Category: American Business

A car and a computer help shopper complete wacky parking project

Everyone needs a project. Gareth Wild’s involved a quest to park his Skoda Octavia in every single space at his local supermarket. And six years after starting out, he’s finally finished. The 39-year-old Brit set himself the offbeat challenge in a bid to make his weekly supermarket visits less mundane. And he took the effort…

Tesla’s Autopilot can be easily tricked, engineers find

Engineers at Consumer Reports (CR) said this week they were able to “easily” trick Tesla’s Autopilot system into thinking someone was in the driver’s seat, meaning the car could be driven without anyone behind the wheel. CR engineers performed the demonstration on a private road using a Tesla Model Y vehicle. The non-profit consumer organization…

Best Prime Day Dash Cam deals

Purchasing a car is a huge investment, so you shouldn’t hold back on buying accessories for your vehicle, especially when it comes to security. If your budget’s tight, you should look forward to this year’s Prime Day deals for discounts on car security devices, like car alarms, GPS trackers, and dash cams. Take advantage of…

Elon Musk suggests Autopilot was off in fatal Texas Tesla crash

Tesla chief Elon Musk has said that the automaker’s early investigations suggest the Model S in the fatal accident in Texas at the weekend didn’t have Autopilot enabled. Saturday’s crash in Spring, just north of Houston, killed two men aged 59 and 69 when the vehicle hit a tree and burst into flames. Police at the…

The Sonos-Audi partnership isn’t as exciting as we’d hoped

Audi On March 9, Audi released a series of interior photos of its 2022 Q4 E-Tron, and observers were quick to take note of the fact that when you look very closely at the car’s speaker grilles, you can see an unexpected company logo: Sonos. The partnership was confirmed later that day by Sonos CEO…