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Ford offers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in all 2017 models

Ford offers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in all 2017 models

Good news, Apple and Android fans: every 2017 Ford model in the U.S. will support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. That's because Ford is rolling out its latest telematics platform, SYNC 3, to the full 2017 model-year lineup. As the automaker revealed back in January, SYNC 3 is what makes CarPlay... read more

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Apple CarPlay On Ford's SYNC3

Clutter or clarity: How soon will automakers banish buttons?

You certainly wouldn't be an outlier to think that a vehicle dash that's cluttered with individual buttons looks so dated. It’s been nine years since Apple introduced... read more May 15, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring

2016 Toyota Prius crash-tested, earns top safety ratings

The fourth generation of the Toyota Prius has only been on sale for a few months. Yet with the release this week of federal crash-test results, and of Insurance Institute for... read more April 9, 2016 by


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class MULTIBEAM LED headlights

Luxury vehicles flub headlight test, yet Toyota Prius V shines

Automakers would like to convince you that headlights keep getting better, and that more expensive luxury vehicles and their headlight upgrades are worth the premium... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
Aston Martin DB10 from new James Bond movie ‘Spectre’

Want James Bond's Aston Martin DB10 From 'Spectre'? There's One Available -- But Only One

If you're a James Bond fan and you've got six figures of cash burning a hole in your deep, deep pockets, we've got good news and bad news. The good news is, unlike previous... read more October 26, 2015 by


 
Volvo's IntelliSafe Auto Pilot

Toyota & Volvo Make Big Announcements About Autonomous Cars

In the past 24 hours, Toyota and Volvo have made some interesting announcements about their plans for autonomous cars. While the technology they use looks promising, we'll be... read more October 7, 2015 by


 
2016 Honda Pilot

2016 Honda Pilot Given Top Safety Rating By IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released crash-test ratings for the 2016 Honda Pilot, and this spacious seven-passenger sport-utility vehicle is already... read more August 24, 2015 by


 
2016 Audi Q3

2016 Audi Q3 Aces Crash Tests, Earns Top Safety Pick Rating

The U.S. luxury-vehicle market is changing—and downsizing—rapidly; and the Audi Q3, the Mercedes-Benz GLA, and the upcoming, redesigned 2016 BMW X1 are some of... read more August 3, 2015 by


 
2015 Honda CR-V

Rough-Idle Complaints Roll In For 2015 CR-V: Honda Working On Fix

Honda has issued an advisory to owners of 2015 Honda CR-V models, after receiving many complaints about a strong vibration at idle and low rpm—one that we experienced... read more June 27, 2015 by


 
Car crash

U.S. Road Deaths Are Falling, But Here's Where They're On The Rise

Yes, we’re getting safer, and road deaths are falling (slightly), both in the U.S. and over a broad group of countries that are working together to improve safety. Yet... read more May 29, 2015 by


 
Teen driver - busy street- AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Insurer: Braking Style ‘Highly Predictive’ Of Accident Risk

Insurance companies gather a lot of information. Age, gender, the car you drive, your driving record, your zip code, and your credit rating (where it’s legal): It all... read more May 28, 2015 by


 
2016 Scion iA  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos (preview event)

Scion Lets You (Almost) Buy A Car At Home, Take Delivery At Dealership

The Scion niche small-car brand has long operated as a sort of laboratory for Toyota. And now it’s serving as a testbed for how the role of Toyota dealerships could... read more April 8, 2015 by


 
Infiniti QX30 Concept

2017 Infiniti QX30: With Rugged-Lux Style, Set To Woo Young Urbanites

Infiniti is rapidly and dramatically remaking itself, and the upcoming 2017 QX30, as previewed by the QX30 Concept shown this week at the Geneva Motor Show, will be one of... read more March 5, 2015 by


 
2015 Nissan Sentra

2015 Nissan Sentra Improves IIHS Safety Ratings On Retest

What a difference one model year makes—especially if you’re considering the Nissan Sentra. While the 2014 model was strictly mid-pack in its occupant-safety... read more February 26, 2015 by


 
2015 Buick Encore

2015 Buick Encore, Chevrolet Trax Earn Top Safety Ratings

Two of the smallest crossover utility vehicles on the market have been awarded a very good set of safety ratings. The 2015 Buick Encore and 2015 Chevrolet Trax have both... read more February 10, 2015 by


 
Scene from Mercedes’ ad for Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX Ad Lineup: Every Video We Can Get Our Hands On (And Then Some)

Everyone knows that the Super Bowl isn't just about football. The Super Bowl is an event -- a huge event -- and events are marketing opportunities. On this very special day... read more January 30, 2015 by


 

 
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