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Digital License Plates Could Expand in the United States in 2021

Reviver License plate
After personalized license plates, it is now time for digital plates. A company called Reviver has been working on a digital plate since 2009 and it took over 10 years to get the technology approved in the United States. These plates that allow users to change the message in real time using a mobile application will be released next year...

New Apple Glass Technology Would Detect Cracks And Theft

Apple windshield
Apple has applied for a patent for a new glass system that can detect minor problems in a vehicle's windshield Apple is circling the automotive industry although its greatest contribution yet has been Apple CarPlay. There has been talk of a potential EV over the last few years but the project seems to be on ice now. They also developed...

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class New MBUX System Explained

New Mercedes-Benz S-Class
The first MBUX multimedia system was unveiled in the redesigned A-Class in 2018 The new 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class gets the latest MBUX generation with more features and improved connectivity The original Mercedes-Benz User Experience system introduced in 2018 made use of advanced voice commands and artificial intelligence to simplify user interaction and improve functionality. Now, Mercedes-Benz is introducing a second...

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Intelligent Drive: Interview With Jochen Haab

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Intelligent Drive
We speak with Jochen Haab about the new 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class' advanced Intelligent Drive system When it comes to active safety and autonomous technology at Mercedes-Benz, Jochen Haab is the man to speak with. We caught up with him remotely at the new 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class first drive event held in Germany, an event we were scheduled to attend but...

Apple iPhone Digital Key Unveiled Along With BMW Partnership Means Unlocking And Starting The Car Using Your Phone

Apple Digital Key for BMW
New Apple Digital Key will work with both iPhone and Watch to unlock compatible vehicles Partnership between Apple and BMW confirmed NFC technology will allow users to "tap" their phone to the handle to unlock it Unveiled today at the World Developers Conference, the new Apple iOS 14 operating system features a digital key technology that will allow Apple...

2021 Acura TLX Airbag Offers Increased Protection By Wrapping Around Your Head

2021 Acura TLX Airbagvideo
New Acura TLX features a new airbag design designed to increase passenger protection in angled collisions Acura hoping to get highest safety rating from the NHTSA and the IIHS for the new TLX 2021 TLX will include eight airbags The 2021 Acura TLX will feature an innovative airbag design that wraps around the head of the front passenger for...

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 and world first. It will be included in Hyundai's Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) feature...

Hyundai Launches Its Own Flying Car Division

Hyundai 45 Concept Frankfurt
Hyundai becomes the first mainstream automaker to launch its own flying car division. Hyundai now has an official air mobility division designed to develop flying cars. Granted, the division will first need to develop the technology needed to fly around in your Elantra. Although the idea may seem ludicrous, Hyundai is very serious about the new division. They have hired Dr....

Mazda i-Activsense Explained and Reviewed

Mazda i-Activsense explained and reviewed
How effective is Mazda i-Activsense and more importantly, how intrusive is it? We've recently had the chance to spend a lot of time with Mazda's i-Activsense system and test it in all sorts of conditions. We were able to use each of its features on the highway, in traffic, in the city, and in parking lots. We've tested i-Activsense in...

Your Car’s Android Auto System Open to Third-Party Apps

Android Auto
Google will make it possible for third-party developers to create apps for the Android Auto infotainment system. The idea here is to create an app ecosystem on Android Auto like the one you find on your phone. If you don't like a specific app for your navigation system, for example, you could download a new app that was created by...