automotive technology

4 Ways Vehicle Safety Measures Have Changed Through The Years

From the development of the first car at the turn of the 20th century to the year 1973, vehicle-related deaths steadily climbed to a staggering 54,000 people a year. To combat these statistics, new vehicle safety measures have been introduced, that have gradually made cars much safer. Here are some…

How Does Adaptive Cruise Control Work?

Since the dawn of personal vehicle ownership, federal regulators in the United States, and car manufacturers around the world, have maintained a heavy focus on improving the safety of driving in almost any type of environment. From rural roads to packed urban highways, innovations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries…

App Review – Nine Apps that Could Prevent Your Next Car Crash

It should come as no surprise that an alarmingly high cause of crashes in Canada are a result of distracted driving. Over 100 thousand car collisions occur in Canada each year. Of these, at least 23% involved the use of a cellphone. You might be wondering how we can reduce the…

Drivers Are Not too Keen on Fully-Autonomous Cars, Survey Shows

Although there seems to be a consensus in the automotive world that autonomous cars are a safer, more efficient, and greener alternative to conventional vehicles, the general public in the United States seems to be wary about the prospect of having to relinquish complete control over driving and give themselves…

Tesla Is Willing to Pay Hackers to Uncover Bugs

Tesla Motors may be considered as a technological leader, but it doesn’t mean that its products and services are immune to the challenges and threats posed in the Internet age, including hacking attacks. The company’s website and Twitter account were hacked a couple of months ago, with perpetrators posting messages…

Is Driver Technology Making Safer Drivers?

With more and more drivers getting behind the wheel every day, it’s becoming increasingly important to make roadways safer. Although advancements in automobile technology are making drivers safer, some of the technology simply isn’t as efficient as it could be. Here is a brief look at the effective and ineffective…

Google’s Self-Driving Pods Set to Be Tested on Public Roads

Google has been testing its second self-driving car prototype on enclosed roads for about a year now, which now seems to be ready to hit public roads and interact with other vehicles. The tech giant has announced that its fleet of autonomous electric cars will be deployed on public streets…

Driverless Cars Might Reduce New Car Sales in the U.S. by 40%, Analyst Says

Driverless cars will certainly help reduce traffic congestion and improve traffic safety, but they are also set to have a huge impact on the entire auto industry, with many industry observers expecting them to redefine car ownership as we know it. One of the effects autonomous driving technology is expected…

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