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Driver Assist Aids to Help You Keep Safe

There are several lane-based driver assist technologies available to car owners, including lane departure warnings, lane keep assist technology, and driver sleep alerts. By ensuring your vehicle has these safety features, you will keep yourself and everyone else on the road a bit safer. However, how do these technologies work? Have no fear, AutoNation Drive is here with a quick explanation of these systems.   Lane Departure Warning Systems Many manufacturers currently offer lane departure warning systems in their vehicles to tell you when you’ve drifted out of your lane….

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Hybrid, Plug-in, Electric: What’s The Difference?

To paraphrase Mark Twain, “the reports of the internal combustion engine’s death have been greatly exaggerated.” Nevertheless, automotive manufacturers are continuing to evolve vehicle powertrain technology. Many are embracing gasoline-electric hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, while others are actually throwing petroleum out the window and focusing solely on electric power. As a result, automobiles are entering a new age of efficiency. Fuel economy figures for petroleum-burning engines continue to soar to new heights, while battery packs are now able to power electric motors for more than 100 miles between charges….

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From ABS to TCS: Do You Know Your Automotive Acronyms?

If you’re looking at purchasing or leasing any modern car or truck, you’ve likely come across a number of acronyms that describe various safety and technology features. Some are manufacturer-specific, but a number are used throughout the industry. Acronyms like ABS, ESC, and TCS are commonly thrown out by new vehicle manufacturers in advertisements and on Monroney stickers. And with automotive safety and vehicle technology continuing to advance, the number of acronyms being added to the automotive vernacular is relentlessly expanding. Take our quiz to find out if you know…

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These 2016 Cars And Trucks Are Available With Apple CarPlay

If you’re both a licensed driver and an iPhone user, then Apple’s new CarPlay system is made for you. Available on select vehicles, CarPlay mirrors your iPhone’s user-friendly operating system onto the infotainment screen of a number of new 2016 cars and trucks. Working with Siri voice control, CarPlay practically turns your car into a mobile iPhone. Thanks to the integration of Apple Maps, your car’s CarPlay supported infotainment system is now a full-fledged navigation system. It also integrates your phone’s communication functions, allowing you to make calls, dictate text messages,…

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Official: Hyundai to feature Google Glass compatibility with 2015 Genesis

Amidst raise awareness of tech due to the Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas this week, Hyundai announced that their new much-anticipated Genesis luxury sedan will incorporate Google Glass compatibility with the in-car infotainment system and Hyundai’s patented BlueLink system. Features such as remote start and quick access to in-car information will be available for devices like Google Glass and others. The system will be fittingly  named the Blue Link Glassware application. The 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan was revealed globally in South Korea not too long ago and…

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