Tag: Automobile Technology

BMW At CES 2014: Autonomous Driving, Enhanced BMW i Remote App and More

The Consumer Electronics Show is the best platform to showcase technological advances and BMW is just doing the same. At 2014 CES, the German automaker is displaying a host of new innovations such as automated driving technology, camera based assistance systems, new parking assistant and more. Automated driving is not completely new and we have seen a couple of autonomous cars in the past but BMW’s latest prototype takes the technology to the limit. BMW claims the new prototype uses advanced control technology ensuring maximum safety.

The prototype features a new generation of control systems that intervene in the direction-changing decision-making process and ensures the steering works in accordance with the brakes and accelerator. One of the technologies that we really liked is developed in collaboration with Samsung. It is a fact that smartphones are being widely used now a days and wearable gadgets like the Samsung Galaxy Gear are



Kia Showcases Future Transportation Technology At 2014 CES

Each year at the Consumer Electronics Show, car majors show off their innovative technologies aimed at making cars safer for the future. This year at the CES Kia Motors America is showcasing a collection of new and future technologies aimed at making driving experience safer, more dynamic and efficient in the near future. First up is the Kia KND-7 concept vehicle which is a four door coupe that makes is North American debut at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. The car was designed under the direction of President and Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer at the Kia studio in Seoul.

Most interestingly the vehicle is just four meters long, features an ‘access-all-areas’ interior concept and has rearward-opening doors. Styling wise the car is sleek and compact and is influenced by the 2007 Kia Kee 2 + 2 concept. It is powered by a 1.6 liter GDI (gasoline direct injection) turbocharged