Everybody's building one, so why aren't we soaring over traffic already?
Quiet on the car front, cash-flush — and the market's ripe for disruption
They could soon turn into a lucrative entertainment 'fifth screen'
Proposed system uses a car's existing driver-assist sensors.
Like the weather, everyone talks about over-the-air (OTA) software updates for cars, but no one really does much about it, except for Tesla. Until now. Starting today, Here, the company known for its automotive mapping services, hopes to change this and help keep car electronics current with its new OTA Connect services.
Not Android Auto — Android Automotive, the OS starting with Audi, Volvo
Here's a quick checklist of infotainment functions to test and questions to ask when new-car shopping.
One of the great things about technology is – with the exception of Apple products – consumers get more for their money every year. For example, the first 1GB USB drive I bought in 2005 cost me $30. Today you can get 10 for that price, delivered to your door thanks to Amazon. The same goes for car tech.
When it was first introduced in 2007, there was nothing like the original Ford Sync system, since it allowed car owners to connect and use a portable device better than anything that came before it. It took competitors awhile to catch up. But now Ford is the one playing catchup.
For going on three decades, CES is the reason I don't make New Year's resolutions, like going on a diet or quitting drinking. While I realize that this is certainly a champagne problem, heading to Vegas is not my ideal way to kick off the new year. Or even end it, since I'm not a fan of Sin City. Whereas most people go to Vegas expecting to pig out on all-you-can-eat buffets and engage in all-night drinking and gambling binges, I've made the trek since 1989 to consume as much as I c
2017 was the year of Elon. What's next?
The hassles of signing up for Maven left me frustrated, without a vehicle and headed for Avis.