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Jun 5, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Test facility will feature 32 acres of road lights, intersections, railroad crossings and even mechanized pedestrians. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Nic Halverson
An emotions detector that identifies anger and disgust shows promising applications for future onboard driver safety systems. Continue reading →
Jan 26, 2012 09:09 PM ET // Alice Truong
Living in California comes with its perks: The temperature's fantastic all year round. The tech scene is lively and bustling. You have access to some of the greatest parks in the world. Thanks to a decade-old trusty Honda Accord, I've seen some of California's greatest treasures: the widest Sequoia...
Mar 23, 2012 11:00 AM ET // Alexander Davies
If you think spinning a donut is impressive, you're about to be blown away. On Tuesday, 75 drivers got together at the Infineon Raceway in Sonoma County, California and set the Guinness World Record for most cars simultaneously spinning donuts for more than 15 seconds. Even though the cars are pret...
Sep 27, 2011 06:28 PM ET // Matthew McDermott
Can we use vegetable oil as fuel in our cars and in electrical generators? The short answer is yes. The longer answer is, well, yes, with a good number of qualifications. First of all, all biofuels are essentially vegetable oil before they are refined into ethanol, biodiesel, or the class of biofue...
Oct 28, 2011 12:24 PM ET // David Goodspeed
Most drivers average about 14,000 miles per year in their vehicles. For Joe LoCicero of Saco, Maine that is done in about three months. LoCicero was recently surprised in his hometown by Honda who threw a parade in his honor celebrating he and his 1990 Honda Accord turning over 1,000,000 miles on t...
Mar 27, 2012 02:57 PM ET // Alice Truong
China has a new record under its belt: driving through the world's largest loop-the-loop. Li Yatao, of Zhejiang, drove a Youngman Lotus L5 Sportback through a loop measuring 12 feet wide and 42 feet in diameter, Motor Authority reported. The car holds a Guinness world record for the largest loop-th...
Jul 21, 2011 01:24 PM ET // David Goodspeed
As the automotive industry moves forward in its development and implementation of EV- and partial EV-drive vehicles, measures are being taken to protect those that rely on sound to detect the presence of automobiles. The Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act has already been passed here in the U.S. and...
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