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Huzzah! You'll no longer need to watch your iPhone in the cupholder

Huzzah! You'll no longer need to watch your iPhone in the cupholder.

Car Buying

Here's a car-shopping checklist of infotainment functions to test

Here's a quick checklist of infotainment functions to test and questions to ask when new-car shopping.

It's not quite mature; Musk is calling it a "mature beta"

Today, Elon Musk tweeted that Tesla's new navigation system should be rolling out this weekend. He cautioned that it won't be fully finished, calling it a "mature beta" but promised that it would "improve rapidly." Rather than making small improvements to the existing system, the company has chosen to fully overhaul the maps system, called "Tesla Maps".

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HUDs are in more new cars, and they're about to get more sophisticated

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It will respond by touch or the car's voice controls

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It’s called the Mercedes-Benz User Experience, or MBUX, and it’ll go into new 2018 A-Class cars.

It's called the Mercedes-Benz User Experience, or MBUX, and it'll go into new 2018 A-Class cars.

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Cars without a yellow resident tag will be fined $200.

That route may save you eight minutes, but it'll cost you $200.

Study

The kind of input your system uses can make a big difference.

AAA recommends locking out some functions while driving.

It's a "different roadmap" from Uber or Lyft.

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You can start Waze navigation from Spotify and access Spotify playlists within Waze.

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This is the biggest touchscreen Toyota has ever made.

Not quite an iPad, but more than ever before.

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Simple design meets smart technology for safer, more pleasant rides.

Blubel is a bike bell and navigation system in one neat little package.

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Waze will help you avoid what it calls "difficult intersections," at least if you live in Los Angeles.

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Apple doubles down on its mapping services by hiring Sinisa Durekovic, the man behind the Harman navigation system used by BMW, Mercedes, and Audi.

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The company just completely redesigned its iOS and Android Traffic apps, adding machine learning features, calendar integration and more.

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Waze is now alerting drivers in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington when they approach historically dangerous intersections.

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Nearly five months after Waze rolled out its 4.0 update to iOS users, the service is finally doing the same for Android.

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Morgan Freeman is the latest celebrity to record directions for Google's Waze app, where he joins famous voices such as Elvis and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Subaru announces Magellan's smartphone-based GPS map and navigation app for future vehicles.