Will Your Next Car Have a Digital Instrument Cluster?

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Will Your Next Car Have a Digital Instrument Cluster?
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Digital gauge clusters are more than just a replacement for the analogue dials we’re used to. Continue Reading...

Looking Into the Future of Automotive Infotainment

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Welcome to Tech Tuesday, our new series that explains and exposes the high tech features in today’s new cars. For our inaugural post, we’re not just looking at what technology is in cars today; instead we’re looking ahead to the future of in-car infotainment systems. Try almost any modern infotainment system. Most feel like they’re… Continue Reading...

QNX Shows Tech Filled CLA45 AMG, Kia Soul at CES

QNX Shows Tech Filled CLA45 AMG, Kia Soul at CES
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Anyone who argues that automobiles are lagging behind when it comes to technology will be blown away by these two cars from QNX, which are on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  Continue Reading...

Infotainment Issues Going Unreported: Consumer Reports

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Infotainment Issues Going Unreported: Consumer Reports
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The latest 2013 reliability study from Consumer Reports (CR) revealed once again that many folks are unhappy with their in-car infotainment systems, and the issue may be even bigger than the study suggests.  Continue Reading...

Ford Shows off New Apps at 2013 CES

Ford Shows off New Apps at 2013 CES
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Among all the new tablets and smartphones at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Vegas are a few cars, and Ford knows that it needs apps to grab the attention of younger, ‘connected’ car-buyers. Continue Reading...

GM Hires Infotainment Specialists to Train Dealers

GM Hires Infotainment Specialists to Train Dealers
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General Motors is deploying a team of 25 young and tech-savvy customer specialists to dealerships nationwide in order to help owners get the most out of the automaker’s new Cugeneration of infotainment systems. Continue Reading...

Next-Gen Infotainment System Previewed by QNX

Next-Gen Infotainment System Previewed by QNX
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A new platform for in-car entertainment is ready to hit the market, based on the latest software from Research in Motion (RIM) subsidiary, QNX.  Continue Reading...

MyFord Touch Version 2.0: What’s New With the Faster, Easier-to-Use System – Video

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Being a technology leader in the auto industry requires a thick skin. BMW had its reputation smeared when it first introduced iDrive back in 2001 and Ford is now suffering similar technology growing pains since the release of its MyFord Touch system in the 2011 Ford Edge. Continue Reading...

Right on CUE: Cadillac’s new Infotainment System Sets the Stage

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Right on CUE: Cadillac’s new Infotainment System Sets the Stage
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Cadillac is prepping a new member to its stable. No, it’s not the Nurburgring-tested ATS we’ve heard oh-so much about. It’s also not the XTS flagship sedan that Cadillac has desperately needed these past few years. In fact, it’s not a car at all. Continue Reading...

Intel and Denso Form Alliance for Next Generation Infotainment Systems

Intel and Denso Form Alliance for Next Generation Infotainment Systems
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Tech giant Intel has decided to move into the car infotainment market, teaming up with Denso, which recently developed the Entune system in various new Toyota models.  Intel, known for its microprocessors used in most of today’s computers, has created a $100 million investment fund towards the development of new hardware and software for the… Continue Reading...

Drivers Frustrated With In-Car Navigation Systems

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Drivers Frustrated With In-Car Navigation Systems
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Are you frustrated with your car’s nav system? Join the club – a new study out by J.D. Power and Associates Reports says that drivers are annoyed with their navigation systems. Consumers are reporting that they are becoming increasingly frustrated with their in-car navigation and infotainment systems. The problem seems to be complexity of these… Continue Reading...

Siri-Like Advanced Speech-Recognition Technology Coming To Cars In 2012

Siri-Like Advanced Speech-Recognition Technology Coming To Cars In 2012
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Hands-free voice activated technology has made life so much easier. Now, wouldn’t it be great if they could bring that same level of technology to your car? You’re in luck – it’s coming… but you’re going to have to wait another year for it. Speech-recognition company Nuance has reported that an auto manufacturer is in… Continue Reading...

MINI Connected Changes the Music To Suit Your Driving Style

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MINI Connected Changes the Music To Suit Your Driving Style
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Do you even notice that the music that you’re listening to affects how you drive? Now, MINI has taken infotainment systems to the next level with the MINI Connected system – a cool feature that adjusts the music based on your driving style. Just one part of the MINI infotainment systems (there’s radio MINI Visual… Continue Reading...