Car subscriptions are being touted as a third alternative for drivers who want to access new cars, but don’t like the commitment of either full ownership or leasing. Dealers are keeping close tabs on the idea.
Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer people into a crash if they're not paying attention, an insurance industry group in the United States warns.
Uber disabled the standard collision avoidance technology in the Volvo XC90 that struck and killed a woman in the U.S. last week during self-driving tests, according to Aptiv, the supplier that supplied the vehicle's radar and camera.
The first fatality involving a fully autonomous vehicle is shaping up as the first significant test of how policymakers and the public will respond to self-driving technology.
Volvo Car Canada has confirmed it will provide customers a subscription VIP service for the 2019 XC40 compact crossover for a flat monthly fee — it just hasn't said at what cost.