Study finds big benefits in embracing vehicle safety tech

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Alerting drivers to potential threats through “driver-assist” warning systems has been shown to reduce the odds of a crash. Using cameras or radar, each tool detects potentially dangerous anomalies, such as drifting from a lane, and alerts drivers to the threat. A study by Carnegie Mellon University researchers published in […]

Bell sees nimble autonomous cargo vehicle in flight

[ad_1] Bell has cause to celebrate its first autonomous test flight of a delivery drone, which took place in Fort Worth, Texas. A video titled “Bell APT 70 Autonomous Flight” was posted earlier this week. It shows the machine successfully taking off, flying and landing. APT stands for autonomous pod transport and, following the success […]

Jumbo electric vehicle has energy bragging rights at no charge

[ad_1] Enticed car watchers see e-car designs that look like James Bond-like sleekmobiles ready for valet parking near some island casino. Meanwhile, what about the other world of heavy-duty trucks for mining and construction? No way, have said skeptics, because battery needs made this idea impractical. E&T explained that experts had been debating “whether the […]

Jumbo electric vehicle has energy bragging rights at no charge

[ad_1] Enticed car watchers see e-car designs that look like James Bond-like sleekmobiles ready for valet parking near some island casino. Meanwhile, what about the other world of heavy-duty trucks for mining and construction? No way, have said skeptics, because battery needs made this idea impractical. E&T explained that experts had been debating “whether the […]

The electric vehicle revolution has a visibility problem

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Which comes first: the electric vehicle or the charging station? That question has perplexed some experts and officials tasked with nurturing the electrification of transportation in American cities. Some have a clear view: “If you can’t imagine ownership because you can’t see the infrastructure, or the infrastructure’s not there, the […]

Autonomous vehicle company Waymo to test in Florida rain

[ad_1] In this March 27, 2018 file photo, the Jaguar I-Pace vehicle outfitted with Waymo’s suite of sensors and radar is introduced in New York. Google autonomous vehicle spinoff Waymo says it will start testing on public roads in Florida to better experience heavy rain. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) Google autonomous vehicle spinoff Waymo says […]

Tesla Model 3 owner implants key card chip into her arm to unlock and start her vehicle

[ad_1] When smartphones and keyfobs are impossible to keep up with, some say you could just implant them into your body so you can always unlock your car. That’s the idea behind one Tesla owner’s decision to implant the RFID chip from her Model 3’s key card into her arm. Unlike most cars that come […]

UVeye vehicle inspection system hunts down the weird to the woeful

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Monday was neither stormy nor blue for startup UVeye, which announced investors in a pool of $31 million, a further signal that UVeye is on to something important in the form of vehicle inspection driven by AI. UVeye raise $31m to expand AI-driven inspection systems. Three names led the recent […]