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Toyota turns to ‘guardian angel’ self-driving cars

But as-needed assistive driving has more promise for the near future because of the challenge of switching quickly from fully autonomous to driver-back-in-control.There Toyota announced the guardian-angel project, reiterated its long-term commitment to fully autonomous driving, and said Toyota will use three R&D facilities in the US, including a new facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan. read more

Ford’s next decade: Silicon Valley-style campus for 30,000 will rise in Michigan

A new, 700,000-square-foot design center will be the focal point of the campus, Ford says.The second campus will be built around the Ford World Headquarters building called the Glass House. read more

Tesla Model S refresh: faster charging, more range, LED headlamps, no more grille

Running changes to the Tesla Model S this year fall under the heading constant improvement.Steerable LED headlamps become standard and the onboard charger capacity is hiked from 40 amps to 48 amps. read more

Do tech features help or hinder car and truck resale values?

So does it help or hurt the resale value of your vehicle when you sell or trade in?Two vehicles on the list will retain more than 60% of their value after five years: the Toyota Tacoma midsize pickup (66. read more

Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler launches US mobility service called Moovel

Add Daimler to the companies offering mobility services in the United States.The parent company of Mercedes-Benz created a US subsidiary through the acquisition and merger of RideScout, a route-planning service, and GlobeSherpa, a mobile ticketing service. read more

5 awesome apps every driver should download

Accordingly, we have compiled 5 of the best apps every driver should download, from finding great driving roads to discovering the cheapest gas.-y looking interface, it's now easier than ever to find a road near you. read more

Autonomous taxis: Why you may never own a self-driving car

Since we first wrote about this topic, the landscape has changed dramatically for the better, both for autonomous vehicles, and for ride-hailing and ride-sharing services.Research firm ARK Invest concludes that the cost of operating a shared autonomous vehicle fleet could be as low as $. read more

Your next car’s backup camera could detect moving and stationary hazards

Your next car’s backup camera could automatically warn you of hazards: children or pets behind the car, other vehicles, even walls or dumpsters you might not see, especially in the dark.The technology is called reverse pedestrian detection. read more

What is night vision, how does it work, and do I really need it in my next car?

The majority are passive night vision systems.I’ve driven night vision cars off and on since the early 2000s, including the first in the US, the Cadillac DeVille and then the Hummer. read more

Did Nissan out Mitsubishi on overstated fuel economy ratings?

Now it’s Mitsubishi in hot water over manipulating test data in cars.It affects 625,000 kei cars, or minicars, built by Mitsubishi and sold mostly in Japan by Mitsubishi and Nissan. read more

Announcing the world’s first autonomous track day

Taking a vehicle to the race track to improve it has been a thing for almost as long as we've had cars.Joshua Schachter is one such person, and he's organizing the first autonomous track day, to be held on May 28th-29th at Thunderhill Raceway in Willow, California. read more

Mitsubishi admits falsifying fuel enomy tests

The Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has withdrawn several mini-cars from sale in Japan after admitting it "conducted testing improperly to present better fuel consumption rates than the actual rates".The affected models are Mitsubishi's own eK Wagon and eK Space, and the Dayz and Dayz Roox vehicles that Mitsubishi makes for Nissan. read more

Rocket League Gets Two More DLC Cars in July

The cars actually aren’t brand new, as they are recreations from Rocket League’s much less well-known predecessor, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket Powered Battle Cars.While these two cars will be available via DLC on July 18th they’ll also be available a bit earlier for those who purchase the physical collector’s Edition of Rocket League. read more

Carmageddon Max Damage Sounds Like A Brutal Video Game

It’s been many years since we have seen a Carmageddon video game and now we will see a new one out this year with Carmageddon Max Damage.The ESRB has rated the game today and the details sound like it will be one brutal experience. read more

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