Category Archives: Technology

Technology | April 24 2018

Don’t slow your roll: Keep tabs on tire pressure

Your tires take a beating, given the potholes and debris that lurk on roads and highways. With spring and summer road trips looming, checking and maintaining proper pressure in your tires is key to arriving safely. Helping with that task is your vehicle’s tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). Every new light-duty vehicle since the 2008
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Technology | March 06 2018

College students, FCA consider ways to ease shift to automated driving

Navigating the transition to automated driving is challenging – the sensing capabilities of vehicles needs to increase dramatically, while drivers need to adapt years of experience to sharing the road with data-controlled cars. With automated driving technologies still in the early stages of development, today’s younger drivers are at the center of the transformation. This
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Technology | January 02 2018

Bring on the Heat!

As temperatures and wind chills remain near record lows across the country, getting you and your family into a vehicle on a snowy, blustery day is challenging. Even on the best winter days, cold seats and a cold steering wheel just add another shock to your commute. And I think we all agree it’s no
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Technology | December 12 2017

Get A Grip: AWD vs. 4WD

For much of the northern hemisphere, it’s cold outside, which means drivers need to think more about traction. Whether it is just a light dusting or several inches of snow (in places such as Atlanta, they’re practically the same thing), sending drive torque to all four wheels is desirable to keep things moving on streets
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