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Jun 12, 2012 8:44AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

The First Years IAlert system alerts parents to safety problems via smartphone.

Jun 12, 2012 5:20AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

9 automakers have signed on to have Apple’s voice assistant work with steering-wheel buttons.

Jun 11, 2012 10:41AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Author says environmental impact of producing alternative-fuel vehicles outweighs benefits.

Jun 10, 2012 10:46AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Verizon and other tech companies descend on Detroit – and so do federal regulators.

Jun 8, 2012 12:06PM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Material called 'oobleck' could provide a cheaper, environmentally friendly way to fix potholes.

Jun 8, 2012 11:09AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

I’m not feeling this technology -- or, why I hate the electronic emergency brake.

Jun 6, 2012 12:11PM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Saab Automobile Parts AB will step up to service abandoned Saab owners in North America.

Jun 6, 2012 9:21AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

How can automakers and suppliers create technology that is easier for drivers to use?

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  • Cliff Atiyeh

    Clifford Atiyeh has spent his entire life driving cars he doesn't own. Raised in Volvos, he has grown to love fast, irresponsible vehicles of all kinds. He is the senior news editor at MSN Autos and also reports for Car and Driver, Road & Track, The Boston Globe and other publications.
    In the garage: 21-speed Iron Horse, 2002 Jeep Wrangler X (not his)

  • Doug Newcomb

    Doug Newcomb has covered car technology for over 20 years for outlets ranging from Rolling Stone to Edmunds.com. In 2008, he published his first book, "Car Audio for Dummies" (Wiley). He lives and drives in Hood River, Ore., with his wife and two kids, who share his passion for cars and technology.
    In the garage: 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS, two 1984 Chevrolet Blazers, 2008 Honda CR-V

  • James Tate

    James Tate learned to drive stick at age 13 in a 1988 Land Cruiser - in La Paz, Bolivia. He's since been a mechanic, on a pit crew and has wrenched on every car he's owned since his first 1989 Honda CRX Si (and won't stop until the car is a 1973 Porsche 911 RS). His work has appeared in Car and Driver, Popular Mechanics, Automobile and others.
    In the garage: 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera, 1988 BMW M5