Ford believes that the future of automotive technology is in very good hands, thanks to state-of-the-art development facilities like its new lab in Palo Alto, Calif. The automaker’s innovation spearhead sits within the very heart of the electronics industry’s Silicon Valley, and Ford is confident that the facility will cut straight as an arrow into Read on! →

Ford’s cutting-edge touch-screen infotainment experience MyFord Touch will receive an upgrade by early next year, reports the Detroit Free Press. Complaints that the system is too slow and cluttered will reportedly be addressed by the new software build. Current owners of a MyFord Touch-equipped Ford vehicle will be able to upgrade free of charge. Tweaking Read on! →

Smartphone users are accustomed to having thousands of apps from third-party developers at their fingertips, and they want similar features when it comes to in-car apps. While the new wave of in-car infotainment systems don’t have quite as much selection yet, systems offered by automakers like Toyota, Ford and Austin Motor Company will soon provide Read on! →

Since “infotainment” consoles became a thing, tech giants are getting into cars, such as Google’s Android Auto, a version of the Android OS for cars. This begs the question if my car will also crash if someone sends me an MMS, despite how much I paid for the damn thing and was assured it was Read on! →

Distracted driving is a multifaceted conundrum, in that there are myriad ways for a driver to dangerously shift attention away from surrounding road conditions. In light of the oncoming wave of in-car electronics related to driving infotainment, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released a set of rules that drivers may eventually be required Read on! →

If your hands feel clammy and you become nervous and fidgety if you’re away from Internet connectivity and social media for an extended period, you have a problem. The automotive industry is apparently happy to be your enabler, distracted driving and flaming auto accidents be damned. Despite objections from the U.S. Department of Transportation and Read on! →