MIT Technology ReviewFord to Add Pedestrian Detection to Its CarsMIT Technology ReviewAlthough similar technology is available in some high-end cars, like the Mercedes S-Class, the move from Ford shows how rapidly automation is coming even to modest vehicles. The pedestrian detection that Ford is developing could also prove crucial to ...Ford's Adding A […]
BBC NewsDriverless cars: 'A vaccine that can save lives'BBC NewsSpeaking after a panel discussion at the BBC Future World-Changing Ideas Summit in New York on 21 October, Burns said that the first designs for driverless, autonomous cars could be ready to roll out onto the roads as early as 2017. The main problem is ...
Boston GlobeTire-wrecking pothole disables nearly 50 cars in SuttonBoston GlobeA large pothole disabled nearly 50 cars in the span of about five minutes in the central Massachusetts town of Sutton early Thursday morning, State Police said. State Police responded to the first report of a disabled car on Route 146 northbound in ...and more »
Wall Street JournalAudi Recalls 850000 Cars Over Airbag Software FlawNew York TimesThe recall of A4s from 2013-15 model years includes about 102,000 cars in the United States. The software problem was caught during standard quality testing, and the company has no reports of related accidents, said Bradley Stertz, an Audi spokesman.Audi recalls 102000 A4 cars […]
USA TODAYMichigan Joins List Of Tesla-Hating States; Bans Direct Sales Of CarsThe ConsumeristThis clarification effectively shuts the door on Tesla's direct-sales approach in Michigan, meaning state residents will need to go out of state to buy one of the cars. That, or Tesla will need to make arrangements with franchised dealerships to sell ...Michigan […]
Boston magazine's Boston Daily (blog)Governor Patrick Wants a Chinese Company to Build New MBTA Train CarsBoston magazine's Boston Daily (blog)On Tuesday, Governor Deval Patrick held a press conference in Springfield, where he discussed the state's pending plan to enter into a contract with a Chinese manufacturing company to swap out the entir […]
MediaiteArtsBeat | Giddy Up: A New 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' Teaser With an ...New York Times (blog)But in his digital comedy-interview series, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” it turns out there's someone even he must answer to: Dick Corcoran, the president of Crackle. This blustery, cigar-chomping executive is introduced Thursday […]
TIMEHow to Tell If You're Safe From Auto RecallsTIMEAs of October, automakers had issued recalls for an estimated all-time-high of 56 million vehicles in the U.S. “To put that in perspective, automakers have now recalled more than three times the number of new cars and trucks Americans will buy this ...What Cars Are Included in the Takata Airbag Recall? […]
Dearborn family to sell more than 120 carsWDIV DetroitTESTIMONY IN THE TRIAL CONTINUES TOMORROW MORNING. AND NOW TO A CAR LOVERS DREAM. DEARBORN FAMILY ABOUT TO SELL 120 CARS AND THEY DO NOT OWN A DEALERSHIP. NO. CARS ALL PART OF THE LATE ...
The Price of Hybrid and Electric Cars Is Plummeting. Here's WhyTIMETo help sales, automakers have been trying mightily to make the difference in price between alternative-fuel cars and their traditional car counterparts disappear. Nissan slashed the price of the Leaf in early 2013, effectively bringing the takeaway ...and more »