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Toyota turns to ‘guardian angel’ self-driving cars

Toyota turns to ‘guardian angel’ self-driving cars But as-needed assistive driving has more promise for the near future because of the challenge of switching quickly from fully autonomous to driver-back-in-control.There Toyota announced the guardian-angel project, reiterated its long-term commitment to fully autonomous driving, and said Toyota will use three R&D facilities in the US, including a new facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Can more, better tech vault 2016 Mazda CX-9 ahead of Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot?

Can more, better tech vault 2016 Mazda CX-9 ahead of Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot? Is the Mazda CX-9 midsize SUV ready to slug it out with Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander as the best midsize SUV with three rows?The higher end CX-9 trim line also pushes Mazda up into the near-luxury space.

It won’t be the last time: Over-the-air glitch bricks Lexus infotainment

Blame the weather: Lexus says that “errant data from our traffic and weather service provider” bricked the infotainment systems of recent Lexus vehicles.And the Lexus Enform infotainment system is generally held in high regard within the industry for its relatively easy user interface.

Uber, Volvo hook up to create next-generation autonomous cars

Uber, Volvo hook up to create next-generation autonomous cars ” The companies will start with the same base Volvo car platform, do joint work, and also do development separately toward their own goals.Separately, Uber will be launching several self-driving Volvo XC90 crossovers this month in Pittsburgh.

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.Meanwhile, Asian brands led by Lexus and Toyota took seven of the top 10 spots along with Buick (!

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.They do look cool, but owners’ ratings pushed the Model X into the 10-worst-models ranking and dragged Tesla down to 25 of 29 brands.

Why MIT is teaming up with Lamborghini: to create even better supercars

Why MIT is teaming up with Lamborghini: to create even better supercars Supercars already have some carbon fiber parts, whether roof, hood, and trunk panels to save weight and lower the car’s center of gravity, or tubs (the chassis) that are ultra crash-resistant.There are already carbon fiber panels on Lamborghini’s Aventador.