Tag Archives: Car

Who should die when a driverless car crashes? Q&A ponders the future

‘Smart people are trying to figure out how this works,’ the Q&A audience was told in a discussion about driverless cars. Illustration: Alamy Should a driverless car swerve to miss a child, knowing it will kill its passenger? Or should it maintain its path and end a younger life? It’s deeply troubling ethical dilemmas like these that Sandra Peter believes ... Read More »

Six must-know car games for kids

I-Spy… is just one of many great car games you can play on family trips On the road with kids? Keep boredom at bay with these tried-and-tested car games, guaranteed to make family journeys fly by Every parent dreads the words “Are we there yet?” But there are other ways to occupy your children en route beyond I Spy. From car karaoke ... Read More »

Thousands of hurricane cars expected to flood used car market

HOUSTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 06: A car sits in floodwaters outside of a home on September 6, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Over a week after Hurricane Harvey hit Southern Texas, residents are beginning the long process of recovering from the storm. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) DENVER– AAA has a warning for future car buyers:  Beware of flooded cars from ... Read More »

Volvo Cars premieres XC40 with new car subscription model

As part of Volvo Care, the premium carmaker has also revealed the world’s first car subscription model, where one has to pay a flat subscription fee that will be same for all countries without any need for negotiations. NEW DELHI: Swedish car manufacturer Volvo Cars on Thursday launched its XC40premium SUV at Milano in Italy, along with its first car subscription model Volvo Care. Based on ... Read More »

Waymo’s dream of building a robot car without a steering wheel and pedals isn’t dead, CEO says

Waymo’s dream of putting a car without a steering wheel on the market is far from dead. Waymo is an independent company that spun out from Google’s internal self-driving-car team in 2016. The spin off resulted in a series of sweeping changes designed to get Waymo’s tech on the market faster, like thedecision to keep driver controls in future test ... Read More »

Hyundai launches 2-day exchange, used car carnival in Jammu

Hyundai Motors today launched two-day ‘Mega Exchange & Used Car Carnival’ at Gole Market in Jammu city, a spokesperson of the company said. The carnival was organised to celebrate rolling out of Hyundai’s 7.5 million cars in India. “The event was inaugurated by dealer principals of Hyundai Jammu dealerships. During the event many customers showed great enthusiasm at venue with ... Read More »

FORGET THE DRIVERLESS FUTURE. GET READY TO PHYSICALLY MERGE WITH A CAR

The Roadable Synapse, which debuted this summer at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is a vehicle for asking some urgent questions. LACMA/MUSEUM ASSOCIATES IN THE FUTURE, they say, cars will drive themselves. You’ll call a roving robo-taxi, tell it where you want to go, and check out mentally in the back seat. People will be human cargo—as unengaged in ... Read More »

Target asking for your used car seats

Have an old car seat lying around? Target will gladly take it off your hands. The company is teaming up with TerraCycle to recycle used car seats, just in time for National Baby Safety Month. From now until September 23, most Target stores will accept car seats to be recycled. In return, guests will receive a 20 percent off coupon, ... Read More »

Unique Flying Car Could Eliminate Traffic Jams (Watch)

Traffic jams could soon be a thing of the past thanks to some innovative technology and a new partnership. Italdesign just unveiled a new concept that it’s working on with Airbus — yes, the company that manufactures airplanes. But the concept isn’t just a run of the mill flying car, if that’s what you were thinking. It actually consists of ... Read More »

5 Small Business Marketing Lessons from NPR’s Car Talk

This week the hosts of NPR’s most popular non-news show “Car Talk”  Tom and Ray Magliozzi announced in a post on their site “Time to Get Even Lazier”  that they would “stop and smell the cappuccino.”  Car Talk has been on the airwaves for over 35 years of which 25 years has been on NPR.  The Wall Street Journal said that Car Talk had an ... Read More »