Driverless cars will race at Indy

The famed Borg-Warner Trophy features the images of every driver who has won the Indianapolis 500-mile auto race. But a new race is scheduled for October 2021 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway featuring cars without drivers, at least without a human driver sitting in the cockpit. The inaugural Indy Autonomous Challenge, which unveiled its Dallara …

Audi reveals back seat virtual reality platform at 2019 Consumer Electronics Show

[embedded content] Audi wants to transform the ride experience for back seat passengers. The German luxury marque revealed a new virtual reality platform at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show on Monday aimed at doing just that. The VR platform was developed by Audi subsidiary Audi Electronics Venture. Both companies co-founded a new startup company called …

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 …