Speaker maker Bose released a chip that can run noise-canceling software on most cars, not just those with Bose sound systems. It generates sounds that cancel out noise from the engine and exhaust.
In January, Mercedes-Benz began retrofitting QR codes on all models from 1990 onward. In a crash, the codes will direct first responders to rescue plans, including the best way to pry the vehicle apart.
Husky Corporation, a Missouri company, will introduce a program to test a line of robotic gas pumps in St. Louis. The pumps use a suction cup to open gas caps and a motorized nozzle to deliver the fuel.
In an effort to equip its future self-driving cars with humanlike intuition, Ford has partnered with researchers from MIT and Stanford University. At Stanford, scientists are working to use sensors that could detect moving objects hidden by upcoming obstacles.
A third of the proportion of dealerships enrolled in GM's new online shopping program. The automaker has sold more than 1,800 Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, and GMC vehicles through the portal since it launched last November.