Americans Want Self-Driving Cars for the Cheaper Insurance

Americans Want Self-Driving Cars for the Cheaper Insurance

The top reason Americans give for wanting a partially autonomous car is lower insurance costs.

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The Crazy Schemes of the World’s Most Surprising Car Exec

The Crazy Schemes of the World’s Most Surprising Car Exec

No other man or woman in the industry seems to hold, or as boldly exercise, such autocratic control.

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Mini’s Working on Augmented Reality Driving Goggles

Mini’s Working on Augmented Reality Driving Goggles

The brand is working on augmented reality goggles, populating the driver’s field of vision with helpful information, layered on top of the real world.

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GM’s Using Simulated Crashes to Build Safer Cars

GM’s Using Simulated Crashes to Build Safer Cars

Using computers to tweak designs and get a good idea of how they impact crash safety streamlines the development process. And automakers are getting better at it.

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GM’s Using Simulated Crashes to Build Safer Cars

GM’s Using Simulated Crashes to Build Safer Cars

Using computers to tweak designs and get a good idea of how they impact crash safety streamlines the development process. And automakers are getting better at it.

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