WFAACity plans to put more miles on Dallas squad carsWFAAMore time for officers waiting for cars," said a Dallas police officer who asked that News 8 not reveal his identity because he feared retaliation. In what city officials are billing as a cost-saving measure, a car would be replaced when it hits around ...
More than an app, it's an 'Automatic' lifesaver for carsBoston GlobeBut the boxes in our cars have short memories — less than 10 seconds. That's enough to preserve some pretty important evidence, like how fast you were going when you hit that lamppost. But maybe you'd like a longer, deeper history of life behind the ...and more »
WZZMThieves in Jenison ransack vehicles and steal 2 carsWZZMJenison, MI (WZZM) – At first Jenison resident Brian Beckett says he thought it was a practical joke. "I come out my car is not in the driveway," he explains "I thought somebody was playing a joke on me." During a crime spree down Astronaut Avenue ...and more »
VentureBeatAnki Drive smartphone racing game gets new cars, modes, and an Android versionVentureBeatYou can place two cars down on the track that will start driving around on their own. Then those vehicles will adapt and learn how to compete better. You can then control the game through the iOS app, which enables you to steer your own car and fire ...Anki Dr […]
USA TODAYDodge's 'most powerful muscle car ever' gets 16 mpgUSA TODAYMost other muscle cars have average gas mileage ratings in the teens. The 2014 Challenger with the 6.4-liter V-8 and five-speed transmission gets 14 mpg city, 23 mpg highway and 17 mpg overall, according to the EPA. The 2014 Ford Mustang with a ...and more »
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLocal dealers talk about their first cars, dream cars and what they're driving nowPittsburgh Post-GazetteTo some people, cars serve one simple purpose – getting them from one place to another in a reasonable amount of time. But for the rest of us, what we drive means so much more. Our vehicles have become a favorite pastime, a sto […]
MIT-bred technology would let cars help each other avoid traffic jamsPCWorldInstead of using cameras or electronic tollbooths by the roadway to detect cars passing a certain point, the MIT system, called RoadRunner, is based on GPS (Global Positioning System) information from the driver's cellphone in each car. As more cars ...and more »
Fox NewsAudi Gets Permit to Test Self-Driving Cars in CaliforniaMashableAudi just lapped everyone else — including Google — in the race to get self-driving cars on the road in California. The German automaker on Tuesday became the first to get a permit from California to test its self-driving cars. Gov. Jerry Brown ...Audi gets first permit to test self-driv […]
8 truths and myths of driverless carsTechRepublic"When people get into our cars, we often find that they're unnecessarily anxious about the experience, and then we find that they relax too quickly," said Chris Gerdes, program director for the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS, for short).
New York TimesLessons From the Past for a Future in Smart CarsNew York TimesCars today come packed with so much software that they are routinely described as computers on wheels. Computers are prone to occasional glitches, are they not? One can imagine a latter-day Ralph Nader at some point taking on the modern auto industry ...