Apple files patents for haptic car seats, trick sunroof

5 Sep
Apple patent for haptic seatsIt’s still unlikely that Apple, the world’s largest technology company, will come out with a full-fledged car, but recent patent-filing history has some scratching their heads regardless. iDrop News reported last week that Apple was awarded two car-related patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The two patents, which are...

More cars experience exploding glass sunroofs than ever, study finds

13 Oct
Mercedes-Benz panorama sunroof in E-ClassGlass sunroofs have become an incredibly popular option in recent years for new-car buyers. However, an unusual side effect to their popularity is more prevalent than ever: cases of exploding glass sunroofs have skyrocketed in recent years. Consumer Reports cites National Highway Traffic and Safety Association data that shows 859 cases of...