BMW working hard on autonomous driving car

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The German company decides to focus the division that will deal more convincingly the development of cars with driver assistance technologies

Not many weeks ago BMW had announced to want to come to market with a high-tech car in 2021: code name of project iNExT, which should condense all the latest in modern technology such as digital connectivity, autonomous driving and electric propulsion. Continue reading “BMW working hard on autonomous driving car”

Wireless car charging, to an international standard

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Society of Automotive Engineers has begun work on the development of an international standard dedicated to the wireless charging for vehicles.

The wireless charging systems for electric cars do not yet have an international standard, but the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International) has started work to achieve the goal. The organization that is responsible for developing and defining the engineering standards for the automotive, aerospace and shipbuilding industries has made official the first framework (SAE TIR J2954) for plug-in hybrid vehicles and fully electric. Continue reading “Wireless car charging, to an international standard”

Toyota Prius is the most efficient hybrid for Consumer Reports

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The 2016 Toyota Prius was the most efficient hybrid car in a test conducted by the prestigious US magazine Consumer Reports, with the ability to travel about 22 km per liter of petrol.

You want to know which is the hybrid car with the best efficiency? It is the Toyota Prius 2016 model  , able to travel about 22 km per liter of petrol in almost all conditions. Continue reading “Toyota Prius is the most efficient hybrid for Consumer Reports”

With BeBop, car seats will be smarter

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BeBop Sensors Automotive Occupant Classification System (OCS) is a new passenger detection system integrated in the seats, allowing you to adjust the airbag depending on the occupant.

BeBop announced Sensors Automotive Occupant Classification System (OCS), a new passenger detection system integrated in the seats, particularly advanced, allowing you to adjust the operation of the airbags in a much more accurate way. Continue reading “With BeBop, car seats will be smarter”

Google wants to pay you $20/hour to ‘drive’ its self-driving cars

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Google Car offers a 12-24 month contract to those who want to drive a Google Car 6 to 8 hours a day. You will be payed $ 20 per hour. Do you like it?

Would you like to drive a car in autonomous driving? If they so much talk that the raging curiosity and those who have the good fortune to climb maybe you feel with one foot in the future … And your hands away from the steering wheel. Many testers have this fortune, some ordinary citizens will have it soon. Continue reading “Google wants to pay you $20/hour to ‘drive’ its self-driving cars”

Magnesium batteries, Toyota a fundamental discovery

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Toyota has managed to create an electrolyte that gets along with magnesium. This way you can create batteries that offer very high autonomy as much on cars on smartphones.

Toyota, more precisely its research center (TRINA), believes that the use of magnesium will create smaller batteries, denser and longer lasting, usable both in electric cars as in smartphones. Continue reading “Magnesium batteries, Toyota a fundamental discovery”

Jaguar Land Rover, losing keys will be impossible

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Starting from the range in 2017, the car brand Jaguar and Land Rover will support Tile Bluetooth technology, a kind of small tag Bluetooth Low Energy that can be matched to any object we believe important: getting in your car if this will not be reported.

Starting from 2017, the range Tile Bluetooth technology will be supported by the cars of Jaguar Land Rover group, bringing the car owner to a new level of convenience.

The Tile Bluetooth are no longer a novelty, they are small squares that contain the Bluetooth Low Energy can be used to “mark” the object tag to be notified if they are not present on our person. Continue reading “Jaguar Land Rover, losing keys will be impossible”