iPhone 14: car accident detection is more sensitive than expected

1663894273 iPhone 14 car accident detection is more sensitive than

Announced with a certain emphasis by Apple, during its last keynote, the detection of car accidents allowed with the iPhone 14 was tested in (almost) real conditions by a YouTuber. Independently tested by a YouTuber, the traffic accident detection function seems to be on point… but has a few surprises in store // Source: TechRax … Read more

Turn an old tablet into an Android Automotive car system

Turn an old tablet into an Android Automotive car system

If you don’t have a recent infotainment system or Android Auto / Apple CarPlay support, there are always custom solutions. Here is a promising project: the installation of Android Automotive on an old Android tablet. Android Automotive on an Android tablet // Source: Mishaal Rahman The evolution of infotainment systems makes many not so old … Read more

Car crash detection: iPhone 14 and Apple Watch play guardian angels

Car crash detection iPhone 14 and Apple Watch play guardian

After fall detection, the Californian brand has equipped its latest Apple Watch Series 8 and Ultra, as well as its iPhone 14, with car accident detection. The Apple Watch can save lives. This was the opening message of Apple’s keynote, Wednesday, September 7 from the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino (California). In … Read more

In the event of an accident, this Chinese electric car is safer than the Mégane E-Tech and the BMW i4

1662797089 In the event of an accident this Chinese electric car

It has not yet arrived in Europe and it is already making waves: it is the friendly Ora Funky Cat from the Chinese group Great Wall Motor which has just obtained 5 stars in the Euro NCAP crash tests. At the question, “Why aren’t more Chinese cars sold in Europe”, the answer was clear: they … Read more

The Tesla Model Y is the safest new car on the market

The Tesla Model Y is the safest new car on

With no less than three records in three categories, the Tesla Model Y is arguably the safest SUV on the market. L’European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) is an independent international body based in Brussels, Belgium, created in 1997. Its function is to carry out crash tests in order to test the passive safety … Read more

These glasses turn your electric car into a real cinema

These glasses turn your electric car into a real cinema

The electric car manufacturer Nio, which is arriving in France in the coming months, is opening orders for its Air AR Glass, innovative augmented reality glasses that allow you to watch movies without a screen in the car. NIO Air AR Glasses While car journeys are sometimes very long, the Chinese firm Nio, already established … Read more

A new protocol to recharge the battery of an electric car to 90% in 10 minutes

A new protocol to recharge the battery of an electric

— buffaloboy / Shutterstock.com By optimizing the power curve provided, American researchers have succeeded in recharging electric vehicles to 90% in just ten minutes, when current fast charging methods generally take half an hour. Optimized charging protocol The standard charging protocols of electric cars involve low power initially, increased to about 60-70% charge, then decreased … Read more

Your Android smartphone could help you in the event of a car accident

1656718093 Your Android smartphone could help you in the event of

Features seen in a Google app show that a car accident assistance service will soon arrive on your smartphone. The Pixel range already benefits from this. The tool is used to detect crashes and call for help on your behalf. This is a feature that is currently exclusive to Pixel smartphones, but very recent clues … Read more

Is the autonomous car almost within our reach?

The Club Auto de la Fiev organized a round table on the subject of artificial intelligence (AI) with experts in the field. If the vehicle becomes more intelligent, it will however be necessary to pay attention to the ecological and economic risks. Stellantis has announced that it has chosen Valeo for its third generation Lidar. … Read more