The Clarion MAX675VD was designed with digital-age drivers in mind. Its breadth of features and excellent functionality make it one of our favorite all-in-one in-car multimedia systems to date.
With the latest generation of iDrive BMW has gone from chump to trump, as the new system is easy-to-use, powerful, feature-packed and aesthetically pleasing. Some key features, like text-to-speech street names, are still missing, though.
As a controller system Remote Touch is wonderfully simple to use. Unfortunately the supporting cast (voice recognition, DVD sat nav, missing iPod connectivity) lets the system down.
The RNS510's high-res screen, pleasing design, ease of use and balanced integration of entertainment and navigation, make it an excellent upgrade for any VW buyer. Shame Bluetooth, USB and iPod connectivity are on the options list.
During the course of our testing, the Bully Dog WatchDog proved to be alternately simple enough for a novice to use and complex enough for our car geek tastes. It'll help you boost your fuel economy within reasonable limits, but don't expect it to be an mpg magic bullet.
The Eclipse AVN6620 is a device for those looking to tech out their car with a single device. Its elegant design, wealth of features and expandability, and the fact that it's easy to use make it a strong contender in the all-in-one in-car device market.
The vast array of features offered by the JVC El Kameleon KD-AVX44 creates a car audio experience that rivals all but the best preinstalled receivers.
iOmounts' magnet-based iOauto makes mounting a phone in your car easy, but it is an ugly-looking thing, and requires a bright, silver disc on the back of your phone.
This solidly constructed aluminum smartphone holder has a nice finish, but a short mounting arm means difficult in-car positioning.
The Mobile Home's access to Siri is convenient, but its price and lack of features don't make it the best buy in its niche category.
One of the most retro-minded marques in the world of motorcycling has made a big leap into the future with the unveiling of Project LiveWire, its fully-electric concept. We take it for a spin to see if it's something a typical Harley owner might just entertain.
Android Auto is Google's new system for integrating Android phones with car dashboards, unveiled at its I/O 2014 keynote.
The culture of fast, exotic, Italian performance motorcycles dates back to the dawn of the vehicle. Now, a new Modena-based company is bringing that tradition into the future, with a lightning-fast battery-powered superbike.
Able to simultaneously charge four tablets, this 48W Aukey AIPower quad-port car charger is the most powerful we've tested.
This portable lithium ion battery packs enough juice to start a car with a dead battery or charge a smartphone five times over.
Carloudy, a new head-up display Kickstarter project, shows turn-by-turn navigation and speed limits in easy view on your windshield.
The Parrot Minikit Smart is a fabulous Bluetooth-enabled mount that lets you safely use your smart phone in your car or on your bike.
If you want easily accessible emergency services and like the idea of having a real person on tap to help you pick destinations, OnStar FMV may be worth a look.