BMW shows hands-free driving on Autobahn (w/ video)
Volkswagen demonstrates “Temporary Auto Pilot” (w/ Video)
Putting your brain in the drivers seat (w/ Video)
Researchers work to develop a vehicle that can be driven by the blind
Last Saturday, a blind driver dodged cardboard boxes thrown in front of him while driving a modified Ford Hybrid Escape around the Daytona International Speedway. He had only seconds to react to the obstacles.
Jaguar Land Rover tech has car monitoring driver's concentration
A fact sheet from SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research, the Netherlands, described the kinds of risky problems that occur when the driver is not paying attention. When drivers are absent-minded, this may cause longer reaction times, less adequate ...
Daimler's self-driving big rig makes big entrance in Nevada
Its name is "Inspiration" and Daimler Trucks says it's the first ever self-driving semi-truck licensed to drive on public roads—in this case Nevada's highways—not only for testing, but business, too.
Car safety system could anticipate driver's mistakes
It may be a while yet before we have cars that drive themselves, but in the near future your car may help you drive. In particular, it could warn you when you're about to do something stupid.
'Bike sense' research will tap drivers on the shoulder to prevent cycling accidents
Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies that would use colours, sounds and touch inside the car to alert drivers to potential hazards and prevent accidents involving bicycles and motorbikes.
Retroreflective projection technology gives driver safer view
With phased-array radar technologies, electrical engineers aim to make car travel safer
Making the world safer for car drivers, passengers and pedestrians is the ultimate goal of automotive safety systems and self-driving cars. To get there, electrical engineers from the University of California, ...
Letting your car find a spot and park itself
With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space—all by itself.
Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway
Ministers in Norway—a major and rich oil-producing country—are under increasing public pressure to reduce perks and tax breaks for booming electric car sales.
Nokia's map data reveals flow of highway life
Smartphones fueling smarter cars, safer drivers
One of the most innovative automotive technologies at this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is something most drivers already own: a smartphone.