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Automatic now ‘works with Nest’, connects car and home

Automatic now ‘works with Nest’, connects car and home

Automatic, a leader in connected car technology, has announced their service is now working with Nest. With Nest and Automatic, your car and thermostat will soon be discussing your whereabouts, and best practices for keeping you comfortable. The basic functionality includes the ability for Automatic to wake your Nest into Home mode or set it to Away mode, depending on its proximity (like, when you leave and arrive). Further functionality gets a bit more granular, where Nest and Automatic will discuss where you might be.

Land Rover bringing a pair of luxury diesel SUVs to the US

Land Rover bringing a pair of luxury diesel SUVs to the US

Land Rover has been offering SUVs in the US for a long time now and they are typically gasoline burners. In Europe Land Rover has a slew of SUVs that are diesel powered but doesn't typically offer that diesel power in the States. That is changing with Land Rover announcing that it will be bringing a pair of luxury diesel SUVs to the US.

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Alfa Romeo unveils 4C Spider

Alfa Romeo unveils 4C Spider

Alfa Romeo has rolled out a new version of its sexy sports car called the 4C. When the 4C first launched it was a coupe only and the new version of the car is a Spider. It is a targa top more than a full on convertible with a roof section that appears to be made of cloth of some sort that can be removed when you want to let the sun in. A carbon fiber hard top is available as well.

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Infiniti Q60 Concept details offered at Detroit Motor Show

Infiniti Q60 Concept details offered at Detroit Motor Show

We've seen all of the teaser shots of the Infiniti Q60 sports car concept and seen the official images unveiled of the car. At the Detroit International Auto Show Infiniti is offering up lots of details about the Q60. One of those details is that the car has clear intent for production. That is no surprise, we said once before that the concept looked as if it were ready for production.

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CES Day 4: webOS is back, and we play Ouija printing!

CES Day 4: webOS is back, and we play Ouija printing!

CES day four (technically day 3, but we’re counting Monday’s pre-event as a day anyway) brought a lot of fun little gadgets and toys. There was more VR, some point-and-shoot cameras, and even a printer that’s not a printer. More Internet of Things stuff was announced, and in case you weren’t sure, SD cards are NFC-capable, now. The car of the future drove into our hearts, and we got a quick look at the light bulb that might make you less cranky in the morning.

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Qualcomm and QNX tag-team the dashboard of the future

Qualcomm and QNX tag-team the dashboard of the future

Someone at Qualcomm has the right idea: buy a brand spanking new Maserati, fit it out with the latest in QNX-running, Snapdragon-powered infotainment, and call it a business expense. The company brought its latest concept for the connected dashboard to CES 2015 for the first time, pairing the Snapdragon 602A car-centric chipset with BlackBerry-owned QNX's latest entertainment, safety, speech recognition, and gesture control systems. Qualcomm's argument is that, if next-gen automotive dashboards really are going to gain traction, it'll take a company with a strong presence in chips to push it, and that's why it thinks its 360-degree watching, radar toting prototype will prove convincing.

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Valeo announces lighting, connected car initiatives at CES

Valeo announces lighting, connected car initiatives at CES

Dedicated to reducing CO2 emissions and intuitive driving technology, Valeo is announcing a series of new products at CES this week meant to ease the stress of driving and enhance our experience behind the wheel. For tech fans, Valeo is rolling out InBlue, a smartphone and smartwatch capable app that serves as a virtual key that operates your car via Bluetooth. Cruise4U might be the backbone for your self-driving car of the future, and Valeo is also introducing some next-gen auto lighting tech.

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‘Jack’ the piloted Audi A7 is headed to CES 2015

‘Jack’ the piloted Audi A7 is headed to CES 2015

There are many ways to arrive at CES 2015. Many fly in, some caravan or carpool. Audi, though, they got a few lucky souls there in true style. Rather than give a few journalists sleek vehicles to cruise around in, Audi allowed some journalists a turn behind their new A7 piloted driving concept car. Starting in Silicon Valley (naturally) and ending in Las Vegas for CES, the 550 mile journey began today, and provides a real-world litmus test for Audi’s piloted car concept.

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Henes Broon F870 is the Ferrari of kid’s electric cars

Henes Broon F870 is the Ferrari of kid’s electric cars

When my daughter was old enough to operate it, we got her a Power Wheels Mustang and she literally drove the wheels off it many times. She also crashed it into stuff and it didn't hold up well. A South Korean firm has designed a different kind of electric car ride on toy for kids with parents who have deep pockets. The electric ride-on is called the Broon F870.

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Shelby American to produce 50th anniversary Cobra

Shelby American to produce 50th anniversary Cobra

Back in the 60s Carol Shelby and crew created an incredibly fast car by taking a small and lightweight body and shoehorning in a massive American V8. The car went racing in Europe and caused more than a bit of embarrassment when it beat up on Ferrari and other established brands around the racing circuit. Those cars were also made for the street and are some of the most expensive and desirable of the sports cars from the 60s.

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