Vehicle options for aging canine companions

Dear Car Talk:

My 13-year-old, 75-pound rescue golden retriever can’t get in my 2005 GMC Yukon anymore. Unfortunately, she won’t use either the steps or the ramp I got for her.

She had been able to put her front paws in the car, and then I would lift her butt. However, she won’t put her front paws up anymore, and I can’t lift her (she does take meds for arthritis).

I tried using a 6-inch-high platform, but it slipped, she slipped, and then I slipped and landed on my butt. I’m 77 years old; 5 foot, 1 inch and shrinking; and 120 lbs. My pocketbook with my phone was in the car, as well as the garage door remote. If I had been hurt, I could have been there for days.

She’s so excited when she knows I’m going out and looks so disappointed when I leave her home, so

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New Kelley Blue Book Report Indicates That Vehicle Buyers Are Exiting the Market

The global chip shortage is now causing nearly half of car shoppers to exit the market or postpone a new vehicle purchase for the next several months according to new consumer research from Kelley Blue Book. The August 2021 survey looked into car shoppers’ current perspectives and intentions given the state of an automotive marketplace plagued by inventory shortages and record-high vehicle prices.

Results of the survey indicate that 90 percent of shoppers are aware of the new-vehicle inventory shortage problems at dealerships. More than half of shoppers are aware of the cause of the shortage, and 71 percent are familiar with the effects of the shortage on the automotive market.

“The latest Kelley Blue Book research indicates that most consumers anticipate negative impacts on the automotive market due to the chip shortage, from increased prices to inventory shortages and longer delivery times,” said Vanessa Ton, senior industry intelligence manager

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Arm lays the groundwork for the software-defined vehicle



Cars are increasingly driven by code, from Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to infotainment systems. Yet as these features and capabilities evolve, the software that needs to be developed, managed, deployed and updated becomes increasingly complex.

Arm is leading a collaborative effort to build a common development framework for the software-defined car to solve this problem. It’s working with major technology and automotive partners to develop standards, software, developer resources, and specialized processing platforms designed for automotive applications’ safety and real-time needs.

“We strongly believe a software-defined approach can help to address this growing software complexity,” Chet Babla, Arm’s VP of automotive, told reporters. “But without a common development framework, the industry can’t maximize supply chain efficiencies or accelerate innovation.”

There are three key elements to Arm’s approach, starting with new software architecture and open-source reference implementation. Next, it includes new reference hardware platforms. The last element is close

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