Tag: automotive technology

Feds vs the Future: NHTSA Begins Tests on Mirror-replacing Cameras

<img data-attachment-id="1641124" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180912_01_05_s.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1177" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Lexus ES digital side mirror" data-image-description=" Image: Toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180912_01_05_s-450×276.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180912_01_05_s-610×374.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1641124″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180912_01_05_s-610×374.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”374″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180912_01_05_s-610×374.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180912_01_05_s-75×46.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180912_01_05_s-450×276.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180912_01_05_s-768×471.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180912_01_05_s-120×74.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With camera systems replacing mirrors on vehicles eligible for sale in other parts of the […]

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Survey Suggests Most Motorists Dig Advanced Driving Aids

<img data-attachment-id="1679250" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9-e1561572066922.jpg" data-orig-size="1727,1047" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9" data-image-description=" toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9-e1561572066922-450×273.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9-e1561572066922-610×370.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679250″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9-e1561572066922-610×370.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”370″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9-e1561572066922-610×370.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9-e1561572066922-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9-e1561572066922-450×273.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9-e1561572066922-768×466.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/TSS_2_0_PCS_bicycle_A6FC3C3F6C891651FE65E98A03B9B02EBC8FF5C9-e1561572066922-120×73.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A survey released by Consumer Reports this week indicated that a majority of motorists (57 percent) believed that the advanced driving […]

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BMW’s Plug-in Hybrids Will Incorporate Gamification, Automatically Switch to EV Mode in 2020

<img data-attachment-id="1679196" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561.jpg" data-orig-size="3350,2140" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-450×287.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-610×390.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679196″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-610×390.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”390″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-610×390.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-450×287.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-768×491.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-120×77.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Next year, BMW plans to equip all plug-in hybrid models with a standard function that automatically switches the automobile into electric mode […]

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Some Drivers Still Oblivious About Automated Systems, IIHS Faults the Name Game

<img data-attachment-id="1678478" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="sleeping while driving, sleeping at the wheel" data-image-description=" metamorworks/shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678478″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_652818520.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Many consumers continue to misunderstand the driver-assistance technologies being placed in modern vehicles, according […]

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GM’s First Self-driving Car May Keep Manual Controls

<img data-attachment-id="1646506" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563.png" data-orig-size="808,468" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Cruise AV General Motors" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-450×261.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1646506″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png” alt width=”610″ height=”353″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-75×43.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-450×261.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-768×445.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-120×70.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563.png 808w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> This time last year, we were under the impression that General Motors’ first attempt at an […]

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