20 Cars that Get the Most Traffic Tickets

Have you gotten a speeding ticket in the last three years? I have—thanks to one of those darned automatic traffic enforcement cameras (which were recently voted down here in Cleveland and may soon be eliminated throughout most of Ohio). That puts me in the 19.9% of drivers with a traffic violation in the last three years, according to this insurance.com article. That’s for all vehicle models, and I read up … Continue reading

“iOS in the Car” Grows Up, Becomes “CarPlay”

The battle for mobile platform dominance in cars wages on. A recent post by Lara, Apple or Android?, discussed Google’s alliance with automakers to establish an Android-based standard. This came after Apple’s announcement of “iOS in the Car” back in June of 2013. But now Apple’s iOS-based standard is back in the news and with a much more Apple-esque name: CarPlay. Apple says that CarPlay will give drivers distraction-free access … Continue reading

Spotlight on CES

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wrapped up Sunday in Las Vegas, and we’re still basking in the glow of this year’s show and all the great automotive infotainment innovations that came out of it. If you want complete smartphone integration with your vehicle, these new systems are right up your alley. Here are just a couple of the automakers that are ramping up infotainment systems meant for their future … Continue reading