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Chevy’s augmented reality test drive puts you behind the wheel of your dream car

Chevy’s augmented reality test drive puts you behind the wheel of your dream car But the car company isn’t employing Unreal Engine 4 to drive a new video game experience.And they’re made possible by real-time rendering, a long-time staple of the video game industry that’s now expanding beyond entertainment across other verticals.

Land (and Air) Rover: Drone-launching SUV will aid search-and-rescue teams

Land (and Air) Rover: Drone-launching SUV will aid search-and-rescue teams The latest drone-launching vehicle is designed for search and rescue to get a pair of eyes up in the air faster when every minute matters.Live footage from the drone assists emergency response teams, allowing groups to quickly search the scene from a safe distance.

VW's Self-Driving Concept Car 'Sedric' Always One Touch Away

VW's Self-Driving Concept Car 'Sedric' Always One Touch Away The Volkswagen Group has a distinct vision for the future (and it looks strikingly like My Neighbor Totoro‘s grinning Catbus).Whether that is a physical or digital button remains unclear; Volkswagen Group also tipped a “ring” which indicates the car’s arrival time with colored signals and vibrations.

Flying Car Aims to Ease Traffic Congestion

Flying Car Aims to Ease Traffic Congestion Italdesign and Airbus are moving into the third dimension with their Pop-Up concept vehicle.The modular, fully electric, zero-emissions system can be operated on the ground or in the air, in an attempt to ease traffic congestion in global megacities.

Volvo plans to debut a 2019 all-electric vehicle with a 250-mile range

Volvo plans to debut a 2019 all-electric vehicle with a 250-mile range Speaking to reporters from Automotive News at the Geneva International Motor Show, Volvo Car USA CEO Lex Kerssemakers said Volvo intends to debut its first all-electric U.He further stated we can expect the first electrified Volvo to appear as a 2019 model with a base price between $35,000 and $40,000.

Volvo’s electric vehicle will fight Tesla’s Model 3 and Chevy’s Bolt EV for buyers

Volvo’s electric vehicle will fight Tesla’s Model 3 and Chevy’s Bolt EV for buyers Chevrolet’s new Bolt EV has made a big splash, earning numerous accolades and awards.However, with Tesla working on its entry-level Model 3 and Nissan preparing a new Leaf, the Bolt’s uniqueness may be short-lived.

T-Mobile adds Allstate roadside assistance to its SyncUp Drive connected car service

T-Mobile adds Allstate roadside assistance to its SyncUp Drive connected car service If your car happens to be connected via T-Mobile’s SyncUp Drive service when that happens, though, you might be in luck.More: With T-Mobile’s SyncUp Drive, your car will be more connected than ever On Tuesday, T-Mobile announced a major SyncUp upgrade: Free roadside assistance.

Cadillac's Hands-Free 'Super Cruise' Takes Over This Fall

Cadillac's Hands-Free 'Super Cruise' Takes Over This Fall Featured in the 2018 Cadillac CT6, the hands-free program allows motorists to safely complete menial tasks, like using the navigation system, adjusting the radio, or taking a phone call.The luxury automaker’s answer to Tesla Autopilot, Super Cruise is based on a network of cameras and radar sensors, paired with driver-attention tech and precision LiDAR map data “to ensure safe and confident vehicle operation.

Self-Driving Cars Learn From the Best: GTA V

Self-Driving Cars Learn From the Best: GTA V There are many life lessons to learn from Grand Theft Auto V.Most notably: How to pull off a successful heist while under pressure from a government agency.

Baidu to Launch Autonomous Cars by 2020

Baidu to Launch Autonomous Cars by 2020 Chinese Web giant Baidu is offering its “robust, mature, and secure” autonomous driving technology to global car makers.The complete package, Apollo includes vehicle, hardware, and software platforms, as well as cloud data services.

10 essential questions to ask when buying a used car

10 essential questions to ask when buying a used car Here’s our list of 10 essential questions that will help you get an honest idea of the vehicle you’re about to purchase.Some of these questions can be asked over email or phone, and some are best asked in person.

You’ll never sleep alone in this Cadillac Fleetwood hearse camper conversion

You’ll never sleep alone in this Cadillac Fleetwood hearse camper conversion Prior to its camper conversion, the 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood hearse was driven mostly for short trips at slow speeds.The Caddy hearse is listed as a Class B Motorhome, a category usually populated by conversion vans.

Nissan is working on a new electric vehicle with 342 miles of range

Nissan is working on a new electric vehicle with 342 miles of range As electric vehicles continue to improve, consumers move further and further away from the dreaded state of “range anxiety.The worst offenders are the Ford Focus Electric (76 miles), Fiat 500e (87 miles), Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric (87 miles), Kia Soul EV (90 miles), and the Nissan Leaf (107 miles).

Toyota is researching heart-monitoring cars that could prevent crashes

Toyota is researching heart-monitoring cars that could prevent crashes As occasional news reports have shown, having a heart attack or some other medical emergency while driving can prove devastating for anyone nearby when it happens.With that in mind, Toyota is looking at the idea of incorporating technology into its cars that can predict such an event and bring the vehicle to a quick and safe stop.