automobiles

How To ‘Read’ Your Tires

How To ‘Read’ Your Tires

The brand name of your vehicle’s tires is splashed loud and proud across the side so everyone can see that you only trust Bridgestone or Michelin or Hankook. (OK, to be fair, it’s also helpful if you’re buying a used car because you can see pretty quickly whether the tires…

Why Is Self-Driving Tech Still So Expensive?

Why Is Self-Driving Tech Still So Expensive?

Our self-driving car future may be farther away than the hype suggests. Besides Tesla, self-driving car developers depend on an expensive piece of technology called LIDAR, a laser-based radar that allows an autonomous vehicle to see the road. There are cheaper options, but the MIT Technology Review explains that these…