Archive for January 11th, 2014

Your Car Needs an App: The Automobiles of CES – Motherboard (blog)

Your Car Needs an App: The Automobiles of CES
Motherboard (blog)
Modern cars are technological marvels, chock full of more computers and sensors than just about anything else we own. Even then, the industry continues to turn their cars into gadgets. At last year's CES, we saw that automakers wanted to power cars

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Planes, trains and automobiles: Traveling by car uses most energy – Phys.Org

Planes, trains and automobiles: Traveling by car uses most energy
Phys.Org
(Phys.org) —Fuel economy must improve 57 percent in order for light-duty vehicles to match the current energy efficiency of commercial airline flights, says a University of Michigan researcher. Michael Sivak, a research professor at the U-M

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At CES, Wired Cars Reach Out – New York Times

At CES, Wired Cars Reach Out
New York Times
Similarly, the automobile is being redefined in its second century as not necessarily a “smart car” (that name is taken), but as something of a rolling infotainment machine. At the sprawling International CES here last week, applications, systems and

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