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 […]
As modern driver aids begin to watch the road ahead, they run into challenges from almost every weather condition.
Ride-hailing service Waymo and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) are extending their partnership to create the world’s first driverless ride-hailing service. FCA will be supplying Waymo with thousands of Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans to make this service a reality.
Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa, is exploding in popularity. Now Alexa is coming to your next new car.
Tailgating is when someone drives too close to your rear bumper. It’s dangerous and annoying and now an MIT study is giving you one more reason to dislike tailgating. According to researchers, tailgating also causes phantom traffic jams.
A future of self-driving cars looms ever closer, but for now they still require a human behind the wheel. Although you can’t buy a Nissan that will drive itself, you can buy one with ProPilot Assist, which takes much of the work out of driving.
Toyota announced plans at the Los Angeles Auto Show to build a commercial-scale renewable power plant in California. This 100 percent renewable power plant of the future will run on cow manure from the state’s dairy farms.
Sedan sales are on the decline as crossovers and SUVs become ever more popular. A new study predicts the advent of ride-sharing services that use self-driving cars could deal sedans an additional blow and slash demand in half by 2030.
There are jobs you want — Astronaut. Fireman. Wonder Woman. — and there are jobs you don’t. It’s good that Nissan Technical Center North America in Michigan has Rosie, a robot that does nothing but slam doors all the live-long day.