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3 min March 30, 2015 in

Germany is making the autobahn “digital” in order to test self-driving cars

At the beginning of this year, Germany announced that it approved testing self-driving cars on their Autobahn A9. However, as I mentioned in a previous article, it has been shown that approving autonomous vehicles on the roads is not enough. These cars have to be connected somehow with each other, in order to “communicate”. That’s why …

5 min March 26, 2015 in

Connected cars: February 2015 month in the review. What you may have missed

You probably don’t have all the time in the world to read every piece of news related to the connected cars industry or to self-driving cars. That’s why I started this series of Month in the Review articles, where I’ll be listing fresh news that was showcased in the previous month. I’m excited to share …

4 min March 23, 2015 in

Survey Points Out What Features Americans Want For Their Self Driving Car

Imagine Choosing the Features for a Self Driving Car As early as seven to ten years ago, the possibility of having cars that drive themselves wouldn’t have been seriously considered. Today, however, the possibility not only exists, but it has come to fruition. While not quite ready to penetrate the car sales market, self-driving cars …

3 min March 16, 2015 in

Skully: The future of connected motorcycle helmets

We’ve focused our attention on how cars can provide connective services, but they are not the only vehicles for which we need to consider safety and security features. Fortunately, the industry kept all its options open. Skully, a pioneer in implementing hi-tech in the head protection industry, is winning the race with their connected motorcycle …

4 min March 9, 2015 in

Verizon Communications turning connected car services popular

How interesting and appealing technology can be. Just think of how great it will be to get the information that connected car services offer, right away on your phone. Know whether your car is moving when you are not driving it, or if it contacted the police when you had an accident. As great as …

4 min March 2, 2015 in

NASA and Nissan, building self-driving cars for humans and aliens

Automotive manufacturers focused their attention on developing self-driving cars for the cities. But they haven’t considered the evolution of the product. What if the same technology could help us on the moon or on Mars? The buzz around the subject made NASA so interested that they joined powers with Nissan in making this concept come …