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Monday, 31 Aug 2015

ASUS RECO Classic Car Cam gives you an extra pair of eyes on the road

ASUS RECO Classic Car Cam gives you an extra pair of eyes on the road

ASUS has just launched a new in-car video recorder called the RECO Classic Car Cam that shoots at Full-HD (1080p) and features built-in lane departure warning and front collision warning systems.

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015

Researchers wirelessly cut a Corvette's brakes using an insurance dongle

Researchers wirelessly cut a Corvette's brakes using an insurance dongle

Security researchers have demonstrated how it is possible to wirelessly hack vehicles via a common dongle provided by insurance companies.

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015

Nokia sells HERE mapping business to Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for US$3.07 billion

Nokia sells HERE mapping business to Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for US$3.07 billion

Nokia has just announced that it has agreed to sell its HERE mapping business to a consortium of German automakers made up of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for US$3.07 billion.

Monday, 27 Jul 2015

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles after video shows a Jeep Cherokee being hacked

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles after video shows a Jeep Cherokee being hacked

Chrysler has just announced that it is recalling about 1.4 million vehicles after two hackers show that they could remote control a Jeep Cherokee via its Internet-connected entertainment system.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

In 1.7 million miles, Google's self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents

In 1.7 million miles, Google's self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents

Google has reported that its self-driving cars have covered over 1.7 million miles in total and were involved in 11 accidents, but none were its cars' fault.

Saturday, 11 Apr 2015

$22 million trial underway to get vehicles to communicate with each other

$22 million trial underway to get vehicles to communicate with each other

A four-year long $22 million trial using wireless technology that allows vehicles to detect other vehicles in blind spots will soon be tried out on the campus of Nanyang Technological University.

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015

Pioneer introduces new flagship AVH-X8750BT in-car multimedia receiver at BMS 2015

Pioneer introduces new flagship AVH-X8750BT in-car multimedia receiver at BMS 2015

With Apple announcing Apple CarPlay availability in Singapore, Pioneer has just unveiled its latest flagship AVH-X8750BT in-car multimedia receiver at the Bangkok Motor Show 2015.

Monday, 16 Feb 2015

Is Apple working on a self-driving car?

Is Apple working on a self-driving car?

A week or so ago, Apple-leased cars packed with sensors and cameras were spotting roaming the streets, and now rumors are rife that Apple is possibly working on a self-driving or electric car that could "give Tesla a run for its money."

Friday, 19 Dec 2014

BMW to demo auto-parking technology at CES 2015

BMW to demo auto-parking technology at CES 2015

BMW will demo its new auto-parking technology called Remote Parking Valet Assistant at CES 2015. It also said that this technology could be available on its cars in the next few years.

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Drivers in the UK must surrender their mobile phones after an accident

Drivers in the UK must surrender their mobile phones after an accident

Officers in the UK will now ask drivers who were involved in an accident to surrender their mobile phones as part of a crackdown aimed at cutting down accidents caused by calling and texting while driving.

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