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Jaguar LandRover launches new voice command hub called justDrive; Tweet from your car

 

The 2014 LA Auto Show started today and one of the first announcements was from Jaguar Land Rover.

The car maker announced its new all-in-one smartphone app, justDrive. This software will integrate multiple apps into a single, voice-activated control panel. Here's some more details about the process, viaCNET.

"The Jaguar Land Rover justDrive app lives on the driver's smartphone and transmits data to the host vehicle via USB, but also requires a Bluetooth…

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What to expect from Porsche’s self-driving technology InnoDrive

 

Over the last few years Porsche has been working on aself-driving car. The semi-autonomous system is called ACC InnoDrive and it takes the pressure of driving off the driver.

Recently Brett Berk of Yahoo Autos was allowed to test-ridethe self-driving Porsche. Before we get into his thoughts, here's some background info on how the car works, via GreenCarReports.

"InnoDrive controls the throttle and brakes, but a human is still needed to steer and select…

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2015 Honda Fit Chosen as Automobile Magazine All-Star

 

The 2015 Honda Fit continues to impress.

During the SEMA Show earlier this month the Fit won the show's award as the 'Hottest Sport Compact.' Jeff Conrad, SVP & General Manager of Honda Division, American Honda Motor Co, Inc. said the Fit was, "Fun to drive, versatile and a great value, the new Fit does so many things right, and it's great to see it becoming a popular platform for owner personalization."

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Donate to Toys for Tots at all Tom Wood Indianapolis Locations

 

Tom Wood Automotive is proud to work with the YMCA and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. It's the fifth year Tom Wood has been a collection point for new, unwrapped toys.

From now until December 18 you can make toy donations at all Tom Wood Automotive group stores in Indianapolis.

This includes Tom Wood Ford, Tom Wood Subaru, Tom WoodPorsche Audi, Tom Wood Volkswagen, Tom Wood Lexus, Tom Wood?

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Jaguar adds All-Wheel-Drive to 2016 F-Type R Coupe

 

Jaguar announced earlier this month it was adding instinctive all-wheel-drive to the 2016 F-TYPE R Coupe. The all-wheel-drive technology is a first for the F-TYPE lineup.

More details about the 2016 model will be made available at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, but the company did let us in on a few secrets. The already impressive car improved its speed as it now reaches 60 mph in 3.9 seconds with a limited top…

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Volvo to use Google Cardboard to promote XC90 crossover

 

Volvo is using Google Cardboard as a marketing tool for its XC90 crossover, which will go on sale in spring 2015.

In case you have no clue what Google Cardboard is (which is likely), here?s what Google's official website has to say about it.

"Virtual reality has made exciting progress over the past several years. However, developing for VR still requires expensive, specialized hardware. Thinking about how to make VR accessible to more…

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1964 Indianapolis 500 Ford Mustang Pace Car is for sale

 

The Indianapolis 500 is one of the most prestigious motorsport events held in the world, and it is held right here in the Hoosier state.

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing started in 1911 and has grown into a worldwide event. Anything attached with the race has its own place in history, including the 1964 Ford Mustang Pace Car.

The fleet white Holman Moody modified Mustang Convertible is currently being sold at a collector dealership in…

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Find out how the weather affects your tire pressure light

 

Your tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) can be really handy. It helps you know when your tires are under-inflated so you don't have an accident.

Sometimes the light will come on because you have a serious issue, but other times it's as simple as a change in the weather. You may have noticed the light come on in your vehicle in recent days due to the drop in temperature. Cold weather can underinflate your…

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Audi to debut 2016 model lines of A6 and A7 at Los Angeles Auto Show

 

Audi is improving its A6 and A7 models for the 2016 model year and will be debuting these improvements at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

The Audi A6 and A7 are already two of the Audi brand?s top selling vehicles. The redesigned model lines will offer more power and technology. The A6 and A7 sedans get a makeover with an athletic, taut design and new headlights, engines and infotainment systems.

"The 2016 A6…

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2015 Honda Fit wins SEMA 2014's 'Hottest Sport Compact' award

 

The 2014 SEMA Show took place earlier this month and the 2015 Honda Fit took the show by storm by winning the SEMA Award as the 'Hottest Sport Compact.'

The SEMA Show is a premier automotive event in Las Vegas. The show took place between October 29 and November 6. Honda brought nine personalized versions of the Fit to put on display in the Honda booth. According to an official release from Honda, the booth?

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