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Study: Connected Cars Eagerly Anticipated, Slightly Feared

Study: Connected Cars Eagerly Anticipated, Slightly Feared

Connected cars, like autonomous cars, are coming. In fact, connected cars will likely arrive first, because the underlying vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology is simpler, cheaper, and enhances the effectiveness of self-driving vehicles by allowing them to "talk" to other cars on the road. Given our... read more

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Hacking Cars Isn't A Problem Yet, But We're Getting There: Video

There are many, many futurecasts floating across the automotive interweb. Some, like fuel-cell technology and autonomous vehicles, have caught the public's attention and... read more July 25, 2013 by  4

Department of Transportation vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) program

Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Technology, On The Road In Germany

Last week, Dykema released results from its 2012 Automotive Institute Survey, which polled 100 auto executives about their thoughts on the industry's future. Among the most... read more October 24, 2012 by  1

City of Detroit, by jdurchen [Flickr]

What Keeps Auto Industry Execs Up At Night?

America's auto market is on the road to recovery, but before sales return to pre-recession levels, the auto industry still has to dodge a few potholes. What might those be?... read more October 18, 2012 by 

Audi TTS "Shelley" Autonomous Car

Study: Self-Driving Cars Could Arrive Sooner Than You Think

Over the past decade, a number of high-tech tools have arrived to help make driving easier, simpler, and more automated. A new study suggests that the jump from those tools... read more August 7, 2012 by 

Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Can Smarter Cars Prevent Vehicle Crashes?

Cars that “talk” to each other and can intervene to help prevent vehicle crashes may still be a ways off for most consumers, but the kind of advanced safety... read more February 21, 2012 by 

Chevrolet Wi-Fi by Autonet Mobile

3 More Things We Need Before Cars Are Fully Connected To The Web

Yesterday, Robert Acker wrote an article for Mashable about the five things that automakers must do in order to make web-connected cars attractive to mainstream consumers... read more November 29, 2011 by  2

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Ford Looks To Build Crash-Avoidance Smarts, Vehicle-To-Vehicle

They're often the worst kinds of accidents: Two cars head into an intersection, with one of the drivers perhaps running a light or not noticing a stop sign. And the result... read more August 4, 2010 by 


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