Category: Auto Technology

Disappearing Car Features

Recently, Ford made a surprising announcement: It is adding radio knobs to its hi-tech component control system MyFord Touch. That’s a retreat from cutting-edge to old technology — a man-bites-dog scenario you don’t often see in the auto business. And don’t expect to see it any more often in the future. Here’s the background: In attempting to reduce driver distraction and...

Incredible Innovations in Automotive Technology

Cars can mean a lot of different things to different people. Over time, they’ve been thought of as everything from horseless carriages to hot rods, and now we’re starting to think of them as smart, connected, and even someday, autonomous ways to get around. Yet another way to consider the automobile is to think of it as a platform for...