Monday, January 25

Tech

Toyota is Studying A Way for Cars to Talk to Pedestrians
Tech, Toyota

Toyota is Studying A Way for Cars to Talk to Pedestrians

People are certainly creatures of habit. We see a stop sign and we stop, we see a sign that tells us where to cross the street and we feel it’s safe to do so. We have specific, mostly predictable behaviors when we interact with traffic, our own vehicles, and pedestrians. As we move toward a world of automation, the need to ensure comfort with that automation is paramount. Toyota is working on cars that can autonomously operate in a polite and courteous manner to make sure pedestrians can feel safe around them. (more…)
Facebook Retargeting Ads for Dealers
For Dealers, News, Tech

Facebook Retargeting Ads for Dealers

Turn Views into Sales Facebook retargeting ads are a great advertising tool for dealers to capture potential customers who are already interested in one of your cars or just casually browsing your inventory. It’s important that your dealer stays in your customers’ minds, so when they’re ready to buy a car, they’re buying it from you and not another dealer. The nice thing about retargeting ads is they’re shown to potential customers who have already visited your site and are clearly curious or interested to learn more. (more…)
Chevrolet Works to Help You Through the Winter
Chevrolet, Tech

Chevrolet Works to Help You Through the Winter

Chevrolet produces several hard-working models to get you through the winter driving season without missing a beat. Some areas of the country are finally beginning to thaw out and we look forward to the budding of spring foliage and the activities that will take place that signifies that spring is here and that we’re moving toward summer. Even so, there was something offered to many customers around the country that was simply designed to help get you through the toughest winter months that were harsher and colder than they have been in the past and GM was the company that brought you this added layer of assistance. (more…)
Dyson: British Engineering Being Built in Singapore
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Dyson: British Engineering Being Built in Singapore

There are more companies than ever working toward bringing electric cars to the market. One company that has made its name in another market is Dyson, which is a company that’s committed to building an electric car for the future. When it came to vacuum cleaners, the Dyson team has made serious waves with their high-end premium bagless models that make it possible for us to clean our floors and carpets with the right models. With this in mind, we can expect the EV models from Dyson to be higher priced but built with an incredible level of quality. (more…)
Get Where You Want to Go More Easily
Tech

Get Where You Want to Go More Easily

When was the last time you used the GPS function on your phone? Most of us use this feature often and when we stick close to home, as long as there’s good wireless coverage, we can easily get where we need to. If you’re likely to roam the roads and take a trip on a regular basis, you might consider an alternative method of navigation. If you don’t have a navigation service in your vehicle, and you’re going to travel away from home, a dedicated GPS system could be exactly what you need. (more…)
Confirmation of the Next Mazda Model
Brands, Mazda, News, Tech

Confirmation of the Next Mazda Model

There is one automaker, Mazda, with a special anniversary year arriving soon and the commitment to making the rotary engine work. Mazda has confirmed they will continue to develop their rotary engine models in order to bring us a special new model to drive and enjoy on the roads and it will do so with the goal of offering it for the 2020 model year to celebrate their centenary anniversary. In order to make this a reality, Mazda has a few challenges they need to overcome. (more…)
Hyundai is Looking for an Edge
Brands, Hyundai, Tech

Hyundai is Looking for an Edge

Hyundai has officially entered into the running to create solid-state batteries. The field may be crowded, but we like their odds. The race to develop the solid-state batteries for vehicles is a heated one with many automakers working hard to create them. Right now, Toyota, Honda, Fisker, Nissan, BMW, and Volkswagen are all aiming to develop these batteries for the EV models they sell and Hyundai has joined the race. By partnering and investing in a company that’s based in Massachusetts, Hyundai is hoping to have these batteries form Ionic Materials in the near future to add them to the new EV models they’ve been working on, hopefully ahead of the rest of the crowd. (more…)