The Acura Precision Cockpit unlocks the benefits of connectivity and semi-automated driving technology, while enhancing the driving experience. For example, when automated systems are engaged, the digital meter in the driver’s display utilizes a real-time 3D engine to support a dynamic layout that displays other cars and road objects recognized by the vehicle’s advanced sensors, leveraging vehicle-to-vehicle communications to visually distinguish cars operating autonomously. An advanced vision mode leverages sensors to display cars, pedestrians, cyclists and other objects – even those obscured from vision – using artificial intelligence to predict future pathways. This mode builds human confidence in the car’s automated driving systems. … [Read more...] about Acura Precision Cockpit Concept tries to predict the future of driving
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Market launch scheduled for next year. Cadillac’s European push will continue with an all-new model. The American company has just confirmed it will launch its new SUV, the XT4, on the Old continent next year, and will position it below the current XT5 best-seller. … [Read more...] about Cadillac XT4 crossover confirmed for Europe
The company filed to trademark them with the USPTO on May 29, with all four currently awaiting examination. The first one pictured in the gallery below has a mesh design that brings back memories of the original Escape and other SUVs from the early 2000s, including the Explorer. It’s a type of grille that likely works best on an SUV, not that Ford is selling many cars in the US anyway… … [Read more...] about Ford Files To Trademark Four Grille Designs, But What For?
It doesn’t roll off the tongue, though. A new trademark filing from Ford is raising eyebrows. First discovered by Ford Authority, the filing, dated June 3 of this year, lists Ford as the filer for the "Outfitters" trademark. What this is for remains a mystery, though we can look at the application itself for some insight. It states the filing is for "Motor vehicles, namely, automobiles, pick-up trucks, electric vehicles, sport utility vehicles, off-road vehicles, and their structural parts.” That's a long-winded way of saying that the Dearborn automaker could use the name on a standalone model or for a vehicle trim. … [Read more...] about Ford ‘Outfitters’ Trademark Could Find Use On A Future Vehicle
Chances of Ford using the Everglades name on a standalone model seem very slim at the moment. In fact, it could never be used for anything, as automakers often take that one extra step to protect a name without even having actual plans for it. Or, as a Ford spokesperson explained to Roadshow, "Trademark applications are intended to protect new phrases, designs or symbols but aren't necessarily an indication of new business or product plans." … [Read more...] about Ford Trademarks ‘Everglades’ Name But What For?