The Los Angeles International Auto Show opened with the Connected Car Expo and the announcement of the creation of the Coalition of Transportation Technology established by the City of Los Angeles, which is quite possibly the most important urban planning project of the 21st Century.
The 2017 Ford Escape has been completely redesigned with new engines and a new look. But the vehicle’s built around driver-aiding technology, and in particular, your phone.
Starting today, you’ll be able to test the first wave of truly connected cars. Android Auto is now available on its first integrated vehicle, the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. As you head to your local dealership to test drive it, you can practice talking to your car on the way: “Ok, Google...”
Here’s the driver’s dream: A vehicle that sends us where we want to go, plays the music we want to hear, and allows us to communicate (within reason) with the outside world, all with minimal distraction. It’s the vision of the connected car, and it’s a promise many automakers hope to deliver for 2015.
Today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Audi showed off a big, sleek coupe called the Audi Prologue that will be the source of all their future designs. But as good as the Prologue looks, the real story might just be inside. What does that concept say about the future of car interiors?
Keeping auto journalists hydrated is no easy task. Their mouths are usually crammed full of some sort of food, and most are incapable of self-propelling to water sources. The LA Auto show solved that significant problem this year with advanced tech: a water-delivery robot.
At this year's LA auto show, Honda pulled out all the stops in the design category with their One to the Power of Four solar hybrid. The challenge was to design a vehicle that will be on the streets a half century from now, and Honda decided to devote their energy to solving the carpooling dilemma. The car is actually…