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Your next car’s backup camera could detect moving and stationary hazards

Posted on 03/12 02:36 in Shows | 0

Your next car’s backup camera could automatically warn you of hazards: children or pets behind the car, other vehicles, even walls or dumpsters you might not see, especially in the dark.The technology is called reverse pedestrian detection.

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Hands on with Cadillac’s wide-angle, LCD rear-view mirror

Posted on 06/03 21:49 in Shows | 0

to create the Rear Camera Mirror, as Cadillac calls it, after announcing the concept a year ago as a “streaming video mirror,” as if it could play Snapchat clips.The image is fed to the 1280-by-240 pixel LCD display (171 pixels per inch) embedded in the rear view mirror.

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First self-driving Japanese car: 2017 Nissan Serena with ProPilot

Posted on 07/13 19:07 in Shows | 0

The 2017 Nissan Serena minivan will be the first Japanese car with autonomous driving.The Nissan ProPilot system provides self-driving at speeds suited for Japanese roads, between 30 and 100 kph, or 19 to 62 mph.

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2017 Nissan Armada mega-SUV makes good use of its cameras

Posted on 08/03 20:55 in Shows | 0

There’s a lot of tech on the brand new Nissan Armada full-size SUV that wasn’t around when the first-generation Armada launched back in 2003.Fast forward over a decade and the second generation, 2017 Nissan Armada remains a honking big eight-passenger SUV with a 390-hp V8 engine weighing just under three tons.

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2017 Nissan Pathfinder mid-cycle refresh: Does it add enough tech to keep buyers coming?

Posted on 08/09 16:24 in Shows | 0

The 2017 Nissan Pathfinder is a mid-life refresh aimed at reminding buyers this midsize SUV can go off-road and haul 6,000-pound boats, even if the main use is commuting and chauffeuring.And it doesn’t offer Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, although it’s finally trickling into the Nissan lineup via the 2017 Nissan Altima sedan.

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Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

Posted on 10/25 23:32 in Shows | 0

New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.They do look cool, but owners’ ratings pushed the Model X into the 10-worst-models ranking and dragged Tesla down to 25 of 29 brands.

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Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises

Posted on 10/26 20:42 in Shows | 0

New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.Meanwhile, Asian brands led by Lexus and Toyota took seven of the top 10 spots along with Buick (!

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