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From parking sensors to CD players, what drivers demand in their next vehicles

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. […]

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‘Ghost driver’ research examines how driverless cars interact with their environment

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

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The Future of Driving: Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

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.

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Researchers call for autonomous vehicles to learn the language of cyclists

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

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New app that turns smartphones into dashcams may soon be able to detect speeding

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,

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Panoramic Vision will make its debut on new BMW Neue Klasse vehicles

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

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