Tag: car

You can now have Amazon parcels delivered to your car

bt.com The owners of selected connected cars – which use mobile internet technology – can request that parcels are left in their parked vehicle. A new service enabling Amazon customers to have packages delivered to their car has been launched in the US. The owners of certain connected cars – which use mobile internet technology…

So, your car has the newest gadgets?

Maybe not so new, after all. A look back at innovative features. Larry Printz startribune.com You’ve bought a brand new car or truck and it’s filled with the latest in high-tech equipment, including an infotainment system, seat heaters, a starter button and a navigation system. It will even cut power to some of its cylinders…

2 Federal Agencies Send Teams to Probe Tesla Freeway Crash

Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous “Autopilot” system. By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers ap.org DETROIT (AP) — Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla…

Exactly Why You Need To Warm Up Your Car When It’s Cold

Jason Torchinsky jalopnik.com Much like the act of wearing live hamsters as a merkin, whether or not to warm your car up in cold, cold winter is something nearly everyone seems to have an opinion about. We’ve tackled the issue before, and I’m still on Team Warm, but there’s still a lot of controversy around…

Coyote survives 20-mile ride embedded in car’s grille

Mike Moffitt sfgate.com Editor’s Note: Not really a bad driver, but thought it an interesting article. A coyote with all the luck of Wile E. tried to scamper across a road in Alberta, Canada, ahead of a speeding car. It didn’t make it. The driver, Georgie Knox recounted last week’s incident on Facebook. She was…

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…