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  • Will Electric Vehicles Drive Mechanics Out of Business?

    Electric Vehicles could drive traditional mechanics out of business Traditionally, when a motorist went to a mechanic shop, the mechanic had to figure out what was wrong with the car first from experience and then repair what was wrong. Today, things are rapidly changing. Now mechanics just insert an OBD-II scanner and it tells you what to replace. (Onboard Diagnostics...

  • Will Autonomous Cars of the Future be Gyms on the Go?

    Will Autonomous Cars of the Future be Gyms on the Go? Have you ever thought about what you could do in an autonomous vehicle if you didn’t have to drive? Well, using your car for something other than just driving is not that far away and there will be endless possibilities opened up to what people can do behind the...

  • Ford engineers are falling asleep at the wheel of self-driving cars

    Ford Falling asleep at the wheel in autonomous cars Ford have been developing and testing their own autonomous vehicles and they have discovered during research that their engineers have been falling asleep at the wheel in Level 3 automated cars. There are five different categories or level of automation in vehicles and the Level 3 cars require both human and...

  • Tesla driver heroically uses his car to stop a runaway Volkswagen

    Hero Tesla driver uses his car to stop a runaway Volkswagen A Tesla Model S owner has heroically used his car to stop a runaway Volkswagen on an Autobahn in Germany The Tesla driver made headlines this week when he used his €80,000+ electric car to bring a runaway Volkswagen Passat to a halt on a German Motorway. The Tesla...

  • Ford reveals some concerns about self driving cars

    Ford share concerns about autonomous cars The Chief Executive Officer of Ford, Mark Fields is revealing a major fear about self--driving cars as they are moving full speed ahead with its self-driving cars. Ford aims to have fully autonomous commercial cars on the road by 2021 but they aren’t the only company trying to bring self-driving cars to market in...

  • Tesla begins production of the Model 3

    Tesla Model 3 goes into production Tesla is shutting down its Fremont factory in California for a week this month to prepare its assembly line for its highly anticipated lower priced electric car, the Model 3. Tesla had this to say last week, “This will allow Tesla to begin Model 3 production later this year as planned and enable us...

  • UK to remove insurance barriers for self-driving cars

    Insurance barriers to be removed for self-driving cars New insurance rules are now being introduced in Britain plans to ensure victims of accidents involving self-driving cars are compensated quickly. This will aid in opening up the self-driving car market by removing a major obstacle to the nascent industry. Up until now, the introduction of self-driving cars has been hampered by...

  • Will you need a Driving Licence for a Self-Driving Car?

    Will you need a Driving Licence for a Self-Driving Car? Future generations of motorists may find they will not need a driving licence, as we know it today. The first driving licences in the world were issued back in 1903 in the United Kingdom and Ireland. If your car can drive itself and has a robot driver, why would you...


  • Back to the Future! The Top Ten Hydrogen Powered Cars

    Back to the Future! The Top Ten Hydrogen Powered Vehicles Japanese car maker Honda and the American giant, General Motors, are investing $85 million to mass produce the hi-tech that will power hydrogen cars by 2020. Honda and GM aren't the only ones exploring the potentiality of hydrogen-powered cars. Many other automakers are seeing a future in them alongside electric...