When Will Advanced Safety Features be Standard?

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Last week at the MIT MediaLab, the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) held its annual conference on advanced vehicle technology. The panel included executives involved in incorporating autonomous, semi-autonomous and infotainment technologies in our cars. The panelists came from auto manufacturers (Toyota and Hyundai), professional associations (SAE), suppliers (Qualcomm), academia (MIT) and consumer advocacy […]

Fiat Chrysler Chooses Harman and Google for Global Connected Car System

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced it will use Harman and Google technologies to create a new connected vehicle system that will be used by all of its vehicles across the globe. It will include an off-board system based on Harman (Samsung) technologies and an on-board system that is Android-based. The off-board system will securely manage […]

Ride-Hailing on the Rise, but Most Still Haven’t Given it a Try

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Most people are quite familiar with how taxis work. They’ve been around for decades and are nothing new, especially for those who live in cities and don’t own their own vehicles. Ride-hailing is much newer and despite its increasing popularity, most people still haven’t given it a try. A recent Pew Research Center study shows […]

Tesla Autopilot Upgraded with New Navigate Feature

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While we all wait on those elusive flying cars, automakers are busy trying to deliver self-driving cars. Fully autonomous cars aren’t here just yet, but features like Tesla’s Autopilot are the first steps. Tesla just took another step forward to that autonomous future with the addition of Navigate to its Autopilot technology. The existing version […]