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Lasers possess an illumination power that’s roughly 1,000 times more potent than LEDs. So, will headlights powered by lasers be excessively intense for other drivers? Are they a traffic incident waiting to occur?

By Akweli Parker

Previously, gadgets designed to keep us informed and entertained while on the go originated from the automotive aftermarket. Now car manufacturers are offering intricate, digitally connected gizmos as factory equipment.

By Akweli Parker

You might enjoy observing yourself in your rearview mirror, but if you reside and drive in the United States, you may soon have to replace it with one of these devices. Are traditional rearview mirrors becoming outdated? Will these devices ultimately become a standard car feature?

By Josh Briggs

Car accidents frequently transpire at night, and part of the reason may be that your headlights simply aren’t satisfactory. Adaptive headlights alleviate the visibility issues you encounter each time you take the car out after sundown.

By Ed Grabianowski

Ford’s Sync system pioneered numerous mobile connectivity features that are now commonplace in new vehicles. However, you don’t necessarily have to be a social media enthusiast to reap all the advantages that Sync has to offer.

By Ed Piotrowski & Jamie Page Deaton

If you possess a heavy foot, you may have invested in a radar detector. Discover how these devices detect police radar and lidar, and learn about the functionality of a jamming signal.

By Tom Harris

Detractors of the popular telematics service refer to it as “Big Brother” and argue that it can lead to an invasion of privacy. Delve into the technology behind OnStar and acquaint yourself with the controversy.

By Shanna Freeman

They emit beeps, wails, and some even shout at you (yes, shout!). Car alarms have become intricate nowadays, with sensors that trigger the siren before a potential thief even lays a hand on the vehicle. Learn all there is to know about car alarms.

By Tom Harris

To most motorists, indicators appear quite simple: There is a lever that causes your signal lights to flicker. However, there is, in fact, some impressive technology at play. Discover how this under-utilized device functions.

By Karim Nice

Warmer weather signifies the arrival of convertibles – have you ever wondered about the magic behind those exhilarating rides? How is it possible for a car to transform from an everyday coupe to a sporty convertible at the mere push of a button? Uncover the secrets.

By Karim Nice

The era of manual operation has given way to automatic systems, which are constantly advancing: Certain windshield wipers can actually detect rainfall. Understand the intricacies of this indispensable automotive tool.

By Karim Nice

Have you ever pondered over the auto-up feature that intelligently identifies obstacles? Power windows are one of those hidden marvels in vehicles – they are genuinely remarkable once you delve into their workings. Learn how power windows operate!

By Karim Nice

Cruise control is already a remarkable system, and it is evolving into something far more powerful. Familiarize yourself with the mechanisms behind cruise control and explore some of the adaptive systems currently in development.

By Karim Nice

Power door locks were once exclusive to luxury cars. Nowadays, these convenient features are standard in over half of the cars sold in America. Get to know what happens after you press that button!

By Karim Nice

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