Technology Archives - Counterman Magazine
To ADAS … And Beyond!

Fully automated driving could be years away. But the technology is here today.

VIDEO: Unlocking The Mystery Of The Engine Control Module

Unlike the man behind the curtain in “The Wizard of Oz,” there’s nothing mysterious about the electronic control module, or ECM.

Alliance’s Dale Hopkins To Speak At AASA Tech Conference

Hopkins will discuss the Alliance’s emphasis on the use of technology to position itself for future success.

VIDEO: PartsWatch Cloud-Based Management System

PartsWatch is a powerful, point-and-click solution that gives you everything you need to run your parts business.

Larry Pavey Of The Group To Present At AASA Technology Conference

Pavey will cover The Group’s growth, use of technology and strategic plans for future success.

Safety, Time Savings Top U.S. Drivers’ Wish List for Connected Vehicles

A DMI survey, which went to drivers of 2014 vehicles or newer representing a dozen brands, asked motorists about the features they currently use in their cars, as well as the features they desire in the future.

Continental to Display ‘Innovations for Smarter and Safer Cities’ at CES 2019

At CES 2019, Continental will demonstrate its solutions and key technologies for future cities around the theme, “Mobility at your service. Freedom to live.”

DENSO to Showcase Software-Based Mobility Products at Consumer Electronics Show

At CES, scheduled for Jan. 8-11, “DENSO plans to feature the latest in automated driving and connected technology as part of its long-term commitment to help create the future of mobility,” the company said in a news release.

Americans Don’t Fully Understand Capabilities of Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems, AAA Survey Finds

A new survey from AAA finds 40 percent of Americans expect partially automated driving systems – with names such as Autopilot, ProPILOT and Pilot Assist – to have the ability to drive the car by itself.

New Vehicle Technologies Double Repair Bills for Minor Collisions, AAA Finds

Even minor incidents that cause damage to this technology found behind windshields, bumpers and door mirrors can add up to $3,000 in extra repair costs, according to AAA.

Majority of Vehicle Owners Want Access to Telematics Data, Survey Finds

“These results should be a wake-up call to automakers,” said Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of the Auto Care Association.

Drivers Too Reliant on Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems, Research Finds

Lack of understanding or confusion about the proper function of ADAS technologies can lead to misuse and overreliance on the systems, which could result in a deadly crash, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.