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What Is All-Wheel Drive And How Is It Useful?

2020 Subaru Outback preview
AWD uses the gearbox to send power to all four wheels All-wheel drive offers better traction in every situation AWD no longer the burden on fuel economy it once was You've been hearing about all-wheel drive for years now, and you're thinking of making...

Aston Martin and Gentex to Showcase Unique Rear Vision System at CES

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera with Gentex rear view system
Gentex and Aston Martin developed a new rear vision system This new technology will debut at CES 2020 It will be demonstrated in an Aston Martin DBS Superleggera in Gentex’s booth Every year, car manufacturers present some of the wildest technologies at the CES...

IIHS Shows New Side-Impact Test Today

IIHS Side Impact Crash Tes
Current IIHS side-impact test dates back to 2003 Almost every vehicle gets good marks with current side-impact test One change will be to increase the movable barrier speed The IIHS believes its side-impact test no longer reflects the current automotive environment and doesn't give...

Google and Facebook Let You Search People’s License Plates

Wondering if you should cover your license plate when taking a picture of your car? Well, the answer is yes if you don't want people searching it online. Google and Facebook are apparently capable of recognizing the numbers and letters on a license plate in...

New Hyundai Cruise Control Uses A.I. To Learn And Adapt To Driver

Hyundai Smart Cruise Control Machine Learning
The Hyundai Motor Group has announced the development of a new cruise control system that incorporates artificial intelligence to learn and adapt to the driver's habits and driving preferences. Hyundai says its Machine Learning based Smart Cruise Control system dubbed SCC-ML is both an industry...

AAA Study Finds That Some AI Pedestrian Detections Systems Are Flawed

And by flawed, we mean that the pedestrian detection systems don’t detect the pedestrians Let us preface this news story by saying that the American Automobile Association is not the NHTSA or an organization recognized for this type of testing but the results are interesting,...

The Volkswagen ID.3 Will Communicate With You With Lights

Volkswagen announced that its all-new electric ID.3 hatchback will feature the innovative ID. Light concept. The Volkswagen ID.3 was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show last month. The new vehicle is the first one to get the new Volkswagen logo revealed at the same show...

Tesla Horn Will Have Customizable Sounds Including Farts

Tesla has announced customizable sounds to warn pedestrians including farts and goats. Tesla introduces customizable sounds that include goats, farts and, oh yeah, coconuts. Tesla has always been a pioneer, an automaker that boldly goes where no another automaker dare go. A trendsetter, a game...

Hyundai Develops Centre Side Airbag

New Hyundai Airbag
Hyundai has developed a new airbag that will prevent vehicle occupants from hitting each other during an accident. The new Hyundai airbag is located within the driver's seat  and essentially pops up between the passenger and the driver. It's like a side curtain airbag, but...

Study Says Rock Music Makes You Drive Faster

Study says music makes you driver faster
A recently published Chinese study has apparently found that listening to fast paced music like rock makes you drive faster. More specifically, the study found that drivers listening to music at more than 120 beats per minute led drivers to change lanes more often and...

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