Toyota Guardian Automotive News 

Toyota Guardian Promises Not To Annoy You

The idea is to create drivers’ assistance technology so user friendly, Grandma could get in the car and use it with ease. That was part of the vision shared by Ryan Eustice, vice president of autonomous driving at Toyota Research Institute. Toyota Guardian is Toyota’s Driver’s Assist program that uses artificial intelligence to keep drivers safer on the road. Specifically, data is gathered by sensors to warn drivers when danger presents itself. “The goal is to inform, warn and intervene,” Eustice said, further emphasizing a need to do this with…

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luxury car features Head to Heads & Advice 

Over the Top Luxury Car Features

In a perfect world, there would be a luxury car for everyone. Farfetched though it may seem, we share a collective appreciation for the finer things. The good news is that more and more features that were once commonly associated only with luxury cars are now being offered in non-premium cars. But in the spirit of escapism, we’ve rounded up three outlandish luxury car features for your continued amusement. BMW: Gentleman Function Just what do you suppose one would do with a feature coined the Gentleman Function? With the Gentleman…

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Hurricane Harvey and Irma Automotive News 

My Travels with Irma and Harvey

“185-mile-per-hour winds sound like witches screaming,” the trim and polished reporter says with gleaming eyes. This is the media hoopla surrounding Hurricane Season 2017. While this active season is showcasing the talents of previously undiscovered weather forecasters, for others, like the residents of these hard-hit communities, the season has been an ongoing nightmare. With cleanup and recovery efforts for both Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in their infancy, thousands of freshly homeless and still millions without power, the enormous scope of the destruction is far from over. Not to mention, losses…

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Audi Virtual Cockpit Automotive News 

Audi Virtual Cockpit Has Wow Factor

It’s not too surprising that Audi’s Virtual Cockpit is brilliant, considering the quality and craftsmanship put into every cubic inch of Audi vehicles. The gamechanger is the fact that with Audi Virtual Cockpit, once you’ve familiarized yourself with it, you’ll never have to take your eyes off the road again to change the radio station, check navigation, and access various media, among other things. The Audi Virtual Cockpit is essentially a 100% digital instrument cluster that works in tandem with Audi’s MultiMedia Interface (MMI) system to allow drivers to access…

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200,000 miles Automotive News 

200,000 Miles? No Problem For These Cars

Nod your head once if the following characteristics describe you: you are conscientious of spending money at lunch so you brown-bag it most of the week. You have an entertainment budget and stick to it. You shop for practical cars that deliver the most bang for your buck and you diligently care for your car so as to protect your investment. You pride yourself on purchasing cars that last beyond 200,000 miles. As fate would have it, this article focuses on five vehicles that have proven track records at meeting…

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