Car Gadgets

4 Cars That Can Help You Avoid Speeding Tickets

By Matt Schmitz on Wed May 24 05:30:41 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Speeding is one of the most — if not the most — prevalent factor contributing to traffic crashes. And when you're piloting a two-ton hunk of metal at high velocity, the safety of you, your passengers and your… Read More

4 Cars That Can Help You Avoid Speeding Tickets

By Matt Schmitz on Wed May 24 05:30:41 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Speeding is one of the most — if not the most — prevalent factor contributing to traffic crashes. And when you're piloting a two-ton hunk of metal at high velocity, the safety of you, your passengers and your… Read More

Tech-Free Travel: Road-Trip Games, No Screen Necessary

By Matt Schmitz on Wed May 24 05:00:58 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — It may seem quaint now in a time when even a civilian minivan can be equipped with individual seatback-mounted touchscreens loaded with games, a Blu-ray player and Wi-Fi. But it wasn't so long ago that families had a… Read More

2018 Dodge Challenger Demon Costs a Hell of a Lot

By Matt Schmitz on Tue May 23 11:04:58 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — When the first 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon arrives at the drag strip later this year, there'll be hell to pay. And when the owner's first car payment comes due, there'll really be hell to pay. The hotly… Read More

2017 Jaguar F-Pace: What Are Those Lines in the Windshield?

By Matt Schmitz on Tue May 16 07:00:54 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — If you've driven a newer Jaguar or Land Rover, you may have noticed a strange pattern of lines in the windshield and wondered, "Why is my windshield pinstriped?" To some, it may seem obvious that it's the heating… Read More

5 Future Car Features We Can't Wait to Try

By Aaron Bragman on Mon May 15 05:00:13 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 auto show season is now behind us, and we've had a chance to reflect and ruminate on the cool stuff we've seen in upcoming concept and production cars. We canvassed our editors and staffers for a… Read More

May the Fourth Be With This 'Star Wars' Car Gear

By Matt Schmitz on Thu May 04 10:58:26 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Happy Star Wars Day, dorks ... er, sci-fi fans, and May the Fourth be with you. As "Star Wars" enthusiasts all over the world celebrate their obsession with goings on "a long time ago in a galaxy far,… Read More

Most Backup Cameras Don't Like Bad Weather

By Rick Popely on Wed May 03 10:42:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Face it, we're addicted to gadgets that make our lives easier. Drivers of cars with backup cameras, which display images on a dashboard or mirror screen when the transmission is in Reverse, come to rely heavily on them.… Read More

How to Have a Spa Day in the 2017 BMW 7 Series

By Matt Schmitz on Wed May 03 07:00:28 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — You work hard, and you look like you could use a little you time. What better way to relax, renew and rejuvenate than to treat yourself to a nice spa day? Well, if you have a BMW 7… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Tue May 02 12:36:45 GMT-06:00 2017

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 Tue May 02 10:50:35 GMT-06:00 2017

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