CNET's judges weighed in on the best cars we drove this year, picking the most advanced from an impressive field. In addition, check out the Car Tech 10, our awards for a variety of achievements in the automotive industry.
At the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW announced it added Spotify to its roster of ConnectedDrive apps.
BMW presented its current app integration, along with its future capabilities. From integrating the iPhone calendar with the head unit to testing a 4G (LTE) connection into the car, BMW is pushing forward into app space.
Any old phone will play music and make calls, but we've rounded up a few that go above and beyond to offer car-specific functions and features.
A glimpse at a car that is mostly a vision of the connected future.
The Vision ConnectedDrive may look like a concept for a future sports car, but BMW is actually using it to show off a number of connected car technologies.
BMW announced a major update to the online portion of its iDrive cabin electronics, adding a standard data connection and making its ConnectedDrive app available for Android.
Come take a gander at pictures of BMW's newly updated ConnectedDrive infotainment system, which now comprises a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, an integrated Web browser and a sat-nav that features Google Street View.
Automakers made great strides in launching electric cars and introducing connected features this year, both big trends in automotive technology -- and very influential for the cars of the future. CNET picks five of the hottest examples reviewed this year as its nominees for Tech Car of the Year.
The four-door version of BMW's 6-series comes out with spectacular performance and cabin electronics, including connected features.