Transport Cars

Five car dashboards as sophisticated as your smartphone

Excerpt from Wall Street Journal

Aug 04, 2012 7:36 am

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Don’t text and drive. Rather, buy a car that will do that for you, as well as offer navigation, voice activation, and much more in brands that range from GM to Mercedes.

— Samantha Shankman

Report: The Rise of the Silent Traveler

There are things I know well: smartphones, home-theater systems and classic record players. Automobiles, on the other hand, is not a topic I explore much outside the occasional Internet search to see if flying cars are finally a thing (yeah, still not).

So there I was, a fresh re-transplant to Los Angeles (I grew up out here) after 17 years of blissful public transit in New York City. In Los Angeles, along with food and sunblock, one needs a car. Let me rephrase that: One spends half of one’s life in a car, and thus must find a car whose interior is blessed with comfort and technological wonders.

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