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In a market saturated with the fancy new technology, it’s easy to get lost in the white noise of technical terms that have very little meaning. That is why above all when shopping for new automated/self driving cars, you should look into test driving before you buy. Each manufacturer, each engineer, and each car has its own style and degree of automated support.

For drivers not yet ready to invest in the emergent automated cars, click here and invest in a smoother ride in your current ride.

 

Last week, two big milestones in autonomous driving slipped by almost unnoticed.

One had to do with a commercial by Mercedes-Benz for the new E-Class. The car lets you drive without holding the steering wheel or using the accelerator and brakes for short periods (but also at very high speeds). However, they decided to pull the ad to avoid any confusion with fully autonomous cars from Google and other companies.

The other big news item had to do with a Tesla statement about the accident that killed a Model S owner in Florida. The company says the automatic brakes were to blame for the accident, not the somewhat poorly named AutoPilot mode that steers, brakes, and accelerates automatically. It’s a war of semantics. Continue Reading

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RimsWhile it might make your car look more aesthetically pleasing, you should take steps when getting bigger rims for your vehicle to ensure you’re doing it right. Otherwise, you risk damaging your tires and, in extreme cases, the car itself. And if you’re driving a Benz, that’s simply unacceptable.

 

Tires are one of the most vital elements of a vehicle, but they are often ignored. On car forums and in car fans’ discussions, tires rarely come into the discussion, and often in the process of swapping the rims. The most common swap involves upsizing. The term means fitting bigger wheels and adequate tires to a car.

From there, things have gone into several directions over the years, and some tuning trends include doing horrible things to tires.

They are abused by fitting them in a “stretched” fashion on inappropriately sized rims. While the aesthetic factor comes to mind, those stretched tires do look good in pictures and videos, but they bring disasters to ride, handling, and safety. Continue Reading

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