This Is The Worst New Trend In Car Interior Design

I have accepted that center-mounted displays screens in cars, touch or otherwise, are not going anywhere. But why do so many of them look like they've just been tacked on as an afterthought? It looks terrible. » 4/17/14 3:39pm Yesterday 3:39pm

Formula 1's Advanced Hybrid System Is Coming To Your Next Car

That may look like an ordinary Volvo S60, but it's far from it. Inside that handsome but inoffensive Swedish body is the same technology that helped make Formula One cars so fast in the last few years — the hybrid Kinetic Energy Recovery System. That's good news if you like efficiency and speed. » 3/29/14 2:53pm 3/29/14 2:53pm

Is This What Your Car's Cockpit Will Look Like In 2025?

Audi says their Virtual Cockpit is a pretty big deal. Set to debut on the all-new 2015 Audi TT and then at least three other new cars, it eliminates the center screen and gauge cluster for a display right in front of the driver. But what will instrumentation look like in 10 years? » 3/19/14 10:36am 3/19/14 10:36am

Can Apple Really Make A Car Infotainment System That Doesn't Suck?

In-car infotainment systems are nothing new. Over the last decade we've seen in-dash systems that control navigation, the stereo, phone calls and other functions trickle down from luxury models to cars for the masses. They're pretty widespread now, but they have one thing in common: They suck. Can Apple do better? » 6/11/13 3:23pm 6/11/13 3:23pm