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Autos archive for Sept. 2016

MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016

The driving end game

The time to quit driving arrives for everyone. The decision to hang up the keys does not come as readily, however, as the symptoms indicating that the time has come. For starters, drivers with an advanced age or medical condition impairing their ability to safely…

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 2016

MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016

Local drivers' questions

The intersection at Wellesley and Freya is closed for the construction of a roundabout there. Just as I read about that, an email from reader T.R. arrived, asking, “Can you comment on the proper rules when using the traffic circles at intersections, where each direction…

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MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2016

Auto technology defined

With the advent of driver assist and driver warning systems, pairings with technologies not previously associated with automobiles are emerging. The tech elements of those once uncommon systems will be ever more integrated with the development of self-driving vehicles. For example, cameras, besides becoming a…

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016

Roads to autonomy differ

Automotive journals, including this one, are wrought with news of imminent autonomous automobile arrival. But the various players attempting this achievement are exhibiting divergent paths to their goals. Last week, Ford Motor Company announced that it would make driverless cars available to the public for…

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016


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