Ford retroactively adds Apple CarPlay/Android Auto to 2016-model-year vehicles

Ford is retroactively adding Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to its 2016 models with the Sync 3 infotainment systems. This smartphone integration wasn't available on those models at launch.

Waymo self-driving cars deal with bird poop in the coolest way

Poop on a car is annoying at the best of times, but when it occasionally landed smack on the top of Waymo's self-driving car, it presented a real problem. So the team set about building a fix.

Any car can rock Android Auto or CarPlay with Pioneer’s latest in-dash receivers

Pioneer has three new in-dash receivers starting at $400 which make getting Android Auto and CarPlay a reality for those on a budget and for classic or exotic cars with small single-DIN radio spaces in their dash.

Atalanta buyers get the opportunity to create an updated British classic car

Good luck telling a new Atalanta sports car from an 80-year-old model. The company fits modern automotive technology in the vintage design. The company only takes commissions for 10 handbuilt cars a year and each is unique.
Car Review

Subaru's redesigned Impreza is still the quirky little sedan that could

The 2017 Subaru Impreza was redesigned from the pavement up, with feistier handling to show for it.
Emerging Tech

Smog-Free Bicycle’s pedal power could scrub pollutants from Beijing’s air

The Netherlands’ Studio Roosegaarde is hard at work on a Smog-Free Bicycle that will literally suck in pollution and pump out clean air as you cycle around. Here's how it will work.

The public transportation of the future could be shaped like a square

Our public transportation systems are overdue for a revamp and a solution could be here. A new partnership between Next Future Transportation and Globetouch promises to "deliver next generation municipal transportation solutions."
Emerging Tech

A small number of self-driving cars on the road could solve some traffic woes

According to a recent study, just 5 percent of cars on the road being autonomous vehicles could eliminate stop-and-go waves of traffic -- and all the accident risk and fuel inefficiency it comes with.

This 1939 Lincoln hot rod is what Negan would drive

A 1939 Lincoln Zephyr turned into one of the world's most recognizable hot rods is up for sale. Built in the mid-1990s, the build is called Scrape because it's impossibly low to the ground.

Can a 550hp Mercedes beat a Formula 1 car if it’s given a head start?

A Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG, a Red Bull RB8, and a Holden Commodore race car all boast a V8 engine. Not all V8-powered cars are created equal, and this video shows other factors are important in determining who wins a race.

Qualcomm demonstrates dynamic electric vehicle charging technology

Qualcomm has demonstrated some new tech on a test track in Versailles, France, charging up two Renault Kangoo electric vehicles as they drove at highway speeds via pads embedded into the road surface.
Android Army

Integration with Volvo, Audi cars is natural evolution of Android Auto

Google's in-car offerings are apparently not limited to Android Auto -- Volvo, Audi, and Google have announced they're building a new in-car infotainment system that's based on Android.