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Your car may come with many standard features, but upgrade and accessory options are endless, starting with the windshield wiper blades.

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How Laser-powered Headlights Work

Lasers have an illumination power that's about 1,000 times more powerful than LEDs. So, will laser-powered headlamps be too intense for other motorists? Are they a traffic incident waiting to happen?


10 Car Features We Wish Came Standard

 10 Car Features We Wish Came Standard

Everyone wants a loaded car, but it's expensive to get all the options. Learn about some of the coolest of the cool car bits at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Laser-powered Headlights Work

 How Laser-powered Headlights Work

Are laser-powerered headlights too intense for other motorists? Read about laser-powered headlight technology at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Air-Conditioned Seats Work

 How Air-Conditioned Seats Work

Have you ever been in a car with air-conditioned seats? Read about air-conditioned seats at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Toyota Entune Works

 How Toyota Entune Works

The goal of Toyota's Entune system is to keep you and your car connected. Read about Toyota's Entune in-car technology at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How can you use in-car Internet?

 How can you use in-car Internet?

How can you use in-car internet? Read about using in-car internet at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can you stream online music to your car?

 Can you stream online music to your car?

Can you stream online music to your car? Read about streaming online music to your car at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can you sync your smartphone with your car?

 Can you sync your smartphone with your car?

Can you sync your smartphone with your car? Learn about technology for syncing your smartphone with your car at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How can you find the cheapest gas while driving?

 How can you find the cheapest gas while driving?

How can you find the cheapest gas while driving? Learn about technology for finding the cheapest gas at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Useful Voice-activated Commands for Your Car

 5 Useful Voice-activated Commands for Your Car

Voice-activated car commands could be a very useful feature. Check out 5 useful voice-activated commands for your car at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 How to Change Wiper Blades

How to change wiper blades. Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about how to change wiper blades. See more »