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Jaguar Land Rover self-driving car

Jaguar Land Rover developing system that lets cars 'see' around corners

Thanks to modern communications and sensor technology, it will soon be possible for cars to know what's immediately around them even when the line of site is blocked, in a sense making them able to see around corners. This ability is one of the core pillars of most self-driving systems being... read more

April 20, 2018 by
 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Conversation starter: V2X technology will let Toyota and Lexus cars "talk" in 2021

In 2021, the Toyota and Lexus vehicles will be able to "talk" to each other, to other cars, and to the infrastructure. The brands both plan for an aggressive rollout of... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Bugatti Chiron telemetry

Bugatti owners can rest easy as technicians monitor cars in real time

Tesla has popularized remote monitoring and updating of cars with its “over the air” system, but it wasn't the first automaker to do so. Bugatti had a similar... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen testing autonomous parking at German airport

VW tests automated parking system at German airport

We've seen a handful of concepts to help alleviate the stress of parking in congested areas, but Volkswagen has taken things a step further. The automaker announced Friday... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Sweden's eRoadArlanda

Sweden's eRoad is basically real-life slot cars

Oh, the joys of racing slot cars as a child. The simple concept employed toy cars racing in cutout grooves within a track, while electricity runs to power them. The Swedes... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
How Audi eliminates body roll

Here's how Audi is eliminating body roll

Too much body roll is never a good thing. To tighten things up further, Audi has introduced a system featuring two electronic sway bars to nearly eliminate body roll. And who... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Dubai to test digital license plates

Digital license plates could flash "stolen," warn about accidents

License plates will receive a 21st-century makeover in Dubai as the emirate prepares to launch a trial for digital license plates. Among the many features, the plates could... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
BMW Group Autonomous Driving Campus in UnterschleiƟheim, Germany

BMW establishes self-driving lab, says iNext launches with Level 3 capability for highways

The BMW Group has brought its various activities concerning the development of self-driving technology under the one roof at the new Autonomous Driving Campus located in... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
Overland ATS Skyway mobility solution

Overland ATS wants to build 150-mph Skyways above US highways

Yet another company believes it has the solution to rid American cities and highways of congestion. Overland ATS (Automated Transport Systems) has debuted what it calls the... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
Virgin Hyperloop One test track in Nevada

Virgin Hyperloop One demonstrates full-scale test for Saudi leaders

America's Virgin Hyperloop One has released video of a demonstration of its full-scale Hyperloop system in action at the company's Mojave test site. The latest demonstration... read more April 6, 2018 by


 
2019 Infiniti QX50, first drive

Infiniti preparing to update its infotainment system

Infiniti will take steps in 2019 to begin overhauling its infotainment system, starting with the addition of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Australian publication GoAuto... read more April 5, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Cruise AV self-driving car

Self-driving car teams yet to take advantage of California rule allowing cars with no one present

Since Monday, it's been legal for self-driving cars to take to California's roads without a human present, not even a backup driver to take over if the vehicle needs... read more April 3, 2018 by


 
Waymo Jaguar I-Pace

Waymo's self-driving taxis will cover 100 square miles of Phoenix

Waymo is on track to become the first with a commercial self-driving taxi service. The service is due to start this year in Phoenix, Arizona and will cover an area of 100... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
How do centrifugal superchargers work?

How do centrifugal superchargers work?

Your car arrives from the factory. Bolted under the hood is an engine that makes modest power, and it does so by breathing just fine on its own. It could make more power... read more March 31, 2018 by


 
2019 Cadillac XT4

Cadillac XT4 will add Super Cruise (eventually)

Cadillac’s Super Cruise promises cutting-edge semi-autonomous driving, and the Cadillac’s 2019 XT4 has just been revealed before it goes on sale later this year... read more March 29, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

You can now subscribe to a new Volvo with an app

Instead of the usual purchase or lease options, Volvo is offering a third option for anyone interested in parking one of its cars on their driveway. It's called Care by... read more March 29, 2018 by


 
 

 
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