More and more cars include a bewildering array of "smart" electronics and large touch screens. But as "smart" as this tech is, is risking your life using them not-so smart?
How do you create a giant game of Pong? With the steely resolve and mad skills of some average drivers, and two cars rigged up to control two digital cars on a giant screen. By driving forward and reversing, the players controlled their avatars to keep the ball bouncing back and forth.
Audi just took one step closer to autonomous vehicles with its Travolution technology. Because the system is hooked up with traffic lights, it knows when to slow the car down so it won't have to stop at the next light. The result? Cars can reduce fuel consumption by 17% because they only need to stop at one out of five traffic lights.
We've heard of smart cars, but this is getting into a whole new dimension. Mercedes studied the brain waves of sleepy drivers, and matched those up with lackadaisical steering tendencies, resulting in a car that can sense if you're...