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A British research firm examines the coming data problems resulting from traffic jams. In 10 years, data surges at specific sites could interfere with connected cars and devices.

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Mercedes-Benz is introducing the MB Companion App for Apple Watch this fall, porting directions between the wearable device and the vehicle's onboard navigation system, with further features to follow.

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Smart and JBL are teaming up in Europe for a custom ForTwo called the Forgigs with a 5,720-watt, 16-speaker sound system. It's going on tour this summer.

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Bridj combines the app-based on-demand transit of Uber with the lower fares of shared service, and it's expanding from Boston into Washington, DC.

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UPS Using Landfill Gas To Power Its Fleet

Volkswagen Car-Net lets user control vehicle functions from the Apple Watch. Chevrolet adds CNG capability to its Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab. UPS has made a deal to source renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels.

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TomTom is hoping to become a major player in licensing maps to automakers. The company thinks its latest tech could be a competitive solution for autonomous cars.

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EV Connectivity Can Extend To Your Wrist

Remote S is an upcoming app for the Apple Watch that allows owners to take complete control over their Tesla Model S from their wrist. It's not Knight Rider, but it's close.

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Apple files for a patent for 'humanized navigation instructions for mapping applications' that would provide more human-like detail to navigation instructions.

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Higher Octane Equals More MPG

BMW introduces Apple Watch apps for the i3 and i8. Higher octane gas could boost fuel economy and help meet CAFE standards. Tesla adds Certified Pre-Owned cars to its website.

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Mini is showing Augmented Vision at the Shanghai Motor Show. The bizarre looking augmented reality goggles allows a driver see through the car's doors and pillars while driving and project a constant HUD on the world.

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Austin's Place At Terracina Gets Car2go Service

Tap your Apple Watch to hail an Uber car. Use Car2Go at The Place at Terracina in Austin. Hyundai is unveiling Australia's first hydrogen vehicle along with a solar hydrogen refueling station.

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Audi helps drivers stay caffeinated on the road with its Espresso Mobil. The gadget hooks up to the 12-volt outlet and preps a hot brew within just two minutes.

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During Apple's big Spring Forward press conference, CEO Tim Cook announced that every major automaker was now on board with its CarPlay in-vehicle operating system, and that the functionality will arrive on over 40 new cars by the end of the year.

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There's a strange dichotomy going on inside the Rinspeed Budii Concept, like the robotic arm that manually winds a watch embedded in the dash when a camera notices that it's low on power. Seriously.

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Are people starting to view replacing their cars as being no different than replacing their iPhone? Well, yeah, kinda.

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Apple has filed for a patent to let your smartphone also act as a car key. While some automakers have apps that already do that, this solution lets users selectively share the functionality with other devices.

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Attention Marty McFly, Your Hoverboard Has Finally Arrived

The Hendo Hoverboard uses magnets to repel about an inch above a conductive surface, and we got the chance to ride it and to glimpse the future of board sports.

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Though the Apple Watch is not yet on sale, software developers already have a version of the Tesla Model S iPhone App running for it. The functionality is somewhat limited at the moment, but it shows what could be possible from the gadget in the very near future.

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Not only is this a realistic small-scale Batmobile replica, complete with working lights, an opening canopy and a little Bat Signal emitted from the rear jet turbine, it also appears to provide at least a modicum of protection to your brand-new iPhone 6.

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Infotainment Influx Taking Toll On Customers and Dealers Alike

You remember Rikk Wilde. The Chevrolet regional manager became an immediate sensation last fall when he stammered through his World Series presentation and invoked the now-famous "technology and stuff" catchphrase to describe the automaker's latest offerings. As it turns out, he's not the only car guy struggling to offer more specifics on the newest automotive technology.

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Virtual reality still seems like sci-fi technology, but Audi claims that its VR Experience is coming to some dealers by the end of the decade. The kit allows potential buyers to view Audi's models in every possible equipment combination and color using a set of VR goggles. Headphones even let a person hear the door close or listen to the radio.

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