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Industry slow to implement OTA, and a recent Uconnect snafu won’t help

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Blue Link All-Access open platform will work with Hyundai's entire 2018 lineup.

Partnership with Silicon Valley-based startup Smartcar opens up mobile apps ecosystem for Hyundai's entire 2018 lineup.

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Because shopping on Amazon wasn't easy enough already.

This is the same open-source system being adopted by Toyota and other automakers.

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Navdy is the new Dash-mountable heads-up display.

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The FIXD Active Car Health Monitor tells you when something is wrong with your vehicle—and how to fix it, too.

This compact device keeps tabs on your car's health, so you don't have to.

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How about a hoverboard that follows you around and carries all your stuff?

These clever features probably won't be available anytime soon, but they're still cool and - even cooler - grounded in reality.

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But don't worry, Boosted Boris left the driving to the Ring Taxi.

Yes, Pokemon Go players have descended on the Nurburgring. No, nothing is sacred.

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Ensure hands­-free driving while easily accessing your phone with these handy mounts, now over 30% off.

Here's a way to fully access your phone on the road while staying safe. Check out these two car mount options­­ – both easy, versatile to use, and surely indispensable once you've begun using them.

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Uber users tend to overlook the increased rates of surge pricing when their phone battery is running low.

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The German city of Augsburg installed pedestrian signals in the ground at busy crossings so texting walkers know when it is safe to cross.

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New Zealand's new public-service announcements get a chuckle – and are spot-on.

Safety watchdogs that track distracted-driving figures haven't yet quantified the impact of cell-phone use behind the wheel. But any driver who has glanced at their fellow motorists and found they're all glued to their screens knows it's a growing problem.

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According to the Lyft mobile application's update text, the Waze integration has arrived and is "rolling out nationwide."

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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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After security threat, company suspends service.

Nissan has disabled an app used by thousands of Leaf owners after researchers discovered cyber vulnerabilities.

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There Are Far Too Many LED Screens In This EV

Nissan introduces the Teatro For Dayz Concept at the Tokyo Motor Show, which is packed with ways to distract the driver.

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EV Drivers Indicate They Are Quite Likely To Buy Another

Ford survey finds that electric vehicle owners want a wider-range of uses for their plug-in vehicle smartphone apps and they really love their cars.

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NTSB Warns Pilots Device Distraction Could Lead To Mid-Air Collisions

Distractions aren't just for drivers. The National Transportation Safety Board issued a warning to pilots last week that said the presence of technology, such as cell phones and tablets, in the cockpit could lead to mid-air collisions.

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Hyundai has a patent for a way to disable smartphone features, like calls and texting, by using specific software and antennas inside the vehicle. It can even limit these restrictions simple to the area around the driver's seat.

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The digital tar pit will eventually consume us all, but for now, we're still able to watch it swallow our analog lives. One of the next items to succumb could be your driver's license, at least as soon as Iowa straightens out the kinks. The Hawkeye State is working with MorphoTrust USA on an driver's license app for Android and iOS phones that can be used as a state-approved ID. Notably, the app wouldn't replace a laminated paper version, but either could be used to conduct business. Iowa is alr

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Hyundai has launched a Blue Link update that makes the app's features work through smartwatches.