How the subconscious takes in an auto showSat, 18, Feb 2017
As I walked through the Ford exhibit at the Detroit auto show, experts at a division of the company called Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience had me outfitted with biometric sensors and a pair of glasses that tracked the movement of my eyes as they darted around the environment until locking in on the GT.
For safety, driverless cars call for backupSat, 18, Feb 2017
GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018, report saysFri, 17, Feb 2017
General Motors plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the automaker’s plans told Reuters.
LotLinx names Dataium founder as president and chief product officerFri, 17, Feb 2017
Ferrari will unveil fastest series car to dateThu, 16, Feb 2017
Ferrari will debut the 812 Superfast, its most powerful series production car to date. The mid-front-engine sports car is an updated version of the F12 Berlinetta fitted with an enlarged variant of that model's naturally aspirated V-12 engine that produces 789hp.
Aston Martin looks to leverage Daimler technology without being boughtFri, 17, Feb 2017
Ford's dozing engineers side with Google in full autonomy pushFri, 17, Feb 2017
As Ford has tested self-driving cars, it noticed a problem during test drives: Engineers monitoring the rides are dozing off. So Ford plans to take the human out of the loop entirely by removing the steering wheel, brake and gas pedals from its driverless cars debuting in 2021.
eBay survey says 63% of car shoppers likely to buy onlineThu, 16, Feb 2017
Mirrors aren't obsolete, Gentex reflectsSat, 11, Feb 2017
Nissan, BMW, Porsche face fuel economy probes in S. KoreaTue, 14, Feb 2017
South Korea has filed a complaint against Nissan alleging the automaker manipulated the fuel economy test results of its Infiniti Q50. BMW and Porsche are also being investigated. The latest action comes after sales of some Nissan, BMW and Porsche cars were banned because of emissions and noise-level irregularities.
Huge paychecks at Google car project led to talent departuresTue, 14, Feb 2017
For the past year, Google's car project has been a talent sieve, thanks to leadership changes, strategy doubts, new startup dreams and rivals luring self-driving technology experts. Another force pushing people out? Money. A lot of it.
VW plans to use Mobileye sensing and localization technologyMon, 13, Feb 2017
VW said it would use Mobileye's camera sensors and localization technologies on upcoming vehicles, allowing both companies to collect road data, like lane markings and construction signs, for cloud-based realtime maps.