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Consumer Reports Cites Only Ford, GM As Offering Effective Driver Monitoring Tech

Consumer Reports Cites Only Ford, GM As Offering Effective Driver Monitoring Tech

Only Ford’s Blue Cruise and GM’s Super Cruise, pictured here, will earn those extra points in … [+] Consumer Reports’ annual Top Auto Picks for their driver monitoring features. General Motors image Ford and General Motors GM were the only two automakers credited in a new Consumer Reports survey of driver monitoring technology, according to …

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Rimac Technology to develop EV tech as standalone company

Rimac Technology to develop EV tech as standalone company

Rimac Technology, the Rimac Group’s engineering division, will become a standalone entity dedicated to developing EV technology for the Croatian hypercar maker and third-party manufacturers.  The Rimac Group now consists of two companies: Bugatti Rimac – created when Rimac and French hypercar firm Bugatti merged last year – and Rimac Technology. The Rimac Group owns 100% of Rimac Technology …

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Stock take: Analysis of the 2022 CES news

Stock take: the tech revealed at CES 2022, from BMW, Sony and more

Replacing the current network of ECUs with two powerful chips will help cut the development of digital services from three years to three-to-six months, according to Thierry Cammal, the head of Renault Group’s Software Factory. The reason being that services are developed in the cloud and beamed into the car where Qualcomm’s system-on-chip (SoC) software/hardware combination, dubbed …

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2022 Subaru Forester e-Boxer gains improved tech and safety

2022 Subaru Forester e-Boxer gains improved tech and safety

Subaru has revealed specification details for the refreshed Forester e-Boxer for 2022, with a series of technical and safety updates. Key highlights include an updated front end, with changes to the grille, headlights and foglight covers, and a new gesture control function for drivers to change the temperature of their car through hand movements.  Three …

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Ferrari tech boss Michael Leiters leaves in management shuffle

Ferrari tech boss Michael Leiters leaves in management shuffle

A shake-up of Ferrari’s senior management team sees three long-standing executives leave to take up posts elsewhere, including chief technology officer Michael Leiters.  In a statement, Ferrari said it is implementing “a new organisational structure, consistent with its strategic goals of exclusivity, excellence and sustainability”. Alongside Leiters, who joined Ferrari in 2014, chief brand diversification …

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Polaris Debuts An Electric Ranger SXS Packing Tech From Zero Motorcycles

Polaris Debuts An Electric Ranger SXS Packing Tech From Zero Motorcycles

The Polaris Ranger XP Kinetic seats three and features towing capabilities closer to what many … [+] crossover SUVs offer. Polaris Polaris debuted the Ranger XP Kinetic on Wednesday, an all-new off-road vehicle with an electric powertrain. It’s the first product to bear fruit from their alliance with electric motorcycle maker Zero. To be clear, …

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