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2018 S-Class Takes Driver Assistance Upward?

Daimler is gushing about considerably extended driving assistance functions on the new S‑Class that appears to be a continuation of industry trends. This fall – in what is perhaps over-billed as a major step towards autonomous driving – Mercedes-Benz S-Class will have Active Distance Assist Distronic, and Active Steering Assist – forgive the marketing quasi-babble. Continue reading

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Google to Use Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids for Autonomous Driving Tests

This is the first time that Google has worked directly with an automaker to integrate its autonomous driving system, including its sensors and software, into a passenger vehicle. Continue reading

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Delphi Record Try for Longest US Autonomous Drive

In an old-fashioned publicity stunt that includes some real prototype engineering, Delphi Automotive try to set a record by conducting the longest autonomous drive ever attempted in the U.S. Continue reading

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Jet Wiper on Volvo XC90 Safer, More Efficient

Electronics, combined with spray nozzles integrated in the wiper arm are the reasons. Continue reading

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Renault-Nissan Open an Automotive Electronics Office

Buyers aged 35 and under who grew up with myriad consumer-electronic-devices are particularly vocal about the design failures of automotive electronics. This is a growing problem for the product development departments of automakers that are largely managed by older white males. Continue reading

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