Car Tech

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    Apple Car: Release Date, Tesla Rumors, Project Titan and More

    Apple could be making a self-driving car, but when might it arrive and how would it be different than Tesla's offerings? Here's what you need to know. Apple Car: Release Date, Tesla Rumors, Project Titan and More : Read more
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    Big Apple Layoffs Pump Brakes on Its Autonomous Cars

    Apple's bid to build self-driving software and perhaps even its very own electric car has suffered another setback. Big Apple Layoffs Pump Brakes on Its Autonomous Cars : Read more
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    Harley-Davidson's Smart E-Bike Can Be Yours for $30,000

    Harley-Davidson has a real LiveWire on its hands. Harley-Davidson's Smart E-Bike Can Be Yours for $30,000 : Read more
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    JBL Link Drive Puts Google Assistant in Your Car

    The JBL Link Drive is a cigarette-lighter dongle that teaches old cars new tricks by putting Google Assistant on the entertainment system. JBL Link Drive Puts Google Assistant in Your Car : Read more
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    Sprint Drive Review: GPS Tracking and Hotspot Make It a Good Bet for Parents

    Sprint's OBD-II dongle adds vehicle condition monitoring, GPS tracking and more to your ride for a reasonable price. Sprint Drive Review: GPS Tracking and Hotspot Make It a Good Bet for Parents : Read more
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    This Is Elon Musk’s 'Disturbingly Long' Test Tunnel Under LA

    The Boring Company’s founder says it’ll be ready by December. This Is Elon Musk’s 'Disturbingly Long' Test Tunnel Under LA : Read more
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    New Update Will Turn Teslas Into Giant RC Cars

    Tesla will release a new upgrade to its cars’ Summon feature that will allow the vehicles to follow parking signs, find empty slots, and park automagically.But more importantly, it will allow you to drive it like a giant RC car.Until now, the Summon fea New Update Will Turn Teslas Into Giant RC...
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    Here’s How Electric Cars Will Get a Fast Wireless Charge

    Researchers have come up with a 120-kilowatt wireless technology that can wirelessly charge a car almost as efficiently as a high-speed charger. It could lead to charging cars as they drive. Here’s How Electric Cars Will Get a Fast Wireless Charge : Read more
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    11 Cheap Dash Cams (Under $100) Ranked from Best to Worst

    We tested several best-selling dash cameras based on video quality, ease of use and other features to declare our top picks. 11 Cheap Dash Cams (Under $100) Ranked from Best to Worst : Read more
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    Can I use a Kicker amp on a Pioneer sub?

    So I have a Kicker 43CXA6001 Mono Amplifier and I got a Pioneer TS-W253R sub for free from a friend and I am wondering If i can plug in the pioneer sub to the kicker amp
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    Tesla Cars Will Soon Get This Huge Feature

    According to Elon Musk, Tesla cars’ autopilot cameras will turn into dashcams with the incoming Tesla Software v9 update Tesla Cars Will Soon Get This Huge Feature : Read more
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    How to Steal a Tesla with a $500 Hacking Tool

    A flaw in the keyless system on Tesla's Model S lets attackers steal cars with roughly $500 worth of equipment. How to Steal a Tesla with a $500 Hacking Tool : Read more
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    The Volvo 360c Is the Self-Driving Car of Your Dreams

    The Volvo 360c could be a godsend for people who are tired of wasting time driving. The Volvo 360c Is the Self-Driving Car of Your Dreams : Read more
  14. Mark Spoonauer

    This Is the Only Electric Car You Will Ever Want

    Presented at the exclusive Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, California, the electric Jaguar E-Type is the stuff nerd dreams are made of. This Is the Only Electric Car You Will Ever Want : Read more
  15. Mark Spoonauer

    Apple Car Is Back On For Possible 2023 Launch (Report)

    Apple is reportedly working on its next star product after the iPhone, and one prominent analyst says it's a car. Apple Car Is Back On For Possible 2023 Launch (Report) : Read more
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    Too Many Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars, and This Tech Can Help

    From smarter apps and car seats to more self-aware vehicles, there's a growing number of solutions to help ensure that the unthinkable doesn't happen. Too Many Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars, and This Tech Can Help : Read more
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    Google Maps vs Waze: Which Is Better for You?

    When it comes to mapping apps, Google Maps is far and away the world's favorite, but savvy drivers talk up Waze for its crowd-sourced insights. Here's why (and when) you should use both. Google Maps vs Waze: Which Is Better for You? : Read more
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    I Test-Drove Electra Meccanica's Wonderfully Weird Three-Wheeled Solo

    The all-electric Solo three-wheeler deserves praise for innovation and offering commuters a fun way to mitigate the daily grind of getting to work. I Test-Drove Electra Meccanica's Wonderfully Weird Three-Wheeled Solo : Read more
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    CarPlay Killer? Google Teases Major Android Auto Overhaul

    Google's in-car software experience is due for an update, and we could get exactly that very soon according to the company. CarPlay Killer? Google Teases Major Android Auto Overhaul : Read more
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    2019 Toyota Corolla Hatch: What Critics Love and Hate

    Things are looking up for Toyota's new daily driver. Here's what critics are saying about the new tech-packed Corolla Hatchback. 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatch: What Critics Love and Hate : Read more
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    This Car Charger with Alexa Is Now $30 Off

    Give your low-tech car a smart upgrade with this handy accessory. This Car Charger with Alexa Is Now $30 Off : Read more
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    Android Auto Just Caught Up to Apple CarPlay with This

    Google has enabled wireless Android Auto support for Pixel and Nexus devices — but you'll need the proper head unit to get in on the fun. Android Auto Just Caught Up to Apple CarPlay with This : Read more
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    The 10 Best Cars of the 2018 New York International Auto Show

    From vehicles smart enough to read signs and Alexa-enabled SUVs to crazy-cool concepts, here's a glimpse of your driving future. The 10 Best Cars of the 2018 New York International Auto Show : Read more
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    The 10 Best Cars of the 2018 New York International Auto Show

    From vehicles smart enough to read signs and Alexa-enabled SUVs to crazy-cool concepts, here's a glimpse of your driving future. The 10 Best Cars of the 2018 New York International Auto Show : Read more
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    What Is Lidar, and How Does It Work?

    The same technology used to find ancient Maya cities also powers your robot vacuum and self-driving cars. Here's where you can find it and how it works. What Is Lidar, and How Does It Work? : Read more
  26. PhilipMichaels

    After Uber Fatality, What's Next for Self-Driving Cars?

    After a self-driving Uber car struck and killed a woman in Arizona this weekend, autonomous vehicles may face a new round of questions. After Uber Fatality, What's Next for Self-Driving Cars? : Read more
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    Raven Connected Car System Review: Making Older Cars Smart

    The most comprehensive device for connecting older cars (post-2008), the Raven includes everything from a dashcam to a remote security and monitoring system — for a price. Raven Connected Car System Review: Making Older Cars Smart : Read more
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    Huawei's Mate 10 Pro Chauffeured Me Around in a Self-Driving Car

    Huawei isn't building autonomous vehicles, but its Mate 10 Pro is smart enough to detect obstacles and tell a car to steer around them. Huawei's Mate 10 Pro Chauffeured Me Around in a Self-Driving Car : Read more
  29. Paul Wagenseil

    Security Experts: Why Smart Home Devices Should Scare You

    Neither side could find much nice to say about Internet of Things devices in a debate at the ShmooCon security conference in Washington. Security Experts: Why Smart Home Devices Should Scare You : Read more
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    Best Reviewed Car Phone Holders on Amazon

    Based on Amazon user reviews and Fakespot ratings, these are the top universal phone holders you can buy for your car. Best Reviewed Car Phone Holders on Amazon : Read more
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    Test Ride: Self-Driving Cabs Still Need Training Wheels

    I drove around in two autonomous taxis at CES, which proved self-driving cars have a long way to go. Test Ride: Self-Driving Cabs Still Need Training Wheels : Read more
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    Inside Byton's Electric SUV Concept: Meet the Car of Tomorrow

    The Byton electric concept SUV combines a 49-inch dash display with a wealth of sensors, facial recognition and gesture control to make one heck of a ride. Inside Byton's Electric SUV Concept: Meet the Car of Tomorrow : Read more
  33. henrytcasey

    Byton's Electric SUV Looks Like the Future of Cars

    The Byton electric SUV features a 49-inch touch screen console, facial recognition, voice commands and invisible door handles. Byton's Electric SUV Looks Like the Future of Cars : Read more
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    Best Electric Cars You Can Buy in 2018

    From Hyundai's and Tesla's vehicles for the masses to a $100,000 Porsche, these are the best electric cars and plug-in hybrids available. Best Electric Cars You Can Buy in 2018 : Read more
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    How to Tell If Your Ford Explorer Is Leaking Carbon Monoxide

    Make sure your vehicle is safe from carbon monoxide by using one of these battery-powered detectors or ones specifically designed for cars. How to Tell If Your Ford Explorer Is Leaking Carbon Monoxide : Read more
  36. SneakLerd

    How to install rear speakers

    Hello, I own a 2000 Polo. This car does not have factory rear speakers. The thing I was wondering about is, if I could use the RCA output from my stereo, directly to the speaker. Is it enough to only use RCA for signal and power? Speakers...
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    Alexa vs. Siri vs. Google Assistant: Which Smart Assistant Wins?

    In our final tally, Alexa and Siri tied for the number of first-place finishes, though Google Assistant received the most points overall. Alexa vs. Siri vs. Google Assistant: Which Smart Assistant Wins? : Read more
  38. PhilipMichaels

    Take a Peek at Apple's Self-Driving Car

    After a brief appearance on the streets back in April, the self-driving Apple Car is back, and it looks like it's bulked up. Take a Peek at Apple's Self-Driving Car : Read more
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    2018 Cadillac CT6 Review: A True Autonomous Car Hits the Highway

    Thanks to Super Cruise technology, the self-driving Cadillac CT6 boasts the most accurate system yet for taking your hands off the wheel. 2018 Cadillac CT6 Review: A True Autonomous Car Hits the Highway : Read more
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    Fixd Review (2nd Generation): Good OBD II Scanner for the Money

    The second-generation Fixd does a good job of diagnosing engine light problems and providing maintenance reminders, but it's not as versatile as other devices. Fixd Review (2nd Generation): Good OBD II Scanner for the Money : Read more
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    Tesla Model 3 Test Drive Roundup: What Critics Love and Hate

    The Tesla Model 3 combines cutting edge performance, modern design and tech amenities galore for an aggressive price, but there’s room for improvement. Tesla Model 3 Test Drive Roundup: What Critics Love and Hate : Read more
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    10 Cheap OBD II Scanners (Under $100), Ranked from Best to Worst

    Diagnose car problems and decode that check-engine light without spending a fortune. 10 Cheap OBD II Scanners (Under $100), Ranked from Best to Worst : Read more
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    What Is Fixd, and Should You Buy It?

    Fixd promises to turn a "dumb" car into a smart one by sending diagnostic information to your phone. Here's how the popular sensor works and where you can find one. What Is Fixd, and Should You Buy It? : Read more
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    Watch How Easy It Is to Hack a Keyless Car

    A security firm can capture and rebroadcast the signal from car key fobs, letting them steal cars when their owners are up to 1,000 feet away. Watch How Easy It Is to Hack a Keyless Car : Read more
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    Take a Peek at Apple's First Self-Driving Car

    Two weeks after getting the OK to test self-driving cars, Apple was spotted testing an autonomous Lexus this week. Here's what it could mean for Apple's car plans. Take a Peek at Apple's First Self-Driving Car : Read more
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    Get This Top-Rated Dashboard Camera for Just $50

    Show your old car some new tricks with this budget dashboard camera. Get This Top-Rated Dashboard Camera for Just $50 : Read more
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    Google's Self-Driving Cars Hitting the Road in Phoenix

    Google's self-driving car arm, Waymo, and Fiat Chrysler are putting more of its vehicles on the road to find out how people would use them and what features they'd like. Google's Self-Driving Cars Hitting the Road in Phoenix : Read more
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    Car Amplifier and wiring questions

    Scenario: I just got and old convertible back on the road and the last thing I need to do is get the audio system working. The car currently has a new Sony head unit, 6 Polk speakers (4 door, 2 rear) and 1 10in pioneer shallow mount sub, with an 8 gauge power and ground supply. Space in the...
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    Here's a Cheap Way to Get a Heads-Up Display in Any Car

    The KKmoon A8 HUD brings more information to your windshield for a pretty aggressive price. Here's a Cheap Way to Get a Heads-Up Display in Any Car : Read more
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    Airbus Pop.Up Combines Drone with Self-Driving Car

    Airbus is taking to the sky -- and the road -- with an ambitious modular concept vehicle. Airbus Pop.Up Combines Drone with Self-Driving Car : Read more
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    2017 BMW 5 Series Review: Precision Meets High-Tech Street Smarts

    The 5 Series offers all the advances that other luxury carmakers crow about, plus better handling and responsiveness when you want to be the one in control. 2017 BMW 5 Series Review: Precision Meets High-Tech Street Smarts : Read more
  52. Paul Wagenseil

    How Fake Data Threatens Your Connected Home and Car

    False information injected into data-driven systems such as smart cars or smart-home devices can lead to disaster, an Intel executive warns. How Fake Data Threatens Your Connected Home and Car : Read more
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    Tesla's Affordable Model 3 May Come Earlier Than Expected

    Some of Tesla's $35,000 all-electric vehicles could roll off of production lines this month, Reuters reports. Tesla's Affordable Model 3 May Come Earlier Than Expected : Read more
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    Google's Driverless Cars Are Getting Safer

    Google's self-driving car subsidiary Waymo reports that its vehicles have gotten significantly safer over the past year. Google's Driverless Cars Are Getting Safer : Read more
  55. rutherfordsc

    Tesla May Finally Have a Real Rival in the Faraday Future

    After a year of hype, local EV maker Faraday Future finally debuted its first production car at CES 2017: the FF 91. Tesla May Finally Have a Real Rival in the Faraday Future : Read more
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    Hyundai's Self-Driving Ioniq: Amazingly Smart, Can Cause Road Rage

    A ride in Hyundai's first self-driving vehicle reveals a car with very impressive intelligence — and an overabundance of caution. Hyundai's Self-Driving Ioniq: Amazingly Smart, Can Cause Road Rage : Read more
  57. Mike Andronico

    CES 2017 Preview: 7 Tech Trends We're Excited About

    From smart home gadgets to connected cars, here's what to look forward to at the biggest tech show of the year. CES 2017 Preview: 7 Tech Trends We're Excited About : Read more
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    Android Auto Just Got This Overdue Feature

    By adding "OK Google" to the latest Android Auto update, drivers can access all sorts of features just by speaking while staying safe behind the wheel. Android Auto Just Got This Overdue Feature : Read more
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    Google's Big Self-Driving Car Shift Could Benefit Drivers

    Google has new plans for its self-driving car tech, and it could actually be good news for consumers itching to take it for a spin. Google's Big Self-Driving Car Shift Could Benefit Drivers : Read more
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    Honda's New Emo Car Could Calm Your Road Rage

    Honda's NeuV, an electric car with emotions, will be on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Honda's New Emo Car Could Calm Your Road Rage : Read more