Technology/Autonomous Vehicles

Technology/Autonomous VehiclesElectric Cars: Key Terms Explained
You know what displacement, horsepower and L/100 km all mean. These automotive terms exist since, well, pretty much the invention of automobiles. Electric cars are a different creature, however. They have their own unique features and a unique vocabulary. A Few Definitions Fossil fuels are out, electrons are in! Let’s …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesScreens in Cars: When Will the Madness End?
Cell phones have become a real nightmare on the road. Fortunately, most governments have implemented new laws to deter drivers from texting behind the wheel and prevent similar distractions. At the same time, however, modern cars are being equipped with increasingly large displays that drivers can legally check anytime they …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesWhat is Mild Hybrid Technology, Exactly?
There’s a battery revolution taking place in the auto industry as today’s cars shift from conventional powertrains to electrified ones. You know about electric vehicles (EV) and hybrids, but what about mild hybrid vehicles? Let’s see… Mild Hybrid Technology: A Quick Explanation While its development has been going on for …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesTesla Announces its Biggest Software Update Ever
Tesla yesterday announced Software Version 10.0, its biggest software update ever. Once again, this is done over-the-air and the new entertainment, gaming, music and convenience features that are part of it should definitely get owners excited. The most impressive addition has to be the valet-type functionality called “Smart Summon.” Customers …
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