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Sony To Launch AI-Powered Ride-Hailing Service To Challenge Uber In Japan

Sony has announced that it teamed up with six taxi companies in Japan to launch an AI-powered ride-hailing service. Uber announced similar plans shortly after, so the two will likely go head to head.

Car Tech February 20, 2018

Aspark Owl Soars: Japanese Electric Hypercar Goes From 0 To 60 MPH In Less Than 2 Seconds

The Aspark Owl, an electric hypercar made in Japan, achieved a zero to 60 miles per hour time of 1.9 seconds. The new Tesla Roadster promises the same acceleration time, instantly pitting the two vehicles in competition with one another.

Car Tech February 19, 2018

Preproduction 2019 Hyundai Veloster N's Exhaust Sounds More Awesome Than Expected

A recording of the exhaust sounds made by the 2019 Hyundai Veloster N was posted on YouTube. Experts claim that it sounds just like a performance car should.

Car Tech February 15, 2018

Uber Pays $245M To Settle Self-Driving Tech Dispute With Waymo, Setting The Tone For Its Future

Uber reached a $245 million settlement with Waymo to end their legal dispute over stolen self-driving technology. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi also released a statement that sets the tone for the company's future.

Car Tech February 9, 2018

Porsche Brake Squeal Is Apparently A Safety Feature, Not A Defect

Porsche released a video titled Brake Squeal Explained, focused on the misconception that the noise means that there's something wrong. The brake squeals only mean that the braking system is working as intended, according to Porsche.

Car Tech February 2, 2018

Nissan Won't Kill Off The 370Z, And It Won't Overhaul It Either

The Nissan 307Z is not dying. Instead, the Japanese carmaker confirmed that it will be kept alive but likewise added that there is no plan to upgrade and overhaul the sports coupe anytime soon.

Car Tech January 30, 2018

Jeep Recalls 2018 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Because Of Fuel Line Issues: Here's What Owners Should Do

A recall was ordered on the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk for faulty fuel line that could lead to engine stall and vehicle crash. Jeep has identified some 1,200 units that will be called back for free inspection and repair.

Car Tech January 29, 2018

Ford Patents Autonomous Robocop Police Car That Can Give Out Tickets

Ford has filed a patent for an autonomous Robocop police car that can give out tickets. Ford's autonomous police car will come with cameras, road sensors, microphones, and license plate readers.

Car Tech January 30, 2018

Uber CEO Promises Self-Driving Vehicles In 18 Months, Profitability Before 2022, And Flying Cars Within Next 10 Years

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is in charge of repairing the reputation of a company besieged by a variety of alleged shady practices and scandals. The ride-hailing service's future looks bright, though, due to promises that the executive made.

Car Tech January 24, 2018

Hey Atlanta, Waymo's Self-Driving Car Is Being Tested In The Metro Area

Waymo has announced it's testing its self-driving car in Atlanta. Read everything you need to know about Waymo's self-driving cars in the metro area.

Car Tech January 23, 2018

First Ford Mustang Bullitt Auctioned Off At $300,000

Ford auctioned off the first 2019 Mustang Bullitt with build number VIN 001. The limited edition muscle car fetched a hammer price of $300,000 that the carmaker said will be donated to community school Boys Republic.

Car Tech January 22, 2018

Anthony Levandowski Accused Of Stealing Trade Secrets From Tesla

Anthony Levandowski who was previously accused of stealing trade secrets from Google for Uber has now been charged again. In a lawsuit filed by his former nanny, he allegedly paid a Tesla employee for trade secrets.

Car Tech January 17, 2018

Ferrari SUV, Electric Supercar In The Works: Here's What We Know So Far

The Ferrari SUV will happen despite previous statements that the iconic brand will never make one. The Ferrari electric supercar, meanwhile, will challenge the new Tesla Roadster.

Car Tech January 17, 2018

Some 2019 Toyota, Lexus Vehicles Will Feature Apple's CarPlay

When the 2019 Toyota Avalon rolls out next year, the Apple CarPlay will be part of the package. CarPlay will make Toyota-made car models, which include Lexus vehicles, more smartphone-friendly and will allow the carmaker to catch up with rivals.

Car Tech January 16, 2018

From Iconic To Electric: Ford Promises 40 Fully Electric And Hybrid Models By 2022

Ford is doubling down on its commitment to electrify its vehicle fleet and plans to invest $11 billion in electric vehicle technology. The automaker announced it will roll out 40 fully electric and hybrid vehicles by 2022.

Car Tech January 16, 2018

Classic Design Meets Modern Technology In The New Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Mercedes-Benz showcased the new G-Class SUV along with its classic design and modern features. The new model made an appearance during the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.

Car Tech January 15, 2018

2018 Detroit Auto Show: 2019 Ford Ranger With Trail Control, Automatic Emergency Brakes Unveiled

Ford is reintroducing the 2019 Ford Ranger. Revealed at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, the midsize truck will impress with Trail Control and Emergency Brakes as headlining features and will duke it out with the Toyota Tacoma and Chevrolet Colorado.

Car Tech January 15, 2018

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Unleashed: A 475-HP Tribute To The 1968 Classic Film

Ford unleashed the 2019 Mustang Bullitt, the third special edition model commemorating the 1968 classic action movie 'Bullitt' starting Steve McQueen, at the Detroit Auto Show. The limited edition vehicle is even more powerful than the 2018 Mustang GT.

Car Tech January 15, 2018

General Motors Announces Cruise AV Self-Driving Car

General Motors (GM) announced plans to release a self-driving car in 2019. Here's everything you need to know about General Motors new self-driving car, the Cruise AV.

Car Tech January 13, 2018

GM Unveils Self-Driving Electric Vehicle With No Steering Wheel And No Pedals: Is It Safe?

General Motors unveiled the Cruise AV, which is a self-driving electric vehicle that offers no way for humans to take control. The Cruise AV may go into mass production as soon as next year.

Car Tech January 14, 2018

2019 Ford Edge ST Crossover SUV To Debut At Detroit Auto Show: New Trim, High Performance, And More

Ford is gearing up to introduce its new 2019 Edge ST performance SUV at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. It's the first Ford crossover to boast some serious performance tweaks, so here's a sneak peek.

Car Tech January 11, 2018

Future Toyota, Lexus Cars To Come With Amazon Alexa On Board

Alexa is coming to select Toyota and Lexus models soon. Amazon’s personal digital assistant will be part of the car features for new vehicles that Toyota will introduce this year, as announced at the CES 2018.

Car Tech January 10, 2018

Byton Electric SUV Concept Looks Modest, But Wait Until You Take A Look Inside

Byton's electric SUV concept, showcased at CES 2018, looks very modest compared to how other concept electric vehicles look. However, everything changes when you take a look inside, starting with the massive 49-inch touchscreen.

Car Tech January 8, 2018

Nissan Wants Its Future Cars To Read Their Drivers' Minds With Brain-To-Vehicle Technology

Nissan is set to reveal its 'brain-to-vehicle' or 'B2V' car feature that is envisioned to assist in manual and autonomous driving in the future. The technology is up for unveiling via the CES 2018 in Las Vegas.

Car Tech January 4, 2018

Honda Gives Insight A Shot Again: Prototype To Be Unveiled At The 2018 Detroit Auto Show

The 2019 Honda Insight will hit the road soon and a prototype is primed for preview at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show in January. It will be Honda's latest attempt to make electric cars more mainstream.

Car Tech December 20, 2017

Lamborghini Urus Unveiled With Over $200,000 Price Tag: More Supercar SUVs Coming Soon

The Lamborghini Urus has finally been unveiled as the Italian brand's entry into the luxury SUV industry. More supercar SUVs are coming soon, as manufacturers try to grab a piece of the lucrative market.

Car Tech December 5, 2017

What To Expect In Self-Driving Cars? Entertainment And Advertisements, Of Course

Intel announced its collaboration with Warner Bros. to develop virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) innovations in self-driving cars of the future.

Car Tech December 1, 2017

LA Auto Show: 2018 Jeep Wrangler Boasts More Safety Features And Advanced Technology Than Ever [Video]

FCA officially introduced the 2018 Jeep Wrangler at the LA Auto Show just as promised, and it doesn't disappoint. The new Jeep Wrangler offers more advanced technology and safety features than ever but also stays true to the original.

Car Tech November 29, 2017

Alfa Romeo Giulia Wins Prestigious 2018 Car Of The Year Award From Motor Trend

Motor Trend's 2018 Car of the Year is the premium Alfa Romeo Julia mid-size sedan. The Tesla Model 3, the Kia Stinger, and the Honda Accord were all powerful contenders for the top spot, but the Julia outshone them all.

Car Tech November 28, 2017

The New Aston Martin Vantage Will Make You (And Even James Bond) Drool

The New Aston Martin Vantage is all the rage in the sports car industry. The Vantage is a steal at $150,000 (and perhaps that's the reason why it's almost sold out).

Car Tech November 23, 2017

Uber To Buy 24,000 Volvo SUVs For Driverless Fleet

Uber has signed a deal to purchase 24,000 Volvo SUVs for its driverless fleet, starting from 2019 till 2021. The premium carmaker is one of the most advanced car makers in the world and produces one of the safest architecture for driverless cars.

Car Tech November 21, 2017

Taco Bell Employees Eligible For $4K+ Discount On 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

The lucky Taco Bell employees are eligible for a whopping $4K+ discount on 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. Employees at Taco Bell fall under the category of GM supplier discount group.

Car Tech November 21, 2017

Forgot Where You Parked Your Ride? This German Motorist Found His Car After 20 Years

A Frankfurt man, who thought he lost his car to thieves in 1997, found out that it has remained parked in an industrial building the entire time. The owner reunited with his damaged vehicle but decided he does not want it anymore.

Car Tech November 19, 2017

The New Tesla Roadster Will Be The Fastest Production Car Ever Made, But It Might Not Arrive On Time

The new Tesla Roadster was unveiled after the Tesla Semi electric truck, and the electric supercar stole the show. It will be the fastest production car ever made, but the question is if it would arrive on time.

Car Tech November 18, 2017

Tesla Electric Truck Revealed: Here Are All The Things We Know About The Tesla Semi

Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally unveiled the Tesla Semi, an electric truck with an impressive range of 500 miles and a maximum load capacity of 80,000 pounds. Musk also announced the new Tesla Roadster, the fastest production car in history.

Car Tech November 17, 2017

Transportation Startup Arrivo Wants To Bring Hyperloop-Inspired Roadside Tubes In Denver

Transport startup Arrivo announced plans to build a hyperloop-inspired transport system in Denver. The company will build a test track and research facility by next year, with a two-year target in finishing the project.

Car Tech November 15, 2017

Koenigsegg Agera RS Breaks Speed Record For Production Cars: Here's What 278 MPH Looks Like

The Koenigsegg Agera RS broke the world land speed record for production vehicles. The hypercar recorded an average speed of 277.9 miles per hour over two runs, and a video was uploaded to show us what it looked like.

Car Tech November 6, 2017

BMW Is Recalling Over 1 Million Cars: Beware Of These Models, They Might Start Fires

BMW has announced it’s going to recall over a million cars by December with two primary issues that could cause some cars to burst into flames all of a sudden. The recall follows its meetings with the NHTSA.

Car Tech November 5, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Delay Getting Worse As Q3 Loss Widens To Largest Ever At $671 Million

The Tesla Model 3 production delay has gotten worse amid various issues and bottlenecks. Tesla also booked its largest ever quarterly loss of $671 million in the third quarter, bringing more bad news to the company.

Car Tech November 2, 2017

Is Tesla In Trouble? Hundreds Of Workers Fired Amid Crucial Model 3 Production Ramp-up

Tesla has struggled with its ramp-up of Model 3 production, which makes the firing of hundreds of workers an interesting development. Is Tesla in trouble, or is this part of a plan to address the company's manufacturing problems?

Car Tech October 14, 2017

Tesla Recalls 11,000 Model X For Seat Issue: Here's What You Should Know

Tesla voluntarily recalls 11,000 Model X SUVs to fix a potential safety issue with second-row rear seats which might shift in a crash. The recall involves SUVs with fold-flat second-row seats.

Car Tech October 14, 2017

Porsche Passport Lets You Drive Up To 22 Luxury Vehicles On Demand, But It Won't Be Cheap

Porsche will soon launch an app-based subscription service that will allow customers to drive up to 22 different models of the luxury carmaker. The program is named Porsche Passport, and it will not come cheap.

Car Tech October 11, 2017

Nvidia Unveils Drive PX Pegasus, Claims It Will Enable Level 5 Autonomous Driving: Here’s What That Means

Nvidia has just proven everyone that it’s at the forefront of autonomous driving technology with the unveiling of its new Drive PX Pegasus computer. Built on the Drive PX platform, Pegasus can pave the way for level 5 autonomous vehicles.

Car Tech October 10, 2017

Alexa, Start My Car: Nissan To Soon Integrate Amazon Alexa Into Modern Models

Nissan will soon integrate Amazon's Alexa into the NissanConnect Services systems of its modern vehicles, including the 2017 Nissan GT-R. This will allow owners to launch various functions, such as starting the car and unlocking doors, through voice commands.

Car Tech October 5, 2017

Meet The Rezvani Tank: A $178,000 Modified Jeep Wrangler That Will Let You Survive The Zombie Apocalypse

The Rezvani Tank is a $178,000 extreme utility vehicle that will let you survive the zombie apocalypse. It comes with a 6.4-liter 500 horsepower Hemi V8 engine, a thermal night vision system, and optional ballistic armor protection.

Car Tech October 4, 2017

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