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20 Manufacturers Have Committed to Standard Automatic Emergency Braking

Today’s cars are much safer than they were even ten years ago. As infotainment technology has progressed so too has the technology that keeps us alive in the event of an accident. Well, now safety on the road will improve even more than before as 20 automakers have committed to standard automatic emergency braking (AEB) in their vehicles. Automatic or autonomous emergency braking is a system that helps prevent crashes before they even occur by sensing an impending collision and taking control of the brakes to initiate stopping. Whether the…

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Official: Jaguar-Land Rover teases new self-learning intelligent car w/ video

Ever dreamed about having a real-life intelligent car, like having a digitized version of Alfred or an actual Jarvis aiding your entire motoring experience, well, Jaguar-Land Rover seeks to actually make this happen with their self-learning intelligent car. Jaguar-Land Rover looks to be preparing a fully adaptive navigation and in-car convenience system. The system apparently takes into account all possible driving mannerisms and habits and translates them into parameters to make your everyday commute as seamless as possible. Measuring driver habits, weather, location, and other details such as the presence of passengers, the system…

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Official: Jaguar launches Special Operations division

Jaguar announced the launch of a new division within the brand called Special Operations, which is dedicated to customizing and individualizing new models for high-paying customers. It can be likened to other examples like BMW’s Individual program and Porsche Exclusive brand. While the Special Operations division sounds like something meant for MI6 and British secret agents, the division will actually focus on offering customers options for bespoke colors, packaging, and more. Additionally the program will be used to build the automaker’s super exotic and rare sports cars. The Special Operations division…

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Report: Land Rover closely monitoring Tesla with their incoming Model X SUV

Tesla Motors have been making quite the statement, especially after the brand confirmed to be producing an EV luxury crossover to follow in the footsteps of the highly successful Model S Sedan. Land Rover themselves began testing EV powerplants with the Defender EV and their fleet of prototypes, which have all been employed to carry out various tasks for real-world testing. Even then, Jaguar-Land Rover’s engineering director, Wolfgang Ziebart, believes that hybrid powertrains will become the “dominant drivetrain among ‘upper class models.’” “We can’t neglect any segment, and if a…

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