June 19, 2024
Technology

IIHS and senators call on NHTSA to address automated driver assistance technologies

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently published a bold article on its website, asserting its role as a key player in regulating vehicle safety. IIHS Senior Research Scientist David Kidd urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to take more decisive actions in ensuring the safe use of semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicles. Kidd emphasized

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Improvements on the Horizon for Wireless Phone Chargers in Cars

Frequently Asked Questions Q: Are all wireless phone chargers in cars ineffective? A: No, there are some car models like the 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe and BMW 5 Series that offer efficient and fast wireless charging solutions. Q: Can wireless phone chargers in cars cause phones to overheat? A: Some older models of wireless phone

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Top 10 Features Found in New Cars

At Autoblog, we have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of automotive features as we test different vehicles. While we often focus on the problematic features, this time we want to highlight the best features you can find in a car. These are the features that bring joy and convenience to our driving experience.

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NHTSA intensifies probe into braking concerns in 3 million Honda vehicles

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced on Wednesday that it has upgraded its investigation into reports of unintended activation of automatic emergency braking systems in approximately 3 million Honda Motor vehicles to an engineering analysis. Before the auto safety regulator can potentially issue a recall, an engineering analysis is required. The investigation

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Nvidia’s CEO acknowledges that Tesla is leading the way in self-driving technology

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang is confident that Tesla’s autonomous driving system, powered by Nvidia chips, is currently the most advanced on the market. According to an exclusive interview with Yahoo Finance, Huang stated, “Tesla is far ahead in self-driving cars.” Huang further praised Tesla’s latest full self-driving version 12 as revolutionary, highlighting its end-to-end generative

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Ford introduces classic 1965-style instruments to all current Mustang models

Ford recently announced the 60th Anniversary Edition of the Mustang along with a special treat for current-generation Mustang owners. Through over-the-air updates, Ford is introducing a new custom gauge option for the digital instrument cluster, mimicking the design of the original gauges. The new instrument panel features skeuomorphic graphics that replicate the dual circular speedometer

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2024 Mazda CX-90 Long-Term Review: Our Model Features a Touchscreen, Yours May not

Mazda operates in its own unique way, even when the majority of the automotive industry has opted for a different approach. Take our long-term CX-90 PHEV’s infotainment system, for instance. It does not function as a touchscreen in most instances, but there are exceptions. This highlights Mazda’s complex relationship with touchscreens. Let me elaborate. Simply

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Volkswagen Unveils New Styling Language for Electric Vehicles with Debut of ID.Code Concept in Beijing

The Volkswagen ID.Code concept just premiered at the Beijing Auto Show, offering a sneak peek into the future of VW’s SUV design language. It’s important to note that this is a concept car specifically designed for the Chinese market, as VW emphasizes in its announcement. Although created through a collaboration between VW’s European and Chinese

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Understanding Apple CarPlay and its Functions

Using your mobile device while driving is not advisable, and despite warnings and penalties, people continue to engage with their phones on the road. To address this issue, Apple introduced Apple CarPlay in 2014, enabling iPhone connectivity in vehicles for a safer and more convenient hands-free driving experience. This guide provides beginners with all the

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New York Times investigates how GM car buyers were unexpectedly enrolled in a program that increased insurance rates

The article regarding GM sharing driving data from connected vehicles with third parties now has a third part. In summary, journalist Kashmir Hill revealed that GM was sharing driving data of specific drivers and trips with companies like LexisNexis and Verisk, which in turn were used by auto insurance companies to assess risk. This data

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