Car Gear

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This wireless parking sensor prevents bumps when parking your car

All our cars have rear-view cameras that help with parking, but sometimes you still need a bit more information than the camera can give you.  Two of our cars also have built-in proximity sensors that warn you when you’re getting too close to an obstacle with either the front or rear bumpers, but our daughter’s …

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Aukey DR02 Dual dash cam review

The system records 1080P from both cameras simultaneously which could prove invaluable in a fender-bender. It’s also fun just to review the recordings just to see things you missed while paying attention to the road like a well-behaved motorist should.

Add power to the front AND back seat of your car with one car charger

The X5 car charger from RapidX is a charging adapter for your car that plugs into 12V-24V vehicle outlets and cigarette lighters. We’ve all seen USB car chargers before, so don’t click the back button on your browser just yet. What sets the RapidX X5 charger apart from many others on the market is that …

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You can charge your phone with this car emergency escape kit

We’ve told you about a variety of emergency escape kits to keep in your car to help you escape quickly if you’re ever trapped in the car after an accident.  Some of them hang on your keychain, others are larger and are kept in the map pocket on the door or in the glove compartment. …

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Keep your drink at the correct temperature longer for car trips

There are lots of travel mugs that promise to keep your drink hot or cold for hours, but they only work if you have them with you.  The Auto Hot or Cold Cup Holder at Sharper Image is safe for any 12-20 ounce paper, foam, or plastic disposable cup and metal cans; images at Sharper …

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Kia Stinger test drive: This car will make your heart race

The Kia Stinger is a car that is practically 6 years in the making. It all started out as a Grand Turismo concept vehicle which evolved into a full-on passion project at Kia. The Stinger is actually Kia’s first high-performance focused vehicle, but you’d hardly believe it because they’ve managed to knock it out of …

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Chamberlain MyQ Wi-Fi hub and Home Bridge Review

If your home is anything like mine, we don’t use our front door much. More times than not, we come and go through the garage door, even when not using a vehicle. Inevitably, the door gets left open, creating an ideal habitat for many friendly (and not so friendly) woodland creatures. This doesn’t happen much …

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Even your car deserves an awesome gear bag

Keep all the miscellaneous gear in your car in one place with a Seat Organizer from Ketzel. These multi-compartment leather holders are designed to hang on the back of a car seat so you can keep everything neat and tidy for easy access. Ketzel makes their car seat organizers for a selection of Toyota, VW, …

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