The Truth About Cars » Electronics http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +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 » Electronics http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com 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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Denso, Sharp Ink Deal On Integrating Home And Car Electronics http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/denso-sharp-ink-deal-on-integrating-home-and-car-electronics/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/denso-sharp-ink-deal-on-integrating-home-and-car-electronics/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:01:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=523521 Denso, the automotive electronics supplier with close ties to Toyota, has signed an agreement to buy $25.4 million worth of stock in the Sharp consumer electronics company. According to Automotive News,┬áDenso says that the goal is to create new technologies that “improve the comfort, safety and convenience of vehicles by integrating vehicle technologies with home […]

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Denso, the automotive electronics supplier with close ties to Toyota, has signed an agreement to buy $25.4 million worth of stock in the Sharp consumer electronics company. According to Automotive News,┬áDenso says that the goal is to create new technologies that “improve the comfort, safety and convenience of vehicles by integrating vehicle technologies with home […]

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Ford Revamping MyFord Touch, Adding Buttons http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/ford-revamping-myford-touch-adding-buttons/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/ford-revamping-myford-touch-adding-buttons/#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:16:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=492453 Big news out of Dearborn; the Blue Oval will be adding buttons to its MyFord Touch infotainment system, but they won’t be getting rid of the maligned touchscreen system entirely. The Wall Street Journal reported that Ford will be adding more buttons and knobs as vehicles get refreshed or redesigned, and move away from the […]

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Big news out of Dearborn; the Blue Oval will be adding buttons to its MyFord Touch infotainment system, but they won’t be getting rid of the maligned touchscreen system entirely. The Wall Street Journal reported that Ford will be adding more buttons and knobs as vehicles get refreshed or redesigned, and move away from the […]

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Ford B-Max To Debut At Consumer Electronics Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/ford-b-max-to-debut-at-consumer-electronics-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/ford-b-max-to-debut-at-consumer-electronics-show/#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2012 13:48:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=430962 Ford is showing its fealty to the machines putting its money where its mouth is regarding telematics systems by unveiling their new B-MAX MPV at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress, a week before the Geneva Auto Show begins. The B-MAX is also expected to show off some of Ford’s newest in-car mobile technologies (which have not […]

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Ford is showing its fealty to the machines putting its money where its mouth is regarding telematics systems by unveiling their new B-MAX MPV at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress, a week before the Geneva Auto Show begins. The B-MAX is also expected to show off some of Ford’s newest in-car mobile technologies (which have not […]

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Generation Why: The CD Player Is Dead, Long Live Smartphones http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/generation-why-the-cd-player-is-dead-long-live-smartphones/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/generation-why-the-cd-player-is-dead-long-live-smartphones/#comments Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:39:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=426540 Are in-car CD players the mark of a vehicle aimed at geezers? According to an Automotive News report, the CD may be going the way of the cassette or 8-track player in certain cars – namely those aimed at younger, “Gen Y” buyers, who use smart phones as music devices. An Automotive News article on […]

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Are in-car CD players the mark of a vehicle aimed at geezers? According to an Automotive News report, the CD may be going the way of the cassette or 8-track player in certain cars – namely those aimed at younger, “Gen Y” buyers, who use smart phones as music devices. An Automotive News article on […]

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The Truth About MyFord Touch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/the-truth-about-myford-touch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/the-truth-about-myford-touch/#comments Fri, 06 May 2011 15:24:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=394022 Editor’s Note: Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Byron Hurd of SpeedSportLife, in his TTAC debut. There has been an almost-palpable sensation of glee propagating through the various import-leaning car communities I frequent. For nearly two years, they’ve had to sit back and listen to the other guys relentlessly gushing about domestic brand turnarounds. With only […]

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Editor’s Note: Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Byron Hurd of SpeedSportLife, in his TTAC debut. There has been an almost-palpable sensation of glee propagating through the various import-leaning car communities I frequent. For nearly two years, they’ve had to sit back and listen to the other guys relentlessly gushing about domestic brand turnarounds. With only […]

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Dr. Gilbert Explains His Research Into Toyota Electronics http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/dr-gilbert-explains-his-research-into-toyota-electronics/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/dr-gilbert-explains-his-research-into-toyota-electronics/#comments Fri, 26 Feb 2010 14:37:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=346807 Key quote: “What I have done is, I have shown that in the fault detection strategy of the Toyota systems, there’s a window of opportunity where [an error] could occur and not be detected.”

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Key quote: “What I have done is, I have shown that in the fault detection strategy of the Toyota systems, there’s a window of opportunity where [an error] could occur and not be detected.”

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