Private Eye: IGEN patents algorithm to monitor driver behaviour, privacy concerns raised

California, United States – IGEN Networks Corporation has patented a “Real-Time Driver Telematic Signatures,” a system to gather data and rate the driving patterns of piloted and autonomous vehicles. Registered with the United States Patent Office as patent number 17/850,258, IGEN promises to “expand the dataset of ‘Big Data’ to include…weather conditions, population density and […]

Crash Test City: Vancouver’s most collision-prone intersections

Vancouver, British Columbia – Crashes are a part of life, especially when you are North America’s third most congested city. These are Vancouver’s 10 most dangerous intersections excluding on-ramps, according to Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) data between 2019 to 2021. Knight Street & Knight Street Bridge & Se Marine Drive (290 collisions) Granville […]

Daunting Data: Tesla makes up for nearly 70 percent of U.S. ADAS-related crashes, NHTSA says

Toronto, Ontario — The first-ever mandated release of advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) crash data took place on Wednesday, revealing that 273 crashes involving ADAS have been linked to Tesla since July of 2021—more than any other automaker. More than 500 total crash reports from automakers and tech companies were submitted to the National Highway Traffic […]

Model Y-es Please: Tesla Model Y earns Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

Washington D.C. — Tesla’s 2021-2022 Model Y earned Top Safety Pick+ designation on Tuesday from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), according to a report from Reuters. The EV developer made the right call in converting to a camera-only system, as the IIHS said the Model Y’s standard front crash-prevention system earned superior ratings […]