Nick Jaynes

Nick Jaynes

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Nick Jaynes is the Automotive Editor for Digital Trends. He developed a passion for writing about cars working his way through Journalism School as a Volvo mechanic. In his free time, Nick enjoys hiking with his Treeing Walker Coonhound, Ruger.
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Driving 2.0: In-car tablets and self-driving tech transform cars at CES

From tablets to smartwatches to self-driving cars, CES 2015 had loads of realistic and wild future tech from the world’s leading automakers.
Cars

Nvidia’s new in-car processors won’t just entertain, they’ll help your car drive itself

Nvidia unveiled two new processors at CES 2015 that will make piloted driving and in-car infotainment more powerful and prevalent than ever before: the Drive PX and CX.
Cars

Surprise! Chevy reveals 2016 Volt at CES ahead of Detroit debut

Chevrolet has revealed the 2016 Volt at CES 2015. Sadly, the folks at GM aren't giving any more details.
Cars

GM uses OnStar 4G LTE – not a crystal ball – to predict breakdowns before they happen

General Motors announced that it’s rolling out predictive diagnostics on specific 2016 model year vehicles. Using built-in, onboard 4G LTE, OnStar servers can monitor vehicle systems and predict a breakdown before it happens.
Car Review

2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Review

Jeep's 2015 Cherokee Trailhawk is a crossover that can roll with big-boy 4x4s.
Cars

Tesla drivers on the go, rejoice: Model S owners invited into pilot battery swap program

Tesla announced it is beginning its first pilot battery swap program in Harris Ranch, CA. Invited owners will be able to get a new, fully charged battery pack in their Model S in three minutes for “slightly less than a full tank of…
Cars

Neil Young’s Pono and Harman to bring sweet, hi-res music to the 2016 Lincoln Continental

Word has come from Neil Young that his high-definition audio player, with the help of Harman, will be coming to the 2016 Lincoln Continental and future Tesla models. This announcement should be music to audiophile motoring enthusiast’s…
Car Review

2015 Lexus IS250 Review

How to play it safe at holiday dinners: Avoid politics, arrive in a Lexus IS 250
Car Review

2015 Rolls-Royce Wraith Review

624 hp seems like overkill when a Rolls-Royce Wraith feels so amazing sitting still.