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Cool car stuff and gear.

Infotainment for the Masses

Thanks to Rand McNally, advanced connected-car features without buying the advanced connected car.

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Car Confessions

A Pretty Place for Ugly Secrets

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2017 Audi Q7: 5 Cool Things

I believe the Q in this luxury SUV stands for Queen.

2016 Lexus CT200h: 5 Cool Things

Shifter like on a Ferrari Testarossa? Not quite, but it is one of my five favorite features.

2016 Fiat 500X: 5 Cool Things

Under $30,000 for all-wheel drive, stylish looks, and that highly intangible quality, a sense of fun.

FordPass Adds Spotify as Launch Nears

It’s free, and you don’t have to own a Ford to join. Is this Ford’s iTunes-level killer app?

5 Cool Things: 2016 BMW X1 xDrive

A crossover that’s also a BMW. Good thinking.

5 Cool Things: 2016 Land Rover LR4

The 2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE Lux is more than just a glamorous off-roader.

5 Hot and Cool Car Must-Haves

Over-the-top frills, or features you soon won’t be able to live without? A rundown of the latest.

My Car Doesn’t Understand Me

J.D. Power study shows you’re not the only one who can’t get voice recognition to recognize you.