Category: Automotive Technology and Gadgets

5 Best Dash Cams – 2017

5 Best Dash Cams – 2017 Dashboard Cameras Tested and Approved Editor’s Note: It’s absolutely worth it to have a dash cam these days. They are cheap and provide evidence. popularmechanics.com 1 Novatek NT96650 G1W It’s no coincidence that the world’s best-selling dash cam also happens to be one of the cheapest, but for the…

Self-Driving Cars And Deciding Who Lives And Dies: Your Family Could Be Sacrificed For The “Greater Good”

Alex Thomas shtfplan.com As the establishment continues to declare that the era of “self-driving” cars is upon us, many Americans have been left wondering what the privacy implications for such a tremendous change in society will end up being. Now, with the very real possibility that, in the event of an accident, these cars would literally…

Puny Humans Still See the World Better Than Self-Driving Cars

Aarian Marshall Wired.com A confidence booster for you, puny human: The machines don’t have you beat. Yet. Yes, the autonomous car is coming, and fast. Tesla delivered the first of its much-anticipated Model 3s last week, complete with the Autopilot feature that allows the cars to drive themselves on well-marked highways. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class can…

Autonomous Car Tech Is the Next Battleground in Silicon Valley

Katie Fehrenbacher greentechmedia.com Forget about the iCar. Or, at least, don’t expect to hear much about it from Apple. During an interview with Bloomberg at Apple’s developer conference earlier this month, CEO Tim Cook confirmed that the consumer electronics giant is working on autonomous car technology, but declined to confirm the existence of an Apple-designed…

Serious injuries at Tesla plant double industry average: report

Joseph Szczesny afp.com Detroit (AFP) – The rate of serious injuries at a Tesla factory in California is double the industry average, a worker advocacy group said Wednesday in a report calling for better workplace protections. The study by Worksafe, a California nonprofit group, used Tesla’s own internal data to show injury rates at the…

Top 10 Advanced Car Technologies by 2020

Karl Brauer forbes.com Executive Publisher at Autotrader and Kelly Blue Book Attending CES and the Detroit auto show over the past two weeks has my brain awash in future technology. Mercedes-Benz showed off its fully autonomous F015 Luxury in Motion concept car in Las Vegas, while Buick, Chevrolet , Hyundai, Infiniti and Volkswagen all had…