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The Intelligent Car is Here. Are You Ready?

New automobiles are integrating electronic elements for safety, connectivity and clean energy consumption. With the increase in the number of electronic components, new vehicles need to be...

Auto Consultant Lawrence Burns Dishes the Dirt on Waymo

Photos: Left, HarperCollins; Right: Hite Photo Advertisement Editor’s Picks Google Has Spent Over $1.1 Billion on Self-Driving Tech Waymo's Fight With Uber Might Be the First Shot...

Colorado Prepares to Install ‘Smart Road’ Product by Integrated Roadways

A basket of sensors buried in the pavement will measure the speed, weight, and trajectory of vehicles that pass over itOn 30 August, a...

Insurance Institute Spots Problems in Driver Assistance Systems

Even the best systems on the market sometimes require the driver to jump in to correct errorsElectronic safety systems in today’s vehicles don’t always...

Mazda’s New Skyactiv-X Engine Gives New Life to Internal Combustion

For the first time, an engine combines the efficiency of diesel with the cleanliness of gasoline Photo: Mazda The Beating Heart:...

August 1908: The First Ford Model T Completed in Detroit

It wasn’t the first car, by any means. But it was the first car that really mattered Photo-illustration: Stuart Bradford In...

DARPA Shows Off Some Things You Can Do With Distributed Electric Propulsion

Image: DARPA Advertisement Editor’s Picks DARPA Plans a Major Remake of U.S. Electronics 2018’s Top 10 Tech Cars: Tesla Model 3 Protean Electric’s In-Wheel Motors Could Make EVs...

Start-up Baraja Promises Cheap, Reliable Lidar for Self-Driving Cars

The Australian company hopes to sell lidar systems with no moving parts for a few hundred dollarsIf you’ve walked around a major city like...

Daimler and Bosch to Test Self-Driving Taxis Next Year

Illustration: Bosch Advertisement Editor’s Picks GM Says: Look, Ma, No Steering Wheel Waymo Prepares to Ditch Its Safety Drivers Nvidia vs NXP—Whose Robocar Brain Will Win? Daimler and Bosch...

Protean Electric’s In-Wheel Motors Could Make EVs More Efficient

Putting electric motors closer to the road may also improve handlingIllustration: Protean Electric   Illustration: Protean Electric Keep It Simple:...

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