Smartphones taking over the driving?

We’ve had quite a bit about autonomous vehicles or piloted vehicles – basically cars that drive themselves – but this intrigued me because it is a different angle on the subject.

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Mercedes and Audi show driverless cars

We’ve heard a lot about self-driving cars in recent months. Initially it was Google’s quirky research vehicles that were grabbing the headlines, but in 2015 it will be the mainstream manufacturers. Mercedes-Benz and Audi have been quick off the mark in the New Year with news of their developments in self-driving technology.

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Transparent pillars and ghost cars

Following on from the see-through bonnet, Jaguar Land Rover is now working on see-through pillars to give drivers a full 360º view of the road.

Transparent Pillars and ghost car
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New tech to woo the buyers

It used to be that garages boasted when the cars on their used car lot had a heated rear window (HRW) or power assisted steering (PAS). But, now that almost every car has these, and much more, as standard the race is on to find technology to tease potential buyers.

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Volvo tests new technology to cut fuel consumption 20%

Volvo says it is testing new flywheel technology that it says will not only make a four-cylinder engine feel like a six-cylinder, but will also reduce fuel consumption by 20%. Read More...
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