Enlarge (credit: Dong Wenjie via Getty Images) Welcome to Ars UNITE, our week-long virtual conference on the ways that innovation brings unusual pairings together. Each day this week from Wednesday through Friday, we’re bringing you a pair of stories about facing the future. Today’s focus is on AI in the city—get ready for a lot […]
Reuters Conor McGregor banned from driving for six months after speeding at 154kph. The UFC fighter was stopped in his light blue Range Rover near Dublin, in October last year. The judge questioned why he did not face a more serious charge. Conor McGregor has been banned from driving for six months and fined €1,000 […]
Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more awareness of laws around storing marijuana in vehicles and passengers smoking weed, law enforcement officials say.
Weeks into national cannabis legalization, a top RCMP officer says the tests being used to detect whether someone is driving high are “not there yet,” though they’re the best they’ve got.
Marijuana seems to be a reoccurring theme this month. Canada, which legalized recreational use of the drug on Wednesday, has already had an opportunity to remind its citizenry that there are still some ground rules that must be followed. Literally one hour after weed received the green light, Winnipeg police issued a citation for consumption […]
The German automaker takes advantage of its all-electric powertrain to make the E-tron a delightfully drifty luxury SUV. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bc4dfe2f0a2b52cdedc1c6c/master/pass/Audi-E-Tron-B0000236.jpg
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Ford,Technology,Autonomous,Future Take over steering by tilting a device or touching a virtual wheel. Continue reading Ford patent brings Real Racing tilt-steering to autonomous driving Ford patent brings Real Racing tilt-steering to autonomous driving originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 07 Oct 2018 08:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]
In 2013, Uber was in the midst of an aggressive global expansion when it launched in South Africa. The app requires a critical mass of drivers to function properly, otherwise riders must wait prohibitively long for trips. In Cape Town, a Zimbabwean driver who I will call Mike (he asked that his name not be […]
Chevrolet is releasing a new smartphone app, titled Call Me Out, to help remind motorists to keep their eyes on the road and put their phones in their pockets while driving. Of course, individuals will still have to check their phones to receive the messages, which seems a little counterintuitive. While the automaker appears to […]
(credit: Jonathan Gitlin) When the invitation to try out the new formula and sports prototype cars at Virginia International Raceway arrived in my inbox, I was pretty sure I’d have to politely decline. I could hear the boss’ response immediately: “So, you just want to spend a day at the track doing laps?” But this […]