2013 Lexus LS600h L: Plenty of Tech, but Short on Value
Jul 18, 2014 - in Reviews
We spent a week with Lexus' flagship hybrid executive sedan to judge its infotainment system and amenities. Do the Japanese have what it takes to tackle compelling German competition, or has the company lost its way? Join us as we look at the LS600h L.
2014 Mazda5 Sport: Say Hello To Tom's Hardware's Project Car
Jun 13, 2014 - in Reviews
We love reviewing the latest and greatest automotive technology. But when the factory toys don't evolve fast enough, we turn to the aftermarket. A new 2014 Mazda5 will serve as our platform for testing third-party technology moving forward.
The 10 Best And 10 Worst Automotive Technologies
Apr 25, 2014 - in Picture Story
You've been seeing Tom's Hardware coverage of automotive technology for a couple of years now. Given our enthusiast-oriented approach, it's no surprise that I now have an exhaustive list of implementations I love and implementations I downright despise.
2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan: Android, Atom, And More
Apr 7, 2014 - in Reviews
Hyundai is updating its luxury sedan with a new platform and design for 2015. We flew out to Arizona for a first drive of the 2015 Genesis.
Toyota UK Spills the Beans on Apple CarPlay Plans
Mar 13, 2014 - in News
Looks like Toyota users can expect a CarPlay option in 2015.
Apple's In-car Infotainment System is Only for iPhone Users
Mar 3, 2014 - in News
Vroom, vroom, Siri.
2014 Equus Review: Are You Ready For A $70,000 Hyundai?
Feb 28, 2014 - in Reviews
Would you be willing to spend close to seventy grand on a high-end Hyundai? Loaded down with a 429-hp V8 engine, heads-up display, numerous driver aids, and a back seat full of amenities, the automaker wants to give value-seekers something to think about.
Bentley Continental GT V8: Some Cool Tech, And Loads Of Class
Feb 14, 2014 - in Picture Story
Rather than flying into Vegas for CES last month, we drove. In Bentley's Continental GT V8. After a week of sprints on the highway and cruising The Strip, we figured out what makes this decadent land yacht tick. What goodies can you expect for $227,000?
2013 Audi A8L: Nvidia Graphics, Wi-Fi, LED Lights, And Google Earth
Jan 24, 2014 - in Reviews
One week with Audi's flagship A8L just isn't enough. This car is loaded with smart technology, driver aids, awesome lights, and a beefy motor. We go through as many of its subsystems as possible in an effort to find something wrong...but really can't.
Google Maps the Top Gear Test Track with The Stig in Tow
Jan 23, 2014 - in News
Now you can take a trip around Top Gear's famous track without setting foot outside the house.
In Pictures: The Automotive Technology We Saw At CES 2014
Jan 17, 2014 - in Picture Story
The Tom's Hardware team borrowed a Bentley Continental GT V8 and made our way to Las Vegas for CES 2014. One of our missions: check out the latest in automotive technology and preview some of the innovations you'll see in the years to come.
Best Of CES 2014: Tom's Hardware Recognizes 12 Products
Jan 10, 2014 - in Picture Story
Tom's Hardware's editorial team combed through CES 2014 in Las Vegas and came up with 12 different products that caught our eyes in different ways. Read on for more depth on why we assembled the following list of Best of CES 2014 honorees.
Tesla Motors' Stock Finally Falls
Nov 8, 2013 - in News
Wall Street's favored child of the year has finally hit some rough terrain. Third-quarter earnings were meek, causing stocks to tumble 20.9 percent on Tuesday in after hours trading.
Volvo Let a Hamster Steer One of Its Trucks
Sep 16, 2013 - in News
Volvo demonstrates easy handling of its Dynamic Steering system.
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Refined Just Right; Raw Where It Counts
Sep 9, 2013 - in Reviews
The iconic American brand blends luxury, technology and off-road capabilities into a single 5-passenger SUV. We spend a week putting it through its paces on and off road.
2014 Jaguar F-Type: Smartly-Integrated Tech And Almost 500 Hp
Aug 15, 2013 - in Picture Story
Jaguar invited us to its North American F-Type launch event. Naturally, we accepted and spent a day cruising around in the company's first sports car in almost 40 years. The F-Type integrates technology where necessary, and horsepower quite liberally.
BMW Inspired by Smartphones to Use Gorilla Glass in Hybrid
Aug 10, 2013 - in News
BMW will be using Gorilla Glass in its upcoming i8 hybrid sports car.
UK Gov't Doesn't Want You Using Google Glass While Driving
Aug 2, 2013 - in News
You'll have to take Glass off before you get on the road.
Audi's S3 Sportback Gets Support for 4G LTE
Jul 30, 2013 - in News
Another data plan, please!
UK to Test Driverless Cars by End of This Year
Jul 17, 2013 - in News
Cars use sensor system to ensure safe distances from other cars and objects on the road.
Parrot Asteroid Smart Review: Android In Your Car's Dash?
Jul 9, 2013 - in Reviews
Parrot combines Android 2.3 with a double-DIN head unit to create an advanced infotainment system for automotive enthusiasts. We hook it up in two difference vehicles, side-load apps, root it, and let you know whether it's worth the $600 Parrot is asking.
Mudfest 2013: Tom's Hardware Helps Test 23 SUVs
Jun 13, 2013 - in Reviews
Tom's Hardware spent two days at DirtFish Rally School testing 23 different SUVs and crossovers with 30 other automotive journalists. At the end of the event, we helped crown one contender the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year.
Mercedes-Benz Demos Smartphone-based Navigation at I/O
May 17, 2013 - in News
Not quite a Google car... yet.
2013 Nissan GT-R Black Edition: The Gran Turismo Car
Apr 30, 2013 - in Reviews
Nissan let us borrow its 2013 GT-R Black Edition press car for our trip to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. We were blown away by its performance, even if the car doesn't include much of the convenience-oriented tech we've grown accustomed to.
2013 Subaru Legacy Sedan: A Mid-Size Ride With Practical Tech
Apr 9, 2013 - in Reviews
Subaru gives its Legacy a mid-life refresh with styling tweaks, a new motor, and Eyesight driving assistance technology. We spent a week with the car in the rainy Pacific Northwest to see how well Subaru's Eyesight system and Symmetrical AWD work.
A Look at Cadillac's ELR, GM's Response to Tesla
Feb 12, 2013 - in News
Cadillac makes the case for the ELR electric luxury coupe - and wants to compete with Tesla.
2013 Infiniti JX35: Getting Us One Step Closer To A Driverless Car
Jan 29, 2013 - in Reviews
Infiniti tossed us the keys to its 2013 JX35 crossover, loaded with driver assistance technologies that almost have the vehicle driving itself. We took it out for a week and tested all of the company's innovative extras. Which ones do you really need?
Ford to Build Biometric Sensors as Driver Assistance System
Jan 22, 2013 - in News
Ford believes it has identified the next big thing in driver assistance programs.
In Pictures: The Automotive Technologies We Saw At CES 2013
Jan 17, 2013 - in Picture Story
Last week was a whirlwind of news, back-room benchmarking, and hands-on experience with technology that'll become more familiar in 2013. Check out some of the driver safety and infotainment features sure to become popular in the automotive space.
Cadillac Debuts Volt-Derived ELR Coupe with 207 HP
Jan 16, 2013 - in News
General Motors has unveiled the production version of the Cadillac ELR, which is based on the platform of the Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Volt, but comes in a more luxurious, sexier and presumably much more expensive package.