Tag: Tech

Honda Goes Back To Dials And Buttons As Customers Grow Weary Of Touchscreens

Screen size is the latest battleground for automakers, so it’s interesting that Honda has reverted to using some manual controls in the 2020 Jazz. In an interview with Autocar, Jazz project leader Takeki Tanaka said the company went back to using physical controls for the climate control system to “minimize driver disruption.” He went on […]

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Updated Tesla Autopilot Beta Software Can React To Traffic Lights

<!––> <!––> A select bunch of Tesla owners have received a new Autopilot feature that allows the marque’s vehicles to stop at traffic lights without any driver intervention. Electrek reports that this feature forms part of a more advanced version of Autopilot that Tesla is developing for suburban driving. A video shared on Twitter shows […]

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Bugatti 3D Prints Titanium Tailpipe Trim Covers For Its Hypercars

Everyone knows Bugattis are entirely built by hand, yet not all the parts used to make them are manufactured directly by humans. A production technology that has become increasingly popular with the hypercar manufacturer is 3D printing, and for good reason. Components created this way are “as fine and accurate as a spider’s web, yet […]

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Oh, Boy: Toyota Launches Machine Assisted Cognition, Wants AI To Understand And Predict Human Behavior

The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has just launched its Machine Assisted Cognition (MAC) initiative, aimed at developing and demonstrating AI tools that can understand and predict human behavior, with a focus on decision-making. TRI wants MAC to be scalable, and believes that it is essential to respect the principles of transparency and privacy in the […]

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Gordon Murray T50 Hypercar: Bespoke V12 Engine Undergoes First Tests At Over 12k RPM

Gordon Murray Automotive celebrates the launch of their website with a short video showing the T50 hypercar’s naturally aspirated V12 engine being tested on Cosworth’s facilities. The video shows Cosworth bench-testing a mule three-cylinder version of the V12 engine, revving it at just over 12,100 rpm and performing preliminary emissions testing. Read More: Gordon Murray […]

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