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Categories: Technology

The Commooter Scooter

On: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 12:48PM | By: Karen Cook


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Do you live in a crowded city? Do you commute to work via public transportation? Do you hate the walk to the bus stop or subway station? Are you a business person with lots of Very Important Time Sensitive Documents to transport? If you answered yes to these questions then read on!


Tesla Cares

On: Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 12:15PM | By: Karen Cook


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Tesla cares about its customers, and not only for their physical safety. With all the negative press surrounding the Model S and its alleged propensity for catching fire, Tesla has gone above and beyond to give buyers of this vehicle peace of mind.


Volvo's Driver Sensor Technologies Detect Tiredness

On: Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 9:22AM | By: Chris Weiss


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No other manufacturer seems to be researching new technologies and publicizing their efforts quite like Volvo. Over the past few months alone, the automaker has detailed its car delivery system and energy-storing body panels. It has also done a lot of work with sensor systems that automote driving and parking. This time, it's turning its sensors inside out, using driver-monitoring technology to increase safety and awareness.


Taking Things At Face Value

On: Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 9:04AM | By: Karen Cook


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Technology is heartless. By definition it has to be. Devices are created to perform jobs that are too boring or difficult for the common man to perform. They are helpful in most instances; they can also be frustrating much of the time. More and more, mankind is trusting to technology to keep us safe, healthy, and amused. It is only a matter of time before we have to ask, how much is too much? When should the responsibility fall on human shoulders?


 

Magnets Drawing Us Into The Future

On: Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 9:15AM | By: Karen Cook


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Self-driving automobiles are inevitable. Eventually we will have the technology and capability to allow our cars to take us where we want to go without much input from the passengers inside. Swedish researchers may have paved the way for Volvo and other autonomous car manufacturers to do this sooner rather than later.


Toyota Highlander Seat Belt Recall

On: Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 3:04PM | By: Karen Cook


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On March 3rd, Toyota Motor Sales USA issued a “stop delivery” order to dealers for its 2014 Toyota Highlander Crossovers. This means dealers were asked not to sell any of these vehicles until further notice. The cause of the request is the seat belt in the center of the third row, which apparently was not installed properly at the factory and may not be secured to the vehicle floor. It can come loose during a crash and send the occupant of this seat flying through or out of the vehicle, depending on the severity of the accident.


Uhm... Rolls Royce to Develop Plug-in Hybrid

On: Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 11:13AM | By: Teddy Field


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If you can afford to buy a Rolls Royce, then you’re not going to be concerned about the gas mileage. You probably own an oil well, or a small country, and you need a suitable conveyance for your massive ego. Obviously, the traditional Rolls customer doesn’t want or need a plug-in hybrid. But government regulators are forcing them to make one…


REARVIEW TECHNOLOGY MOVES FORWARD

On: Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 4:55PM | By: Karen Cook


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The 2014 Geneva Auto Show is giving car enthusiasts a lot to get excited about. For example, Nissan has released its new Smart Rearview Mirror which should be good news to everyone—from designers to drivers—concerned with automobiles.


Volvo Futuristic Retro Concept

On: Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:51AM | By: Karen Cook


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Volvo recently unveiled a concept vehicle at the 2014 Geneva Auto that previewed what can be expected from this automaker in the years to come. The Concept Estate uses modern technology mixed with vintage looks to make it a fun drive, yet remain a very capable vehicle.


Volvo Wants to Deliver Pizza ... To Your Car

On: Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 11:59AM | By: Chris Weiss


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As convenient as online shopping is for the consumer, it's not without its disadvantages. Missed deliveries and stolen packages can cause big problems for both customers, sellers, and delivery companies.  Volvo has an idea to smooth out the delivery infrastructure—shipping packages to your car, in addition to physical locations like homes and offices.


Seven Tips for Automatic Transmission Care

On: Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 2:05PM | By: Bill Wilson


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The modern automatic transmission is perhaps the most complex system in today’s motor vehicles, more complicated than even most engines. Fortunately, ensuring that it lasts as long as possible is comparatively simple. Here’s a look at seven easy tips that will help you to get more miles and less trouble from this all-important part of your car.