Automotive

SRT names new Viper hue Competition Blue

SRT names new Viper hue Competition Blue

SRT has been running a contest for months to let fans of the 2014 Viper choose the name for a cool new blue color being added to the available options. SRT says that there were over 11,000 color names submitted in the contest and the name chosen by voters is Competition Blue. The SRT blue color reminds me very much of a shade Ford has used for years on Mustangs called Grabber Blue.

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Nissan 3E head-mounted display teased in dark video

Nissan 3E head-mounted display teased in dark video

The Tokyo Motor show is sure to bring on its fair share of oddities rather soon, one of the more face-friendly being the Nissan 3E HUD - a heads-up display made for Nissan vehicle driving specifically. What you're going to find with this device is a system in-tune with the vehicle as you drive it, allowing you to see a variety of detail points on the inner workings of the car while your traditional dashboard collection of meters gives you the rest of the layout per usual. Now we've just got to see how this device actually works.

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Nissan autonomous driving technology to arrive in cars in 2020

Nissan autonomous driving technology to arrive in cars in 2020

Nissan has been hard at work on its autonomous -- aka, "self-driving" -- car technology, which we got an in-depth look at this past summer. While there is a lot of work remaining, auto makers are scrambling to get their technology into the public's hands. Today Nissan has pegged an initial launch date for its autonomous technology, with the first cars utilizing the platform arriving in 2020.

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iOS in the Car to be in 50% of infotainment systems by 2018

iOS in the Car to be in 50% of infotainment systems by 2018

Apple has been moving in the automotive industry at a clipped rate, having, for example, just recently launched iTunes Radio in-vehicle via an exclusive with Nissan. ABI Research has published a report showing that this growth within the market is expected to increase at a substantial rate in the coming years, with Apple's iOS in the Car being found in half of all infotainment systems.

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Amazon stokes FAA device ruling fire with Kindle blow-out

Amazon stokes FAA device ruling fire with Kindle blow-out

Amazon has decidedly announced their full support of the new FAA ruling for in-flight device use with not only a suggestion that they've always done so, but that they're willing to let their device prices prove it. Amazon Kindle prices have been kicked down a notch for a single day by the company suggesting they're excited their users will be able to read throughout the flight, not just once they've reached 10,000 feet.

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is official name of Elon Musk-inspired startup

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is official name of Elon Musk-inspired startup

The startup behind the Elon Musk-originating Hyperloop has announced its official name: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies. The company had revealed its ambitions to make the Hyperloop a reality back in September of this year, and has since traversed a fair bit in the few short weeks it has been working on its plans. The HTT started out as a project kicked off by JumpStartFund.

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