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Survey Reveals Top Driving Distractions

Survey Reveals Top Driving Distractions

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 23, 2017 -- BlueParrott® (a brand of VXi Corporation), a leading provider of Bluetooth® headsets for high-noise environments and the #1 headset manufacturer for the professional trucker market, today announced results of its first-ever BlueParrott Driver's Club "Peek Into the Cab" Survey. The r ... Continue reading

Visteon to Showcase Latest Automotive Cockpit Electronics Technology for China Market at Auto Shanghai 2017

Visteon to Showcase Latest Automotive Cockpit Electronics Technology for China Market at Auto Shanghai 2017

SHANGHAI, March 22, 2017 -- Visteon Corporation – a technology leader at the epicenter of the fast-growing automotive cockpit electronics segment and a major supplier to automakers in China – will showcase its latest innovations for the connected car and beyond at the 2017 International Automobile Industry Exhibiti ... Continue reading

Crashes Avoided Thanks to Automation, New PTOLEMUS Report Finds

Crashes Avoided Thanks to Automation, New PTOLEMUS Report Finds

LONDON—Autonomous vehicles will have a considerable impact on safety and hundreds of thousands of lives will be saved, predicts PTOLEMUS Consulting Group. The firm’s new Autonomous Vehicle Global Study provides the most comprehensive analysis ever conducted of the timeline, volumes and impacts of the upcoming autom ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Personal Assistant System Market to Showcase a CAGR of 32% Through 2021: Technavio

Global Automotive Personal Assistant System Market to Showcase a CAGR of 32% Through 2021: Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive personal assistant system market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Automobility LA™ Announces Its 2017 Advisory Board

Automobility LA™ Announces Its 2017 Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2017 -- The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®) today announced the appointment of four new members to its AutoMobility LA Advisory Board. Partha Goswami, Manager of Technology Insights at General Motors; Anupam "Pom" Malhotra, Director of Connected Vehicles at Audi of America; Seleta Reynolds ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 18, 2010 7-9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 18, 2010 7-9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE, Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 ... Continue reading

Auto Manufacturers Refuse To Take Responsibility For Their Robot Car Failures: Safe Autonomous Vehicles (SAVe)

Auto Manufacturers Refuse To Take Responsibility For Their Robot Car Failures: Safe Autonomous Vehicles (SAVe)

PHILADELPHIA, March 16, 2017 -- The Safe Autonomous Vehicles (SAVe) Campaign today announced that out of more than a dozen automakers it challenged to take responsibility for failures in their autonomous vehicle technology, only Volvo has publicly agreed to accept responsibility for their robot cars at some levels of a ... Continue reading

Garmin® brings advanced navigation to the BMW® Motorrad Navigator VI

Garmin® brings advanced navigation to the BMW® Motorrad Navigator VI

The new Garmin BMW Motorrad Navigator VI for motorcyclists. ... Continue reading

Older Drivers Embrace Active Safety Features; Resist Autonomous Vehicles

Older Drivers Embrace Active Safety Features; Resist Autonomous Vehicles

Older drivers are increasingly comfortable with and recognize the benefits of active safety technology, but they are still reluctant to relinquish total control to an autonomous vehicle, according to a nationwide survey by Munich Re, US of drivers age 65 and older. Approximately two out of three (63 percent) drivers ov ... Continue reading

Intel "Real Serious" About Autonomous Cars; Buys Mobileye For $15.3 Billion

Intel "Real Serious" About Autonomous Cars; Buys Mobileye For $15.3 Billion

JERUSALEM Intel (INTC.O) agreed to buy Israeli driverless car-technology firm Mobileye (MBLY.N) for $15.3 billion on Monday, positioning itself for a dominant role in the fast-moving autonomous-driving sector. The $63.54-per-share cash deal marks the largest purchase of a company solely focused on the self-driving sect ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest, March 6-12, 2017; GM Sells Europe Brands; Geneva; McQueen Stang, World Car Finalists, MB Recall; More

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest, March 6-12, 2017; GM Sells Europe Brands; Geneva; McQueen Stang, World Car Finalists, MB Recall; More

* By far the biggest news of this week is the sale of GM’s European brands - Vauxhall in the UK and Opel in Germany - to French automaker PSA, maker of Citroen and Peugeot automobiles. GM cited the need to focus on Asian and U.S. markets that show much more promise of growth along with Europe’s burdensome regulator ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 11, 2010 7-9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 11, 2010 7-9AM

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: March 11, 2017 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio c ... Continue reading

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry And Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry And Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

Auto Central January 8, 2016; After this past weeks onslaught of self-serving ulterior motivated Silicon Valley originated and paid for propaganda about the autonomous car at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), and the rolling stone momentum pushed along by the digital claque, including sycophants in the press (c/net,Hey ... Continue reading

Who Needs A Stinkin' Car Company? New EV "NIO EVE" Built By Digital Group - Autonomous Electric Car On The Road in 2020

Who Needs A Stinkin' Car Company? New EV "NIO EVE" Built By Digital Group - Autonomous Electric Car On The Road in 2020

AUSTIN, Texas—Today, NIO, a next-generation car company, announced that they will have autonomous electric vehicles in the U.S. market in 2020. The company also unveiled “NIO EVE” – the embodiment of their vision for the future of autonomous cars. ... Continue reading

Magna Advanced Technologies Contribute To Maserati Levante

Magna Advanced Technologies Contribute To Maserati Levante

Technologies deliver safety and performance features EYERIS® electronic vision system with 360-degree surround view Fast-reacting Actimax™ transfer case SAILAUF, Germany, March 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Magna International Inc. announced today it is supplying camera-based driver assistance systems and all-wheel-drive componen ... Continue reading

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