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You Can Now Remotely Play With Your Hyundai With Apple Watch


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Hyundai has launched the new Blue Link app for Apple Watch, which allows owners to remotely control a series of functions in their cars.

CR Uses Science To See Which Of The Dodge Hellcat And Tesla P85D Is The Fastest


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The Tesla Model S P85D and Dodge Challenger Hellcat are some of the quickest accelerating vehicles that you can get without spending crazy money.

That’s the only thing that really links the two, and Consumer Reports wanted to accurately gauge which of them is actually quicker.

Opel Insignia Gets Two New 1.6L Whisper Diesels


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Open continues the roll out of its “whisper diesels” across the lineup, with the Insignia being the latest model to get two new 120PS (118hp) and 136PS (134hp) units replacing their 2-liter counterparts.

An Audi-Badged Rover Is Going To The Moon In 2017


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Audi is helping a team called Part-Time Scientists which is taking part in Google’s Lunar XPRIZE, a competition to get to the Moon and win $30 million. Basically, anybody from around the world can build a rover, fly it to the moon, send back data and win the prize.

First Person View Drone Racing Is Like Video-Gaming, Only Way Better


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Most of you probably don't know that there is a thing called ‘Underground Drone Racing’ in Australia, where several enthusiasts gather in abandoned warehouses in order to race each other with their customized drones.

New Bentley Vertu Cell-Phone Probably Costs More Than Your Car


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Bentley owners who have a boatload of cash lying around and don't know how to spend it, will want to look at the firm's new mobile phone developed by luxury handset maker Vertu.

Sorry Lexus, But This Guy Has Already Set A Record With His Hoverboard


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Following yesterday’s story about Lexus’ Hoverboard, I did a little research and found out there already is a functional hoverboard, one that actually set a Guinness World Record last month.

You May Not Believe It, But Lexus Built A Working Hoverboard! [w/Video]


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We’ve been dreaming of a moment like this ever since Marty McFly captured the imagination of kids worldwide by riding hoverboards in the Back to the Future movies.

Samsung's "Safety Truck" Is Brilliant Yet Kind Of A Long Shot


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Regardless of where you live, odds are that when behind the wheel, you'll appreciate a truck that shows you the road ahead, so that you'd know when to overtake and when to stay put.

Michael Schumacher Helped Create This $229,500 Mechanical Watch


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Given Michael Schumacher’s current state and uncertain chances of a full recovery, it might be the last mechanical system that he adds his input to. It’s the Audemars Piguet mechanical watch (only 221 will be made) that can be yours for $229,500.

Consumer Reports Reviews Android Auto And Apple CarPlay


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Since automakers will soon start offering Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility as standard in their cars, Consumer Reports thought it would be a good idea to test these in-car phone integration systems.

Future JLR Vehicles May “Read” Drivers’ Minds To Detect Lack Of Concentration


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Jaguar Land Rover is working on a project called 'Mind Sense', aimed at measuring brainwaves to monitor driver concentration in the car.

This Range Rover Sport Prototype Can Be Controlled With A Smartphone [w/Video]


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Jaguar Land Rover has built a research vehicle that can be remote controlled using a smartphone, as part of the company’s autonomous driving program.

BMW Demonstrates 2016 7-Series’ Remote Control Parking [w/Video]


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One of the most spectacular features of the all-new 2016 BMW 7-Series is the Remote Control Parking, which allows owners to maneuver the car in or out of forward-parking spaces or garages without anyone at the wheel.

Daimler & Bosch Working on Automated Valet Parking Service


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What we have here is a very promising joint pilot project, started by Daimler, Bosch and car2go, meant to revolutionize the way we park our cars.

New BMW 7-Series Has A Super Cool Key Fob With A Digital Display That Also Parks Your Car


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A high-tech key fob with a digital screen sounds and is pretty neat, but the BMW 7-Series' new Display Key has an even neater feature, as it allows you to use it as a remote control to park your car while standing outside!

Jaguar Land Rover Working On Pothole Alert Technology [w/Video]


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Besides ruining the driving experience, potholes are also responsible for many accidents and costly repair bills.

What Are Audi's LED Matrix Headlights Like On The Road?


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It’s amusing how LED headlights barely made it to market and now a new and better tech is available in the form of lasers. But until those take over as the main means to light the road at night, diodes will grow in popularity and these systems' complexity will increase.

2016 Cadillacs Get Apple CarPlay And Android Auto


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2016 Cadillac models will get enhanced connectivity with the addition of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as new features and a faster operation for the CUE infotainment system.

NHTSA Unveils Alcohol-Detection Vehicle Technology [w/Video]


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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has unveiled an alcohol-detection vehicle technology that “could potentially save thousands of lives each year.”