C is the high-tech car you might actually want

With an insanely light carbon fiber chassis, the Alfa Romeo 4C rejects the hottest automotive tech trends, and even flouts convention in the performance car space.

The Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept car: You want to ride in this amazing car, and it wants to drive you

This self-driving car is a rolling living room, where you can relax or work while the car handles the logistics.

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Google releases Android Auto app, now all you need is a compatible car or stereo

Details, details! But at least your Lollipop phone will be ready.

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Nvidia talks up its $10,000 autonomous driving computer, the Drive PX

The Drive PX will help cars learn what to do in numerous situations, if enough sensors and cameras are connected.

Elon Musk: Teslas could drive themselves, today

Tesla founder Elon Musk said that its Tesla electric cars could drive themselves today, but not with the reliability that they need to make them safe. But it's only a matter of time, and of hardware.

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Apple asks for dismissal of lawsuit from battery maker A123

Apple argues that it doesn't compete with A123 because their batteries end up in different products.

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Self-driving car technology could end up in robots

But many of the benefits offered by self-driving cars won't appear for decades, says research from McKinsey

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Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 will support MirrorLink as Android Auto alternative

MirrorLink's the alternative to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Getting these fancy phones shows how it's doggedly keeping up with the main players.

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Volvo cars will start talking to each other about road hazards

Cars will warn other cars of road dangers thanks to a cellular connection.

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Teen hacks car with $15 worth of parts

With just a little soldering and assembly, a 14-year-old built a device to wirelessly communicate with a vehicle's controller area network (CAN) and remotely start and unlock the vehicle.