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What’s Driving New Technology in the Auto Industry?

Modern automobiles have come a long way in recent years when it comes to autonomous safety features and adaptive driving capabilities. Whereas power door locks and windows were a pretty big deal just 20 years ago, automotive technology continues to outpace itself. Compared to the following five innovations, however, even the back-up cameras and anti-collision braking systems of today can be considered to be rather low-tech. Self-Driving Systems In literal … Continue reading

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Self-Driving Cars: Should You Buy One? Find Out

When it comes to self-driving cars, Tesla has w togged the limelight since launching its Autopilot technology in 2014. But lately there’s been a slew of contenders clamoring to get their self-driving cars on the road. How do self-driving cars work? In a nutshell, they use cameras, GPS, a slew of laser or radar sensors, and an onboard computer to create a computerized view of its surroundings. There aren’t any production … Continue reading

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Are Self-Driving Cars the Future of Public Transportation?

Today’s self-driving cars are just that — cars as we currently know them, but with the added capability of autonomous or semiautonomous navigation. But Italian engineer and industrial designer Tommaso Gecchelin has a different self-driving car in mind. It doesn’t look anything like a car, and it can link up with other units to create modular bus-like things of any length. Imagine an individual pod picking you up from your house, … Continue reading

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Who Will Make Self-Driving Cars a Reality?

In May of 2014, Uber’s chief executive Travis Kalanick said that he plans to replace human drivers with self-driving cars. Kalanick said, “The reason Uber could be expensive is because you’re not just paying for the car — you’re paying for the other dude in the car.” This philosophy suggests taking the driver away to put into play the many potential benefits of driverless car technology, ultimately making car ownership … Continue reading

No, it’s not a romance novel. It’s a car. And I love it.

It’s the sexiest car ever to meet my eyes: the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion. And it has been turning heads more than the latest 50 Shades of Gray trailers. (Okay, maybe not quite that many heads… unless you’re only counting tech nerds, like those at the Consumer Electronics Show where the Mercedes-Benz Luxury in Motion concept car stole the show, according to Forbes.) There Luxury in Motion is … Continue reading