According to the Federal Trade Commission, 19 Americans fall victims to identity thieves every minute. Javelin Strategy and Research released its 2016 Identity Fraud Study, and found that $15 billion was stolen from 13.1 million U.S. consumers in 2015. Credit card fraud is the second most frequent means of stealing from consumers, and perpetrators are […]
Tesla is under scrutiny for its Autopilot feature with several accidents proving people aren’t using it properly. The company vigorously denies there’s a problem with their cars and blames user error. Now a man is claiming his Tesla spontaneously accelerated right through his garage wall and into his living room. Tesla is blaming this on […]
On December 19, a terror attack in Berlin claimed the lives of 12 people and injured 48 when a terrorist drove a semi truck into a crowded Christmas market. It stopped within 250 feet and there’s evidence that the vehicle’s automatic emergency braking system kept it from traveling further. It’s not what any of us […]
At 2017’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we’ll get a look at the fully autonomous Pacifica Hybrid on which Chrysler and Google’s Waymo are collaborating.
The world is slowly creeping toward acceptance of electric vehicles, but there are a few obstacles standing in the way. The largest is the ability to quickly and easily charge vehicles, but Tesla’s Elon Musk thinks it’s a problem we’ll soon overcome. No matter how efficient, how beautiful, or how exhilarating it is to drive […]
Uber has expanded its autonomous-car testing to include San Francisco, but its first day was a bumpy one, and its future is uncertain.
Uber started testing self-driving cars in Pittsburgh in September, and now they’re expanding that program to include San Francisco. The move to the west coast includes the addition of Volvo XC90s to the test fleet of Ford Fusions. As with the cars roaming around Pittsburgh, these won’t be empty when they pull up to the […]
Remember, back in the old days, when everyone wore wristwatches? Remember when they had hands and you had to spin that little dial on the side to wind them up every day? That was so cute. Now we have fitness trackers on our wrists that show more information than any one human needs to know […]
NuTonomy launched a self-driving car program in Singapore this year and now is coming stateside to the city of Boston, Massachusetts. The company will start testing cars in Boston by the end of December. It’s the first time nuTonomy will test self-driving cars in the United States. Testing will start small, with a single Renault […]