To avoid collisions, self-driving cars must communicate
Did you know some 33,000 people die and 2.3 million are injured in vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year?1 Researchers at Intel Labs are paving the road to a crash-free future with cars that communicate with each other.
Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash
The chances of a driver dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a ...
Self-driving cars could be the answer to congested roads
If cars with drivers still suffer under gridlock conditions on roads, how will driverless cars fare any better? With greater computerisation and network awareness, driverless cars may be the answer to growing ...
People and their pets look alike, and the same goes for their cars
Security contest techies say they hacked Tesla Model S
Researcher uses computer models to analyse rejects in manufacturing processes
Doctoral degree candidate Jan Harmen Wiebenga of the University of Twente has come up with a solution for ensuring that fewer components manufactured in the automotive industry are rejected. The consequence ...
Third fire in Tesla Model S reported
A Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.
A nanoscale glimpse of batteries in action
Lithium–oxygen (Li–O2) batteries are a new type of experimental battery that electric car manufacturers are hoping will address the issue of limited driving range. Unlike the lithium-ion batteries used ...
Electric cars dominate at Frankfurt auto show
Electric cars by German builders are just some of the nearly 70 world premieres at the 65th edition of the IAA auto show opening later this week.
Students use smartphone technology to make driverless car more of reality (w/ Video)
Griffith University students are using smartphone technology to make the driverless car of the future more of a reality. A team of Information and Communications Technology students from the Gold Coast campus has won an award ...
New auto index redefines which cars are really 'Made in America'
American University's Kogod School of Business announced today the release of a new Made in America Automotive Index that evaluates and ranks 253 car models based on country of origin and several factors not addressed by ...
Toyota's hybrid vehicle sales pass 5 million
Toyota's global sales of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles have surpassed 5 million in a milestone for a technology that was initially greeted with skepticism.
Mitsubishi recalls electric cars for brake problem
Mitsubishi is recalling 14,700 of its i-MiEV (EYE-meev) electric cars worldwide because a brake pump can fail.
Carmakers let app developers drive innovation
Googling the nearest gas station, sending email from your smartphone, or booking a table at a restaurant: Those are all things you shouldn't do while driving. But so many drivers have grown accustomed to ...