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To no surprise, China is surveilling connected car owners

In perhaps the least shocking revelation of the year, the Chinese government are using connected cars to keep tabs on citizens. A report from the Associated Press found more than 200 automakers – including Tesla, Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Nissan, and Mitsubishi – are providing live data to Chinese authorities. The automakers claim...

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Jaguar Land Rover’s V2X tech prevents cars stuck at lights

A demonstration by Jaguar Land Rover shows how Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2X) technology could prevent cars from getting stuck at lights. Since the world’s first traffic lights were installed outside the Houses of Parliament in London 150 years ago, very little has changed. The Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory (GLOSA) system could be the modernisation drivers have...

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The best electric cars of 2018

Electric cars are getting smarter, safer, and more capable with each passing year. Here are our picks for the best electric cars on the market, whether you’re looking for a performance ride or a family-friendly crossover. The post The best electric cars of 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends. … Cars – Digital Trends

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Vertical Aerospace makes ‘flying cars’ with more grounded aspirations

Vertical Aerospace is a British startup that has built and flown a fully electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. As strange as it may seem, that doesn’t make them particularly unique in the year 2018; there is a surfeit of drone-helicopter hybrids being tested around the globe. What does make Vertical standout is the...

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Bill Ford talks self-driving cars, Trump’s steel tariffs

Ford wants to define the future of self-driving cars in the city where the company had its humble beginnings. Executive chairman Bill Ford Jr. just laid out plans to turn a century-old Detroit train station into its new hub for autonomous and electric vehicles. Only on “CBS This Morning,” the great-grandson of company founder Henry...

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Could fleets of self-driving cars become a public health concern?

Could self-driving and autonomous vehicles being used as public transportation be considered a public health concern? Who will keep things clean for driver-less vehicles if there’s no driver to maintain it? The post Could fleets of self-driving cars become a public health concern? appeared first on Digital Trends. … Emerging Tech – Digital Trends