Tag: Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles – Would You Buy One?

Autonomous Vehicles – Would You Buy One?

Let me be very clear at the outset. I enjoy driving. I own a BMW M3 and drive and test cars for Mazda, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Kia, Volkswagen and shortly Jeep. So I’m a bit spoilt for choice, but I still like driving. So let’s assume that we had autonomous cars

Uber

Uber set for driverless Volvos – They’re at it again

When Uber arrived in Australia, I was a shareholder in a local taxi company. For no other reason than I needed the money to –reinvest in my car dealerships – Northstar Motor Group – I pulled my $750,000. By accident it was the best move financially I ever made, as

Autonomous Cars

What’s behind the push for autonomous cars?

Surveys show consumers aren’t all that enthusiastic about autonomous cars A reporter from the website ConsumerAffairs based in the United States, Mark Huffman outlines what’s behind the push for autonomous cars. I’ve been in the automotive industry since 1978 – that’s 39 years of experience in the intricacies of all

BMW Remote Parking

BMW Remote Parking – Help or Hindrance?

I’m wondering at the sense and sensibility of remote parking, particularly as it relates to the present BMW television advertisement. In it, a particularly svelte lady extricates herself from her car in a twist of arms and legs. The important aspect from my viewpoint is how the owner of the

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