Ford, Intel Project Mobii explores driver and car connections
Land Rover demos invisible bonnet / car hood (w/ video)
Audi shows TLA solution to make those green lights (w/ Video)
The end of traffic jams? Dutch test new system
Researchers in the Netherlands will next year test a GPS navigation system aimed at preventing the international curse of motorway traffic jams by telling drivers which lane to move to.
Opel/Vauxhall working on headlamps directed by driver's eyes
Stopping at red lights exposes drivers to high levels of air pollution, new study finds
Research published today in the journal Atmospheric Environment has found that drivers are exposed to dangerously high levels of air pollutants when stopped at red lights.
'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.
Innate behavior determines how we steer our car
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have solved a 70 year old mystery in traffic research: an until now inexplicable jerkiness when we steer a vehicle. The discovery may lead to safety systems ...
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, ...
Talking to your car can be dangerous, studies say
Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.
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.
Brewing yeasts reveal secrets of chromosomal warfare and dysfunction
Using two yeasts that have been used to brew tea and beer for centuries, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have revealed how reproductive barriers might rapidly arise to create species boundaries. Schizosaccharomyces po ...