Closely watched Hawaii lava flow stalls
Lava that's threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has stalled.
Car hacking: The security threat facing our vehicles
The car of the future will be safer, smarter and offer greater high-tech gadgets, but be warned without improved security the risk of car hacking is real, according to a QUT road safety expert.
Lava on Hawaii continues moving through vacant lot
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues to move slowly through a vacant lot in a rural subdivision.
Google to test cars without a driver
Google plans to begin testing its new prototype of a self-driving car - which, unlike earlier models, doesn't require a back-up driver - at NASA's Ames Research Center, just a few miles from the tech company's ...
Self-driving cars now need a permit in California
Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years—but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.
Toyota, Grenoble set stage for test in ride-sharing
Cutting electric vehicle energy use 51 percent
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have shown that a vehicle navigation tool they created can cut electric vehicle energy use up to 51 percent.
Plea expected from CEO linked to black market site
The top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company is scheduled to plead guilty Thursday to federal criminal charges.
Adverts on the road could be a distraction for drivers
People have to take in a lot of information when driving, including the locations of other road users, lane markings, signals, speed limits, directions and the dashboard display. It only takes a second to ...
Researchers create global road maps showing potential economic and ecological consequences of new roads
NASA image: Fires in Western Australia
According to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services of Western Australia, a bushfire ADVICE remains for people travelling along Great Northern Highway approximately 20 kilometres east of Broome, and ...
Michigan team finds security flaws in traffic lights
Compromise needed on roads through sensitive wild areas
Compromise solutions must be found when it comes to roads built through sensitive tropical and subtropical areas, say experts writing in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on August 18. While developing nation ...
An innovative system anticipates driver fatigue in the vehicle to prevent accidents
The Instituto de Biomecánica de Valencia (Biomechanics Institute - IBV) has worked on the development of a devise integrated in smart materials capable of monitoring cardiac and respiratory rhythms in order ...