Microsoft To Reinvent Their Own InCar System To Take On Apple

Users of Ford's Fordsync system have actually been using technology backed by Microsoft. The same holds true for vehicle infotainment systems found in recent cars by Kia, BMW Nissan and Fiat. Until now though, those vehicle infotainment systems have used customized versions of Windows by each car manufacturer, creating a different experience for each. The [...]

NHTSA Requires All New Cars to Have Rearview Cameras by 2018

On Monday, 21 March 2014, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the final rule, "requiring rear visibility technology in all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds by May 2018."

Soon Every Tech Enthusiast Is Going To Want To Own An Audi

Audi seems to be pioneering innovation in the automobile. But they aren't touting driverless cars or some crazy future technology that is still years away. Audi seems to be working on innovative projects and concepts that are coming to vehicles in the next year or two. Better than that though it's innovation that's going to [...]

Smart Watches And Luxury Cars [Pebble][Samsung][BMW][Mercedes]

The International CES is where partnerships are formed. Some are odd, some are exciting and some make sense. Two partnerships announced this week in Las Vegas fit all three categories. First, BMW was showing off their new i3 electric car. The car is a little larger than there Mini Coopers and features connected, wireless electric [...]

Hyundai Expected To Release A Car In 2014 With 300 Mile Range

The Los Angeles International Auto Show is this week and the word on the street is hydrogen according to ExtremeTech. Hyundai announced plans on Wednesday to introduce a new hydrogen fuel cell powered Tuscon in 2014. While it may sound dangerous at first, Hyundai told reporters that unlike gasoline and other fuels that spill onto [...]