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Ultimate tailgater: Honda Ridgeline embeds speakers in truck bed

Ultimate tailgater: Honda Ridgeline embeds speakers in truck bed In one of mankind’s greatest technology triumphs since the beer cooler ice chest got wheels, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup has turned the truck bed into a sound system with the addition of six speakers to the bed walls.” The speakers, more correctly called exciters or transducers, are embedded two each in the left, right, and cab-facing walls.

Hands on with Cadillac’s wide-angle, LCD rear-view mirror

Hands on with Cadillac’s wide-angle, LCD rear-view mirror to create the Rear Camera Mirror, as Cadillac calls it, after announcing the concept a year ago as a “streaming video mirror,” as if it could play Snapchat clips.The image is fed to the 1280-by-240 pixel LCD display (171 pixels per inch) embedded in the rear view mirror.

Top tech cars for 2017

Top tech cars for 2017 If you’re shopping for a new car in 2017, you’ll find many tech improvements.So the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq, a compact sedan, will offer an electric, a hybrid, and a plug-in hybrid, arriving in that order this fall, over the winter, and summer 2017.

2017 Honda CR-V improves comfort, adds volume knob, loses LaneWatch

2017 Honda CR-V improves comfort, adds volume knob, loses LaneWatch The fifth-generation 2017 Honda CR-V adds a volume knob (finally) to its quirky infotainment system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, more USB jacks, a turbocharged engine, and blind spot detection.So with the fifth-generation 2017 CR-V, Honda has added a volume knob in the lower left of the center stack segment containing the 7-inch LCD.

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.Meanwhile, Asian brands led by Lexus and Toyota took seven of the top 10 spots along with Buick (!

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.They do look cool, but owners’ ratings pushed the Model X into the 10-worst-models ranking and dragged Tesla down to 25 of 29 brands.

Robots are developing emotions, thanks to engineers at Honda

Robots are developing emotions, thanks to engineers at Honda Not surprisingly, the technology will first see use in a self-driving concept car Honda is developing called the NeuV (pictured, top).However, there is little reason to believe such a system would not find broader application in robots, like Pepper, that are specifically designed for human-robot interaction.

Honda may team up with Waymo to make self-driving cars

Honda may team up with Waymo to make self-driving cars The company’s organizational structure has changed markedly since then, and part of that has been a greater emphasis on the self-driving car program.It’s looking for partners to build self-driving cars, and Honda seems interested.

10 almost-perfect tech cars to buy in 2017

10 almost-perfect tech cars to buy in 2017 Here are 10 cars with tech savvy you should consider buying in 2017, if you’re in the market.They’re good, they’re worth buying, and like so many of our heroes today, they each have some kind of flaw.

Top 10 tech cars of the 2017 Detroit auto show

Top 10 tech cars of the 2017 Detroit auto show Here’s our take on the top cars of NAIAS 2017, especially those with technical appeal.The Detroit show’s public days run Saturday, Jan.

The wait is almost over: Production-spec Honda Civic Type R confirmed for Geneva

The wait is almost over: Production-spec Honda Civic Type R confirmed for Geneva The Honda Civic Type R has never been sold in North America, but when it launched the current-generation Civic, Honda promised that it would bring the performance model to our shores.It unveiled a Civic Type R concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, and now says it will bring the production-ready version to the 2017 Geneva Motor Show next month.

Honda’s 2017 Civic Type R is finally here, and it will be worth the wait

Honda’s 2017 Civic Type R is finally here, and it will be worth the wait For car fans in the United States, the Honda Civic Type R has always been a tantalizing price of forbidden fruit.After many teases, promises, and one concept car, Honda unveiled the first Civic Type R to be sold in North America at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

Pragmatic performance: What you need to know about Honda’s fire-breathing Civic Type R

Pragmatic performance: What you need to know about Honda’s fire-breathing Civic Type R The Honda Civic Type R has legions of fans in both Europe and Japan, but Americans have always settled for admiring it from afar.There were a lot of rumors surrounding the Civic Type R in the months leading up to its debut, and, in hindsight, most of them were false.

You can basically drive a brand-new Honda Clarity for free

You can basically drive a brand-new Honda Clarity for free The Honda Clarity fuel cell vehicle is a brand new design for 2017, and it’s the first of three different vehicles planned for the platform.What you’ve got with the Clarity is a five-passenger sedan powered by a hydrogen fuel cell as described above.