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Five Experimental Safety-Car Concepts

Flavorless Lifesavers: These concepts helped shape a safer future.<p>In the early ’70s, to encourage the development of safety  technology and determine future regulations, the U.S. Department of  Transportation offered carmakers contracts to build experimental safety vehicles (ESVs). The DOT …

GM Researching Interactive Window Technology for Back-Seat Passengers

<i>Minority Report</i>–style screen manipulation seemed so futuristic just a few years ago. Since then, video-game makers have released gesture- and motion-sensing peripherals, and similar in-car technology from Mercedes-Benz and Audi starred at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Now GM has entered …

Soon You'll Be Chatting With Your Car, TV, and Home

As impressive as Apple's Siri can be, we've seen plenty of examples of what the voice-activated personal assistant can't do. However, it and other voice recognition systems are getting smarter, understanding a new range of natural-language spoken commands<p>As impressive as Apple's Siri can be, we've …

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Is it time for the US government to disable cellphones in cars?

Researchers say current laws don't do enough to combat distracted driving<p>Distracted driving continues to pose a major safety risk across the United States, and it's a problem that can't be solved through legislation alone. That's the argument a pair of researchers from West Virginia University made …

When cars themselves are backseat drivers

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The rapid evolution of the Connected Car

Gartner predicts that consumer vehicles will represent one <br>of the fastest-growing markets for computer technology<br>and Internet content in the next two …

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04Sep/18<p>While personal recommendations may forever reign as the most trusted form of consumer marketing, 85 percent of respondents to a recent …

ABC News – Breaking News, Latest News, Headlines & Videos

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Ford OpenXC platform allows open-source developers to access car data

Ford is already known as one of the pioneers in the smart car technology thanks to its partnership with Microsoft over SYNC. Like that’s not enough, …

Control your car with a blink or wave thanks to gesture technology

IF you see a driver waving their arms and blinking in a strange way, they may not be having a heated argument or a fit - they could be using new …

What Siri's 'Eyes Free' feature means for cars

One of the newest Siri features isn't for the iPhone, but for vehicles that will integrate this natural language voice command service.<p>Apple announced today at its annual developer's conference, WWDC 2012, that several automakers have signed on to implement Siri's "Eyes Free" feature in their …

Driverless cars mean no more driver's licences by 2040

The timeline for <a href="http://www.wired.com/magazine/2012/01/ff_autonomouscars/" data-bitly-type="bitly_hover_card">autonomous cars</a> hitting …

The Future of In-Car Technology

Your dashboard may soon become as versatile as your laptop.<p>Compared with the electronic wizardry found in our homes and offices, even the most advanced cars built today seem stuck in the Stone Age. Like a visit to Colonial Williamsburg, spending time in the car means abandoning modern advances like …

Car Tech: The in-car kit you need in your life

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EyeSight's gesture technology turns your finger into a TV remote

Thanks to smartphones, tablets, and Windows 8, touching and swiping are commonplace ways to interact with TVs, computers, and mobile devices. But what if you want to do the same without touching the screen at all?<p>That's exactly the experience EyeSight Technologies, an Israel-based company that …

Robot car controlled by an iPad - video

Footage showing robotic technology from Oxford University that allows a car to 'drive itself' for stretches of a journey. The route is programmed …

Consortium of Automakers Announces Real-World Car-to-X Communication-Tech Test

• Electronic Brake Light: When a car brakes, it sends a signal to any cars behind it; this way, drivers in following cars are informed of the braking event ahead of them during inclement weather, low-visibility situations, or even if the view ahead is obstructed by a hill or curve.<p>Traffic Management: …

Wireless recharging: Pulling the plug on electric cars

The novel technology that aims to solve battery powered car’s biggest problem.<p>Ask the owner of an electric car which feature they would like to eliminate and chances are they will say the charging cord: no one likes having to remember to plug-in their vehicle every evening.<p>As a result, several …

How drones could build real-world networks to transform delivery of food, medicine, mail, and more

The rise of drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) has been at the forefront of the news over the last months, with issues emerging that range from the …