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Ford to Carry Android Auto & Apple CarPlay in all 2017 Models

Posted by Poquet Auto on Aug 16, 2016 10:59:55 AM

In an effort to enter the automotive connectivity space, Apple introduced Apple CarPlay in 2014 as a platform designed to sync the iPhone’s data, communication capabilities and sensors through an internal hardware.

In April of 2015, Ford pledged to support Apple’s CarPlay feature, but did not make any announcement regarding its inclusion in their vehicles. Ford would later announce the introduction of Apple CarPlay in the Sync 3-equipped Escape with a future software update for 2016 models.

But now, Ford has confirmed that all of its 2017 models are smartphone-ready. All models will come equipped with

This New Camper-Boat Hybrid Can Get You in the Water in No Time

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jul 21, 2016 10:00:40 AM

The camper-boat hybrid has had an interesting past. Envisioned as the new way to camp by the water, companies like Aqua-Trail began creating these floating homes for an intrigued market. However, in 1969, only 35 of the Aqua-Trail “Terra Marina” (pictured below) were made and these floating fortresses became increasingly more rare as they succumbed to the elements.

The era of the “house boat” had come to a close.

But now, a German company has created a camper that is compact and can tread water, as well as be towed by the smallest of Volkswagens!

9 Tech Features to Look For in a Connected Car

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jul 7, 2016 9:50:04 AM

Automakers are rolling out more advanced connected-car technologies as the market’s desire to connect continues to grow. Luckily for us, expensive luxury brands are not the only ones that stepping up their game.

So if you’d like your next car to be a more connected car, here are 9 tech features to look for!

12 Valuable Vintage Car Toys that May be Sitting in Your Closet

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jun 21, 2016 10:27:39 AM

During childhood, a lot of kids dream of the day they get their driving license. However, some kids had a decade to go until that day came. So what did they do in the meantime?

They played with car toys!

Race car noises and fire truck sirens filled the home and allowed the imaginations of children to go wild.

Once the day the toys became obsolete, they were either donated, thrown away, or stored for sentimental reasons. And for those that saved any of these 12, you may have a good chunk of change just sitting in your attic.

1. Stompers - Stompers on Ebay are listed with a Buy-It-Now price anywhere from $10 to $100, depending on the rarity and the condition. The big rig models seem to be some of the most valuable and unopened models, still sealed in cellophane, can fetch several hundred dollars.

If you could change one thing about your current car, what would it be? - Readers’ Choice

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jun 16, 2016 10:00:41 AM

A lot of people love their cars. Whether it's the handling, the gas mileage, or the color, there are always certain aspects of the car that people cling to as a reason why their car means so much to them.

But, as very few cars are truly customized to the customers’ liking, there are some elements of the car that owners wouldn’t mind changing, such as the dashboard, the way the tail lights look, etc.

So, we asked our fans and followers for at least one thing they would like to change on their current vehicle, and some of them are very funny!

Check out what they had to say!

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