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Technology More Important Than Car Color For 77% Of Shoppers

Technology More Important Than Car Color For 77% Of Shoppers

Over the past decade and a half, much of the world has changed the way that it consumes media. We download music in seconds, rather than visiting record shops. We use gadgets like Roku and apps like Sling instead of keeping pricey cable TV subscriptions. And most of us emptied our gloveboxes of... read more

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Volvo Launches Latest Autonomous Cars Pilot In Sweden

What Will Uber & Lyft Drivers Do In The Era Of Autonomous Cars?

When Uber and Lyft debuted, analysts praised the opportunities they offered. Anyone with a car and a smartphone could earn extra cash or even make a living, on their own... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
Ulrich Hackenberg

The Year In Reverse: The 10 Biggest Car News Stories Of 2015

Dieselgate--the VW empire takes an incalculable risk, and a devastating hit It was unusual when, at their home-court auto show in Frankfurt in September, the world's biggest... read more December 28, 2015 by


 
Google autonomous car prototype

Rumor: Google & Ford Create New Company To Build Autonomous Cars

Someday, people will look back on 2015 and say, "That's when autonomous cars were born" -- not because self-driving vehicles began appearing on roads (though at least one... read more December 22, 2015 by


 
Behind the wheel of an autonomous car

Autonomous Car Update: California's New Rules, Google Spinning Off Car Company, Elon Musk Tweets

Over the past 24 hours, there's been an abundance of news about autonomous cars. Here's a recap of the three most notable items, involving California's long-awaited... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
Promotional poster for 'The Brain That Wouldn't Die' (1962)

Chinese Scientists Are Developing A Mind-Controlled Car

If you saw Carrie and immediately thought, "Man, telekinesis is cool!", you'll be happy to know that scientists in China have been working on a device that grants similar... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
2017 Volvo S90

2017 Volvo S90 Comes With Animal Detection & Its Own Version Of Autopilot

The Volvo S90 has at last been unveiled, and among the sedan's luxe offerings are a couple of features that should appeal to tech-loving shoppers. While the plug-in hybrid... read more December 3, 2015 by


 
Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Study: Autonomous Cars Need Driver's Licenses, Too

Over the past couple of weeks, Tesla has made headlines for its autopilot software, which allows the company's Model S sedan drive itself under certain conditions. While fans... read more October 26, 2015 by


 
The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Toyota Prius hybrids

Who's At Fault When An Autonomous Car Crashes? Google, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo Say "Us"

There's a lot of discussion about autonomous cars these days, and one of the bigger concerns for regulators is the question of who's at fault when autonomous vehicles are... read more October 12, 2015 by


 
Volvo's IntelliSafe Auto Pilot

Toyota & Volvo Make Big Announcements About Autonomous Cars

In the past 24 hours, Toyota and Volvo have made some interesting announcements about their plans for autonomous cars. While the technology they use looks promising, we'll be... read more October 7, 2015 by


 
Self-parking BMW i3 ActiveAssist prototype, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

AAA: You're Just Not That Into Self-Parking Vehicles, Are You?

Over the summer, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute surveyed more than 500 drivers to gauge their feelings about autonomous cars. The results? Only... read more September 23, 2015 by


 
Bob Lutz 2004

Apple To Debut Car By 2019, But Bob Lutz Says It's A Disaster In The Making

Yesterday morning, we reported that Apple had discussed requirements for testing autonomous cars on California's public roads with the state's Department of Motor Vehicles... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
Apple car conceived by children's book author Richard Scarry

Apple Talking With California DMV About Autonomous Cars: Unveiling Could Come Soon

"Siri, what are the relevant regulations for building self-driving cars for the California auto market?" It appears that even Tim Cook's super-ultra-mega beta version of Siri... read more September 21, 2015 by


 
Google autonomous car prototype

Google's Spending A Lot On Autonomous Cars, But It's Not Going To Sell Them

All signs point to Google being a massively disruptive force in the auto industry, challenging beloved brands around the globe with its own line of intelligent, self-driving... read more September 17, 2015 by


 
Police officer with radar gun

Police & Autonomous Vehicles: How Will That Work, Exactly?

Here's what we know about autonomous cars: 1. They're coming. 2. Their arrival will be piecemeal, via a range of autonomous features, which will eventually merge into fully... read more August 31, 2015 by


 
Gartner's Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2015

Study: Autonomous Vehicles Will Go Mainstream In 5 - 10 Years

Auto enthusiasts and analysts have been debating autonomous cars for years. Some critics think they're decades away from becoming a reality, and at least one survey has shown... read more August 28, 2015 by


 

 
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