What is OnStar RemoteLink?

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What is OnStar RemoteLink?
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GM has been offering OnStar’s emergency services to new car owners for almost 20 years, but now the company has a new app that can give you information about your car and allow you to control it remotely. Continue Reading...

Traffic-Control Systems Can Easily be Hacked

Traffic-Control Systems Can Easily be Hacked
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Like something out of a movie, security company IOActive has discovered that the traffic-control systems found in nearly every state of the Union are vulnerable to hackers. What’s even more distressing is that it doesn’t take a supercomputer to compromise these technologies. Continue Reading...

Self-Driving Cars a Reality by 2025 Says Major Parts Supplier Continental

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Self-Driving Cars a Reality by 2025 Says Major Parts Supplier Continental
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Traffic, inclement weather and road construction add up to headaches and frustration for motorists. According to automotive supplier company Continental the typical driver spends an average 50 minutes per day commuting to work. Add it up and that’s roughly 300 hours per year that could be spent doing more productive things. Continue Reading...

Why Your Next Set of Tires May be Made from Weeds

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Why Your Next Set of Tires May be Made from Weeds
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When it comes to the auto industry, oil isn’t the only thing imported from foreign countries and subject to supply issues and price spikes. The same is true of the rubber in your car’s tires, though a solution could lie in a simple, resilient weed that grows freely across the American southwest. Continue Reading...

Ford C-MAX Energi Earns HOV-Lane Access

Ford C-MAX Energi Earns HOV-Lane Access
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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) just granted the all-new Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid access to Green Clean Air Vehicle Stickers, allowing drivers access to the state’s high-occupancy vehicle lanes. Continue Reading...

Ford Traffic Jam Assist is One Step Closer to Autonomous Driving

Ford Traffic Jam Assist is One Step Closer to Autonomous Driving
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The purpose of Traffic Jam Assist, along with a further development of active parking assist, which will enable vehicles to park perpendicularly without touching the wheel, is to reduce the everyday stress of motoring, especially for those who endure heavy commutes Continue Reading...

LA Auto Show Design Challenge Aims To Find Next Hollywood ‘It’ Car

LA Auto Show Design Challenge Aims To Find Next Hollywood ‘It’ Car
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A common theme among entries for this year’s award include science fiction movie plots, where the vehicles serve as faithful sidekicks to their human counterparts, protectors of freedom and justice or machines designed to withstand inhospitable environments, enabling our heroes to get on with the task at hand. Continue Reading...