The Great “Vroom Boom” Controversy

A recent article from Curbed debated findings from The New York Times that New York City saw a surge in vehicle registrations, called the “Vroom Boom,” as more city dwellers saw an opportunity to have their own form of transportation. However, Curbed argued those figures may be greatly exaggerated, as the “Vroom Boom” wasn’t the big bang it was made out to be.

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AAA: Brand Names Make Auto Technology Sound Better Than It Really Is

The Automobile Association of America’s (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety recently sent out a report that showed that drivers may rely too much on their vehicles’ driving assistance systems without understanding their limitations. That is because the companies that develop these systems market them with misleading brand names that might lead drivers to believe the technology is more advanced than it really is.

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