Mercedes Says its Future Autonomous Cars will Prioritize Life of Passengers over Pedestrians

Have you ever heard of the “Trolley Problem?” Well, basically, it’s a Philosophical question that asks you to imagine that you’re riding on a runaway trolley. Up ahead there are five workers on the track. You can’t stop the trolley, but you can use the track interchange up ahead to divert the trolley onto a different track. The moral dilemma, however, is that there is one lonely worker on the second track. So, do you divert the trolley and kill one worker, or do you stay on the same track and kill five? It’s a tough question because either way there is death, but it’s up to you to choose how much. This question goes all the way back to the …

2017 Indimotard TWO Track School: Calendar announced The year 2017 is almost upon us, and while we are quite cheery about it, we are also excited about the 2017 season of the TWO Track School by Indimotard OVERDRIVE. We’ve lined up six weekends over the course of the next year, starting January 21-22. All sessions will be held at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore. The schedule is as follows- January 21st and 22nd  (Level 2) The TWO Track School’s theory and practice sessions are designed to teach you correct knowledge about motorcycles and how to ride them faster and safer than ever before.  Indimotard’s instructors will also ride along with you, during the two days of intensive track time, and give you a one-on-one feedback. As usual only one level is run per weekend ...

Fiat Chrysler sales plunge 14 percent in November Fiat Chrysler said its November sales dropped 14 percent, despite stronger volume from the Ram brand.The company recorded 160,827 sales in the month under its amended reporting methodology, with every brand but Ram posting double-digit losses against sharply revised volume from November 2015.Chrysler said fleet sales comprised 21 percent of its November volume, and that its retail sales had fallen 2 percent.It was the automaker’s third consecutive decline after it changed how it reports results. The new reporting method, adopted in late July, excludes unwound transactions and reports fleet sales when they are shipped.Ram sales rose 12 percent in November, led by a doubling in sales of its large ProMaster commercial van and an 8 percent rise in Ram pickup sales.Ram was the automaker’s only brand to record...

This Land Rover Discovery Defender SVX Is One Badass Car To See Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations created ten customized Land Rover Discovery Defender SVX for an event in the Australian Alps during the winter. This Defender SVX is one badass car, it can bury the Jeep Wrangler in snow. Advertisement The Land Rover Defender SVX is one of the most exclusive interpretations of the SUV. The number of units of this version is sparse and one of its owners wanted to share with all the benefits of this great SUV. Watch the video below and take a good look at the SVX. Land Rover Defender SVX Revealed The Land Rover Defender SVX was built to conquer any terrain as reported by AutoOMobile. This is one of the most capable cars with which one can come up and one ...

Supply the only barrier to further Mercedes-Benz GLC sales success The Mercedes-Benz GLC is already leading the premium, medium SUV sales charts; but it could have achieved more than 20 per cent greater sales if we could get our hands on more. From January this year, the GLC has sold an average of 402 units per month, to a total of 4020 vehicles. This puts the mid-sized Merc a solid 1037 sales ahead of Audi’s (soon to be replaced) Q5 and 737 sales in front of the BMW X3. The biggest competition to the Mercedes SUV has come from Land Rover, with sales of the Discovery Sport just 378 units behind the Benz. All Australian-market GLC vehicles are built alongside the C-Class Estate at the Mercedes-Benz Bremen factory in Germany. This facility produces GLC for many world markets...

Is Apple Working On A Driverless iCar? UPDATE Apple has delved into every possible tech gadget that we can imagine, so it's only a matter of time before we start seeing driverless iCars on our streets. Are the rumors going somewhere? Is Apple actually building the car of the future? Advertisement As of now, there is no tangible evidence that there are indeed iCar plans on the table. For one, Apple has not released any press statement regarding the matter. According to PC Advisor, however, the company had a Canadian unit set up. The tech giant was said to have poached Blackberry subsidiary QNX engineers after being rumored to buy Lit Motors, a San Francisco startup and its patents. Rumors are spreading that the iCar may come as early as 2020, thanks to unknown sources claiming ...

Trucking HR Canada reveals name of opening speaker for Women with Drive Summit Stephania Varalli OTTAWA, Ont. —  Trucking HR Canada revealed today that Stephania Varalli, the co-owner and co-CEO of the Women of Influence organization, will open the third annual Women with Drive Leadership Summit on March 2, 2017, at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre. The Women of Influence organization is dedicated to women’s advancement in the workplace. The group offers a variety of solutions including leadership development, mentorship, and networking events. Its renowned events include the Deloitte Women of Influence Luncheon Series and the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards. Varalli, who had her beginnings at a Toronto-based e-mail newsletter, Sweetspot, was that company’s first employee and a minority owner; she was integral in the growth and development that followed. Sweetspot.ca became Canada’s...

Look back at this incredibly cool Porsche dealer's inventory It's always cool to see pictures of dealerships from yesteryear, with cars that are now collector's items waiting patiently in the elements for someone to sign on the dotted line. It's even more interesting when the cars in the picture were rare for the day and are now trading for more than a million dollars.We imagine this Porsche dealer was getting ready for spring by taking delivery of three Porsche 904 road racers. We also imagine, judging by the size of the dealership, these streamlined Porsches were slated for racetrack duty as opposed to sitting on the showroom floor. Dealer-backed race programs are still somewhat common and make sense for advertising's sake. The 904s were the replacement for Porsche's outdated 718, which was a successful race car...