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    Video: Navdy is portable HUD with smart phone integration and a sense of humour
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    Automotive head-up displays were once limited to high-end luxury sedans and sports cars, but in recent years they have started trickling down to affordable models like the latest Mini Cooper and Mazda3. Navdy, a startup from San Francisco, is aiming to broaden this tech even more with its new, ...

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    Video: Hudway turns your iOS device into awesome heads-up display
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    Smartphones can enhance driving by acting as GPS systems, but Hudway takes the concept to the next level with its new app, which turns any device running iOS (and in February 2014, Android) into a heads-up display that can be viewed on your windshield in low-visibility and low-light ...

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    Report: BMW i8 will be first production car to use Gorilla Glass
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    What do smartphones and the BMW i8 have in common? Glass. Scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass, that is. The i8 will be the first production car to use the chemically hardened material, which is more durable, lighter and provides more sound deadening than conventional laminated automotive glass. We ...

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    Report: Tesla Model S vulnerable to hackers?
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    Next time you walk by a parked Tesla and its sunroof is opening and closing with nobody sitting inside or around it, you could be witnessing a hacker moment. For all of its strengths as a car, the Model S reportedly has a weak spot: the security of its API (application programming interface) ...

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    Report: 2015 Audi A3 gets augmented reality app in place of owners manual [w/video]
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    There have been a few, seemingly half-hearted, attempts at reinventing the owner's manual - that thick stack of bone-dry information that you only look at if you're well and truly stumped. Hyundai tried swapping in iPads with the Equus, which didn't really take, while Chrysler switched its ...

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    Report: Will car radios disappear by 2020?
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    The Detroit News reports it may not be long before AM/FM radios disappear from cars altogether. The newspaper spoke with Thilo Koslowski, vice president for the research firm Gartner, Inc., who said that "AM and FM as a delivering mechanism isn't going to be the most important in cars anymore." ...

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    Report: Hyundai working to replace car keys with smartphones
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    Hyundai is working on technology that may allow you to access your vehicle with nothing more than a swipe of your smartphone. The automaker's i30 Connectivity Concept boasts an embedded NFC tag that allows the user to open the doors with a quick swipe. Drop the phone in the center console, and ...

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    Video: Reckless Racing 2 video game turned into radio-controlled reality
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    If you've never played Reckless Racing 2, odds are you've taken the helm of similar games in the past. Players are given control of a vehicle viewed from above as it bashes its way around a dirt track with other cars. Sony Ericsson recently partnered up with noted car hacker James Brighton to ...

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    Video: Toyota Belgium offering adventurous location-based RAV4 discounts
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    Toyota Belgium has just launched a new campaign for the Toyota RAV4 Black Edition that allows participants to earn discounts for the vehicle based on their location. Smartphone users download the RAV4 Adventure Discount App, travel to a so-called adventurous location within Belgium and sign in ...

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    Report: eBay Motors app adds search-by-image feature
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    The eBay Motors smartphone application has a clever new feature. Users can now take a photo of any car they see on the street and the app will find similar listings for them automatically. Want to know how much that 2005 BMW M3 in the parking lot is going for right now? Just point and shoot. We ...

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