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How does lane departure warning work?

How does lane departure warning work? There are now three major forms of lane departure warning: Lane departure warning.It’s also called lane keeping system, lane assist, side assist (Audi),  lane departure alert with steering assist (Toyota), or lane departure prevention (LDP is sometimes applied also to lane centering assist).

Ford tests 3D printing of big car parts

Ford tests 3D printing of big car parts to 3D-print prototype car parts and potentially specialty parts for low-volume cars in the near future.The Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer, as its name suggests, is capable of building a car part of any size.

The CIA may be hacking cars, as well as phones and TVs, according to WikiLeaks

The CIA may be hacking cars, as well as phones and TVs, according to WikiLeaks The most current dump of secrets via WikiLeaks says cars are among the devices the CIA has hacked or has been trying to hack.This claim is in the so-called Vault 7 dump of 8,761 documents Tuesday that WikiLeaks said came from the Central Intelligence Agency.

Top 10 cars at the Geneva auto show

Top 10 cars at the Geneva auto show The Geneva Motor Show is the Switzerland of auto shows.Here’s our look at the best cars of the Geneva Motor Show.

GM will push the future of cars, with or without Trump's help

GM will push the future of cars, with or without Trump's help The battle to bring car ride-sharing, electric vehicle support and autonomy to the world will be fought a city at a time.mayors to adopt GM’s 1-year-old Maven ride-sharing service.

2017 Mazda CX-5 first drive review: Will more tech, quieter cockpit match Audi, BMW?

2017 Mazda CX-5 first drive review: Will more tech, quieter cockpit match Audi, BMW? The second-generation Mazda CX-5 compact crossover / SUV marshals stands as the best choice for driving enthusiasts who need an affordable crossover to haul gear or family members.“We know we’re already better than [Honda] CR-Vs and such, so we benchmarked upscale,” Mazda’s chief engineer proclaims.

EVs with 100-mile range may be all you need, some automakers say

EVs with 100-mile range may be all you need, some automakers say The Clarity EV may get just 80 miles per charge.11 per 100 miles.

Uber's self-driving car crashes in Arizona

Uber's self-driving car crashes in Arizona But this time, the problem isn't human interactions in the workplace, but self-driving cars on the road.On Friday, photos posted to Twitter revealed an Uber self-driving car flipped over on its side after being involved in a car crash in Tempe, Arizona.

Tesla Model 3 details: first cars will be rear-drive, no speedometer behind steering wheel

Tesla Model 3 details: first cars will be rear-drive, no speedometer behind steering wheel With Tesla no more than nine months away from initial production of the Model 3, more information is appearing.For instance, Elon Musk tweeted that the speedometer won’t be in the usual position behind the steering wheel.

Trump can roll back MPG rules with a stroke of the pen. It's not so easy to roll back climate change.

Trump can roll back MPG rules with a stroke of the pen. It's not so easy to roll back climate change. The Trump administration wants to back down from the 54.The Trump administration has made noises about ending the federal tax credits for buyers, saying component prices have come down a lot.

Tesla about to become most valuable US car company

Tesla about to become most valuable US car company Monday, Tesla stock soared 7 percent in the wake of news that Tesla had first-quarter shipments of 25,000 vehicles and that production plans for the Tesla Model 3 were moving ahead.That pushed Tesla’s market cap ahead of Ford’s at the market close, $48.

Delphi looks to profit from your connected car's data

Delphi looks to profit from your connected car's data However, Delphi also wants to turn a buck on the data generated by the cars and their occupants.The company collects data on the car’s operation and the interaction between the occupants and the car.

Daimler-Bosch alliance aims at self-driving taxis by early 2020s

Daimler-Bosch alliance aims at self-driving taxis by early 2020s The working agreement with Daimler is that any Bosch-developed products used in Mercedes autonomous vehicles would be exclusive to Mercedes for two years.Google first showed an autonomous car in 2012, developed in part with help from Bosch.

Super Cruise: Will Cadillac's self-driving car be better than Tesla?

Super Cruise: Will Cadillac's self-driving car be better than Tesla? The company said Super Cruise will be the safest self-driving technology on the highway because of extensive features that make sure the driver doesn’t forget about driving the car.“Unlike other driver assistance systems,” Cadillac says, “Super Cruise utilizes two advanced technology systems — a driver attention system and precision lidar map data — to ensure safe and confident vehicle operation.

Nissan Rogue Dogue SUV puts Fido first

Nissan Rogue Dogue SUV puts Fido first The best seat in the Nissan Rogue SUV “Rogue Dogue”  special edition is the padded cargo compartment for carrying your dog comfortably.It’s all feasible for production, Nissan says.

2017 New York auto show crowded with bigger, higher-end SUVs

2017 New York auto show crowded with bigger, higher-end SUVs Look for a lot of big SUVs and high-end SUVs at the New York International Auto Show this year.While NYIAS is held in crowded Manhattan at the Javits Center, the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut is the country’s biggest market for upscale cars and, increasingly, bigger SUVs and crossovers.

Best cars of the 2017 New York auto show

Best cars of the 2017 New York auto show It’s that time of the year again: Mainstream cars get their due at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, along with fuel cell concepts, mega-SUVs, and an 840-hp barely legal five-passenger Dodge sedan/drag racer.Here’s our overview of the best cars, crossovers, SUVs, and concept cars of the 2017 New York International Auto Show.

Tesla plans to sell trucks: big semis, pickups, too

Tesla plans to sell trucks: big semis, pickups, too That’s according to CEO Elon Musk, who tweeted the news Thursday: “Tesla Semi truck set for September.Big trucks weigh a lot and many of them drive long distances, which is not where battery electric vehicles shine.

Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show The Shanghai auto show is a good look at where the car world is headed: small, space-efficient, energy-efficient, electrified or plug-in — plus honking big SUVs for the elite who can afford the taxes.Here are the most significant cars of Auto Shanghai 2017, which runs (public days) April 21-28.

Amazon Ponders Self-Driving Vehicles for More Efficient, Cheaper Delivery

Amazon Ponders Self-Driving Vehicles for More Efficient, Cheaper Delivery Instead, it wants to see how driverless vehicles would improve package delivery and make Amazon more efficient.The think tank, as Amazon calls it, is part of a larger and more ambitious plan that would have Amazon transport more Amazon packages itself.