Jaguar Land Rover Reveals Headphone-Style Noise Cancelling Tech To Cut Driver Fatigue

Driver fatigue brought on by the monotonous drone of road roar and wind noise could soon be a thing of the past, as Jaguar Land Rover reveals new noise-cancelling technology.

Similar to how headphones with ANC (active noise cancelling) work, the new system uses sensors on each wheel to monitor vibrations. These are then used to produce a sound wave through the car’s audio system that cancels out the unwanted noise, particularly low-frequency sounds up to 300Hz.

The system debuts on the new Jaguar F-Pace, new Jaguar XE, and Range Rover Velar, but is likely to soon roll-out across the rest of the JLR range.

JLR explains how the system “calculates the opposite phase sound wave needed to remove the noise heard by the

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Delivery driver throws ‘fragile’ parcel over a wall

Watch: Delivery driver caught in the act

This is the moment a DPD delivery driver took a photo to say a fragile parcel had been delivered – and then launched it over a nearby 6ft wall.

Jonathan Ward, 51, sold the £625 fabric printer on online auction site eBay and said he posted it to the buyer inside a box covered in eight stickers marking it as fragile or delicate.

However, he was horrified when the buyer got in touch to say it had arrived ‘broken beyond repair’.

CCTV footage shows the delivery driver taking a ‘proof of postage’ photo, before lifting the 25kg parcel over his head and pushing it over a wall.

Another video shows it landing on the other side, bouncing off a metal staircase, which Ward claims must have been when it broke.

The precious parcel – a printer bought to make face masks – landed

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Tesla Autopilot gets ‘moderate’ driver assistance grade from Euro NCAP

A European vehicle safety authority gave “very good” marks to Audi, BMW and Mercedes for their driver assistance systems, and gave Tesla’s system, known as Autopilot, a “moderate” grade in a new report out Thursday.

The ratings from the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) — a counterpart to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The ratings can influence consumer car-buying decisions and insurance premiums for different make and model vehicles.

In general, vehicle safety ratings from the likes of NHTSA and Euro NCAP show how well a car is designed to protect the driver, passengers and pedestrians in a crash.

Since automakers now integrate high-tech software, cameras and sensors into their cars to enable advanced driver assistance features, safety testing organizations have begun to study how effectively these systems can help drivers avoid accidents in the first place.

Euro NCAP, along with its safety research and testing

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Platform Science Selected by Werner Enterprises to Support Innovative Driver Technology Solutions

“Our drivers require best-in-class technology to keep them efficient and safe on the road, which is why we remain focused on developing new technology-rich solutions and offerings through our innovation initiative, Werner EDGE,” explains Danny Lilley, VP of Fleet Systems and Technology for Werner Enterprises. “Incorporating Platform Science into our new tablet-based telematics solution allows us to provide a smart workflow, reduce manual data entry and improve navigation and safety features, an important step in furthering our company’s unwavering commitment to our drivers and moving the industry forward.”

Through this partnership, Werner trucks will be outfitted with Platform Science’s full suite of products including its innovative catalogue of applications and third-party app marketplace. The company’s open platform will enable Werner to easily customize and scale its in-cabin and backend experiences, ensuring an unprecedented level of flexibility and control over all of its technologies. 

“As one of the largest and

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