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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.

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014

Uber banned in Seoul as government plans its own app

Uber banned in Seoul as government plans its own app

The government of Seoul has deemed Uber illegal and said that it will launch its own app later this year for official taxis.

Friday, 13 Jun 2014

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says its Patents are now

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says its Patents are now "Open Source"

In a bold move, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has just declared that the company's patents are "open source" and free for other car manufacturers to use.

Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014

NHSTA Demands All New Cars to Have Rear-view Cameras by 2018

NHSTA Demands All New Cars to Have Rear-view Cameras by 2018

In a bid to increase safety for drivers and pedestrians, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decreed that all new cars in the U.S. must have rear-view cameras by 2018.

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