Used car deals of the week

The global pandemic has done some odd things to all sorts of industries, but its effect on the used car market has been astonishing. The values ​​of many second hand performance cars previously at accessible price points have been firming and even rising against all odds. Finding a pre-owned bargain has, as a result, become … Read more

Drowsiness, Driving & Changing from Daylight Saving to Standard Time

When is being tired too tired to drive? Daylight Saving Time is a welcome sign Spring is almost upon us with longer days and more hours of sunlight to enjoy. However, the move back to Standard Time in much of the populated Northern hemisphere is met with a foreboding of the approaching winter as daylight … Read more

NASCAR’s Nex Gen Car Could Set the Stage for Carnage Saturday Night

Chase Elliott grabs his first pole since Phoenix in 2020. Ty Gibbs leads 196 of 261 laps and loses Xfinity race in double-overtime finish. William Byron wins Truck race in his first start in that series since 2016. Martinsville Speedway in Virginia has a well-earned and long-recognized reputation as a body man’s nightmare. More than … Read more

How Safe is Autonomous Driving?

The fantasy of a self-driving vehicle has been around almost as long as the automotive industry itself. But in the past 15 years, that dream has become a mission for many tech-driven automakers. In fact, in 2016 Lyft CEO John Zimmer famously predicted that self-driving vehicles would become so prevalent by 2025 that they would make automobile ownership nearly obsolete.

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Radical Rapture 2022 review – 478bhp/ton road racer tested

My focus grimly hangs on to the vanishing point, a flickering blur of green meeting gray through the visor, while the slipstream creates a cacophony of white noise around my crash helmet that threatens to overwhelm everything. Hunkered down, compressed by the harness, peering over the turreted center section of the Rapture’s small cockpit, sunlight … Read more

Arizona Road Conditions – Safe Driving Tips

There is a surprising number of car accidents caused by unknown road conditions. And in Arizona, the climates are ever-changing in different areas, meaning the road conditions can be quite unpredictable. To help you out, we’re going to give you some safe driving tips for the different Arizona road conditions. This way, no matter the … Read more

Safety efforts for self-driving trucks should emphasize preventing over reaction

By John Marinaro, Director of Operation Safety & Testing When people ask me about the self-driving trucks we are developing at Torc with Daimler Trucks North America, they generally ask one of three questions: 1) Are they safe? 2) How can you predict the unpredictable? and 3) How do you know they are safe? These … Read more

Sense, Nonsense & Swiss Cheese: Automated Vehicles & Safety

We all have the same goal: safe, reliable, efficient, state-of-the-art vehicles accessible to everyone Automated Vehicles (AVs) have always inspired us to dream of the future. In 1939, a New York World’s Fair Exhibit entitled Futurama: Highways & Horizons enthralled visitors by showing a world of self-driving cars traveling on automated highways through futuristic cities. … Read more