Economy-car buyers increasingly get the best deal on technology

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One of the great things about technology is – with the exception of Apple products – consumers get more for their money every year. For example, the first 1GB USB drive I bought in 2005 cost me $30. Today you can get 10 for that price, delivered to your door thanks to Amazon. The same goes for car tech.

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Economy-car buyers increasingly get the best deal on technology originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Would you pay $17 a month to give your older Ford connectivity?

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When it was first introduced in 2007, there was nothing like the original Ford Sync system, since it allowed car owners to connect and use a portable device better than anything that came before it. It took competitors awhile to catch up. But now Ford is the one playing catchup.

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Would you pay $17 a month to give your older Ford connectivity? originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Mar 2018 09:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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BlackBerry downplays Toyota’s use of rival AGL infotainment

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BlackBerry downplays Toyota’s use of rival AGL infotainment originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 06 Jun 2017 16:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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With the Prius Prime, Toyota delivers nearly the perfect tech car

The Toyota Prius made hybrids mainstream. In cities like San Francisco, you can't swing an artisanally carved reclaimed-wood stick without hitting at least one of these midsize cars rolling down the street. By sheer numbers (nearly four million sold!…