TECH: BMW’s driverless parking technology

Autonomous parking systems are not new, and many manufacturers offer optional technologies that can park a vehicle without driver intervention by taking control of the steering, brakes and engine. However, none of these systems is able to park the vehicle remotely when the driver is outside the vehicle. This is what BMW is offering with its all-new driverless parking system ...

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TECH: Honda’s LaneWatch side assist system

Honda’s LaneWatch system does not aim to replace the traditional blind spot monitoring system. It is, however, a complementary and more accessible technology as it is often offered in the mid-range versions of new Honda vehicles. Using a small camera positioned below the passenger side-view mirror, the LaneWatch system can display a detailed image of what is happening on the ...

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CAR NEWS: The Hyundai Veloster is no more

After nearly 6 years on the market, the Hyundai Veloster coupe is ready to ride off into the sunset. Unique on the market, the Veloster offers a third door on the side for easier access to the rear seats. This third door and the asymmetrical design it creates were not enough, however, to allow the Veloster to settle comfortably into ...

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NEW CAR: Bentley’s first plug-in hybrid will be the Bentayga

And some say the auto industry hasn’t changed much… Ferrari’s doing turbos, Jaguar has a diesel SUV, and now Bentley’s SUV will be the first of the storied English brand’s line-up to feature plug-in hybrid technology. Odds are that the massively heavy and luxurious SUV’s new powertrain will be heavily based on the one found under the Porsche Cayenne S ...

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