It appears that Britons are finding it tough to enter and exit spaces based on the features drivers claim they must have in the next cars they own. Parking sensors were ranked first in a survey of 13,000 drivers, while rear-view and all-round cameras were also in the top ten most requested items of equipment. […]
Using visual prompts to help pedestrians interact with driverless cars has been demonstrated in a study undertaken by Nottingham University. In an effort to understand how pedestrians respond to self-driving vehicles with different external human-machine interfaces (eHMIs) – visual displays positioned on the front of the vehicle – a car was driven around the university’s
The BMW Group is partnering with the gaming platform AirConsole to bring a unique kind of in-car gaming to the road for the first time in the new BMW 5 Series. It allows the driver and passengers to play so-called casual games while the vehicle is stationary as a way of passing time while waiting
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are becoming increasingly common in modern cars. These systems use sensors and cameras to detect potential hazards on the road and alert drivers to take action. They can also take control of the car in certain situations, such as when the car is about to collide with another vehicle or object.
All cars with Google built-in will have YouTube available, Google announced at its I/O event. The availability of YouTube is growing as more modern cars are equipped with cutting-edge infotainment systems that promise to improve the lives of both drivers and passengers in terms of convenience and entertainment. In practical terms this often means more
Self-driving cars “need to learn the language of cyclists”, according to specialists from the University of Glasgow. Their research suggested improvements to help autonomous vehicles safely share the roads with those rigid bicycles to be necessary. Released later in 2023, the paper which the research was conducted is titled ‘Keep it Real: Investigating Driver-Cyclist Interaction
The Government has made the UK the first European country to allow cars to drive themselves on public roads, after it gave Ford permission to activate its BlueCruise system. Although they will be able to take their hands off the wheel, drivers will still need to pay attention to what the vehicle is doing. A
GoRoadie shows you how to help your learners prepare for their driving test with the latest apps. In 2023, technology makes it easier than ever to access resources and improve their skills behind the wheel.
A brand-new, free app that turns smartphones into dashcams may soon be sophisticated enough to catch other drivers speeding. Users can submit evidence of 21 different driving offences to the police on the free dashcamUK app. It can record infractions including running a red light, failing to signal, and texting while driving. Launching in May,
BMW has started to demonstrate some of the cutting-edge technologies that will be featured in its upcoming Neue Klasse all-electric cars. The new family of EVs has so far only been previewed by a collection of forward-thinking concepts, such as the Vision NEXT 100, Vision Circular and more recently the Vision Dee, but BMW has