Tag Archives: automotive

New Subaru Outback is on the way, but not until later this year

Earlier this week, Subaru unveiled the new 2020 Legacy at the Chicago Auto Show. An all new generation model, the carmaker’s iconic sedan gets a new design for the inside and out, along with refined features and improved technology. Some Subaru fans might be wondering where the company’s other staple vehicle — the Outback — is, and fortunately they’ve confirmed … Continue reading

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Self-driving cars may ‘create havoc’ by cruising to skip parking fees

Autonomous vehicles may bring a variety of benefits to any given city, but a new study warns they also have the potential to “create havoc” if companies prioritize money over traffic management. The issue may lie in parking fees and a company’s effort to avoid paying those rates by keeping empty autonomous cars cruising on the road instead of parked … Continue reading

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Drive A Tank “Tanks to You” delivers a working tank to your backyard

Ever had one of those days when you can’t help but want to crush something under the weight of your treads? Or maybe you and your friends are itching to drive over cars or blast things. In a controlled and safe environment, of course.

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Microsoft, MIT help self-driving cars learn from AI ‘blind spots’

A collaboration of researchers from MIT and Microsoft have developed a system that helps identify lapses in artificial intelligence knowledge in autonomous cars and robots. These lapses, referred to as “blind spots,” occur when there are significant differences between training examples and what a human would do in a certain situation — such as a driverless car not detecting the … Continue reading

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Toyota reveals 2020 Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, celebrating 60th anniversary

The Chicago Auto Show isn’t until next month, but Toyota is making an early announcement for a special edition of one of the world’s most iconic SUVs: the Land Cruiser. Later this year, the carmaker will be releasing the 2020 Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, limited to just 1,200 units, to celebrate over six decades of production

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BMW M3 with RWD, 6-speed manual coming in 2020

BMW’s 3 Series has steadily been moving away from manual transmissions for several years now, favoring all-wheel drive automatics instead, and culminating with the 2019 models doing away with manual altogether. Fortunately, there’s good news on the horizon for enthusiasts in the form of the carmaker’s iconic M3, with the upcoming 2020 model to debut with a rear-wheel drive, honest-to-god … Continue reading

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Michigan has fully approved Rplate digital license plates

Michigan has fully approved digital license plates, offering an alternative to the stamped metal plates it has been using for 125 years. The approval comes in the form of a recently passed bill, and it’ll involve the creator behind Rplate, Reviver Auto, working with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on rolling out the new option. Sadly, digital license plates … Continue reading

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The Best of CES 2019

The year’s most interesting collection of gadgetry and technology of many sorts hit Las Vegas this past week in the form of CES 2019. We looked at the lot, perused the booths, and met with the biggest brands in the business to see what stuck out most. Today we’ve listed our yearly “Best of CES” awards so that you might … Continue reading

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Ford reveals 2020 Police Interceptor Utility, a tech-loaded hybrid Explorer

Fans of the good old American SUV will getting their first look at Ford’s 2020 Explorer next week when the truck makes its debut at the Detroit Auto Show. However, the car maker has given us an early look by revealing the new law-enforcement model, the 2020 Police Interceptor Utility

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Tesla Autopilot could drive from home to work soon

Tesla EVs have been involved in quite a few accidents, some fatal, and in all those that involve Autopilot, the company makes the same explanation. The feature is only meant for driver assistance, not full automation. Soon, however, it might have to change its tune, and its excuses, because based on still CEO Elon Musk’s tweets about mind-blowing features being … Continue reading

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