New Mercedes-Benz Cars Can Now Be Controlled via Amazon Echo and Google Home

https://youtu.be/YLdS_eH5xOI Mercedes-Benz is enabling smart home automation for all of its 2016 and 2017 cars. Starting today in the U.S., vehicle owners who happen to have either an Amazon Echo or Google Home will be able to operate their car with voice commands. Obviously, you can't drive with your voice, but you can start your … Continue reading New Mercedes-Benz Cars Can Now Be Controlled via Amazon Echo and Google Home

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Apple Receives Permit to Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars in California

California's DMV has recently added a new name to the growing list of companies that have been granted a permit to test self-driving cars on CA roads. That name is Apple. It follows recent reports that the company was currently dropping the creation of a physical car and instead would begin heavily focusing on the … Continue reading Apple Receives Permit to Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars in California

Tesla Will Unveil the Finished Model 3 This Summer

Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, basically went on a Twitter spree today and answered some questions fans had for him. In the process, the visionary confirmed that his company will unveil the final Model 3 come July. We expect more details on the $35,000 offering around this timeframe, but we do know it'll be an affordable option for … Continue reading Tesla Will Unveil the Finished Model 3 This Summer

Cadillac Introduces ‘Super Cruise’ Automated Driving Mode, Debuting First on 2018 CT6 Sedan

We've seen Tesla's efforts in the world of automated driving. It's even available publicly on their vehicles. However, starting this fall, the Elon Musk-founded company will have some serious competition as Cadillac is entering this same category with their new Super Cruise mode that'll take over the wheel on major roads and allow you to … Continue reading Cadillac Introduces ‘Super Cruise’ Automated Driving Mode, Debuting First on 2018 CT6 Sedan

You’ll Soon Be Able to Order Starbucks in Your Car with Alexa

Photo credit: TIME Starbucks has always been pretty technology driven in terms of services and the image they project to the world. So it only makes sense for them to announce integration with Alexa so you can soon order your coffee from your car. During their annual shareholders meeting, the mega-popular coffee chain announced a … Continue reading You’ll Soon Be Able to Order Starbucks in Your Car with Alexa

New Committee Will Guide the Evolution of Self-Driving Cars

As time progresses and automated technology becomes mainstream, establishing ground rules and regulations will need to take place in order to make sure everything stays in tact. That's the purpose of the US Department of Transportation's new committee they've announced today. In the new committee, guidance for self-driving cars, buses, trucks, and more will all be discussed … Continue reading New Committee Will Guide the Evolution of Self-Driving Cars

You Can Now Request and Pay For an Uber in Google Maps

As a part of its latest update, Google Maps has revamped the current ride sharing interface initially introduced last year. Now, you'll see more extensive ride options in your area, a carousal of different providers, and even a classic view of the Google Maps map with a bunch of locations marked where drivers are currently sitting … Continue reading You Can Now Request and Pay For an Uber in Google Maps