Parking Assistant

Nissan's Park-Assist Technology Powers An 'Intelligent Parking Chair' (No, Really)
Nissan's Park-Assist Technology Powers An 'Intelligent Parking Chair' (No, Really)

We hear it all the time from doctors, from studies, from friends and complete strangers: Americans are the laziest people on Earth. But no more. A new invention from Nissan makes it pretty clear that folks in Japan are trying to give us a slothful non-run for our money. ALSO SEE: Mazda Shows Not...Read More»

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 about 16 percent of respondents wanted a fully self-driving vehicle. By contrast, nearly 44 percent said they didn't want...Read More»

Ford's Traffic Jam Assist technology
Ford Debuts Autonomous Driving Technology: Video

Yesterday, our sister site, Motor Authority, told you about Ford's efforts to measure drivers' stress levels through sensors embedded in seatbelts, steering wheels, and elsewhere in the cabin. Now comes word that Ford is actively working to reduce stress via technology that allows cars to drive...Read More»

2012 Nissan Rogue
2012 Nissan Rogue: Around View Monitor Makes Parallel Parking Easier

How often do drivers pass up a parking space because it looks a little too hard to get into? It isn’t only younger drivers that have a problem with parallel parking, either; sometimes we all just need a little help. Nissan has a solution: the Around View Monitor now available in the 2012...Read More»

2011 BMW 535i (Euro spec)
BMW Debuts New Parking Assistant In 2011 5-Series

The parking-tech wars are escalating, as another new model can be equipped to almost park itself. The new 2011 BMW 5-Series is the first and only BMW at this time to offer the company's Parking Assistant feature at this time. Like Active Park Assist, offered in Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles...Read More»

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