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Can more, better tech vault 2016 Mazda CX-9 ahead of Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot?

Can more, better tech vault 2016 Mazda CX-9 ahead of Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot? Is the Mazda CX-9 midsize SUV ready to slug it out with Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander as the best midsize SUV with three rows?The higher end CX-9 trim line also pushes Mazda up into the near-luxury space.

It won’t be the last time: Over-the-air glitch bricks Lexus infotainment

Blame the weather: Lexus says that “errant data from our traffic and weather service provider” bricked the infotainment systems of recent Lexus vehicles.And the Lexus Enform infotainment system is generally held in high regard within the industry for its relatively easy user interface.

Uber, Volvo hook up to create next-generation autonomous cars

Uber, Volvo hook up to create next-generation autonomous cars ” The companies will start with the same base Volvo car platform, do joint work, and also do development separately toward their own goals.Separately, Uber will be launching several self-driving Volvo XC90 crossovers this month in Pittsburgh.

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.

Why MIT is teaming up with Lamborghini: to create even better supercars

Why MIT is teaming up with Lamborghini: to create even better supercars Supercars already have some carbon fiber parts, whether roof, hood, and trunk panels to save weight and lower the car’s center of gravity, or tubs (the chassis) that are ultra crash-resistant.There are already carbon fiber panels on Lamborghini’s Aventador.

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.

Ford, Toyota to challenge Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

Ford, Toyota to challenge Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Right now, Apple CarPlay looks about the same on a $25,000 Chevrolet Cruze (image above) and a $60,000 Audi, to the annoyance of all automakers.Currently, if you have CarPlay, your only navigation choice is Apple Maps; similarly, if you have Android Auto, the only choice is Google Maps.

CES 2017 delivered a clear vision of the car of the future

CES 2017 delivered a clear vision of the car of the future In many ways, automakers are trying to ensure the car is as connected to your life as your smartphone is.A large part of the smartphone’s power is the connection to the cloud to enable new services and experiences across different devices.

Best cars of CES 2017 - almost the Car Electronics Show

Best cars of CES 2017 - almost the Car Electronics Show Just as well, because it could almost be called the Car Electronics Show.The North Hall of Las Vegas Convention Center was taken over by the automakers and suppliers, makers of car electronics such as Garmin, and a few resolute makers of aftermarket car speakers.

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.

Why you should skip the Toyota Prius for the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid

Why you should skip the Toyota Prius for the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid The mainstream Prius hybrid long ago used up its allocation of federal tax credits.The hybrid Toyota Prius runs $25,730 to $32,585 (with $865 shipping) and ranges from the Prius Two through the Prius Four Touring with the Premium Convenience Package.

Mature design and standard tech make the Toyota Yaris a better buy

Mature design and standard tech make the Toyota Yaris a better buy More: Toyota is plotting two new coupes and a spicier Corolla aimed at the GTI The engine bay is home to a brand-new, 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine developed to replace the current car’s 1.

Calling Uber from your broken-down car is no fun, so buy these reliable rides

Calling Uber from your broken-down car is no fun, so buy these reliable rides Here’s a little secret other sites won’t tell you: these days, it’s difficult to find a truly “bad” new car.With few exceptions, anyone can walk onto any dealer lot, pick out any new car, and wind up with a reasonably trouble-free product for the first several years of ownership.

Toyota’s RAV4 Adventure brings a rugged look to an understated crossover

Toyota’s RAV4 Adventure brings a rugged look to an understated crossover While crossovers took the automotive market by storm, Subaru went a step further to make its all-terrain vehicles actually look like all-terrain vehicles.Since then, crossover utility vehicles, or CUVs, have adopted styling cues that suggest they can tackle any unpaved road, even if that’s far from the case.

Toyota’s 2018 Tundra and Sequoia gain TRD Sport upgrades, new safety tech

Toyota’s 2018 Tundra and Sequoia gain TRD Sport upgrades, new safety tech When shopping for a big pickup truck or SUV, it’s easy to overlook the Toyota Tundra and Toyota Sequoia.The 2018 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia both feature minor style updates and new safety tech, as well as new optional TRD Sport packages from Toyota Racing Development, the Japanese automaker’s performance arm.

Top 10 cars of the 2017 Chicago Auto Show

Top 10 cars of the 2017 Chicago Auto Show The Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place is the envy of the nation’s auto dealers: the largest attendance of any US auto show, and enough room for multiple indoor test tracks.Still, Chicago generates its fair share of new car introductions (that is, midlife refreshes) as opposed to “all new” cars (a new model), model variants such as convertibles or off-road versions, and hints of new models.

Street Fighter II's M. Bison Loses To... A Toyota

Street Fighter II's M. Bison Loses To... A Toyota I beat he could kick some Prius ass.In Toyota’s latest C-HR ad, the crossover makes its way through Street Fighter II and faces off with M.

‘Street Fighter II’-themed Toyota commercial pits the new C-HR against M. Bison

‘Street Fighter II’-themed Toyota commercial pits the new C-HR against M. Bison While the C-HR’s latest commercial doesn’t exactly showcase the vehicle’s finer points, Street Fighter II‘s competitors are obviously fans of Toyota’s new approach.More: Are two factory body kits the first step toward a hot-rodded Toyota C-HR?