Honda to introduce world's first predictive safety cruise control system
Honda is to introduce the world's first predictive cruise control system known as Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control (i-ACC), capable of foreseeing and automatically reacting to other vehicles 'cutting-in' ...
Coming to a car near you: Auto technology at CES
Self-driving cars garner much of the attention, but in reality, we're years away from tooling around in something like Knight Rider's KITT. Coming sooner to a car near you: smartphone apps on dash displays, ...
Using intelligence to unlock the market for electric vehicles
Our fuel-based economy must be radically overhauled if Europe is to achieve its ambitious emission reduction targets. One important piece of this jigsaw could be the increased commercialisation of electric cars, which use ...
Toyota: Cars will be safer, but still need drivers
Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don't get your hopes up.
Self-driving cars need 'adjustable ethics' set by owners
One of the issues of self-driving vehicles is legal liability for death or injury in the event of an accident. If the car maker programs the car so the driver has no choice, is it likely the company could ...
Antennae help flies 'cruise' in gusty winds
Due to its well-studied genome and small size, the humble fruit fly has been used as a model to study hundreds of human health issues ranging from Alzheimer's to obesity. However, Michael Dickinson, Esther ...
Volvo researches car tech to see if you are sleepy
Carmakers: Driverless cars need legal framework
Hydrogen- and solar-powered vehicles are on the streets. So are cars that can get you through stop-and-go traffic while you sit back and send texts from behind the wheel. Cars are even using radar, ultrasonic ...
Eliminating unexplained traffic jams
Everybody's experienced it: a miserable backup on the freeway, which you think must be caused by an accident or construction, but which at some point thins out for no apparent reason.
Carnival to cut pollution from cruise ships
The world's largest cruise ship company will adopt technology from power plants and automobiles to reduce air pollution from the massive diesel engines powering its ships.
Five new features that could be on your next car
Cameras that check around the car for pedestrians. Radar that stops you from drifting out of your lane. An engine able to turn off automatically at traffic lights to conserve fuel.
Audi plans next-level tech for smarter driving
Future cruise control to have environmental, safety features
(Phys.org)—The cruise control on your auto can ease a long trip and keep you out of trouble by preventing you from speeding, if you have set it at the legal speed limit. As new cars are being outfitted with GPS, a predictive ...
Cruise control starts runners on right 'note'
A new app based on technology designed at Simon Fraser University is helping runners to more effectively – and enjoyably – reach and maintain their pace or heart rate goals.