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Tony Fadell Wants To Build A ‘Smart’ Go-Kart For Kids

05/29/2016, Some of you guys might know Tony Fadell as one of the fathers of the iPod, while others might know him as the co-creator of Nest, the company that brought us smart and connected home products like the smart thermostat, smoke detector, and so on. However...

Tesla Model S On Autopilot Crashes Into A Parked Van

05/27/2016, As Tesla has pointed out before, the Autopilot feature of their Model S cars is not meant to be a self-driving feature. If anything, we could just call it a smarter, more advanced version of cruise control, meaning that you still need to pay attention to...

FenSens Adds Reverse Parking Sensors To Your Car For Cheap

05/27/2016, These days the majority of new cars come with built-in reverse sensors. Some cars even come with a reverse camera so you can actually see where you’re reversing into. However not all of us have new cars, but the convenience of a reverse sensor is pretty...

Google Building New Development Center For Self-Driving Cars

05/25/2016, Google has been working on its self-driving car technology for years. It ultimately created its own prototype self-driving car and is now working with Fiat Chrysler on baking the technology inside its minivans. The company today announced that it’s...

Toyota And Uber Form Strategic Alliance

05/25/2016, One of the biggest car manufacturers in the world has announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with one of the biggest ride-hailing services in the world. The alliance will enable more drivers to get on Uber, allowing Toyota to sell more cars in...

China Could Get Straddling Buses To Ease Traffic Problems

05/25/2016, Pretty much every city in the world has its fair share of traffic problems due to a congestion of vehicles. Of course there are some places in the world that have it worse, such as in Asian countries like Bangkok and China. Now it seems that over in...

Never-Ending Takata Woes Force Toyota To Recall 1.6 Million Cars

05/24/2016, I’m pretty sure car manufacturers are now fed up with having to recall their cars because they were supplied with faulty airbag inflators by Takata. Toyota is one of the companies that have already recalled millions of cars and the company today...

GM Will Give Debit Cards As Compensation In Fuel-Economy Issue

05/23/2016, It was only last week that General Motors admitted to applying incorrect fuel-economy numbers to several of its new SUVs. The company is going to be held accountable for this and today GM has detailed its compensation plan. It’s going to send out...

This Fully-Functioning 3D Printed Motorcycle Will Cost €50,000

05/22/2016, If you think that 3D printing is simply limited to just printing bones or body parts for medical purposes, think again because for all we know, one day we could be driving around in 3D printed vehicles. Heck, in fact that time appears to be now thanks to...

Close To A Million Mercedes-Benz Cars Recalled Over Takata Airbags

05/22/2016, Takata has had to deal with a host of problems ever since it was found that the company’s airbag inflators had faulty parts which could explode in certain conditions and cause shrapnel to enter the cabin, potentially harming drivers and passengers....

Qualcomm Wants To Help Google Bake Android Into Vehicles

05/20/2016, Want to get Android in your car? Chances are you will need to get a car that comes with Android Auto, get an aftermarket solution, or wait for the update that lets you run Android Auto in its entirety on your phone. Or maybe you could just wait for the...

Fancy Getting Stuck To A Google Car?

05/20/2016, There is nothing nice about being hit by a car, that is for sure, although there has been airbags for pedestrians in cars for quite some time already to minimize such an impact. Google’s autonomous vehicles look like they are going to take a very...

Tesla Selling $2 Billion In Stock To Fund Model 3 Production

05/19/2016, Tesla has impressed the world with the Model 3 but now it must come to grips with the herculean task of actually making the hundreds of thousands of units that have already been reserved. The company recently hired an ex-Audi production boss to further...

GM Expands Maven Car-Sharing Service

05/19/2016, It was back in January this year when GM announced Maven, its new car-sharing service, the service is quite like Zipcar and it has turned out to be quite popular in the four months or so that it has been around. The company announced today that more than...