We previously reported that EV batteries are safe, the next worry for car owners is how safe is the body of the vehicle in a crash. The latest report from the Insurance Institute for Highway
With the catchy phrases “think shrink”, “smaller is bigger” and “min it to win it”, the Little Box Challenge, sponsored by Google and IEEE will pay a one million dollars to the company or entity
Where are the most dangerous fatal roads in the country? Traffic safety has improved in the country for the past ten years, however, traffic fatality rates are still generally higher in the Northern Plains and
August 6 is 100th anniversary of the traffic light at an intersection in Cleveland, Ohio. Today, traffic lights are controlled by sensors that include proximity sensors with some intelligent sensors using localized software. In the
The type of tragic truck accident that involved Tracy Morgan and friends may be avoided in the future after research and studies by Virgina Tech. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will receive $55 million to
The combined average age of all light vehicles on the road in the U.S. stayed at at 11.4 years, as of Jan. 1 2014, reported IHS Automotive. It is the oldest cars have stayed since
SBD looked at in-car infotainment systems and rated them after testing them with actual drivers and experts. The study found the systems ranked highest to lowest as Tesla Services often called the king of the
New car owners are having more problems with new cars due to new technology and harsh weather reported JD Power in its latest study. The study scores problems that happen in the first 90 days
University of California, Riverside (UCR) is launching its Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative to research renewable energy for batteries and electric/hybrid electric vehicles. UCR calls it the largest renewable energy project of its kind in California.
In 2018, 420 million automobiles will be connected to the tune of over $11Billion (US Dollars). The growth rate is a 57% Compound Annual Growth Rate from the 45 million connected vehicles in 2013 reports
What drivers want when they buy a car has changed greatly in just two years. The most wanted features have gone from spiffy headlights to connected car infotainment/entertainment features found on smartphones. JD Power first
The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) found that people surveyed feel positive about connected vehicles, have optimistic expectations of the benefits, have some concerns, and generally desire connected-vehicle technology when it becomes available.