Archive | February, 2015

Recycling Car Parts: Aston Martin’s Eco-Friendly Approach

27 Feb

“Reduce, reuse, and recycle” is a way of life these days, and eco-friendly products are dominating everything from grocery store shelves to vacation travel. Automobiles in America have gotten a reputation for being less than eco-friendly over the years, but many manufactures are trying to change our perception of the modern vehicle and its many […]

Driverless Trucks: Self-Driving Tech and the Trucking Industry

26 Feb

We’ve all heard about self-driving cars, but what about self-driving trucks? How would the trucking industry change in America if semi-trucks became automated and no longer required human operation? Some industry experts predict that semi-trucks will be driving themselves before cars do, which could make shipping more efficient but also put thousands of truck drivers […]

Eco-Friendly Car Cleaning Tips to Prepare for Spring

25 Feb

It’s almost March, which means that spring is just around the corner! Whether you live in a warm or cold climate, springtime is an excellent time to catch up with car maintenance and start taking better care of your set of wheels. Spring is also a great time to turn over a greener leaf and […]

Why Driver Safety Statistics are Looking Brighter

22 Feb

Thousands of people lose their lives to traffic accidents every year, so it’s often difficult to feel optimistic when getting behind the wheel. However, there is a bright side to all this doom and gloom. Drivers are getting smarter, cars are getting safer, and the roads aren’t as deadly as they once were. According to […]

What is the “Driving While Black” App, and What Does it Do?

20 Feb

A mobile smartphone app called “Driving While Black” was sure to spark controversy in the hearts and minds of drivers as soon as it was released. But the developers insist that the app can help drivers of all races and backgrounds understand their civil rights and be more prepared for traffic stops with police. Here’s […]

Tires of the Future: Updating a Classic

18 Feb

The majority of drivers never think twice about their tires unless they go flat unexpectedly and result in a roadside changing. Although there are many technological innovations that excite auto manufacturers and drivers, tires have largely looked the same for decades. The appearance and performance of tires has been pretty standard, but one tire manufacturer […]

Will DUI Apps Help Drivers to Avoid Accidents and Arrest?

15 Feb

Drunk driving continues to be a major problem in America, but no matter how scary the statistics are, inebriated drivers continue to get behind the wheel. In today’s modern age, we rely on technology to solve many of our problems and to keep us informed, organized, and entertained. Some app developers have been investigating whether […]

Being a Driver for Uber: The Perks and Challenges

12 Feb

Uber is a popular and somewhat controversial ride-hailing service that has gained significant momentum in many cities around the world. The company is valued at over $40 million despite some cities banning the service and even a few lawsuits against the company. Uber is part of a growing trend of ride-hailing mobile apps, including Lyft […]

Safe and Cash Conscious: Great Cars for Young Drivers

8 Feb

Being a new driver on the road can be a stressful experience, and some cars are better equipped than others for minimizing stressful situations. Kiplinger is a Washington, DC-based business, financial forecaster and large-circulation magazine that regularly publishes about auto trends. The company has some great advice for first time drivers as to which cars […]

Look Ma, No Hands! Inside the BrainDriver Application

6 Feb

The human brain is powerful and impressive, and innovative thinkers have come up with some truly remarkable ways to harness the potential of brain waves. For example, brain-controlled technology has been used in robots and prosthetic limbs that give mobility back to the disabled and injured. Video game creators have been able to design devices […]