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Thu, December 05, 2013 - The best thing about driverless cars is that robots don't get distracted. CIO.com senior writer Tom Kaneshige explains why we should pry our fingers from the steering wheel and leave the road to self-driven cars.
Wed, December 04, 2013 - Packed with radars, sensors, cameras, and more, the techiest cars of 2014 aren't quite ready to drive themselves, but they are ready to compensate for their drivers' all-too-human failings, whether it's straying from the lane or sucking at parallel parking. They also boast the latest in human-to-car interfaces, including multiple screens, touchpads, joysticks, and even writing input.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Ford is using big data to drive virtually every aspect of its global turnaround.
Wed, November 20, 2013 - A California woman's citation for wearing Google Glass behind the wheel raises safety questions about wearing the Internet-connected headset while driving.
Mon, November 11, 2013 - This small touchpad could be less distracting because of the natural movements you use with it, and it even buzzes back at you.
Wed, November 06, 2013 - Consumers would allow a computer to drive their car if doing so would cut their insurance rates by 80%, according to a survey by CarInsurance.com.
Sat, November 02, 2013 - The conventional wisdom says smartphones cause deadly car accidents, and Google Glass is already getting banned. But what are the facts?
Fri, November 01, 2013 - Half of all vehicle infotainment systems capable of smartphone-integration will use Apple's upcoming "iOS in the Car" by 2018, according to a report by ABI Research.
Thu, October 24, 2013 - If just 10% of all vehicles in the U.S. were computer operated, the number of accidents would drop by 211,000 and as many as 1,100 lives would be saved, according to a new study.
Mon, October 21, 2013 - Carpooling and ride-hailing services have been boosted by the BART strike as commuters turn to transit apps
Thu, October 17, 2013 - The carrier also announced a deal with Tesla for cell service on its electric cars
Fri, October 11, 2013 - A new study released by KPMG shows that consumers trust tech companies more than auto companies for purchasing a self-driving car.
Wed, October 09, 2013 - Ford has announced a new fully automated parking and accident avoidance system that removes control of the car from the driver.