Car Gadgets

BMW Goes Holographic at 2017 CES

By Nick Kurczewski on Wed Dec 28 14:15:15 GMT-06:00 2016


CARS.COM — BMW is going holographic with its interiors at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, the major tech showcase that runs Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas. The German automaker is using CES to introduce HoloActive Touch, a 3-D holographic display… Read More

BMW Goes Holographic at 2017 CES

By Nick Kurczewski on Wed Dec 28 14:15:15 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — BMW is going holographic with its interiors at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, the major tech showcase that runs Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas. The German automaker is using CES to introduce HoloActive Touch, a 3-D holographic display… Read More

Top 10 Most Popular Cars.com News Stories of 2016

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Dec 28 06:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Nobody liked you, 2016! Seriously, we lost David Bowie and Prince and a seemingly endless procession of beloved figures (George Michael and Carrie Fisher in just the past few days). We all suffered through a viscerally divisive presidential… Read More

Five Holiday Accessories for Your Car

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Dec 01 06:00:59 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Are you bursting with so much holiday cheer that it just can't be contained by your house alone? Set your sights on the family truckster with these five holiday accessories for your car. 1. Magnet Lights    … Read More

Feds Issue Vehicle Cybersecurity Guidance

By Nick Kurczewski on Tue Oct 25 07:37:13 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — With so much talk about self-driving cars, it's important to remember your new car or truck could become increasingly vulnerable to someone who could take control of it remotely. To prevent this, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which allow operation of… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:35 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which allow operation of… Read More

Video: How to Unclog the Chrysler Pacifica's Vacuum

By Jennifer Geiger on Fri Oct 07 05:30:32 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Who loves Goldfish? Every kid on planet earth. Most parents, however, loathe them — this pint-sized snack and all of its crumbly, neon-orange glory usually make for a big mess ... at home, and in the car.  The… Read More

This Is Your Brain on Apps: The Distracted Driving Dilemma

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Oct 03 05:00:32 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Most motorists know that driving while distracted is extremely dangerous, yet they continue to do it anyway in frightening numbers. You might consider it a case of collective cognitive dissonance if distracted drivers felt stress or mental discomfort… Read More

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Concept Car Features

By Matt Schmitz on Sat Oct 01 08:20:42 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Auto show season is to car manufacturers what Fashion Week is to clothing designers, and concept cars are the over-the-top runway looks of the automotive industry. Outrageous, even absurd, designs are trotted out in front of the cameras… Read More

Which 2016 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Sat Oct 01 08:20:13 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — If you're among the millions who crave the ability to seamlessly link your smartphone to your vehicle, many model-year 2016 vehicles can satisfy that desire with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Related: Which 2016 Cars Have Apple Car… Read More