Gadgets

This Benz Folds Like A...Bike
This Benz Folds Like A...Bike

The latest vehicle from Mercedes-Benz doesn't depend on a tough safety cage to protect its passenger--and it doesn't have anything modified by AMG, unless it happens to run into a tuned Benz as it strays from the bicycle path. It's the latest version of the Mercedes-Benz Folding Bike, one of the...Read More»

Deluxe mini-fridge and warmer
July 4 Tailgating Must-Have: Deluxe Mini Fridge And Warmer For Your Car

We've got a big holiday weekend coming up in the U.S., so it's time to start thinking about party gadgets. TCC's fave so far: this deluxe mini-fridge that doubles as a warming oven, with a range of 36 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. AND it plugs into your car's cigarette lighter. We're sad that Billy...Read More»

F-4 Ejection Seat by MotoArt
Awesome Office: The Motoart F-4 Ejection Seat

A few of our colleagues are fortunate enough to wheel around TCC's hallways in swanky office chairs, like the thoroughly lustable Recaro models. Luckily, the rest of us just found a way to one-up them: with Motoart's F-4 Ejection Seat office chair, made from--yes--a real F-4 seat. Less luckily, the...Read More»

AT&T Navigator
Review: Apple iPhone 3G's AT&T Navigation

•    What is it: AT&T's attempt to displace portable navigation systems with Apple's iPhone and its cell network •    Key facts: Turn-by-turn navigation with voice prompts; also stores favorites and fetches routes by dialing numbers •    On sale: Now •    Price: Application...Read More»

Audi stand at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show
Gadgetwatch: Pioneer Entertainment System Streams Media From Home To Car Via WiMAX

Pioneer is giving you one more reason to take your eyes of the road: its new Network AV playback system links to your home media center, streaming your collection of music and--most terrifyingly--movies straight to the Pioneer media player. The system works via WiMAX, a communications technology...Read More»

Someone doesn't like his Range Rover Sport HSE
Link Love From The Car Connection: Car Gadgets, An Angry Range Rover Owner, And Amazing Motorcycle Maneuvering

♦  Hate your car? Tired of making endless repairs? We've all been there. However, few of us have taken the ballsy step of plastering our car with lettering like "If you want trouble free motoring do not buy one of these!" and parking it in front of a dealership--but only 'cause we never...Read More»

Audi A4 fueled by biogas
Link Love From The Car Connection: Audi Outraces Bugatti, Cash-For-Clunkers Rears Its Head, And A Look Back At The Top 50 Car Ads

♦  GM goes bankrupt, Susan Boyle loses a talent show, and a biogas-huffing Audi A4 (to your left) outraces a Bugatti? The 21st century is a strange and scary place. [Wired] ♦  Even the New York Times has gotten a little weepy over General Motors' fate. Check out their slideshow of...Read More»

Mercedes Benz Pre-Safe system
A Radar in Every Car: BMW, Daimler Team for Cheap Radar

No one has a crystal ball that holds the future of the auto industry, let alone the future of in-car technology, but two of the industry's biggest innovators have joined forces to help shape the future into one that includes radar in every car - or at least every segment. A group of suppliers...Read More»

F-Bomb from Fast & Furious
Link Love From The Car Connection: Michael Jackson + Fast & Furious Send Cars To The Block, MTV Sends Reality Television To France

  Auction block heads -- Love the Fast & Furious franchise? Well now you can take home a little something from the movies--and by "little something", we mean one of nine vehicles used in their making, including TCC's in-office fave, the "F-Bomb". (Mostly because we love dropping it so much.)...Read More»

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