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These Are the Quirkiest EV Concept Cars
Carmakers aim to keep buyers on their toes, and one of the main ways they can develop the technology to do that is by creating concept cars. Check out these mind-blowing electric concept cars that are leading the way to new car tech.
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Jerry
May 09, 2022
Electric Vehicle Early-Adopters May Get the Short End of the Stick
As EV battery tech advances, early adopters may find themselves feeling a little dated with their batteries of yesteryear. As technology continues to advance, will early-adopters regret their purchases?
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Jerry
Apr 28, 2022
New GM Patent Could Improve Sightlines for Drivers
Ever almost gotten in a car crash because something or someone was hidden behind one of the pillars on your car? GM is looking to change that with technology that would make those pillars see-through.
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Jerry
Apr 16, 2022
Hyundai Now Exists in Two Worlds
The metaverse just got a little more complicated. Hyundai has plans to integrate their cars with robotics technology and allow them access to the metaverse, creating a new concept–metamobility.
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Jerry
Apr 16, 2022
Two for One: Early Reservations of the 2023 Acura Integra Come With an NFT
Acura has been marketing their 2023 Integra in all sorts of interesting ways including giving the first 500 people to reserve the car an NFT.
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Jerry
Apr 15, 2022
EVs Powering Homes, Is it Possible?
The Ford F-150 is currently the only electric vehicle capable of powering your home, with the right setup of course.
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Jerry
Apr 14, 2022
Mercedes Promises To Roll Out Some Autonomous Driving Features This Year
Mercedes is planning on introducing its autonomous driving technology “Drive Pilot” in the U.S. by the end of the year.
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Jerry
Apr 05, 2022
We Bet You Didn't Know About These Secret Easter Eggs in Your Car
Jeep isn’t the only car brand that likes to have secret easter eggs in their cars, companies like Dodge, Hyundai, and Tesla are in on the game too.
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Jerry
Apr 05, 2022
Add the Sono Sion to Your List of Upcoming EVs From New Car Companies
The Sono Sion is a fully solar-powered electric vehicle that is set to be released in 2023, a lot still remains unknown, however, more details will be readily available this summer.
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Jerry
Apr 02, 2022
The Future of Solid-State Batteries Might Not Be So Solid
Solid-state batteries have been proposed as an alternative to traditional lithium-ion batteries in electric cars. But what are the drawbacks of these alternative batteries?
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Jerry
Mar 28, 2022
Control a Car Using the Power of Your Brain
Nissan is studying a technology that would allow drivers to control their vehicles via brain waves. Is this the future of driving?
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Jerry
Mar 24, 2022
GM Finally Kills a Feature That Consumers Never Wanted in the First Place
GM’s Marketplace app was unpopular due to the fact that the technology can’t compete with what smartphones offer.
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Jerry
Mar 23, 2022
Which Vehicles Will Be Impacted By The Loss of 3G?
As major providers shut down access to 3G, cars are losing wireless capabilities such as automatic accident reporting. How are automakers handling the change?
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Jerry
Mar 20, 2022
3 Ways Car Tech Will Evolve in the Next 15 Years
Car technology will revolutionize the car industry and infrastructure as we know it, with there being longer-lasting, safer, and more technologically advanced features.
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Jerry
Mar 19, 2022
Could Your Car Become Your Doctor?
The idea behind the life-saving technology of Medi-cars is that if you’re in a serious accident, doctors will immediately know what’s happened.
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Jerry
Mar 18, 2022
Spotify Has Released a New Car Feature
Car Thing from Spotify revolutionizes listening to music while driving and is adaptable for many drivers.
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Jerry
Mar 14, 2022
How 3G Can Affect Your Car
3G cars will soon be obsolete, thanks to a massive crackdown on the network by major mobile carriers in the U.S. 
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Jerry
Mar 11, 2022
German Government Thinks Synthetic Fuel Is a Better Option Than EVs—Some Carmakers Agree
The Internal Combustion Engine ban or ICE is set to take effect within the next decade, however, some governments and companies think the solution is synthetic fuels and not EVs. 
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Jerry
Mar 10, 2022
New Technology Will Pull Your Car Over if You're Drowsy at the Wheel
Automated technology is working to keep you safe—even from your dependence on automated technology.
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Jerry
Mar 04, 2022
Mazda Owners Are Suffering From a Truly Bizarre Tech Glitch
If you drive a Mazda built between 2014 and 2017 around Seattle area, and you’re experiencing a radio systems glitch, here’s why.
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Jerry
Mar 03, 2022
Ford Appears To Be Copying off Tesla Yet Again
A patent application shows Ford is developing a pet mode similar to Tesla’s. Is it a blatant rip-off, or is Ford just the latest to take note of a growing trend?
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Jerry
Mar 02, 2022
The New Alfa Romeo Will Come With Its Own NFT
Alfa Romeo has various tactics in place to boost their sales one of which includes being the first car to offer its own NFT.
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Jerry
Mar 02, 2022
Investigators Finally Stepping up to Really Study Driver-Assistance Technology
Investigators with the NHTSA are at last comparing data on all driver-assistance technologies offered by different automakers.
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Jerry
Mar 01, 2022
GM's StabiliTrak, What the Heck Is It?
GM’s StabiliTrak is a traction control safety feature included in all GM vehicles that helps give the driver maximum control of their vehicle.
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Jerry
Feb 24, 2022
Amazon Is Teaming up With Another Automaker Not Named Rivian
Amazon and Stellantis have teamed up to create a cutting-edge new SmartCockpit for an immersive, personalized driving experience. What are the details of the new partnership?
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Jerry
Feb 24, 2022
You Can Tour Tokyo Mario-Kart Style
In Tokyo, you can drive a go-kart that looks like it’s straight out of a Mario Kart videogame and tour all of the city’s sights.
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Jerry
Feb 22, 2022
Grand Theft Auto Is Hitting Consoles Again Soon
GTA 6 is among the most anticipated video games of all time and a new announcement has fans excited.
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Jerry
Feb 20, 2022
Carvana's Car Vending Machines Are a Big Hit
Carvana’s car vending machines have become quite popular due to their ease of use and unique way of getting a car.
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Jerry
Feb 19, 2022
A Creative Amateur Engineer Made A Real-Life Mario Kart Car
An engineer made a floating Mario Kart Car, although it’s not really driveable it’s still fun to see.
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Jerry
Feb 14, 2022
Sony Has Unveiled Its EV—And You Can Game on The Go
Sony unveiled its newest car, the Vision S-02. This car provides a full entertainment experience for riders with its technology integrated with Sony’s consoles and technology.
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Jerry
Feb 12, 2022

All Questions on Car Technology

How can I delete a Bluetooth device from my Honda Civic from 2018?
I’m taking a road trip in my friend’s Honda. I’d like to connect to her car, but the spaces are all full! What’s the easiest way for me to delete a Bluetooth device from my friend’s 2018 Civic?
Joshua Levy
Dec 17, 2021
Can you talk on the phone while driving?
I decided to become a modern nomad and move into my van. I’m going to be traveling all over the country. I don’t feel like looking up laws for each state, so I have to know—can I talk on my phone while driving or is there a universal ban?
Cassandra Hamilton
Mar 17, 2022
How do I connect to a BMW’s car wifi?
What do I need to do to connect to the wifi in my BMW? I just purchased a new model and I’m stoked to use the hotspot feature but I don’t even know where to begin.
Chloe Jenkins
Jan 13, 2022
How do I set up Apple CarPlay for my Honda Accord?
I recently bought a new Honda Accord and I want to use Apple CarPlay. I’m not sure how it works, though. What’s the easiest way to set up Apple CarPlay in my Accord?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 18, 2021
How can I remove a Bluetooth device from my Toyota Sienna?
I’ve been using my mom’s Toyota Sienna for the past week and I want to make sure it's perfect when I give it back to her. I’ve already changed the wipers and vacuumed the inside. The last thing I need to do is remove my phone from the car’s Bluetooth. How do I delete a Bluetooth device from a Toyota Sienna?
Chloe Jenkins
Jan 06, 2022
How do I program my BMW HomeLink garage door opener?
My partner recently got me a HomeLink to pair with my BMW, since I’m always trying to improve my home security. However, I’m not entirely sure how it works, and I don’t quite know where to start. How should I program my BMW HomeLink to open my garage?
Ben Guess
Jan 04, 2022
How do you connect to the Bluetooth in a BMW 5 Series?
I’m renting a BMW 5 Series while I’m on business this weekend and I want to connect my phone to the car’s Bluetooth so I can make calls and listen to music. How can I connect my phone to a BMW via Bluetooth?
Chloe Jenkins
Jan 13, 2022
How do I get the radio code for a Honda Civic?
I bought a 2019 Honda Civic Si from a private seller. While he said everything was in tip-top shape, he admitted that I needed to replace the battery. After I replaced it, I couldn't access the radio because it needed a code. How do I get the radio code for my Honda Civic?
Eric Schad
Dec 28, 2021
How do you turn off Sentry Mode in a Tesla Model 3?
I’m still learning about my new Tesla. There are so many great features, but I went a bit overboard on enabling them when I first got it. I’m not sure how to disable certain things now. How can I disable Sentry Mode in my Tesla Model 3?
Emily Maracle
Jan 17, 2022
How do you connect your phone to a 2013 Honda CR-V?
My dad gifted me his old CR-V EX-L. It’s been great so far, but I’m not sure how to connect my phone. What’s the easiest way to connect my phone to a 2013 Honda CR-V?
Eric Schad
Dec 28, 2021
What does the maintenance required light mean?
The last couple of times I have turned my car on, a light starts flashing on my dashboard with the words ‘maintenance required’. My vehicle seems to be running fine but I don’t want to ignore the light in case it's something serious. What does the maintenance required light mean?
Kara Vanderbeek
Mar 04, 2022
How can I get Apple CarPlay for free for my BMW?
I want to use Apple CarPlay for my BMW, but I remember a while back it was pretty pricey. Is there a way I can get Apple CarPlay for free on my BMW?
Chloe Jenkins
Jan 11, 2022
Does a Honda Civic remote start?
I was thinking about buying a 2022 Honda Civic but I’m curious about some of the features. Can the Honda Civic remote start?
Melanie Mergen
Mar 31, 2022
How can I activate CarPlay in my BMW?
I recently purchased a new BMW and I want to activate my Apple CarPlay service on it. How can I do this?
Chloe Jenkins
Jan 11, 2022
How can you delete a Bluetooth device from your Honda Accord from 2019?
I just bought a used car, and it still has some of the saved devices in the Bluetooth settings. What steps should I take to delete the old Bluetooth devices from my Honda Accord from 2019?
Joshua Levy
Dec 17, 2021
How long can I go between oil changes?
I keep reading different things on how long I can go without an oil change. What's the real number? When exactly should I change my oil?
Eric Schad
Oct 29, 2021
How do you change the clock in a Honda Accord from 2009?
I was out of the country for a couple of months and have just gotten my car back from storage. The first thing I noticed was the time is completely wrong. How do I change the clock in a 2009 Honda Accord?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 08, 2021
How do I reset the brake light on my BMW X1?
The last time I was at the mechanic, they told me I’d have to come back in a month or less to have my brakes replaced. Rather than come back so soon, I asked them to change them before it was necessary. The brakes work great, but the brake light came on this morning. The mechanic said not to worry and just reset the light, but how can I reset the brake light on my BMW X1?
Jack Walsh
Jan 18, 2022
How can microbes provide fuels for cars and electricity?
Can microbial organisms be used to create fuel for cars, or for our homes? I thought that microbes produced greenhouse gasses that could be used to power different things, or am I wrong?
Jason Crosby
Mar 25, 2022
How do I connect my phone to my new car from Honda?
What’s the best way to connect my iPhone to my new Honda? I want to be able to skip songs with the wheel controls but I’m not sure how to set that feature up.
Liz Jenson
Dec 28, 2021
How do you open BMW windows with the remote?
My friend told me about this feature, but I don’t know how to do it. It would help a lot when it’s hot outside! How do you roll down the windows with the remote on a BMW?
Liz Jenson
Jan 12, 2022
How do you use CarPlay in a BMW?
I’m out of town for the entire month visiting family. I am renting a BMW to avoid having to share vehicles. Typically, I don’t connect my phone to rental cars, but I want to this time because it’s an extended stay. How can I use Apple CarPlay in a BMW?
Jack Walsh
Jan 13, 2022
How do you play a DVD while driving?
My car has a built-in DVD player. I’ve never tried to use it, but my kids and I are getting ready to go on a long trip. I know they’ll be really bored in the car, so I want to figure out how it works. How do I use my car’s DVD player?
Liz Jenson
Jan 20, 2022
How do I connect Apple CarPlay to my Honda Accord?
I recently went from Android to iPhone, and I’m struggling with some of the settings and features. I’ve been trying to get Apple CarPlay to work, but I haven’t had any luck yet. What’s the process to connect Apple CarPlay to my Honda Accord?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 18, 2021
Which Honda models have blind spot monitoring?
I’m thinking about getting a new Honda, but I want to make sure the one I get has blind spot monitoring. Which new Honda models have blind spot monitoring?
Sarah Gray
Mar 03, 2022
How do you connect your phone to a Honda Civic?
I’m using my mom’s Honda Civic to get to and from school while she’s gone for the week. I want to be able to connect my phone via Bluetooth but I’m not sure how. What’s the easiest way to pair my phone in a Civic?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 20, 2021
Does the GMC Terrain have a blind spot mirror?
I love the GMC Terrain, but I’m a little nervous to actually drive one. We’re renting one for a vacation next month and I’m already worried. Does the Terrain have a blind spot mirror?
Liz Jenson
Mar 17, 2022
How long does a Tesla battery take to charge?
I just purchased my first Tesla, and I’m so excited and can’t wait to drive it. I’d like to get out on the road as soon as possible, but I’m not sure how long charging takes. How long does a Tesla need to charge for?
Emily Maracle
Jan 10, 2022
How do you use a car lighter?
I recently bought my first vehicle, an old Ford Ranger, and there was some type of adapter with a coil stuck in one of the 12V charging ports. I kind of forgot about it, but when my grandpa was asking me about the truck, it came to mind. He made a joke about being old and said it’s a car lighter. I’ve never seen one before—I’m curious, how do you use a car lighter?
Jack Walsh
Nov 22, 2021
How do you turn off driving mode on a Galaxy S6?
My phone has been sending out auto-replies when I’m driving and sometimes when I’m not driving too. The Verizon store where I bought the phone has since closed (go figure), so I can’t go ask for help. Is there a way to turn off driving mode?
Liz Jenson
Feb 07, 2022

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