Car Tech – 10 Must-Have Gadgets For Your Ride

In the old days, car accessories consisted of cup holders and floor mats. Now, they include technology. There are lots of cool gadgets that you will love to include in your vehicle.

1. In-Dash Navigation System

Portable navigation systems are losing their popularity. Now, people are using in-dash systems that have large screens.

2. OnStar with 4G LTE

You can get access to the OnStar service and a Wi-Fi hotspot with OnStar with 4G LTE. Passengers can use the hotspot to check email, play games, and stream media while you drive.

3. Automatic

Automatic plugs into a vehicle’s diagnostic port. Then, it transmits data to your smartphone. You get various information diagnostic and driving information.

4. Bluetooth Steering Wheel Kit

It’s easy to take hands free calls with a Bluetooth steering wheel kit. Best of all, you won’t have to reach far to initiate the calls or answer the phone, since everything will be right there on your steering wheel.

5. Rear Entertainment Systems

Mount a DVD player on the top of the car and put some screens on the back of the headrest. Then, your backseat passengers will be entertained while you drive.

6. Coffee Cup Power Inverter

It looks like a coffee cup, but it isn’t for coffee. Instead of pouring coffee, just plug it into the cigarette lighter. Then, use the cup’s two AC plugs and USB port.

7. Closed-Hood Car Jumpstarter

You don’t need to pop the hood to jump start a car. You can get a closed hood car jumpstarter, such as the Wagan EL9796 Easy Quick Jumper In-Car Jumpstarter. Just plug it into the cigarette lighter and charge the battery.

8. Navdy

Known as the Google Glass for the car, Navdy displays driving directions, phone calls, and text messages on a transparent heads-up display. This makes the display look as if it is floating in front of you. This is easily one of the most futuristic car accessories on the market today.

9. Anti Sleep Pilot

The Anti Sleep Pilot helps drivers stay awake. It calculates driver fatigue through a variety of factors, including reactive tests.

10. AGPtek Sound Activated Car Stickers

While this might not help the car’s performance, AGPtek Sound Activated Car Stickers will make it look great. These display a set of dancing equalizer bars with blue LED lights on the rear windshield.

High tech car accessories can do everything from taking phone calls to dancing along with the beat. If you want to push your car into the future, purchase some of these car accessories.


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Last Updated: March 31, 2015

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