Ford Believes Hybrids Are Best for Autonomous Cars

Electric vehicles, as well as autonomous vehicles, are gaining interest from many consumers and commercial companies. Many companies are choosing to combine these technologies. Lyft, Nissan, and Mercedes-Benz have paired their self-driving car trials with electric vehicles. However, Ford Motor Company reported in December of 2017 that they intend to keep experimenting with fossil fuels in the auto

Driverless Vehicle Testing Could Begin in California by April

It has been an exciting last few years for the automotive world. From new breakthroughs in safety technology to new electric vehicle options and expanded testing for driverless cars, there is a great deal to look forward to in the future. In the field of driverless vehicles, in particular, enthusiasts can now look forward to moving one step closer to owning a driverless car. Automakers who have b

Does Your Car Really Need Premium Gas?

No one likes to spend more money on gasoline for their car than they have to. However, most of us want to do what will keep our vehicle running at its best for a long time to come. This can present a dilemma when we go to fill up at the pump. You stand to save as much as 20 to 40 cents on the gallon by using a regular fuel, but at what price to your vehicle's performance? Like most car owners, you

Keeping Your Vehicle's Safety Sensors Clean During the Winter

Living in a region that experiences the elements of winter weather means snow, ice, and even sometimes salt grime for your vehicle. Unfortunately, this can also lead to blocked sensors and cause them to no longer work.When drivers are aware of where the sensors are on their vehicle and how to keep them clean, they can keep them functioning as they should. Referencing the owner’s manual or as

Delphi Automotive Splits in Two

Delphi Automotive has long been one of the top global technology suppliers on the consumer and commercial vehicle market. In December of 2017, Delphi Automotive PLC announced it had completed its split into two different companies. The Powertrain group will be known as Delphi Technologies. It is an independent $4.5 billion dollar company that has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange. (NYSE

Keeping a Vehicle's Safety Sensors Clean During the Winter

Though a vehicle's safety sensors are carefully calibrated and programmed to provide drivers with the most responsive security system possible, drivers must still be diligent in caring for their vehicles. During the winter especially, it can be easy for snow and grime to clog up the vulnerable sensor points, resulting in reduced response times and functioning. Fortunately, however, it can be easy

Safety During Winter Driving

Driving in the winter can be difficult, even for those who have many years of experience. Did you know that three in five drivers (61%) lose control of their vehicle during winter driving? About three quarters of drivers feel nervous driving during the winter, while nearly 64% of drivers actually avoid driving completely if the forecast predicts snow. However, it is not necessary for you to stop d

Takata Airbags Explosion Debacle

There are many things that can go wrong on your regular commute: traffic jams, accidents, and road closures. But American drivers may have a new road hazard to fear; their own airbags exploding. In July 2017, a Florida driver was killed in a crash due to a rupture in their 2002 Honda Accord’s airbag. This marks the thirteenth case in the U.S. where an automobile death was directly linked to

Chrysler Pacifica Shuts off Completely

How would you feel if you were on your way to work when suddenly, your vehicle just stopped working? Chances are you would be absolutely frightened, especially if you experienced this problem while driving on a busy freeway. That is what happened to Sid Patel on a highway in San Francisco. He was traveling at 70 miles per hour when his Chrysler Pacifica shut down completely. Sid Patel’s inci

Touchscreen Dashboards – Should it Stay or Go?

Car companies have continuously taken huge initiatives to make the driving experience more comfortable and high tech. One of the new technologies many carmakers are employing are touch screens dashboards. It’s like having a tablet right in your car. From the dashboard, you can touch the screen and have control over your car’s settings and entertainment system. This sounds really awesom