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Waze offers lane guidance in beta

One of the more popular navigation apps gets a long-requested feature

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Looking for the best GPS? Here are some of our 2018 favorites

If you're still a fan of a dedicated GPS, don't miss this list

If you're still a fan of a dedicated GPS, don't miss this list.

Apple CarPlay gaining Google Maps, Waze capability

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.

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How to test for a new-car infotainment system you can live with

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.

Tesla’s overhauled navigation system will roll out this weekend

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".

More head-up displays are coming to a dashboard near you

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

Ford integrates Waze navigation app in Sync 3

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

Mercedes' new 3D infotainment has AI, will take you to three-word destinations

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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Gridlocked New Jersey town finds 'waze' to keep commuters out

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

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

AAA infotainment study ranks distracting tasks you shouldn't do while driving

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

AAA recommends locking out some functions while driving.

Waze Carpool expands throughout California in first big test

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

Watch the giant touchscreen in the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime in action

This is the biggest touchscreen Toyota has ever made.

Not quite an iPad, but more than ever before.

Blubel smart bike bell crowdsources better routes for cyclists

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

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

Waze will help you avoid difficult intersections

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

Apple hires navigation guru from Harman

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

Inrix Traffic app uses AI to learn your driving habits

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

Waze warns you about dangerous intersections in big US cities

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

Waze's cleaner and smarter design arrives on Android

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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