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BMW & Audi Unveil ‘Self-Drive Cars’ at CES 2014

14 Jan

Cars and technology have been harmonious companions for decades, each one spurring on the other as they shape the automotive industry. In the last few decades, technology has been influential in advancing the safety of our cars and our roads. The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, this year based in Las Vegas, played host to some of the [...]

Audi Sport quattro laserlight concept car revealed at CES

6 Jan

World premiere at 2014 CES in Las Vegas: The Audi Sport quattro laserlight concept car Dynamic coupe has powerful plug-in hybrid drive Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of AUDI AG, Technical Development: “This show car embodies our engineering competence and shows cutting-edge electronic features such as high-performance laser-light headlights.” Dynamic design, immense [...]

Way Beyond Windshield Wipers: Modern Vehicle Safety Devices That Save Lives

31 Dec

When vehicles were first invented, very few safety devices were installed. The first cars to roll off the Ford assembly line didn’t have GPS, airbags, or even proper bumpers. But between then and now, many improvements have been made, and with new technology coming forth on a continuous basis, driving is becoming safer and safer. [...]

2014 Jaguar F-type R Coupe Photos

30 Nov

The F-TYPE Coupe, led by high-performance R Coupe model, made its global debut at an exclusive VIP media and consumer event on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show  Growing British automotive brand draws top British entertainment and auto enthusiast crowd for dynamic event including Simon Cowell, Miranda Kerr, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Manganiello, Kelly [...]

Battle of the Supercars- LaFerrari vs. McLaren P1 vs. Porsche 918 Spyder

26 Nov

The battle lines have been well and truly drawn. The new offering from Ferrari, the LaFerrari, McLaren’s stunning P1 model and the Porsche 918 Spyder are three simply stunning hybrid supercars to hit the market and have created arguably the biggest and most anticipated supercar battle ever seen. Three of the world’s heavyweights releasing new [...]

New 2014 MINI models officially unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show

22 Nov

New edition of the premium small car segment original; new MINI with hallmark emotional design, further optimised balance between driving fun and fuel consumption, innovative networking technology and clever functionality; significant advances in the areas of spatial comfort, safety, equipment, quality of material and finish as well as sporty flair and ride comfort as the [...]

Official photos 2015 Lincoln MKC revealed

13 Nov

ALL-NEW 2015 LINCOLN MKC PROVIDES FRESH CHOICE FOR SMALL PREMIUM UTILITY CUSTOMERS The Lincoln Motor Company introduces the all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC small premium utility vehicle, the second of four all-new Lincoln vehicles to fuel the brand’s reinvention MKC will introduce the all-new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 275 horsepower and 300 lb.-ft. of torque [...]

Nissan Bladeglider Concept -the next EV by Nissan

8 Nov

From “driving” to “gliding” in a hyper-agile and ultimately efficient EV that shifts the engineering paradigm to reveal a new dimension of driving fun and excitement YOKOHAMA, Japan – More than a concept, Nissan BladeGlider is both a proposal for the future direction of Nissan electric vehicle (EV) development and an exploratory prototype of an upcoming [...]

Mercedes-Benz Will Deliver A Driverless Package By 2020

3 Nov

Today there is a race between car manufacturers to create the most efficient and effective autonomous car. Mercedes-Benz already have the technology, but we may have to wait until 2020 before they make their autonomous cars available to the public. These driverless features will be strategically integrated into their lineup rather than made available as [...]

Now you can vote for Ford Personalized Fuel Efficiency App Challenge

11 Aug

Personalized Fuel Efficiency App Challenge

Mobile and Web-based apps that take advantage of vehicle data gathered through OpenXC to help drivers improve their personal fuel efficiency will be eligible for $50,000 in cash prizes, including a $25,000 grand prize and a $1,000 popular choice prize $50,000  cash prize to be shared by creators who win the Personalized Fuel-Efficiency App Challenge; [...]

Add Fun to your Ride with new APP SmileDrive by VW and Google

10 Aug

VW SmileDrive app

NEW APP FROM VOLKSWAGEN AND GOOGLE ADDS A LITTLE MORE FUN TO YOUR RIDE Herndon, VA -  Volkswagen of America, Inc. and Google announced today the beta launch of SmileDrive, the first app designed to maximize fun on every trip. The beta version of the app is available to download exclusively in the Google Play store [...]

Audi Designs Virtual Future Cars for Movie “Ender’s Game”

8 Aug

Virtual vision: Audi designs science fiction car Movie car Audi fleet shuttle quattro displays a futuristic design Audi Design develops visions for the future world Summit Entertainment’s “Ender’s Game” features all-star cast including Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford Futuristic, progressive and cutting edge: the Audi Design Team has developed an entirely virtual car for Summit [...]

Infiniti Q50 equipped with “My car knows me ” i-Key

6 Aug

Q50 i-Key

HONG KONG – The Infiniti Q50 is a car with a great memory for names. And faces, and seat positions, and cabin temperatures and routes home…even whether the driver prefers an ABC or a QWERTY keyboard. Depending on model, Infiniti’s all-new premium vehicle will not just welcome the driver aboard by name, it can even [...]

Toyota’s Robot Kirobo Heads To Space Station

6 Aug

This is future. This is where humanity is heading to. This is beyond your smart gadgets, this is robotics.It is about creating humanoids who will communicate on our behalf to people possibly billions of miles away, one day. Ok, enough fantasies. This is Kirobo, jointly developed by Toyota labs in Japan. And they are sending [...]

Volkswagen Golf Bluemotion now offers more Fuel Economy and less Co2 Emission

5 Aug

Volkswagen Golf Bluemotion

From today, UK customers can order one of the world’s most fuel-efficient family cars: the new Golf BlueMotion. This car offers fuel economy of 88.3 mpg on the combined cycle, and CO2 emissions of just 85 g/km, yet like its predecessors it still offers customer all the Golf’s traditional attributes of practicality, comfort and safety. [...]