Man killed in Tesla crash complained about autopilot

Walter Huang, an Apple engineer, had previously complained that the autopilot system would malfunction in the area in which the crash occurred Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/url-tesla-crash-death-autopilot-apple-engineer-silicon-valley-ntsb-walter-huang-a9330426.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Associated Press reporters

20 cool car gadgets that will change the way you drive

New car commercials do an excellent job of making you feel like your car is obsolete. And you bought your car in 2013. That may be a little dramatic, but it seems like every year car companies are adding fascinating, convenient new features and gadgets to their models that fully demonstrate that the future has […]

House Democrats Have a Plan to Build High-Speed EV Charging Stations Across the U.S.

Cars are bad, especially the ones that run on gas, which are most of them. The average car emits about 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year (that equals roughly one shitload), and the transportation sector is responsible for 29 percent of the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions. All those emissions not only… Read […]

A $1 billion initiative aims to bring EV chargers to highways and rural areas

While Tesla, Electrify America and others technically have nationwide EV charging networks, they don’t really provide full coverage — many rural areas are far from any kind of charger infrastructure. ChargePoint believes it can help close that gap,… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/06/chargepoint-natso-ev-chargers-highways-rural-areas/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:

Gentleman ticketed for driving in carpool lane with plastic skeleton in passenger seat

A message from the Arizona Department of Public Safety: “Think you can use the HOV lane with Skeletor riding shotgun? You’re dead wrong! ︎ One of our motor troopers cited the 62-year-old male driver for HOV & window tint violations on SR-101 near Apache Blvd this morning.” Think you can use the HOV lane with […]

Fog and ice cause 63-car pileup on Virginia highway hampering Christmas traffic (PHOTOS)

Hazardous driving conditions led to a chain reaction of crashes on Virginia’s Interstate 64 as over 60 vehicles piled up. Several injuries, ranging from minor to life-threatening, have been reported. Police say the crash took place around 7:50 on Sunday morning on Queens Creek Bridge, near the historic town of Williamsburg. Fog and ice made driving […]

This new EV has a ‘California mode,’ and it’s as chill as it sounds

The rest of the country is going to snicker, but Fisker’s upcoming all-electric SUV, called Ocean, unveiled a feature this week to honor the car’s West Coast roots and SoCal vibes.  With one button Ocean drivers can open nine windows and openings throughout the car including a back hatch and sun roof. Let the ocean […]

These are 2019’s most bizarre concept cars

The streets would be so much more interesting if concept car designs overflowing with far-fetched ideas, jutting angles, and disconcerting shapes made it into the everyday vehicles riding on our roads. Alas, back in reality all we get are endless Priuses crowding parking lots.  So, let’s take a moment to savor the creativity and imagination […]