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AT&T signed up 500,000 cars for its 4G network last quarter

Audi and GM are both offering in-car 4G connections through AT&T.

Ford wants to keep drivers alert on the long road to autonomous cars

Automation will gradually ease driving, but drivers will have to stay alert.

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Mazda's adaptive headlights let you keep your high-beams on without annoying everyone

Mazda is developing low-cost technology that automatically adjusts a car's headlights when another car is approaching

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Sharp's funky new LCDs can be almost any shape, might wind up in your next car

The company is targeting use in car dashboards and instrument consoles

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 cozies up to cars by adding MirrorLink compatibility

With MirrorLink, this device will be able to plug-and-play with compatible cars and apps, making driving with a phone much safer. Android Auto? Same deal, but it’s not here yet (ahem).

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Apple CarPlay goes live in Pioneer NEX and AppRadio systems, giving real people early dibs for once

No mainstream new cars have CarPlay yet (the Ferrari doesn't count), so it's a small, sweet victory that older cars can get it now if they have or install one of these systems.

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Pioneer's LTE-equipped rearview mirror gives drivers useful data from the cloud

Real-time maps, traffic and weather are updated from the LTE connection.

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MIT-bred technology would let cars help each other avoid traffic jams

The RoadRunner system would use virtual tokens embedded inside cars. and vehicle-to-vehicle wireless LANs to eliminate the problem of traffic on congested roads.