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Amazon Ring’s New Security Cameras and Tech Protect Your Car (and You)

Photo credit: Whiteway - Getty Images
Photo credit: Whiteway – Getty Images

From Car and Driver

  • The Ring Car Alarm is a simple device that will let you know something may have happened to your car through the Ring app.

  • The Ring Car Cam includes two cameras: it can film bandits taking your groceries from the back seat, and it can also record traffic stops and send the video to people on your predetermined list.

  • Finally, Ring Car Connect is a way for automakers to integrate their own sensors and cameras with the Ring network.

Amazon already has a few ways to get into your car. There are dozens of models that come equipped with Alexa. There’s Amazon Key, which allows delivery drivers to put your Prime packages right in your trunk. But Amazon also wants to keep people out of your car. That’s why the company announced three new automotive-related Ring security products this

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2021 Polestar 2 Goes Light on Style, Big on Tech

From Car and Driver

The most obvious thing about the Polestar 2 is that it’s not obvious. To anyone. You’d think that an electric car no one’s seen before from a brand that almost no one’s heard of might elicit some curiosity on the part of the general public. But no. Not in grocery store parking lots. Not at stoplights. Not anywhere. The 2 we drove for 10 days blended in with the horde of chunky SUVs clogging our roads just like any Toyota, Ford, or Honda. This is probably not the reaction that Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath was expecting when he touted the new car’s minimalistic Scandinavian design at its global reveal some 18 months ago.

Polestar, Volvo’s former AMG-like hot-rod division, has pivoted to electric-vehicle manufacturing. The all-electric 2 follows the stunning limited-run Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid, and it is thoughtfully engineered, well crafted, fun to

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