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Gadgetwatch: Pioneer Entertainment System Streams Media From Home To Car Via WiMAX

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

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Apple iPhone 3.0: Real TomTom GPS Navigation, Zipcar, And More

Today the techno-geek world has their eyes glued to screens at Moscone West--where Apple is unveiling a host of new iPhone, MacBook and Snow Leopard details. What does that... read more June 8, 2009 by 1

Facial recognition system from Toshiba

Scanning On The Horizon

Conspiracy theorists and other paranoid types, take note: Toshiba is in the early stages of testing a facial recognition system for cars. Such a system could have a number of... read more June 1, 2009 by 0

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... read more May 28, 2009 by 0

Volkswagen Polo Challenge by Fish Labs

First Drive: 2011 Volkswagen Polo (On the iPhone, That Is)

The wait is over--the 2011 Volkswagen Polo is here and we've driven it. That is, if you count the iPhone-based "Volkswagen Polo Challenge" that's been ticking off a... read more May 27, 2009 by 0

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Toyota to GM: No Hybrid Tech For You!

Toyota isn't going to help GM with its hybrid technology. Shocker! But these days anything is possible, and Toyota does have licensing relationships with Ford and Nissan for... read more May 26, 2009 by 1

KVH TracVision A5

In-Car Satellite TV Still Tuning In, Slowly

In-car television is still in its infancy--at least, the satellite-powered variety. But AT&T may have moved a step closer to delivering 22 channels of auto-aimed... read more May 21, 2009 by 0

New Engine Technology Unveiled by Scuderi Group

New Engine Technology From Scuderi - 30 Percent More Efficient?

Yesterday we reported on progress General Motors is making with their HCCI engine technology. The story reminded me of my wanderings through Cobo Center during the recent SAE... read more May 21, 2009 by 0

2007 Saturn Prototype with HCCI engine

Dog And Pony Shows Continue; GM Trots Out New Fuel Saving Tech For 2016 Camaro.

Because of the new rules regarding EPA fuel economy regulations, it only stands to reason that General Motor's PR department had a press release ready on a new fuel-saving... read more May 20, 2009 by 0

GPS satellite

Warrantless GPS Tracking by Police: Legal, or Illegal?

Among the many advances in automotive technology, GPS-based navigation systems are right up there with self-starters, auto air-conditioning, and iPod integration. Millions of... read more May 20, 2009 by 4

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

So What Will Those 42-MPG Cars Actually Look Like? (Hint: Not Golf Carts)

No, we won't all be driving golf carts. We won't all have to drive a truncated 2009 Toyota Yaris either. Relax and chill, folks. Let's do a little reality-based projecting on... read more May 19, 2009 by 11

2007 Mercedes-Benz F700 Concept

Engines Will Shrink For Fuel Efficiency, But You'll Pay More For Less

It's long been tradition that big cars have big engines. But fuel-economy standards (in the US) and carbon emissions limits (in Europe) mean that even the big cars of... read more May 15, 2009 by 2

GM cars take on the Zune

Link Love From The Car Connection: Reading Behind The Wheel, Music For Hipsters, And GM Targets The Zune Generation (Assuming There Is One)

Zuning in -- General Motors' marketing department isn't letting all this bankruptcy folderol spoil their fun. Those chipper clipboard-toters are working overtime to reach... read more May 13, 2009 by 0

Nissan EV-02 prototype grille

Nissan's Audacious Claim: Our EV Will Cost No More Than a Regular Compact Car

It seems to be electric vehicle season out there, with Ford, Chevrolet, and now Nissan giving rides in their development prototypes. In each case, a close-to-final drivetrain... read more May 12, 2009 by 0

Sirius Stream Jockey

Satellite Radio Could Lose Big in Chrysler Bankruptcy

The big loser in the Chrysler bankruptcy conflamma playing out now? After bondholders, blue-collar workers and executives alike, you mean? That could be SiriusXM satellite... read more May 11, 2009 by 0

2009 Jaguar XF

The List: 7 Best Factory Car Sound Systems

You already know which new car's your favorite, and here at, we have some favorites, too. But when it comes to entertaining us at the wheel with great... read more April 21, 2009 by 3


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