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Audi lighting concept

Audi Details Autonomous System And New Lighting Technologies At CES

Audi has given a preview of its upcoming technologies at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week. Though aimed at the general electronics industry, the annual show, known to most as CES, has grown to become a key event for automakers announcing their latest... read more

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ZF dual-pinion electric power steering

Electric Power Steering: We Ask An Insider Where It’s Headed

Get into any new car—okay, well maybe not a Smart Fortwo—and you’ll find power steering. Power steering systems have, for the most part, become so good, so... read more December 28, 2012 by 


 
Toyota and Lexus autonomous car technology

Lexus To Outline Autonomous Car Strategy At 2013 CES

In the race to develop the world’s first self-driving car, Japanese firms have been lagging their European and North American counterparts. Google has already developed... read more December 21, 2012 by 


 
Continental gets Nevada approval to test autonomous cars

Continental Is Latest To Get Nevada License For Autonomous Cars

Automotive supplier Continental is one of the driving forces behind the development of systems necessary for autonomous vehicles, and it’s become the first industry... read more December 20, 2012 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Distronic Plus with Steering  Assist

Mercedes Explains Its 2014 S Class’ Autonomous System: Video

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class due out next year will be the first car in history to offer customers a fully autonomous system, whereby the car will be able to drive... read more December 16, 2012 by 


 
CA Governor Jerry Brown, State Sen. Alex Padilla, and Google's Sergey Brin beside an autonomous car

NHTSA Executive Joins Google To Build Autonomous Cars

Ron Medford is currently the deputy director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which makes him second in command of the agency responsible for... read more November 19, 2012 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class autonomous steering testing

2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class' Autonomous Steering Tested

Like it or not, autonomous cars are coming. But with any new technology, especially one that’s particularly groundbreaking, the introduction of self-driving technology... read more November 16, 2012 by 


 
SARTRE self-driving cars during testing

Autonomous Tech Coming To Volvo Cars In 2014

Like it or not, a future filled with semi-autonomous (and eventually, fully-autonomous) automobiles is coming. For all the complaining from enthusiasts (ourselves included)... read more October 23, 2012 by 


 
Car-2-Car and Car-2-Object communication technology

Volvo Outlines Benefits Of Car 2 Car Communication

Earlier this month Volvo signed a Memorandum of Understanding with fellow members of the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium being run in Europe, helping pave the way for the... read more October 22, 2012 by 


 
Nissan Autonomous Emergency Steering System

Watch Nissan’s New Autonomous Safety System In Action: Video

A few weeks ago Nissan revealed a special Leaf prototype, which was able to park itself, sans driver, thanks to Nissan’s own autonomous driving system. It turns out... read more October 17, 2012 by 


 
Nissan Leaf Self-Driving Car

Nissan Builds Its Own Leaf-Based Autonomous Car

While Google and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) may be the two names most closely associated with autonomous vehicles, they’re hardly the only... read more October 8, 2012 by 


 
SARTRE self-driving cars during testing

Volvo Paves Way For Car-To-Car Communications With Signing Of MoU

Volvo is paving the way for the implementation of Car-2-Car and Car-2-Object communication systems in its own vehicles with the signing today of a Memorandum of Understanding... read more October 1, 2012 by 


 
Google's autonomous car

California Governor Signs Bill To Set Laws For Autonomous Cars

Representing a major coup for proponents of autonomous cars, the Governor of California, Jerry Brown, has signed a bill that will set out laws to allow self-driving cars on... read more September 26, 2012 by 


 
SARTRE self-driving road train testing on Spanish highway

Volvo Concludes SARTRE Autonomous Car Research, Looks To Implementation

Europe’s SARTRE (SAfe Road TRains for the Environment) project, first established in 2009, has come to an end, with the results proving positive for all those involved... read more September 17, 2012 by 


 
GM working on car-to-car and car-to-object communications technology

GM Participating In U.S. Car-To-Car Communications Trial

Coinciding with a similar program being run in Germany, the U.S. Department of Transportation is about to start a trial of technology relying on car-to-car and car-to-object... read more August 21, 2012 by 


 
Stanford/Audi TTS autonomous Pikes Peak car, aka 'Shelley'

Stanford's Autonomous Audi TTS Hits 120 MPH In Track Testing

The thought of autonomous, self-driving cars brings doom and gloom to most gearheads. It's hard not to imagine a future where driving for fun is a thing of the past. We... read more August 21, 2012 by 


 
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