Car Tech

Spark-Renault SRT_01E electric racing car makes official debut at CES 2014

Spark-Renault SRT_01E, a fully electric racing car, which will participate in the FIA Formula E Championship beginning September 2014, has made its official debut at 2014 International CES.

Car Tech January 8, 2014

Toyota bets big on hydrogen-powered car

Toyota has released more details regarding its hydrogen-powered cars, which is expected to go in production in 2015.

Car Tech January 9, 2014

Google announces the Open Automotive Alliance to bring Android to cars

Google has announced the formation of Open Automotive Alliance in a bid to speed up the introduction of Android to cars.

Car Tech January 8, 2014

GM bringing OnStar 4G LTE to cars (Photos)

General Motors announced that it will bring 4G LTE connection to its cars.

Car Tech January 7, 2014

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is a sweaty and expensive beast: Here's why (Photos)

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 comes at a hefty suggested retail price of $75,000. And though it promises an adrenaline rush, it'll make you sweaty too as it doesn't come with air-conditioning.

Car Tech January 6, 2014

Ford SYNC AppLink upgrade now free for 3.4 million vehicles

Ford Motor Company has announced that it will extend its SYNC AppLink upgrade for free to an additional 3.4 million vehicles.

Car Tech January 4, 2014

Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle promises to grab eyeballs at 2014 International CES

Toyota may attract consumers at the 2014 International CES with its Fuel Cell Vehicle concept.

Car Tech January 4, 2014

Audi Sport Quattro concept to show off laser headlights at 2014 International CES

Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight concept with laser headlamps is heading for the 2014 International CES.

Car Tech January 4, 2014

Hyundai promises Google Glass support for 2015 Genesis sedan

Hyundai has confirmed Google Glass support for its future cars starting with the 2015 Genesis.

Car Tech January 4, 2014

Ford explores the solar car market with the concept C-Max Solar Energi

Ford's new solar car concept C-Max Solar Energi uses solar panels on the roof, to be charged from a special canopy that magnifies the sun's power by eight times.

Car Tech January 2, 2014

Android-iOS war in danger of spilling over into auto industry

Google has partnered with Audi to develop in-car infotainment system based on Android, to take on Apple's 'iOS in the Car.'

Car Tech December 30, 2013

Tesla shares rocket on Xmas Eve as NHTSA gives 5-star rating

Tesla shares jumped after U.S. regulators gave 5 star rating to the Model S.

Car Tech December 25, 2013

Tesla nosedives on Model S-related garage fire news

Tesla and US regulators say that the Model S was not responsible for a garage fire in Irvine.

Car Tech December 20, 2013

This super-size Lego car runs on air

A duo have built a Lego car made with over 500,000 Lego pieces, that runs on air.

Car Tech December 19, 2013

Samsung patent suggests Tesla could be in trouble

Tesla may see a new rival in the electric vehicle industry as patent filings by Samsung indicate that the South Korean company may have intentions of developing an electric car.

Car Tech December 18, 2013

Tesla may launch budget EV in 2015

Tesla Motors is expected to launch a budget EV, which will sport a price tag of around $40,000, in 2015.

Car Tech December 16, 2013

Ford offers peek at automated Fusion Hybrid research vehicle

Ford unveils the Fusion Hybrid automated research vehicle in collaboration with the University of Michigan and State Farm.

Car Tech December 13, 2013

Eco-friendly bike that cleanses air as you cycle? Yes!

Bangkok designers have conceptualized a eco-friendly bicycle to reduce pollution and clean the air.

Car Tech December 12, 2013

You can now 3D print automotive parts using titanium powder

It will soon be possible to take 3D prints of automotive parts using titanium powder.

Car Tech December 11, 2013

Bhutan may become first country in world to have all-electric taxi fleet

Bhutan is seeking to replace all the current vehicles with electric models in the near future. The plan will start with government vehicles. Taxis and private cars will soon follow

Car Tech December 10, 2013

Leonardo DiCaprio makes Formula E a reality

Leonardo DiCaprio has partnered with Venturi Automobiles to form the final team for the Formula E Championship set to launch next year.

Car Tech December 10, 2013

Snap-on Copenhagen Wheel miraculously turns bicycle into mean machine

The wheel and the bike get smarter with the Copenhagen Wheel by MIT and Cambridge-based Superpedestrian.

Car Tech December 4, 2013

Honda Display Audio adds more pizzazz to 2014 Civic

Honda's latest Display Audio for the 2014 Civic will add extra glamor to the car.

Car Tech December 4, 2013

Volvo self-driving cars set to burn rubber on Swedish roads soon

Volvo said that as a pilot project, it will release 100 self-driving cars on public roads in everyday driving conditions around the Swedish city of Gothenburg.

Car Tech December 3, 2013

Saab resumes production after two year hiatus

Saab Automobile has restarted production after a hiatus for over two years.

Car Tech December 3, 2013

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Premiere edition announced: What you need to know

General Motors announces the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Premiere edition, which will have a base price of $77,450.

Car Tech December 3, 2013

2014 Maserati Ghibli gets flying colors for safety from IIHS

The 2014 Maserati Ghibli has been named the 2013 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS).

Car Tech November 29, 2013

Siri Eyes Free hits select Honda and Acura models

Siri Eyes Free makes its way to select Honda and Acura models.

Car Tech November 27, 2013

What fire? Tesla Model S tops Consumer Reports' owner satisfaction survey

Despite reports of Tesla Model S catching fire, the car has topped the Consumer Reports' owner satisfaction survey.

Car Tech November 23, 2013

2014 Honda Accord named Green Car of the Year at LA Auto Show

Sorry Tesla, but it's Honda's 2014 Accord that has been adjudged as the 'Green Car of the Year' at the LA Auto Show.

Car Tech November 23, 2013

Hydrogen fuel cell crossover Hyundai Tucson unveiled: What you should know

Hyundai has now revealed a hydrogen fuel cell crossover Tucson SUV in Los Angeles.

Car Tech November 22, 2013

Ford Mustang 2015 edition set for Dec. 5 unveil

Ford is all set to unveil the Mustang 2015 edition on December 5.

Car Tech November 21, 2013

Hyundai pushes for hydrogen-powered vehicles

Hyundai seems to be on the verge of launching hydrogen-powered cars in 2014.

Car Tech November 20, 2013

New BMW Mini Cooper is more fuel efficient, longer

BMW has outed the new Mini Cooper, which will be slightly longer and more fuel efficient than the previous model of the car.

Car Tech November 20, 2013

Elon Musk now sets sight on EV pickup truck and supersonic jet with VTOL

Tesla's Elon Musk has said the company will make an EV pickup truck and supersonic jet. A pickup jet?

Car Tech November 16, 2013

Transeco armored edition of Mercedes S500L would please dictators and despots: Here's why

Transeco armored edition of Mercedes S500L will delight dictators and despots with its high-end security features. However, be prepared to pay a premium.

Car Tech November 15, 2013

Elon Musk's Hyperloop dream could become a reality as early as 2015

Hyperloop could become a reality as early as 2015.

Car Tech November 4, 2013

Toyota no longer apple of Consumer Reports' eyes

Consumer Reports will no longer recommend some select Toyota cars.

Car Tech October 29, 2013

Tesla hires Apple VP to head car development

Tesla Motors has taken on board Apple's Doug Field to head its car development.

Car Tech October 26, 2013

New York, California, 6 other states want over 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on road by 2025

A coalition of eight states aim to push green vehicles to the mainstream by improving needed infrastructures, such as charging stations.

Car Tech October 26, 2013

Automatic Link hits Apple store

Automatic Labs' vehicle data collection device is available for purchase at Apple's U.S. stores and online.

Car Tech October 25, 2013

NHTSA puts brake on Hyundai Genesis over brake problems

Hyundai has recalled the Genesis models after NHTSA initiated an investigation into the car's brake system.

Car Tech October 23, 2013

James Bond Lotus Esprit 'submarine car' to run on Tesla engine, says Musk

Elon Musk turns his eye to building a real car-submarine and has purchased the old Lotus Esprit 'submarine car' used for the 1977 James Bond movie "The Spy Who Loved Me."

Car Tech October 19, 2013

Wireless EV chargers to be disguised as manhole covers in NYC

Hevo Power is working on wireless EV chargers that will be disguised as manhole covers in NYC.

Car Tech October 18, 2013

Ford teams up with University of Michigan to open new EV battery research lab

Ford is teaming up with University of Michigan to start the new EV battery research lab.

Car Tech October 16, 2013

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