Although the exact features vary and the trademarked names the automakers give autonomous technology differ, they do have something in common. All of them require a driver in the driver’s seat to take over if something goes wrong. Looks like one guy in the U.K. missed that last part.
Once you decide it’s time to buy new tires, there’s lots of information out there about how to choose the perfect tires for your vehicle, but what you can’t find is information about how those tires perform over time. The second you drive away the tires start to wear, so all the data you have […]
Safety plays a key part in our purchase decisions, but the cost often puts it out of reach for some buyers. While there are standard safety features like airbags on every car, more advanced features often come at a premium. Automakers are working to make more of these features standard and Honda just crossed a […]
Tesla always has an answer ready when one of its self-driving vehicles crash.
Automakers issue vehicle recalls on a regular basis for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes they’re minor issues that, while still important to repair, don’t run the risk of causing a major problem when you’re driving. Ford, however, just issued a recall for a serious issue. Some of the steering wheels in its cars might come […]
Everyone has concerns about how autonomous cars will work. Most of those concerns center on how the car will recognize objects in its environment like other cars, bicyclists, and pedestrians. What doesn’t get discussed as often is how people are supposed to tell if an autonomous car sees them and how they’ll know what the […]
Drivers have paid $15 billion to repair pothole damage in the past five years.
As modern driver aids begin to watch the road ahead, they run into challenges from almost every weather condition.
Much of the United States is stuck in a deep freeze that includes plenty of snow and ice. If you have to clear the ice from your car in the morning, then you may think about dumping some hot water on your windshield rather than scraping it off the old fashioned way. Here’s why that’s […]