BMW i3 electric car quirk: no AM radio offered, but why? (update)

BMW i3 electric car quirk: no AM radio offered, but why? (update)

The BMW i3 electric car is a tour de force of advanced engineering--and it was the most energy-efficient car sold in the U.S. in 2014 and 2015. Its body shell is made of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic, riding on an aluminum platform containing the lithium-ion battery, the electric motor, and the... read more

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2015 Lexus ES 300h

2015 Lexus ES 300h Hybrid Gets New Infotainment Features

While its Toyota Camry Hybrid sibling gets a significant refresh, the 2015 Lexus ES 300h cruises into the new year with only minor changes. For the 2015 model year, the ES... read more September 6, 2014 by

2011 Nissan Leaf Carwings

Nissan Leaf Carwings: Company 'Hopes' To Improve Telematics App

Electric-car drivers rely heavily on in-car telematics and various smartphone apps to monitor their cars' range, plan ahead to avoid "range anxiety," and manage the charging... read more June 20, 2014 by

2014 Tesla Model S

Had To Happen: Hacking Into A Tesla Model S Electric Car

"Jailbreaking" used to mean... well, breaking out of jail. In the modern world though, it typically refers to the process of cracking software codes to take greater control... read more April 5, 2014 by

TuneIn streaming radio integration  -  2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Gets First Direct TuneIn Internet Radio Integration

Deliveries for the 2012 Tesla Model S have started, and in case you missed editor John Voelcker's first drive of the Model S this past week, one point of note was how calm... read more July 24, 2012 by 0

2012 Tesla Model S display screen [Photo: Flickr user jurvetson]

What's On A 2012 Tesla Model S Screen Display? First Owner Shows His

While the first official 2012 Tesla Model S deliveries start tomorrow, a few individuals have been lucky enough to get theirs early. One, perhaps unsurprisingly, is Elon... read more June 21, 2012 by 7

2012 Toyota Yaris

2012 Toyota Yaris Doubles Down On Infotainment

The design of the new 2012 Toyota Yaris has probably been one of the worst kept secrets of the year, with the Japanese version of the car, known locally as the Vitz, being... read more June 20, 2011 by 0



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