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Bosch and Foreca set to design autonomous cars that gives weather information

German engineering and electronics company Bosch has joined forces with Finnish weather expert Foreca to inform self-driving cars about the road conditions they’re operating on. This cloud-based, cloud-detecting technology could play a key role in one day making autonomous cars suitable for places that experience extreme weather. The technology stems from a simple, widely-accepted premise: […]

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Ridy smart camera will alert drivers when drowsy or distracted

The amount of units you’ve drunk will tell you if you’re within the safe legal limit for driving. But there are fewer easy ways to be alerted if you’re too tired to be safely behind the wheel of your car. A new in-car device called Ridy aims to change that, though — and it’s using […]

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self-driving van involved in crash while driving in autonomous mode

A Waymo self-driving van was involved in a car accident on Friday  May 4, in Chandler, Arizona. The Waymo van was traveling at a slow speed in autonomous mode with a human backup driver in the driver’s seat and was not the vehicle responsible for the crash, according to police. The van was hit by a […]

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Is your ‘check engine’ light on? Here are 10 reasons why

The orange, engine-shaped icon that sometimes appears in your car’s instrument cluster isn’t just a nuisance; it’s a sign that something is wrong under the hood. Ignoring it could leave you stranded at the worst possible moment, cost you thousands, or both. The check engine light warns of issues ranging from a gas cap that’s […]

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