LIDAR—Expensive but Necessary for a Driverless Car Part 1

LIDAR—Expensive but Necessary for a Driverless Car Part 1

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature: Currently, the best quality LIDAR for driverless cars costs a minimum of $75,000. Add on another $25,000 for the rest of the systems that will make the car driverless plus the actual price of the physical car, driverless car ownership is definitely out of the reach for […]

2017 Land Rover Discovery Review

2017 Land Rover Discovery Review

The NMA Foundation presents Eric Peter’s Car Review, a weekly Saturday feature on the NMA blog.  *  *  * The V8 is long gone — probably for good — but the Disco is back. Not the Bee Gees. The Land Rover Discovery (Disco). No V8, though — but that’s ok. The supercharged V6 makes it easy […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for December 15, 2017

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for December 15, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Philadelphia Parking Authority in Hot Water— –Miami pulls plug on RLCs— –CA thinks about adding VMT Tax– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories of the Week Pennsylvania: Audit Shows Motorist Cash Funds Lavish State Salaries Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale on […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for December 13, 2017

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for December 13, 2017

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future Weekly Roundup: In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Driverless cost too much— –CA Bill wants to banish Gas Cars by 2040– –EVs could be tainted by Resourced Materials– –Other countries more positive about Driverless Cars Click on the colored title to see the […]

Everything You Should Know Before Buying a Second-Hand Car

Everything You Should Know Before Buying a Second-Hand Car

You can save a great deal of money buying a second-hand car. It is a fact that most new cars depreciate by as much as 40% in the first year. That being the case, it is easy to see why many people prefer to buy relatively new but used cars, rather than going brand new […]