High-tech gadgets drive wow factor at Paris motor show
Ever had trouble getting out of a tight parking space? Had a crash in a foreign country? And what if your car could avoid a potentially fatal collision with a pedestrian?
Navigating the technical challenges of truly self-driving cars
Self-driving cars may not be the stuff of fantasy anymore but there is a long way to go before we can programme vehicles to take us to the pub and back, according to a leading expert in vehicle control and ...
Volvo researches car tech to see if you are sleepy
Volvo explores road-integrated magnets for autonomous cars
Apple dials up effort to meld iPhone with cars
Apple is accelerating the race to make smartphone applications easier and safer to use in cars.
Volvo to turn cars into post boxes for online shoppers
Swedish auto maker Volvo said Thursday it was developing a system to enable online shopping deliveries direct to customers' cars rather than their homes.
7 cars get top rating in high-tech safety test
Seven midsize vehicles earned the top rating in a new insurance industry test of high-tech safety features designed to prevent front-end collisions.
Charging electric vehicles cheaper and faster
Researchers at Chalmers have developed a unique integrated motor drive and battery charger for electric vehicles. Compared to today's electric vehicle chargers, they have managed to shorten the charging time ...
New technology could help take the strain out of daily commute
Volvo Car Corporation has taken another step on the journey towards autonomous driving - self-driving vehicles - by demonstrating a new traffic jam assistance system. The new system, whereby the car automatically ...
Sailing with nerves of glass
In the world of racing, tiny details can be the difference between victory and defeat. It is no wonder, then, that manufacturers of racing yachts are always on the lookout for new technologies to optimize ...
Autonomous-driving Volvo convoy takes road in Spain
New Volvo pedestrian detection system brakes for you
New car tech: Not just crash protection, but prevention
A car that can brake itself to avoid a fender-bender during the morning commute might seem far into the future. Except it goes on sale in March. That's when City Safety, a low-speed collision-avoidance technology becomes ...
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