Tag Archives: Car

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 »

When it’s worth flying to buy a used car

DETROIT – If you’re willing to fly, you can save — perhaps thousands of dollars — when you buy a used SUV, car or truck. Used vehicle prices vary wildly between U.S. metro areas, sometimes over $3,000. So with some careful research and a plane ticket, it might be worth the time it takes to travel. “For the adventurous deal-seeker looking ... Read More »

Polish new car registrations jump 16.4% in August

Registrations in August were down 5.7 percent from July. Samar said institutional clients were the driving force behind the year-on-year growth in registrations last month. WARSAW: New car registrations in Poland jumped 16.4 percent last month from a year earlier, data showed on Tuesday, helped by corporate purchases as a strong economy enabled companies to spend more. Registrations of cars, vans and ... Read More »

What If Your Future Car Was Hooked Up to Your Brain?

LACMA Art + Technology Lab grant recipient Jonathon Keats demonstrates the Roadable Synapse. / © Museum Associates/LACMA With all the attention and money invested into autonomous cars in the past few years, we may have started to take for granted that the future belongs to driverless vehicles. Jonathon Keats is not so quick to succumb to this assumption. Instead, he ... Read More »

Car Review: Need more space in a compact? The 2017 Honda Civic Hatch delivers

WASHINGTON — 2017 seems to be the year of the compact hatchbacks again with Chevy and now Honda adding the once popular five-door hatches back to their lineups. For years, Volkswagen, Mazda and Ford have pretty much been the big players in the compact hatch market. Now, you have three choices of how many doors you want with your Honda ... Read More »