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‘It’s still a race car:’ No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac racing team talks hybrid technology in sports car racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When you’re talking about safety in sports car racing, safety starts with the cars themselves, which have changed over the years with development in technology.One of the top teams in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series right now is the number 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac team. They finished second at the Rolex 24 [...]
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Trial of new connected vehicle technology launched

The Government has launched a pilot programme of new connected vehicle technology designed to increase road safety. 'Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems' enable vehicles to 'talk' to other connected vehicles, roadside infrastructure and traffic management control centres to share relevant safety-related alerts and advisory messages with drivers. The technology will be used to send safety alerts, in [...]
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New California bill could require cars to have speed limiter technology

A new California bill would require certain vehicles sold or manufactured in the state to be equipped with speed limiter technology. California Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced the new bill, officially known as SB 961, as part of the SAFER California Streets legislation package. The package aims to reduce traffic deaths and injuries statewide. SB [...]
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China’s BYD launches AI-powered smart car technology to better compete with rivals

BYD Seal U electric car at the IAA Mobility 2023 international motor show on September 6, 2023 in Munich, Germany.Leonhard Simon | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesBYD launched its AI-powered smart car system on Tuesday as the world's largest electric car maker seeks to better compete with rivals on advanced technologies such as automated parking.The [...]
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Downtown Las Vegas car rental service uses remote driving technology | Science and Technology

Lots of people have played with toy cars and trucks driven by remote control. Now a German company hopes to take that to the next level by incorporating remote control into a car rental service. Berlin-based Vay has launched a “commercial driverless mobility service” in the area around the Arts District and UNLV. Users rent a [...]
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Irish drivers wanted for pilot scheme to trial new ‘talking cars’ technology

The system, which is being piloted EU-wide, would enable vehicles to “talk” to roadside sensors and to other vehicles that can convey information about conditions in their vicinity.Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS), as the system is called, is intended to be a step-up from the digital display signs currently on main roads that warn of approaching [...]
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