Tag Archives: smart

Used car buying guide: Smart Roadster

Just £2450 will get you behind the wheel of one of the most interesting small sports cars of the past 15 years – a Smart Roadster Light coupé. The 2005-registered £2450 car we found has done almost 90,000 miles. It has only seven service stamps in the book – not ideal given the tiny engine’s fondness for fresh oil (every 7000 miles). ... Read More »

Raven: Equip Your Car with Smart, Connected Features

The era of smart vehicles is finally here – but not all cars can participate in the fun and excitement that comes with connected technology. This is because most modern vehicular features are only available in new car models and releases. As a solution, Canada-based Klashwerks released the Raven, a CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree. Klashwerks is also responsible for creating ... Read More »

The Smart car goes electric before it plans its autonomous future

Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Cabrio Mercedes-Benz USA Look at some of the autonomous vehicle concepts, predicting a future of us being able to treat a car as a lounge or work area when we don’t want to actually drive, and you’ll notice one thing: space. By that, I mean the space they take up on the road. Everyone seems to be ... Read More »

Smart bringing self-driving city car concept to Frankfurt auto show

Teaser for Smart concept car debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show Mercedes-Benz’s Smart brand will use the upcoming 2017 Frankfurt auto show to preview its vision for personal transport of tomorrow. The preview will come in the form of a concept that Smart describes as a fully self-driving electric car ideal for shared urban mobility. That’s already a lot of ... Read More »

The UK government has issued new cybersecurity guidelines for smart cars

The British government today issued a new set of guidelines designed to encourage automakers to make vehicles cybersecurity a priority. UK Transport Minister Lord Callanan says that as autonomous and connected vehicles are increasingly used on British roadways, minimum protections should be established to protect consumers from cyber attacks, whether it’s controlling personal data, or taking control of the vehicle remotely. The goal ... Read More »

Car’s Smart Brake Fails, Runs Into Hostess At Auto Show

The woman reportedly wasn’t badly hurt in the incident. Ouch! That must’ve hurt. A video circulating on social media shows the exact moment a car ran into a hostess at an auto show in Sichuan, China. The car was ironically demonstrating its smart brake system when the incident occurred. According to a post shared by Trending in China on Facebook, ... Read More »

Google Assistant Gets Home Control, Now Controls Smart Homes Without Google Home

Google last month hinted that it’s bringing ‘Home Control’ to Pixel smartphones soon, and it seems the company has finally started the rollout. Unfortunately, the ‘Home Control’ feature on Pixel phones isn’t available to all users and is likely to be limited as of now. A Reddit thread points that the ‘Home Control’ feature was visible on the Google Pixel ... Read More »

OnePlus 3, 3T Receiving OxygenOS 4.0.3 Update With Improved Camera App Stability, Smart Wi-Fi Switcher, and More

OnePlus 3, 3T Receiving OxygenOS 4.0.3 Update With Improved Camera App Stability, Smart Wi-Fi Switcher, and More Maintaining its reputation of providing frequent updates, OnePlus has now started rolling out OxygenOS 4.0.3 update for OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones. Along with several improvements to platform, the latest update, still based on Android 7.0 Nougat, brings pre-installed Amazon Prime app for ... Read More »

Karbonn Aura Note 4G, K9 Smart 4G, Titanium Vista 4G, K9 Viraat 4G Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

Karbonn has launched four new 4G smartphones in India – the Aura Note 4G, K9 Smart 4G, Titanium Vista 4G, and K9 Viraat 4G. While the last three are 4G variants of smartphones the company had launched earlier, the first is an entirely new offering. The Aura Note 4G and Titanium Vista 4G have been priced by the company at ... Read More »

Toyota’s Smart Key Box Lets You Start Your Car With Your Smartphone

Toyota Motor Corp will pilot its new Smart Key Box technology in fleets used by US car-sharing service Getaround next year, stepping up its push to benefit from new mobility services seen by some as a threat to traditional car ownership. The world’s biggest automaker confirmed last week that it has invested in San Francisco-based Getaround, adding to the partnership ... Read More »