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Head to Head: 2017 Mercedes-Benz B250e vs 2017 BMW i3 Head to Heads & Advice 

Head to Head: 2017 Mercedes-Benz B250e vs 2017 BMW i3

What do you get when luxury meets utility? Electric vehicles (EV) from premium car manufacturers could be the best of both worlds. The car formerly known as the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive has been renamed the Mercedes-Benz B250e in 2017 and is going up against the BMW i3 in this head-to-head challenge. Also new for the B250e is a new Electric Blue interior, 4G LTE connectivity, and a zero-emissions EV powertrain. The BMW i3 gets a stylish new interior, a bigger battery, and a new configuration with an optional backup…

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Connected Cars FAQs

I keep hearing the term “connected cars.” What does it really mean? Connected cars share Internet access with smartphones and other mobile devices—typically along with a local wireless network—to provide you with new features and functionality that can be used both remotely and in your car. Where can I find and access connected features for my car? Car manufacturers work with third-party vendors in the communications, software, and Intel verticals (also: Artificial Intelligence) to create apps that can be accessed from your smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, or other compatible device. These…

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What’s Not to Love About the New Lincoln Navigator

The full-size SUV is back and in business. Taking full advantage of this is Lincoln, who wisely took this opportunity to redesign the Navigator, after a decade. The spiffed-up Lincoln Navigator is said to have 75 new features, which about catches them up, and then some. If the Lincoln Navigator was a state it would be Texas, where everything is bigger. Accordingly, the small details of the Navigator are actually big, and a Big Picture look at the Navigator—off the charts. Bold new choices include the distinct horizontal design on…

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Coming Soon: These Sweet New Volkswagen Golf Features

The updated Golf 7.5 goes on sale in July, the Golf R Wagon returns in January, and the Wolfsburg Edition comes in late August. Some are hailing the Golf R as the “world’s most technically sophisticated small car.”* Let’s see if the new VW lives up to its name and if these new Volkswagen Golf features entice you enough to give it some serious consideration. A six-speed manual transmission comes standard on the base 110TSI hatch, but also available is a seven-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission. This Golf 7.5 has…

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Next: Android-Powered Cars?

Did you see it coming? A droid touchscreen in your next vehicle? If Alphabet Inc.’s Google has any say in the matter, their Android Operating System and Google Assistant will power cars across the land, and presumably, across the world, and … to infinity and beyond. For now, they’ll take what they can get, and that’s Android-powered cars for Volvo and Audi. The search dominator has partnered with Volvo and Audi to run the Android mobile operating system in their cars. Considering many of us use our Navigation on our…

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