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Matt has been interested in cars from a young age, having “driven” the family’s 1958 Mercury Colony Park station wagon while sitting on his father’s lap. These days, Matt savors hands-on, pedal-to-the-metal driving and enjoys sharing those findings with his audience. Besides writing new car reviews, Matt keeps his pulse on industry news and trends, including significant safety, technological and engineering changes.

5 Ways to Upgrade the Tech in Your Older Used Cars

Older used cars offer much value, but they lack many of the features common to today’s models, including rearview cameras, USB ports and navigation systems. If buying newer may be beyond your budget, that doesn’t mean you have to do without today’s technology. The following are affordable upgrade ideas you can make to many older … Continue reading 5 Ways to Upgrade the Tech in Your Older Used Cars

How to Use Apple’s ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ Feature

Distracted driving accidents injure hundreds of thousands of people annually, claiming 3,477 lives in 2015 alone according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). To say we’re in the midst of a crisis is an understatement. Laws can go only so far in encouraging responsible behind-the-wheel behavior, but new technology in the form of … Continue reading How to Use Apple’s ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ Feature

Now Trending: 48-Volt Electrical Systems

The auto industry is in the middle of a revolution, one where new and emerging technologies are steering the market. Such high-tech features are placing a tremendous burden on the typical vehicle’s 12-volt electrical systems and for this reason we’re seeing a new trend: cars equipped with 48-volt electrical systems. Not every new vehicle will … Continue reading Now Trending: 48-Volt Electrical Systems

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