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Google Glass Head-up display Tech Dangerous for Drivers: Study

Google Glass Head-up display Tech Dangerous for Drivers: Study

Head-up display technology -- think Google Glass -- offers lots of information to users in seconds, literally in front of thei...

Nov 23 2016, 5:18am CST

Uber and Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Certain Riders, According to Study

Uber and Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Certain Riders, According to Study

A new study out of MIT, the University of Washington, and Stanford University shows that there is racial discrimination about U...

Nov 1 2016, 1:58pm CDT

Honda Patents X-Ray Vision for Drivers

Honda Patents X-Ray Vision for Drivers

Honda’s new patent shows the concept of X-Ray technology....

Sep 10 2016, 9:53pm CDT

Tesla Might Limit Autopilot for Abusive Drivers

Tesla Might Limit Autopilot for Abusive Drivers

Tesla opting for changes in Autopilot mode. Tesla might limit Autopilot for those drivers who abuse it....

Aug 30 2016, 2:19pm CDT

Uber Offering Retirement Plans to Drivers

Uber Offering Retirement Plans to Drivers

Uber will now offer a retirement plan of sorts to its drivers. The world's biggest ride-hailing service  teamed up with be...

Aug 24 2016, 6:49pm CDT

Pokémon Go is Distracting Drivers

Pokémon Go is Distracting Drivers

Several cases of distracted driving have been reported due to Pokémon Go....

Jul 19 2016, 1:13pm CDT

Front Passengers More at Risk Than Drivers in Small SUVs

Front Passengers More at Risk Than Drivers in Small SUVs

Vehicles that support good drive-side protection might be more dangerous for front passengers according to IIHS....

Jun 25 2016, 6:38am CDT

China Trains High Speed Train Drivers in VR with HTC Vive

China Trains High Speed Train Drivers in VR with HTC Vive

The HTC Vive makes professional simulations dramatically affordable. Watch a high speed train driver reacting to an emergency i...

Jun 21 2016, 6:04am CDT

Uber Launches Behind The Wheel Blog for Drivers

Uber Launches Behind The Wheel Blog for Drivers

Uber has always been striving to improve the conditions of its drivers as they are a source of inspiration for the company....

Jun 7 2016, 5:23am CDT

GM Offers Express Drive Rental Service for Lyft Drivers

GM Offers Express Drive Rental Service for Lyft Drivers

General Motors and the ride share company Lyft launched the short-term rental program recently....

Mar 16 2016, 5:44am CDT

Uber driver

Mix-Up: Uber Exposes Driver’s SSN and 1099 Tax Info to Hundreds of Other Drivers

Just as Uber drivers among other independent contractors are gearing up to download and clear off their 1099 taxes, they are co...

Jan 26 2016, 7:52am CST

Uber Uses Smartphone Gyrometer to Identify Speeding Uber Drivers

Uber Uses Smartphone Gyrometer to Identify Speeding Uber Drivers

Uber announced today to use Uber drivers smartphones to spy on their driving behavior....

Jan 26 2016, 4:23am CST

BMW to Release Digital Helpers Which Locates Nearby Restaurants with Free Tables for Drivers

BMW to Release Digital Helpers Which Locates Nearby Restaurants with Free Tables for Drivers

The digital helper will be available via the BMW Connected which is a cloud based service....

Jan 19 2016, 7:37am CST

Car Drivers are Distracted by Hands-Free Devices for 27 Seconds

Car Drivers are Distracted by Hands-Free Devices for 27 Seconds

The infotainment systems in cars even with voice commands lead to the distraction of drivers and may prove harmful....

Oct 22 2015, 4:40am CDT

Microsoft may Launch Cortana for Car Drivers

Microsoft may Launch Cortana for Car Drivers

Cortana will let drivers issue commands using its voice assistant....

Sep 17 2015, 8:43am CDT

Many US Drivers Don’t Use Latest Car Tech

Many US Drivers Don’t Use Latest Car Tech

A new survey shows majority of US drivers don’t consider new technology to be useful....

Aug 26 2015, 9:34am CDT

Danish Tesla Drivers set World Record with 452.8 Miles on Single Charge

Danish Tesla Drivers set World Record with 452.8 Miles on Single Charge

The Tesla Model S P85D has a spec range of 295 miles....

Aug 25 2015, 3:47am CDT

Taxi Driver Shut Down Paris in UberPOP Protest

Taxi Drivers Shut Down Paris in UberPOP Protest, Courtney Love Attacked

Taxi drivers in Paris cause chaos blocking roads to airports protesting against UberPop....

Jun 25 2015, 8:27am CDT

Uber says "NO!" to Guns for Passengers and Drivers

Uber says "NO!" to Guns for Passengers and Drivers

The recent increase in gun violence led to the change, the hitch-a-ride giant says....

Jun 20 2015, 6:46pm CDT

34 Million Car Recall to Hit American Drivers

34 Million Car Recall to Hit American Drivers

The biggest car recall in American history is its way. 34 million cars are recalled because of faulty airbags....

May 20 2015, 8:06am CDT

Apple gives its Shuttle Bus Drivers a 25% Raise

Apple gives its Shuttle Bus Drivers a 25% Raise

Apple has decided that they will be giving a 25% raise to the shuttle bus drivers who transport employees from work to home....

Mar 10 2015, 4:33am CDT

Facebook shuttle bus drivers vote to join Teamsters union

Facebook shuttle bus drivers vote to join Teamsters union

The union drive was part of a growing campaign in Silicon Valley to secure better pay and working conditions for service worker...

Nov 20 2014, 5:03am CST

Dutch Police Arrest Drivers Using Uber App in Amsterdam

Dutch Police Arrest Drivers Using Uber App in Amsterdam

Dutch police arrested four drivers in Amsterdam early Sunday after they were found to be improperly using the Uber app...

Oct 13 2014, 1:52pm CDT

Apple looks to buy Renesas SP Drivers stake

Apple looks to buy Renesas SP Drivers stake

Purchase will cost $479 million...

Apr 2 2014, 2:06pm CDT

Apple in Talks to Acquire 55% Stake in Renesas SP Drivers for $479M

Apple in Talks to Acquire 55% Stake in Renesas SP Drivers for $479M

Apple Incorporated is in close talks to acquire 55% stakes in the Japanese chipmaker Renesas SP Drivers. It will be shelling ou...

Apr 2 2014, 7:48am CDT

California court: Drivers can read cellphone maps

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Drivers in California can legally read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, a stat...

Feb 27 2014, 7:11pm CST

A World Without Drivers: No Accidents. No Traffic. No Fun?

A World Without Drivers: No Accidents. No Traffic. No Fun?

These are truly exciting times in the auto industry.  Semi-autonomous vehicles are already available – most popularly seen...

Feb 4 2014, 1:18am CST

Drivers For Change - How The World Might Evolve In 2014

Drivers For Change - How The World Might Evolve In 2014

New Year is a time to look forward and ponder how the world will change in the months and years to come. It’s not necessarily s...

Jan 6 2014, 12:17pm CST

Google Glass to be Banned for UK Drivers

Google Glass to be Banned for UK Drivers

The wearable technology known as Google Glass has been banned for drivers in the UK. The Department for Transport has put the k...

Aug 1 2013, 7:34am CDT

NASCAR Drivers Defend Danica Patrick

NASCAR Drivers Defend Danica Patrick

After criticism from former race car driver Kyle Petty, NASCAR drivers come out defending Danica Patrick....

Jul 1 2013, 1:49am CDT

Top Radar Detectors for Drivers

Top Radar Detectors for Drivers

Radar detectors can help you avoid tickets and be more aware when driving...

Mar 17 2011, 12:41pm CDT

Nissan Leaf EV Stranding Some Drivers with No Warning

Nissan Leaf EV Stranding Some Drivers with No Warning

Some early adopters of Leaf EV having issues...

Mar 11 2011, 8:34am CST

Mobileye C2-270 Camera System Helps Drivers Stay Aware

Mobileye C2-270 Camera System Helps Drivers Stay Aware

Camera system helps prevent crashes...

Sep 7 2010, 10:40am CDT

NVIDIA Offers GeForce Users New Drivers and an Apology

If you are a gamer or computer user that runs an NVIDIA GeForce video card in your machine and recently updated your drivers to...

Mar 18 2010, 5:42am CDT

New Car Cam Voyager with LCD Display Is Ideal For Paranoid Drivers

New Car Cam Voyager with LCD Display Is Ideal For Paranoid Drivers

The new Car Cam Voyager with integrated LCD is apparently the first vehicle camera to let you see exactly what is happening in...

Oct 3 2009, 9:42am CDT

Most Drivers Text & Email While Driving

Most Drivers Text & Email While Driving

Anyone who has a smartphone knows the dreadful temptation that comes with the 'beep' of an email received on the road. You feel...

Aug 24 2009, 12:10pm CDT

Windows 7 NVIDIA Beta Graphics Drivers released

NVIDIA released beta drivers for the Windows 7 beta OS for the GeForce GPU Windows 7 will be the first Windows operating syst...

Mar 3 2009, 5:00am CST

No Windows 7 Drivers yet? Try using Vista Drivers

Techspot looks at the driver situation of Windows 7. Quote: "If you're holding back from testing your copy of Windows 7 becaus...

Feb 4 2009, 12:00pm CST

Mercedes Offers Attention Assist Tech to E-Series Drivers

Mercedes Offers Attention Assist Tech to E-Series Drivers

Mercedes is looking for ways to help prevent the massive number of fatigue related auto accidents across the US each year. It s...

Dec 26 2008, 9:00am CST

New Gadget Lets Drivers Warn Others of Speed Traps

New Gadget Lets Drivers Warn Others of Speed Traps

Drivers in the UK can get a new gadget that attaches to the dash of the car and can be used to warn other drivers of speed came...

Nov 11 2008, 6:49am CST