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TechnologyContinental Develops a Self-Inflating Tire
How’s that for an innovation? Tire manufacturer Continental has developed a tire concept that can inflate itself while driving. Known as C.A.R.E. (Connected. Autonomous. Reliable. Electrified), the tire features built-in sensors that continuously evaluate data regarding tread depth, possible damage, tire temperature and tire pressure. These sensors then transmit information …
TechnologyApple CarPlay Gets Massive Overhaul, New Functions
Apple CarPlay, which can be found in a growing list of new vehicles to provide a more intuitive infotainment experience for users, has just received its most important redesign since debuting in 2014. The tech giant offered a presentation yesterday at its annual World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose, …
TechnologyVezo 360, a Smart 4K Dashcam with Drowsiness Detection
In order to prevent thousands of road accidents caused by drowsy driving, a Korean-based tech startup called ArVizon recently launched a smart 360-degree dashcam with available artificial intelligence that can detect signs of fatigue behind the wheel and immediately alert drivers. The Vezo 360's proprietary sensor technology constantly tracks the …
TechnologyMajor Android Auto Redesign Coming This Summer
Just how important is Android Auto when it comes to buying a new car or truck? We know for a fact that many customers base their decision on connectivity features and technologies like the infotainment system. And a lot of them prefer to use Google’s interface than the ones offered …
TechnologyThe Future of Car Cockpits as Seen by Hyundai
Let’s forget about fully autonomous vehicles for one minute and wonder: what will car interiors look like in the near future? The fancy concepts unveiled at auto shows offer a cool glimpse, for sure, but for a more realistic view we can turn to Hyundai , which has just revealed …
TechnologyApple CarPlay and Android Auto: Coming to a Mazda Vehicle Near You
Mazda has been one of the last automotive manufacturers to integrate Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in their products, and it’s not because customers haven’t been asking for this feature. Some people went as far to say that wouldn’t purchase another Mazda if Apple and Android integration wasn’t available. That’s …
TechnologyApple CarPlay and Android Auto Finally Available in Mazda Vehicles
At the New York Auto Show this past week, the Japanese brand unveiled the 2019 Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover, which receives a very mild facelift, but some interesting changes and enhancements. During the press conference, Mazda also announced an important addition to the Mazda Connect infotainment system. Starting with the …
TechnologyMercedes-Benz EQ-Boost: the 48-volt Mild-hybrid Wave
The charge towards the electrification of the automobile is well under way. Hybrids are 20 years old and well accepted. In the last few years, we have seen an influx of plug-in hybrid and EV options, but not all is ideal. At least not yet. Despite the seemingly never-ending talk …
TechnologyToyota Also Betting on Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles
Manufacturers can’t predict the future, but they all seem to agree that one technology alone won’t replace the internal combustion engine. During our visit to the Tokyo Auto Show, Didier Leroy, Executive Vice-President at Toyota, echoed that very sentiment. He believes that by 2050, significantly fewer cars will run purely …
Technology2019 Porsche Cayenne: Progressive Style and Technological Innovation
German designers rarely make radical changes, favouring constant evolution over revolution. Case in point: the new Porsche Cayenne. For further proof, look no further than BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen! The 2019 Cayenne is brand new, although it doesn’t appear to be at first glance. Upon closer examination, however, you’ll notice …
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