April is distracted driver’s month – stop daydreaming

nine Americans die every day No matter how much technology is in a car, people are still dying. Every day, at least nine Americans die, and 100 are injured in distracted driving crashes according to the National Safety Council. Put the phone down, pay attention to the road. April Is Distracted Driver Awareness Month. The [...]

By |2020-06-06T17:32:08-07:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Driving tips, Safety, Technology|0 Comments

Car Safety Technologies that May Save Your Life

Consumer Electronics in cars Because of technology in cars, safety has come on leaps and bounds in recent decades. The days where a seatbelt, disc brakes, and an airbag were cutting edge is long gone. The expectations of the average driver are far higher when they’re purchasing a car. It’s not surprising, road fatalities are [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:49:11-07:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Safety, Technology|Tags: , |1 Comment

Toyota Research is driving forward autonomously at CES

Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the first auto show of the year The next-generation workhorse derived from all-new Lexus LS 500h joins the automated test fleet in the spring of 2019. It will be showcased at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the first auto show of the year. This technology accelerates the Toyota Guardian and [...]

Harman – Can you hear me now in the car?

We've heard all the acronyms, VPA, IOT. Harman is combining all the acronyms into the automobile. How does this apply to Voice in Automotive? Kevin Hague, Vice President, Technology Strategy HARMAN Connected Services and Tim VanGoethem, Vice President of Advanced Mobility Solutions HARMAN, a Samsung Company, talked to a group of journalists about the future [...]

By |2020-01-29T17:35:38-08:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Harman Kardon, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

Startup companies at CES and Automobility LA

At the top ten technologies at the Los Angeles Auto Show and Automobility LA, there were some start-up technologies that stood out, and some that will be at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Cities continue to grow and face more challenges with traffic congestion, pedestrian safety and infrastructure planning and production. These technologies bring that [...]

Continental Automotive technology concepts

Technology concepts Continental has so many new technologies coming out, some production, some concepts. Here are some clever ideas that haven't gotten the attention they deserve. Continental Automotive Camera Cleaning Systems At least once a week I clean my windshield. I do that so that I can see out of the windshield better. It's something [...]

By |2020-04-19T10:39:08-07:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology|0 Comments

Cruising Chauffeur for emergency situations

"We are working on the entire chain for autonomous driving," Dr. Oliver Fochler said as he drove the test vehicle around the track in Hannover, Germany. He talked about the software, sensors, actuators, what will the cars of tomorrow look like, what will autonomous cars need. We are going around the track, time after time, [...]

Hurricane Harvey IFA Berlin connected life

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I am sure all of you will be with me in sending good thoughts to our fellow Americans caught in Hurricane Harvey. I've been kept up to date through some of my Texas Auto Writer's Association (TAWA). Most are doing okay, but a couple have had their homes flooded. How [...]

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