The Truth About Cars » Gizmology http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Gizmology http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/gizmology/ Daimler CEO: Google, Apple Further Along With Car Projects http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/daimler-ceo-google-apple-further-along-with-car-projects/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/daimler-ceo-google-apple-further-along-with-car-projects/#comments Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:29:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272417 Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said a recent trip to Silicon Valley revealed that tech companies such as Google and Apple were making significant progress on autonomous cars, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported (via Reuters). “Our impression was that these companies can do more and know more than we had previously assumed. At the same time […]

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Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said a recent trip to Silicon Valley revealed that tech companies such as Google and Apple were making significant progress on autonomous cars, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported (via Reuters). “Our impression was that these companies can do more and know more than we had previously assumed. At the same time […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Finished Second in China, Big Trouble for Takata, and Apple’s Longtime Car Guy Gone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:58:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271897 Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Pump the Brakes, Daimler’s Dig, and Chapo’s Crapwagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:09:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266585 Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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Nissan-Renault Say They’ll Have 10 Self-driving Cars by 2020 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-renault-say-theyll-10-self-driving-cars-2020/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-renault-say-theyll-10-self-driving-cars-2020/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 20:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259297 Nissan-Renault announced Thursday that it would have 10 cars on sale worldwide with autonomous features ready by the end of the decade. Considering the photo provided by the automaker is of a Nissan Leaf, we can begin there. One. The automaker announced Thursday that beginning this year, Nissan, Renault or Infiniti vehicles would be enabled […]

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Nissan-Renault announced Thursday that it would have 10 cars on sale worldwide with autonomous features ready by the end of the decade. Considering the photo provided by the automaker is of a Nissan Leaf, we can begin there. One. The automaker announced Thursday that beginning this year, Nissan, Renault or Infiniti vehicles would be enabled […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Elio’s Already on Thin Ice; Magna and Getrag Seal Their Deal, No Normal Buyer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-elios-already-thin-ice-magna-getrag-seal-deal-no-normal-buyer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-elios-already-thin-ice-magna-getrag-seal-deal-no-normal-buyer/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 17:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259121 Regulators may rain on Elio’s parade even before they got started. That, Volvo takes a serious stab at full-size luxury conventional wisdom, the big get bigger and Ford’s hybrids only go so far … after the break! Elio may be out, before it was even in The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a […]

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Regulators may rain on Elio’s parade even before they got started. That, Volvo takes a serious stab at full-size luxury conventional wisdom, the big get bigger and Ford’s hybrids only go so far … after the break! Elio may be out, before it was even in The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a […]

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TTAC News Round-up: CES Is an Auto Show Now, Volkswagen Apologizes (Again), and Do You Want to Be an Automotive Journalist? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ces-auto-show-now-volkswagen-apologizes-want-automotive-journalist/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ces-auto-show-now-volkswagen-apologizes-want-automotive-journalist/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 19:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258537 Started in New York City in 1967 as an offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, the Consumer Electronics Show has grown to capture the interest and intrigue of automakers. Las Vegas now has two auto shows. That, Volkswagen’s unending stream of German-accented apologies, why Ford might not be hitching itself to Google and how you […]

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Started in New York City in 1967 as an offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, the Consumer Electronics Show has grown to capture the interest and intrigue of automakers. Las Vegas now has two auto shows. That, Volkswagen’s unending stream of German-accented apologies, why Ford might not be hitching itself to Google and how you […]

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Volkswagen’s BUDD-e is Still the Microbus They’ll Never Build http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-budd-e-still-bus-theyll-never-build/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-budd-e-still-bus-theyll-never-build/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258313 UPDATE: Volkswagen says the range is 233 miles on the EPA cycle, 373 miles on the New European Driving Cycle. Volkswagen unleashed its futuristic Microbus concept car in Las Vegas on Tuesday, complete with expressive face, connectedness to the “Internet of Things,” and gesture control everywhere, but only its bare bones are rooted in any real […]

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UPDATE: Volkswagen says the range is 233 miles on the EPA cycle, 373 miles on the New European Driving Cycle. Volkswagen unleashed its futuristic Microbus concept car in Las Vegas on Tuesday, complete with expressive face, connectedness to the “Internet of Things,” and gesture control everywhere, but only its bare bones are rooted in any real […]

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So Wait, We’re All Working for General Motors Now? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/wait-working-general-motors-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/wait-working-general-motors-now/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 22:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257841 Existing cameras on General Motors cars could help the automaker draw detailed maps for future self-driving cars, the automaker announced Tuesday. GM said the technology, which it’s developing with Mobileye and will be called “Road Experience Management,” would use existing cameras and OnStar systems to upload “crowd-sourced” maps to the automaker to support future autonomous driving. […]

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Existing cameras on General Motors cars could help the automaker draw detailed maps for future self-driving cars, the automaker announced Tuesday. GM said the technology, which it’s developing with Mobileye and will be called “Road Experience Management,” would use existing cameras and OnStar systems to upload “crowd-sourced” maps to the automaker to support future autonomous driving. […]

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Faraday Future FFZERO1 Concept Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/faraday-future-ffzero1-concept-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/faraday-future-ffzero1-concept-revealed/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 21:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257121 Faraday Future revealed its FFZERO1 Concept in Las Vegas on Monday night. It is a striking artifact that continues to keep the company’s product plans mysterious. This “car of concepts,” as Head of Design Richard Kim called it, is an extreme expression containing select elements that foreshadow the company’s production vehicles. We now know that […]

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Faraday Future revealed its FFZERO1 Concept in Las Vegas on Monday night. It is a striking artifact that continues to keep the company’s product plans mysterious. This “car of concepts,” as Head of Design Richard Kim called it, is an extreme expression containing select elements that foreshadow the company’s production vehicles. We now know that […]

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About That Google, Ford Partnership … http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/google-ford-partnership/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/google-ford-partnership/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 18:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257641 Ford CEO Mark Fields just wrapped up his Consumer Electronics Show keynote speech Tuesday morning and mentioned the word “Google” exactly zero times. Nada. Zip. Zilch. So, um, where does that leave the current planned partnership between the global automaker and Google to build self-driving cars and let them roam free at a 1,000-acre North […]

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Ford CEO Mark Fields just wrapped up his Consumer Electronics Show keynote speech Tuesday morning and mentioned the word “Google” exactly zero times. Nada. Zip. Zilch. So, um, where does that leave the current planned partnership between the global automaker and Google to build self-driving cars and let them roam free at a 1,000-acre North […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford’s Self-driving Herd Gets Bigger, Takata’s All Alone, VW Sends The Cavalry http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257441 It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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General Motors Makes $500M Bet on Lyft http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-makes-500m-bet-lyft/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-makes-500m-bet-lyft/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 18:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256769 General Motors announced Monday that it would invest $500 million in ride-sharing service Lyft to help boost the automaker’s business in car-sharing companies and perhaps rental cars. The automaker announced that the investment — roughly half of Lyft’s latest round of fundraising — would buy the automaker seat on the ride-sharing company’s board of directors. Lyft, […]

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General Motors announced Monday that it would invest $500 million in ride-sharing service Lyft to help boost the automaker’s business in car-sharing companies and perhaps rental cars. The automaker announced that the investment — roughly half of Lyft’s latest round of fundraising — would buy the automaker seat on the ride-sharing company’s board of directors. Lyft, […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Chevy Hot to Sell You a Sedan, Volvo’s V90 Peek and Cheap Gas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256737 “What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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“What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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Report: By 2020, One-third of New Cars Will Have CD Players; Why? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-2020-one-third-new-cars-will-cd-players/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-2020-one-third-new-cars-will-cd-players/#comments Sat, 02 Jan 2016 17:30:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1255993 According to automotive experts, the in-dash CD player’s days may be numbered in new cars. Also, water is wet, and orange juice made from oranges. The Telegraph reports that roughly one-third of new cars sold in the UK by the end of the decade will have a CD player, with many of those physical media players […]

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According to automotive experts, the in-dash CD player’s days may be numbered in new cars. Also, water is wet, and orange juice made from oranges. The Telegraph reports that roughly one-third of new cars sold in the UK by the end of the decade will have a CD player, with many of those physical media players […]

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This Is How Volkswagen’s Diesel Emissions Cheat Works, According to ECU Hacker (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/strangely-volkswagens-defeat-device-normal-mode-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/strangely-volkswagens-defeat-device-normal-mode-video/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2015 21:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1254465 Volkswagen’s emissions cheating program closely follows a set of parameters that are very similar to those defined by the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), an engineer said this week. The cheat exists in the ECU’s “main mode,” said Felix Domke, and triggers a normal dosage of urea and other exhaust controls to bring NOx emissions to […]

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Volkswagen’s emissions cheating program closely follows a set of parameters that are very similar to those defined by the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), an engineer said this week. The cheat exists in the ECU’s “main mode,” said Felix Domke, and triggers a normal dosage of urea and other exhaust controls to bring NOx emissions to […]

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BMW Goes Full ‘Minority Report’ At CES 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-goes-full-minority-report-at-ces-2016/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-goes-full-minority-report-at-ces-2016/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 21:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1251009 BMW’s latest and greatest infotainment system doesn’t need knobs, man. The automaker announced Monday that it would show off its concept for infotainment next month, dubbed “AirTouch.” The system, which improves upon the one-finger wagging, waving and gesticulating already in its new 7-Series sedan, would use sensors between the dash and rearview mirror to interpret […]

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BMW’s latest and greatest infotainment system doesn’t need knobs, man. The automaker announced Monday that it would show off its concept for infotainment next month, dubbed “AirTouch.” The system, which improves upon the one-finger wagging, waving and gesticulating already in its new 7-Series sedan, would use sensors between the dash and rearview mirror to interpret […]

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Ford, Google Plan Autonomous Driving Venture Together http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-google-plan-autonomous-driving-venture-together/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-google-plan-autonomous-driving-venture-together/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2015 21:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248833 The fine, fine reporters at Yahoo Autos have learned that Ford and Google will announce next month a joint project to build self-driving cars. According to the report, Google and Ford would spin off a separate company for the project, and Google would still shop around its technology to other automakers. Both Ford and Google wouldn’t […]

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The fine, fine reporters at Yahoo Autos have learned that Ford and Google will announce next month a joint project to build self-driving cars. According to the report, Google and Ford would spin off a separate company for the project, and Google would still shop around its technology to other automakers. Both Ford and Google wouldn’t […]

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Corvette ‘E-Ray’ Trademark Has a Powertrain Patent Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/corvette-e-ray-trademark-has-a-powertrain-patent-too/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/corvette-e-ray-trademark-has-a-powertrain-patent-too/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 22:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248377 The fine, fine folks over at Car & Driver spotted a trademark filing made by General Motors for “Corvette E-Ray,” which probably means they’re going to ruin the Corvette soon. The trademark filing was made on Dec. 16, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, about three weeks after General Motors applied for a […]

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The fine, fine folks over at Car & Driver spotted a trademark filing made by General Motors for “Corvette E-Ray,” which probably means they’re going to ruin the Corvette soon. The trademark filing was made on Dec. 16, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, about three weeks after General Motors applied for a […]

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Ford CEO Mark Fields: Hybrid F-150 Will Be Here By 2020 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-ceo-mark-fields-hybrid-f-150-will-2020/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-ceo-mark-fields-hybrid-f-150-will-2020/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:00:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1243681 Ford will have a rear-wheel drive, hybrid F-150 truck by the end of the decade, Ford CEO Mark Fields told NPR on Tuesday. “Well, we do have plans to have a rear-wheel drive hybrid truck but the end of the decade. So yes, we’re working on electrified F-series, and it’s really around a conventional hybrid,” Fields […]

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Ford will have a rear-wheel drive, hybrid F-150 truck by the end of the decade, Ford CEO Mark Fields told NPR on Tuesday. “Well, we do have plans to have a rear-wheel drive hybrid truck but the end of the decade. So yes, we’re working on electrified F-series, and it’s really around a conventional hybrid,” Fields […]

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LEAKED: Volkswagen Might Show This Full TFT Display, Infotainment System at CES (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-might-show-tft-display-infotainment-system-ces/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-might-show-tft-display-infotainment-system-ces/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 18:20:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240505 Volkswagen announced Friday it would show off “developments in electromobility as well as the next generation of connectivity” at the Consumer Electronics Show next month in Las Vegas. “For instance, Volkswagen will give quite a clear glimpse of the latest developments in in-car infotainment that are on the verge of being launched onto the market. […]

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Volkswagen announced Friday it would show off “developments in electromobility as well as the next generation of connectivity” at the Consumer Electronics Show next month in Las Vegas. “For instance, Volkswagen will give quite a clear glimpse of the latest developments in in-car infotainment that are on the verge of being launched onto the market. […]

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Hyundai May Make Its Own Computer Chips for Autonomous Cars Because No One Wants to Be a Coachbuilder http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/hyundai-may-chips-autonomous-cars-no-one-wants-coachbuilder/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/hyundai-may-chips-autonomous-cars-no-one-wants-coachbuilder/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 19:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237929 Hyundai is considering making its own computer chips for autonomous cars, which the company expects will be readily available by 2030, according to Bloomberg. The South Korean automaker, which is already preparing its cars with semi-autonomous technology, says the technology could be vital to car making in the future. Hyundai buys its autonomous driving-related technology […]

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Hyundai is considering making its own computer chips for autonomous cars, which the company expects will be readily available by 2030, according to Bloomberg. The South Korean automaker, which is already preparing its cars with semi-autonomous technology, says the technology could be vital to car making in the future. Hyundai buys its autonomous driving-related technology […]

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General Motors Filed a Patent Application for a Navigation System That Knows When You Hate It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-filed-patent-application-navigation-system-knows-hate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-filed-patent-application-navigation-system-knows-hate/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 15:05:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237833 General Motors this month filed a patent application for a navigation system that can gauge how effective it is in frustrating guiding drivers based on their eye movements and how well those drivers follow directions. The patent application filed Dec. 3 details a navigation system that watches “visual focus, the driver vocalizations and the driver emotions, along with vehicle system […]

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General Motors this month filed a patent application for a navigation system that can gauge how effective it is in frustrating guiding drivers based on their eye movements and how well those drivers follow directions. The patent application filed Dec. 3 details a navigation system that watches “visual focus, the driver vocalizations and the driver emotions, along with vehicle system […]

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Chipmakers Think In-car Tech Will Be The Next iPhone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/chipmakers-think-car-tech-will-next-iphone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/chipmakers-think-car-tech-will-next-iphone/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236033 Maxed out of selling you a new phone every 15 minutes, chipmakers such as Nvidia and Intel are looking to break into the automotive business as the next new lucrative frontier for technology, Reuters reported. Established automotive suppliers such as Infineon, Renesas and NXP may be figurative feet in the doors for other tech makers […]

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Maxed out of selling you a new phone every 15 minutes, chipmakers such as Nvidia and Intel are looking to break into the automotive business as the next new lucrative frontier for technology, Reuters reported. Established automotive suppliers such as Infineon, Renesas and NXP may be figurative feet in the doors for other tech makers […]

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BMW, Audi, Mercedes Finish Purchase of Nokia’s Mapmaking Division; Cartography Now Acceptable As College Major http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-audi-mercedes-finish-purchase-nokias-mapmaking-division-cartography-now-acceptable-college-major/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-audi-mercedes-finish-purchase-nokias-mapmaking-division-cartography-now-acceptable-college-major/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 19:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236009 No one will laugh at you for majoring in cartography anymore. Well, maybe not everyone. — Aaron Daimler AG, Audi and BMW announced Friday that the trio had completed its purchase of Nokia’s mapmaking business, HERE, which the trio announced they were seeking to purchase in August. The companies didn’t specify details about the transaction, […]

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No one will laugh at you for majoring in cartography anymore. Well, maybe not everyone. — Aaron Daimler AG, Audi and BMW announced Friday that the trio had completed its purchase of Nokia’s mapmaking business, HERE, which the trio announced they were seeking to purchase in August. The companies didn’t specify details about the transaction, […]

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