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Tag: Self-Driving Cars

Toyota is Embracing Autonomous Driving in a Different Way

Toyota is Embracing Autonomous Driving in a Different Way

The biggest subject on the table, when it comes to research and development in any automotive company, is the development of the autonomous driving tech that will become part of our world over the next several years. Toyota may have the most advanced approach to […]

The World of Self-Driving Cars will be Weird

When we turn our keys and controls over to our cars and have to trust them to get us from one place to another safely the initial change will be extremely strange. If every car on the road were driven autonomously and used the same […]

GM Will Add Artificial Intelligence to Your Model

11.04.16 - IBM Watson Logo

GM was the first to make it widespread to offer the Wi-Fi connectivity in your vehicle through the advanced OnStar system and now they plan to take this even farther. Sometime in the early part of next year GM will add the Watson artificial intelligence platform to OnStar and create what will be called OnStar Go. This addition is meant to learn your habits and your lifestyle in order to help offer suggestions to you and even possibly remind you of things you need to do or pickup on your way home from or to work each day.

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The Air is Getting Thick and Congested

Who would have thought when radio waves and signals began transmitting through the airwaves that at some point we would have an airspace that was completely congested, but that seems to be where we are. Not only are the airwaves becoming more congested with signals […]

Cars that Can Read Hand Signals

If you want a car that can read the hand signals when driving you might find yourself and your vehicle offended. The last time I checked there was typically only one hand signal used on the roads from driver to driver and it’s not a […]

When Will We See Fully Autonomous Driving?

01.23.16 - Self-Driving Car

It’s coming and if you listen to Elon Musk of Tesla Motors it will be here much sooner than most think. His prediction is that you will be able to summon your car to your location in no more than three years’ time. This bold announcement has already garnered some push back from others in the automotive world with Carlos Ghosn of Nissan stating the first self-driving Nissan will be on the road in 2020 and the Audi USA president Scott Koegh adding he feels we won’t see fully autonomous driving vehicles for at least a decade.

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Autonomous Features Continue to Grow

The partnership between Renault and Nissan continues to be one that benefits both companies and the announcement has been made that has informed us they plan to offer more autonomous technology in ten vehicles between now and 2020.  These vehicles will be offered in the […]