2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Caught Naked

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Which automobile first featured the 3-point safety belt? How about the first vehicle to feature electronic stability control and traction control? What about the first vehicle to feature pre-collision mitigation and adaptive cruise control? If you answered the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you would be correct. For 2014, Mercedes is bringing the next-generation S-Class to market. It […]

Think You Can Drive Distracted? This Web App Can Test If You Can!

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Ever been driving through an urban area and had someone texting on their phone walk right out in front of you, seemingly out of nowhere? Motion Induced Blindness is a concept pilots and racing drivers are taught to compensate for. By focusing on a point ahead of you (taillights on a race car, or a […]

Samsung Attacks Eyes Free with S Voice Drive on the Galaxy S4

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During Samsung’s announcement of the Galaxy S4, a shot was fired directly across the bow of Apple and their Eyes Free technology. S Voice Drive is a new feature of the Galaxy S4 that allows full voice control of the navigation system integrated into the phone while still maintaining distraction-free driving. Performing almost all the […]

Siri Eyes Free Integration Arrives in the European Auto Market

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Opel, a branch of General Motors that sells vehicles to continental Europe, has released a small car called the Adam. Opel is touting its IntelliLink system that features complete iPhone integration through Siri Eyes Free technology. The Adam is a small city car with an inexpensive price tag targeted at urban dwellers who need reliable, […]

$69 iPhone Gadget Turns Any Car Into iCar

This $69 gadget from Automatic turns almost any car into an iCar.

Automatic is a $69 iPhone gadget that connects to almost any car to save gas, warns you about mechanical problems, documents trips, provides emergency¬†assistance¬†and much more. Users plug the Automatic Link into the diagnostic port found on cars made in 1996 and later and connects to the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 with Bluetooth 4.0 […]

Is Amazon Planning to Put Kindle in Your Car?

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When Ford developed AppLink and introduced it in the 2011 Ford Fiesta they touted the API and developer platform allowing people to create apps that would integrate into the vehicle. Recently Amazon announced support for its Cloud Music Player with AppLink. People for years have been listening to Audible (owned by Amazon) audiobooks in their […]

splitsecnd: Could This $200 Gadget Save Your Life after a Car Crash?

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splitsecnd¬†has created a small device that plugs into the power port (or cigarette lighter port) of your vehicle. Unlike many devices that could be plugged into that port (cell phone charger, GPS power cord, lighted fuzzy dice) this device actually does an amazing thing: it might save your life in the event of an automotive […]

2014 Chevy Impala Secures Mobile Gear Behind a Huge Touchscreen (Video)

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Chevrolet announced that it will include a new Valet Mode in the 2014 Impala that will lock the infotainment system and also provide a storage area behind the touchscreen to secure belongings. Many vehicles have a locking glove box, and some Ram Trucks even have locking storage bins in the bed that automatically lock and […]

Airframe: $25 Dashboard Mount fits iPhone 5, Galaxy S3

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Accessory maker Kenu is getting ready to ship Airframe, a $25 smartphone car and travel mount that’s flexible enough to fit most smartphones, including the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3. The Airframe mount is compact and stays in place by clipping onto any car’s air vent. The Airframe features a rotating clip that can mount […]