"Vehicle design is definitely going to change completely," Rimac said at the time. "When you don't have ownership of the car and you don't have operation of the car, you don't have a person driving the car, it's going to look completely different. Nobody really knows what it will be like. … [Read more...] about Cruise Origin: Take a Look Inside the New Electric Self-Driving Car Without a Steering Wheel or Pedals
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CES 2020 came in the form of a new concept car unveiled by the entertainment and tech giant Sony - a move that must make traditional car makers worried, says a new report.According to data-driven market research company Cascend, the car was built by Sony's internal AI and robotics team (who makes their robotic dog, Aibo) with (significant) engineering support from Austria-based automotive contract manufacturer Magna Steyr."With increasing sensors, displays, controllers and infotainment, vehicles are becoming more-and-more like electronics products," said the report.Sony already makes display and infotainment systems which are becoming much more important parts of the car and controls.Sony also makes high-res CMOS optical cameras and sensors, solid state lidar, radar and time-of-flight sensors -- integrated into an advanced driver assistance system which Sony calls its 'Safety Cocoon'," the report added.Called the Sony Vision-S, the concept car is an electric concept sedan.It comes … [Read more...] about Why car makers should be afraid of Sony’s electric car
Hopefully, the creation of this new company will help Ford as a whole as well. As Hackett said, “We’re looking at every part of our business, making it more fit and ensuring that every action we take is driven by what will serve our customers in a way that supports our fitness and performance goals.” … [Read more...] about Ford’s self-driving vehicle division is set to go — autonomous
So to sum up my thoughts about the Tata Altroz, well, it is a really good car that drives well but there are a few things that it could have used. Like, an automatic gearbox which is a glaring omission right now. Tata Motors says that it is on its way but we will have to wait to see how long does it take. Also, we don’t know what the price of the car is going to be. But if the recent Tata strategy is anything to go by, then the Altroz is going to be aggressively priced and it might very well undercut the other offerings in this segment as well. If that is the case, then this will be a really good value for money car. … [Read more...] about Tata Altroz Premium Hatchback First Drive Review: Better Than Maruti Suzuki Baleno?
Many in the comments were shocked by the truck driver's actions, but applauded Ms Hernandez's control of the vehicle. … [Read more...] about Terrifying moment driver blinded by the glare of a truck’s lights is almost wiped out by a B-Double speeding on the wrong side of the road