Ford's pioneering SYNC was more than ready for a change. The new SYNC 3 will bring a brighter, fresher interface and a capacitive touchscreen, all due to debut on 2016 model-year cars.
The automaker's justDrive adds natural voice controls to apps already in the car.
Plug your phone into the car and enjoy phone, navigation, messaging and more. That's the idea behind Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (in beta), and we tried both at the LA Auto Show.
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).
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.
Real-time maps, traffic and weather are updated from the LTE connection.
Whether it's the kids in back or the cars around you, the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has tech that helps you stay safe from distraction and risks on the road. And if your arms are full of groceries, some of the tech just makes your daily driving life easier, too.
California DMV says self-driving vehicles must allow humans to take control
The augmented reality helmet is on sale for $1,399 on Indiegogo with an expected ship date of May 2015
It's not a gimmick, it's a game-changer. More than 30 GM cars in the 2015 model year will have 4G LTE. That connectivity will transform the automotive experience for the driver as well as the passengers.
We take a trip in the 2015 Buick LaCrosse with 4G LTE to learn how that connectivity will transform the automotive experience for both driver and passengers.
But how many shopping bags can you fit in this thing? Not many.