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Nissan reveals connected car technology to reveal the invisible for drivers

At next week’s 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nissan will show off its Invisible-to-Visible (I2V) technology, which will help drivers anticipate what lies ahead. The technology uses sensors from inside and outside of the vehicle and works with data stored in the cloud, likely via vehicle-to-object (V2X) connectivity. I2V’s claim is it can show drivers what lurks beyond an intersection and even through buildings. It’s not a new concept in the slightest, though. Jaguar Land Rover announced similar technology in development this past April. Honda also detailed its…

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Mercedes 300SL AMG, 2020 Ford Explorer, 2020 Buick Encore: This Week’s Top Photos

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL AMG with right-hand drive – Image via Best Heritage Auction It’s hard to believe given today’s interest in classic cars, but back in the 1990s a few extremely wealthy car enthusiasts with equally extreme levels of poor taste decided to violate original Mercedes-Benz 300SLs by stripping them down and having them rebuilt with modern parts. Thankfully, only 11 cars suffered this fate, and now one of them is up for sale. Infiniti QX Inspiration concept Infiniti is working on an electric SUV and at this month’s 2019…

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GM Cruise and DoorDash partner for self-driving food deliveries

GM Cruise Automation self-driving Bolt EV General Motors and its Cruise self-driving car division announced a new partnership with popular food delivery service DoorDash that will employ autonomous vehicles to deliver food this March. Both companies announced the new pilot program on Thursday days after former GM President Dan Ammann took over as CEO of Cruise. “Partnering with DoorDash will provide us with critical learnings as we further our mission to deliver technology that makes people’s lives better and more convenient,” he said in a statement. According to Automotive News…

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Volvo to offer in-car cameras to monitor drivers

Volvo in-car camera monitors Volvo is prepared to install optional in-car cameras to track drivers come 2020. The brand told Car in a Monday report that the cameras will open up a host of new technology benefits, though it recognizes consumer fears over privacy. Atif Rafiq, Volvo’s chief digital officer, said Volvo will not push the technology on car buyers and proclaimed the in-car cameras will be optional equipment starting in 2020. He noted cameras and monitoring equipment are “very advanced these days.” He said the technology can monitor biometrics.…

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