Car Technology 101

Car Technology 101

Bluetooth BasicsBluetooth Basics

Bluetooth is now common in many cars, but the lack of consistency can make the feature frustrating to use. Here's how to make shopping for a hands-free system hassle-free.

Telematics System BasicsTelematics System Basics

Telematics systems like OnStar provide security and convenience to car owners. Here's what you need to know about the technology before shopping for a vehicle.

Audio-System BasicsAudio-System Basics

Stock stereo systems offer more ways to listen to music than ever before. Here's what you need to know about car audio before shopping for your next vehicle.

How To Test-Drive a Bluetooth SystemHow To Test-Drive a Bluetooth System

Avoid hassles with a hands-free Bluetooth telephone system by knowing the features and functions to look for and testing them before you buy a vehicle.

How To Test-Drive a Telematics SystemHow To Test-Drive a Telematics System

Telematics systems and services have significantly expanded in the last few years. Here's how to test-drive a system to find out if it meets your needs before you buy a new car.

How To Test-Drive a Car Audio SystemHow To Test-Drive a Car Audio System

When you're shopping for a new car, make a sound decision about your audio system and focus on the features that are most important to you.