Instead of paying $10,000 upfront, Tesla customers can now pay a subscription fee of $199 per month to access the automaker’s advanced driver-assist features.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-07-25 07:45 PT
Ford decided to call its hands-free driver-assist system BlueCruise, while Lincoln’s version will be called ActiveGlide.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-06-19 07:00 PT
The “Stay Aware For Everyone” Act will require the Department of Transportation to look into fitting every new vehicle with a driver monitoring system as a way to reduce distracted driving in the country.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-05-02 16:00 PT
The new subscription plan would give interested Tesla buyers more flexibility to see if they want to purchase the package outright.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-05-01 07:00 PT
The two United States senators are requesting the NHTSA to develop more guidance concerning driver-assist systems after the latest accident involving Tesla’s Autopilot system.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-04-24 07:00 PT
The hands-free system will be available on a few 2021 F-150 and Mustang Mach-E models when it arrives later this year.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-04-17 13:00 PT
While first-gen Ultium batteries aren’t even being offered in electric cars yet, General Motors is looking at working on its next-gen Ultium batteries by addressing issues with cost and energy density.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-03-13 07:45 PT
Honda’s claiming that it’s the first automaker to have a production vehicle with a Level 3 autonomous system with the Legend Hybrid EX, which is only available to lease in Japan.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-03-08 06:30 PT
Worrying about where to charge your electric vehicle on a long road trip has become a nightmare for owners. Google’s looking to change that by using “graph theory” to give drivers recommendations on where to stop.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-01-31 07:00 PT
To bring autonomous vehicles to market quicker, the NHTSA has updated its rules to allow self-driving vehicles to skip specific federal crash safety requirements. The new rules only pertain to vehicles that won’t carry people.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-01-17 07:20 PT
If you’d have to choose one of these systems, front automatic emergency braking is far more important, as it saves lives, but rear automatic emergency braking reduces the chance of a fender bender.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-01-11 07:45 PT
With Ford announcing that the F-150 is going to get similar hands-off technology, it looks like General Motors doesn’t want to fall behind in the pickup truck wars.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-12-12 07:45 PT
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently announced that autonomous ride-hailing companies would be able to charge consumers to use their driverless vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-11-30 08:30 PT
Even with low-level autonomous technology, the IIHS found that it only took one month for drivers to become comfortable with letting the system handle the majority of driving, even when it’s not supposed to be able to.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-11-21 07:35 PT
Ford’s semi-autonomous system to take on the GM’s Super Cruise is coming for the 2021 model year, but it’s going to be a hefty upgrade.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-11-07 06:55 PT
Instead of choosing to use its new, all-electric and sporty Ford Mustang Mach-E, the automaker decided to use the Escape Hybrid SUV as the base for its autonomous vehicle service.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-10-25 07:50 PT
The first commercial automated valet service will go live at Stuttgart Airport’s P6 parking garage.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-10-19 06:00 PT
The outspoken CEO took to Twitter to announce the limited availability of the upcoming system.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-10-17 07:45 PT
The electric automaker is facing backlash from local Berlin residents who have filed hundreds of complaints ranging from noise pollution to water usage.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-09-27 07:00 PT
Automatic emergency braking and forward collision warning proved to be incredibly helpful for semi-trucks, as an IIHS study found that they could eliminate two out of five crashes.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-09-07 07:25 PT
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