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New Rules Sought to Make Child Car Seats Safer

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January 22, 2014
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Child car seats would for the first time have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes under regulations the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed Wednesday. (Jan. 22)


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Ford Reveals Automated Fusion Hybrid That Can Almost Drive Itself

Ford Reveals Automated Fusion Hybrid That Can Almost Drive Itself

TFL Car (Dec. 14, 2013) — ( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The just revealed Automated Ford Fusion Hybrid looks like it has sprouted a pair of spinning horns. But the spinning horns are in fact four LiDAR infrared sensors that can scan the road 2.5 million times every second creating a viral map for the car. According to Ford this is the next step toward autonomous driving cars. But this third generation of potentially driverless cars is a test bed of new innovations that Ford says you'll soon see in many of their new cars. In another accurate and informative TFLcar video check out the latest efforts by Ford to build a safer and perhaps self-driving car.
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Share Your Car, Make Some Cash

Share Your Car, Make Some Cash

Reuters - Business Video Online (May 6, 2014) — Sharing your car, or your home - it's a trend that's growing among cash-strapped Europeans. Car-sharing company BlaBlaCar already has 7 million members across the region, connecting drivers with empty seats in their cars, with passengers needing a ride. Joanna Partridge reports Video provided by Reuters
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Google's Self-Driving Car Has No Steering Wheel or Pedals

Google's Self-Driving Car Has No Steering Wheel or Pedals

TheStreet (May 28, 2014) — Google is unveiling its own prototype of a self-driving car in which there's no steering wheel or pedals. Instead, the electric-powered car is driven solely through computers and sensors. The only manual controls are a stop/go button and an emergency button. Chris Urmson, director of Google's self-driving project said in a blog post that safety was the most important aspect of designing the prototype. He says the self-driving cars have sensors that remove blind spots and are able to detect objects that are more than two football fields away. The first vehicles have speed capped at 25 miles per hour. Inside, just two seats with seatbelts and a screen that show the route. Video provided by TheStreet
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Tesla Unveils New Self-Driving Car

Tesla Unveils New Self-Driving Car

AP (Oct. 10, 2014) — Luxury electric car maker Tesla Motors is making its Model S sedan faster and safer. CEO Elon Musk unveiled an all-wheel-drive version of the car that includes self-driving features he called "auto pilot." (Oct. 9) Video provided by AP
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