Presenting the nominees, finalists and winners of Autoblog's annual Technology of the Year Award presented every year at international autos shows.
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NHTSA'S Rosekind: the car business "cannot wait for perfect" - people have to be "desperate" for any technology that could save lives.

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We Chose The Best New Automotive Tech

For 2016, we've split the award into two categories, one honoring a specific technology and the other going to a tech-filled car. Find out who won.

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Autoblog Honors Apple CarPlay and the Tesla Model S

Autoblog Honors Apple CarPlay and the Tesla Model S with their 2016 Technology of the Year Awards at 2016 NAIAS in Detroit. Show full PR text Autoblog Unveils their Technology of the Year Awards DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Autoblog, one of the leading automotive digital properties, announced their 2016 Technology of the Year Awards at The North American International Auto Show today. The awards honor both the best individual technology feature in a vehicle as well as the vehicle that showcases

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Simple Enhancements Make For A Big Improvement

Ford's Sync 3 infotainment system fixes many of the gripes we had about MyFord Touch. In fact, this new design is easily one of the best in the industry.

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Modular Infotainment Platform Gets Smartphone Integration

Volkswagen's MIB II is one of our Technology of the Year finalists. The Modular Infotainment Platform enters a new generation with smartphone integration.

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"Why Can't I Just Use My Phone?" Here, You Can

Smart offers an easy solution for accessing smartphone data right in the car. It's called the CrossConnect App, and it's a simple but effective bit of tech.

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A Tablet-Sized, Beautiful Infotainment Experience

Think of Volvo's Sensus infotainment system as taking a tablet experience and planting it right into the center console.

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Your Android Apps, Front And Center

With Android Auto, it's possible to harness the power of your Google-powered smartphone and use it in your car in a way that doesn't distract the driver.

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Bringing Your iPhone Right To Your Car's Dashboard

Apple-minded consumers will appreciate the straightforward approach with which CarPlay brings their iPhones to life on the vehicle's touchscreen.

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Rethinking The In-Car Display

​Audi's Virtual Cockpit, in essence, ditches the center screen and places all that information in the gauge cluster.

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One Of Three Finalists For Our Tech Car Award

We take a look at one of the finalists for our 2016 Tech of the Year awards: the 2016 Chevy Volt.

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One Of Three Finalists For Our Tech Car Award

Tesla's 7.0 update and the available Ludicrous Speed package mark two very big (and different) updates for the electric wonder-sedan.

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One Of Three Finalists For Our Tech Car Award

The 2016 BMW 7 Series is a finalist for our Technology of the Year award.

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Tested For Our Technology Of The Year Award

We demonstrate Autopilot on the 2016 Tesla Model S P90D during our Tech of the Year award testing. Autopilot enables self-driving in some situations by using onboard cameras, radar and 360-degree sonar to evaluate traffic and road conditions. In our experience, Autopilot still has a few bugs to work out.

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Winner Will Be Announced At 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Here are the finalists for the 2016 Autoblog Technology of the Year award. This year, we're awarding both the best individual technology and entire car, and the winners will be announced at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show in January.

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The winner of Autoblog's 2014 Technology of the Year award was given this year for not just one technology, but for how a suite of technologies worked together to make one impressive vehicle.

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Offering a diesel engine in an American pickup is anything but new – Ford, General Motors and Chrysler all offer excellent and almost impossibly powerful oil-burning engines in their various fullsize trucks. What is new and novel about the 3.0L EcoDiesel, though, is its size, and the variety of vehicles that use it. It's the smallest engine, as far as displacement is concerned, currently offered in a large truck in the US, and, for 2014 and 2015, it is available in the Ram 1500 and the Jee

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As the old saying goes, "There's no replacement for displacement." But these days, many automakers are launching powerful, downsized engines that offer similar or better power output than their predecessors, all while offering improvements in fuel economy and emissions. These days, we're seeing automakers replacing eight-cylinder engines with turbocharged sixes, and the naturally aspirated six-cylinder motors are being phased out in favor of potent turbo fours. But Ford has gone even smaller, of

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Join Us In Los Angeles By Tweeting #ATOYsweeps

Every year, our team of gearheads comb through the latest and greatest in new automotive technology for our annual Technology of the Year award. In 2013, we dubbed the Tesla Supercharger the cream of the crop. This year, the field is full of compelling technologies housed inside of some of 2014's most exciting cars. With great examples of cutting-edge tech from Alfa Romeo, BMW, Chrysler and more, this year is shaping up to be a banner year for automotive technology. We at Autoblog want to give y

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