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Nissan Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Class Action Lawsuit Given Green Light

The malfunctioning AEB system is found in the 2017-2019 Nissan Rogue SUVs. 14 crashes and five injuries so far reported. More than 1,400 reports concerning the AEB have been filed. The advent of driver assistance system technologies in vehicles is one of the greatest...

Why Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ is Better Than TSS 2.0

Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+
Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ builds on TSS 2.0 with improved features. TSS 2.5+ can detect pedestrians and cyclists in low-light situations among other enhancements. The 2021 Camry and Highlander models receive TSS 2.5+ as standard. Toyota has been offering a suite of advanced driving...

Jaguar Land Rover Develop Contactless Screen To Improve Safety

Technology uses “predictive touch” artificial intelligence. Reduces the time and effort needed to use the touchscreen by 50%. This is part of JLR’s Destination Zero plan for safer and environmentally cleaner and healthier vehicles. This new technology was developed by Jaguar Land Rover in...

German Court Bans Tesla From Using Some Advertising Materials Related to Autopilot

German court agrees that some descriptive material can be misleading. This is not the first time Autopilot draws criticism. Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving technology has featured prominently in much of the company’s recent evolution. Despite Tesla indicating that Autopilot is not a fully-autonomous driving...

Tesla’s Musk Indicates That Level 5 Fully Autonomous Tech Will be Achieved in 2020

Musk claims that Level 5 autonomy is in the cards this year. Tesla’s Autopilot has yet to live up to its “full self-driving” potential. Guess what? Tesla shares rose on Thursday. About two years ago, talk about autonomous driving vehicles were all the rage,...

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...