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Explore the latest truck and car technology news. Learn about the latest connected cars features, electric vehicle technology, recalls, safety features and more.

Ford introduces lane"less" keeping technology on new models

Road Edge Detection uses vehicle cameras to scan the road ahead and to the side Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Mar 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Hyundai develops predictive shifting for next-gen automated cars

ICT Connected Shift System uses software in the Transmission Control Unit Read More

Auto Technology Autonomous Driving
Feb 23, 2020, 10:00 PM

Volvo pushes universal safety regulations, shows safer controls

Volvo notes large gap between safety in developed and in developing nations Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology Auto Industry
Feb 19, 2020, 10:00 PM

Stop the trailer-braking insanity! GM takes panic out of towing

Advanced braking concept utilizes Chevrolet/GMC pickups’ eBoost braking system Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Jan 22, 2020, 10:30 PM

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New Volkswagen Golf makes it easy to keep your cool or to get hot

Smart Climate controls make it easy to call for instant temperature satisfaction Read More

Auto Technology New Cars
Jan 16, 2020, 11:00 PM

Alexa, what's the first car controlled through voice commands?

2020 Lamborghini Huracán EVO uses Amazon Alexa to control climate and nav Read More

Auto Technology Luxury Cars
Jan 7, 2020, 9:30 PM

Land Rover Defender becomes the best connected vehicle on the road

Defender can load Software-Over-The-Air updates without interrupting streaming Read More

Auto Technology Luxury Cars New Cars
Jan 6, 2020, 9:30 PM

Volkswagen revolutionizes EV charging with mobile charger delivery

Self-driving robot takes over charging, towing a 25 kWh battery wagon to the EV Read More


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Mazda recalls 51,147 new Mazda3s over unexpected-braking issue

Software glitch could “see” non-existent obstacle and activate emergency braking Read More


Check on Santa's progress with a push of the OnStar blue button

Collaboration with NORAD offers real-time updates on Santa around the world Read More

Auto Technology Car Travel
Dec 19, 2019, 9:30 PM

Ford Ranger breadcrumbs help off-roaders find their ways back home

Breadcrumbs feature drops a virtual pin every second the vehicle is off the grid Read More

Auto Technology Off Roading
Dec 18, 2019, 9:30 PM

How have EV batteries evolved over the years? Considerably well

Today's batteries have improved on size, capacity and weight since the first EV Read More

Green Cars Auto Technology
Dec 11, 2019, 9:30 PM

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Live product specialist interaction helps sell Cadillacs online

A Cadillac Live sales agent will walk a potential buyer around a car in real time Read More


Hyundai noise cancelation system helps silence tire and road noise

Current noise control is good at cancelling constant or predictable sound Read More

Auto Technology Auto Industry
Nov 12, 2019, 9:30 PM

Drivers don't trust autonomous vehicle technology and data sharing

UK study shows today’s drivers aren’t ready to take “double leap of faith” Read More


Will Nissan's future electric AWD be shared with Mitsubishi?

Nissan’s all-wheel control almost matches that of a Mitsubishi concept Read More


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Ford's SYNC 3 technology has Canadian connections

Connectivity and Innovation Centre in Waterloo works on latest-gen system Read More


Mitsubishi buggy concept shows drivetrain technology for new SUVs

MI-Tech Concept presents technologies for future compact and mid-size SUVs Read More


Mitsubishi to show new drivetrain technology at Tokyo Motor Show

MI-Tech Concept is a 2-seat speedster SUV using 4-motor 4-wheel drive system Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Auto Technology
Oct 6, 2019, 10:30 PM

Alexa will soon be available to control GM models

Amazon voice control will be integrated into Chev, Buick, GMC and Cadillac Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety
Sep 25, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Delphi has figured out how to halve EV charge times, extend range

At the 800-volt inverter’s heart is a patented silicon carbide power switch Read More

Auto Technology Green Cars
Sep 12, 2019, 10:30 PM

Does your in-car cell connection need a boost? Here it is.

Drive Reach from weBoost amplifies weak cell signals when driving in fringe areas Read More


Car vending machine debuts in London

Vending box has a car with a set price, payment acceptor and key dispenser. Read More

Car Buying Auto Technology
Aug 24, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford offers solutions to backseat drivers

For drivers, advice from passengers is more than annoying — it’s stressful Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Aug 22, 2019, 10:30 PM

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BMW extends wireless charging to North America

Wireless charging simplifies charging process for electrified car owners Read More

Green Cars Auto Technology
Aug 9, 2019, 10:30 PM

Keyless entry in dire need of secury overhaul: report

Investigation showed some keyless entry systems bypassed in 10 seconds Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety
Aug 8, 2019, 10:30 PM

Hyundai to make rear-occupant alerts standard

Company to offer ROA door-logic standard on most new vehicles by 2022 Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Aug 1, 2019, 10:30 PM

Falken uses tires to generate electricity

Falken Tire develops new in-tire Energy Harvester to generate electricity Read More


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Gordon Murray's innovative design may end up in many cars

Murray Design signs licensing agreement to volume-manufacture iStream seats Read More


Volvo taps Israeli startups for safety and quality tech

Startups developed technology to predict crash injuries and car-body quality Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety
Jul 22, 2019, 10:30 PM

Mobile app lets parents charge kids for rides in chores

Škoda Parent Taxi enables parents to exchange rides for household chores Read More

Auto Technology Car Travel
Jul 16, 2019, 10:30 PM

Mazda recalls 8,300 CX-9s over electrical issue

Weak wiring harness connection could lead to disruption of various systems Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Jul 1, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Newest McLaren 720S reaches out to younger audience

New diminutive electric car features infotainment system and scissor doors Read More

Auto Technology Auto Enthusiasts New Cars
Jun 27, 2019, 10:30 PM

Fiat Chrysler to offer e-commerce in 2019-20 vehicles

Uconnect Market lets users pay for goods and services through touchscreen Read More

Auto Technology New Cars
Jun 24, 2019, 10:30 PM

Fiat Chrysler partners with Aurora on Level 4 autonomy

Aurora Driver is a platform made up of hardware, software and data services Read More

Autonomous Driving Auto Technology
Jun 10, 2019, 10:30 PM

Canadian student wins Infiniti apprenticeship in UK

U of Calgary's Matthew Kemp won 2019 Infiniti Engineering Academy title Read More


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Jaguar looks at thermal feedback on steering wheels

Studies show temperature cues for non-urgent notifications less distracting Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety
May 30, 2019, 10:30 PM

Honda to make sideview cameras standard on new EV

EV not first production vehicle to offer cameras instead of side mirrors Read More

Auto Technology Green Cars
May 28, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford gets help delivering door-to-door autonomously

Ford taps into autonomous vehicle systems to develop robot for final steps Read More

Auto Technology Autonomous Driving
May 24, 2019, 9:55 PM

GM debuts new digital vehicle platform

GM debuts platform on the 2020 Cadillac CT5, expanding to others by 2023 Read More

Auto Technology Auto Industry
May 21, 2019, 10:30 PM

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