CAR CRASHES KILL more than a million people each year, and roughly 90 percent of them are the result of human error. That’s the strongest argument for developing self-driving cars: Humans are lousy drivers. Coolly logical robots, the thinking goes, will far exceed us.
Have you ever found your car stranded in a parking lot because some neighboring (jerk) drivers have parked too close for you to even open the door? That’s one problem that Jaguar Land Rover’s new prototype remote app can solve, letting you back your vehicle out of a tight spot using your smartphone.
Potholes are a menace all over the world, especially where the temperature drops below freezing during winter. Jaguar Land Rover believes instead of waiting for the government to take care of the problem, cars should detect potholes, build a database and share the information through cloud services.