Category: Articles & Commentaries

Discussions on topics of interest to drivers concerning things they may not understand about their vehicles as well as articles on the future of the auto industry.

What Does This Light Mean?

What do tuning forks on wheels have to do with cars? Hard to say. Read on…

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Are Car Companies Technology Companies?

Several items caught our attention as 2012 wound down. First, Ford finds itself in a bit of a software nightmare. It is offering up yet another update of its MyFord and MyLincoln Touch infotainment systems, and has also found the need to recall 2013 Escape and Fusion models for a software update to correct a potential …

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The Warning Light Games

Round Nine Well, there is no Round Nine. We pretty much forgot we were doing this!! Round Eight So, why is there an arrow piercing the top of your vehicle? Has it been targeted by a sniper? Or worse, for an air strike from a military drone?? Lets hope not! Has your car detected an incoming …

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What Does This Warning Light Mean?

Any ideas what a turtle is doing on an automobile instrument panel? Here’s a hint – its found in an Electric Vehicle! Read on…

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Driver Distraction to “See” its First Siri-based Solution

As part of its efforts to reduce transportation accidents the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a most wanted list, which includes the elimination of distraction “across all transportation modes”. This includes air, rail and sea transportation alongside road transport. Portable and handheld electronic devices have brought issue front and center. Meanwhile, Cars.com, among …

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