Cool Tech

Cool Tech

Cool car stuff and gear.
6 Ways Cameras Will Change Your ... Your driving life, anyway. We highlight brilliant safety and convenience features on new models.

Life with Jean

I’ve written about
cars for 30 years,
so I know the secret
car-guy handshake.

But this is a place
where you won’t
have to.
Join the party.

Meet Jean

Car Confessions

A Pretty Place for Ugly Secrets

Confess Here

A 1.5-Gallon Car Wash?

Is it possible? An invention called Gleamfire lets you wash without wasting, right in the driveway.

Real World Test: Adaptive Cruise Control

Is this the next best thing to a self-driving car? We tried it on the 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country.

6 Ways Cameras Will Change Your Life

Your driving life, anyway. We highlight brilliant safety and convenience features on new models.

Are Cooling Seats Any Good?

We check out a variety of ventilated seats to see if they're a worthwhile way to chill in the car.

Do You Need Wireless Internet in the Car?

How hot is the 4G LTE rolling hot spot? We tried it out on the 2015 Buick Encore.

Real-World Test: Head-Up Display

Useful or just one more thing that distracts? We tried it on the 2015 GMC Acadia Denali.

Real-World Test: Tile App

Is the trendy lozenge-shaped key finder worth the $25? Here's what we think.

2015 Lexus NX200t Remote Touch

Is a touchpad the best way to manage in-car infotainment? We checked it out.

100 Real People to Get Self-Driving Volvos

The roads around Gothenburg, Sweden, are about to get really interesting.