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Pininfarina PFO Electric Hypercar Will Reach Top Speed Of 250 MPH: Will It Beat The Tesla Roadster?

The Pininfarina PFO electric hypercar will feature a top speed of 250 miles per hour, a zero to 60 miles per hour time faster than 2 seconds, and a range of 300 miles. Will it beat the new Tesla Roadster?

Car Tech July 16, 2018

Tesla Is Done ‘Anti-Selling’ The Model 3 Now That Production Goals Are Met

With production difficulties in assembly line problems solved, Tesla is now promoting sales of the Model 3. Store advisors are now given a $300 commission incentive for each Performance variant sold.

Car Tech July 9, 2018

Bad Weekend For Lamborghini Owners: Huracan Spyder Crashes, Huracan Perfomante Burns

On the evening of July 6, a Lamborghini Huracan Spyder wedged itself underneath a Honda Civic. Then on the evening of July 7, a Lamborghini Huracan Performante was destroyed beyond recognition after burning in a gas station.

Car Tech July 9, 2018

Tesla Model S vs. Dodge Challenger Drag Race Ends With Expected Winner

The Tesla Model S and the Dodge Challenger going head-to-head in a drag race was captured on video by YouTube channel Wheels. Who finished the quarter mile first between the electric family sedan and the muscle car?

Car Tech July 8, 2018

Tesla To Start Charging For ‘Premium’ Internet On New Vehicles: Will You Be Affected?

Tesla will start charging customers for internet connectivity on their electric vehicles. Existing owners are exempt from the new pricing, however, while those who buy a Tesla vehicle after July 1 will have to choose between free or premium tiers.

Car Tech June 26, 2018

Tesla Might Let You Help Build Cars, Sort Of

Elon Musk took to Twitter to reveal that he's considering allowing car owners to build their own Tesla vehicles. The Tesla CEO is thinking about offering a factory tour where owners can help build part of the vehicle.

Car Tech June 23, 2018

Apple And Samsung Back Standard For Opening Car Doors With Smartphones, Not Keys

The Car Connectivity Consortium is a group that brings together car makers and tech companies. It announced new technology that sets the standard for opening car doors with a smartphone.

Car Tech June 22, 2018

Uber Backup Driver Watched ‘The Voice’ Before Autonomous Vehicle Killed Pedestrian, Police Say

The Tempe Police Department released a 318-page report that focused on a March 2018 accident that involved an Uber autonomous car crashing into a pedestrian. It turned out that the backup driver was streaming ‘The Voice.’

Car Tech June 22, 2018

Chevrolet Unveils 2019 Blazer, A Sport Crossover Positioned Between The Equinox And Traverse

Chevrolet confirmed that its new mid-size crossover SUV will join the Equinox and Traverse. The 2019 Blazer took a few design cues from other models in the brand's catalog.

Car Tech June 24, 2018

Tesla Mobile App Allows Owners To Limit Car's Speed And Acceleration Remotely

Tesla's mobile app received a new software update that allows owners to control the car's speed and acceleration directly from the app. Owners can set the speed between 50 and 90 mph remotely.

Car Tech June 21, 2018

2019 Honda Insight Review Roundup: Does It Hit The Spot?

Honda unveiled its next hybrid vehicle, which is the 2019 Insight, Journalists take a closer look at the third-generation model and find it a welcome change from the Japanese brand.

Car Tech June 20, 2018

BMW Unveils New 8 Series Coupe: 4.4L V8 Engine, 523HP, 0-60MPH In 3.6 Seconds

The upcoming 8 Series Coupe is scheduled to return to the U. S. market this year. BMW revealed its specifications and estimated launch date, which could be sometime this fall.

Car Tech June 16, 2018

Jaguar I-Pace Electric SUV Makes Fake Engine Noise When Driver Hits Throttle

The Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV, the luxury carmaker's first all-electric vehicle, comes with a noteworthy quirk. The I-Pace makes fake engine noises whenever the driver steps on the throttle, in an attempt to evoke the emotions associated with gasoline engines.

Car Tech June 16, 2018

Tesla Model 3 Production At 3,500 Per Week, According To Elon Musk

Tesla confirmed that its Model 3 production is now at 3,500 units every week. During the company's shareholder meeting, Elon Musk claims that everything is on track to meet the targets set for each month.

Car Tech June 6, 2018

This Lego Bugatti Chiron Replica Set Will Make Autophiles Drool

Lego released a 1:18 scale Bugatti Chiron with 3,599 individual pieces as a part of its ongoing Technic lineup. The Lego kit includes everything from a functioning transmission to a 16-cylinder engine.

Car Tech June 4, 2018

Ooops! Tesla Model S In Autopilot Hits Parked Police SUV In California

A Tesla model S in Autopilot mode crashed into a parked Laguna Beach Police Department vehicle on Tuesday, May 29. Luckily, the officer was not inside the police SUV at the time, however, the Tesla driver suffered minor injuries.

Car Tech May 31, 2018

Tesla Model 3 International Rollout Delayed Into Early To Mid-2019

Heads up, international Tesla fans. Model 3 orders for Asia and Europe have been delayed, so don’t expect the electric car to arrive until early or mid-2019.

Car Tech May 30, 2018

How To Check If Your Vehicle Is Affected By Fiat Chrysler Recall For Cruise Control Glitch

Fiat Chrysler recalled 15 models made between 2014 and 2018 due to a defect that could prevent drivers from deactivating the cruise control feature. Here's how one can check if their car is affected.

Car Tech May 27, 2018

Elon Musk Teases When Tesla Might Unwrap Model Y SUV

A new tweet from Elon Musk hinted a date for the official reveal of the Tesla Model Y. Industry analysts scrutinized all available information and agreed that the schedule seems to check out properly.

Car Tech May 26, 2018

Watch Ex-Formula 1 Driver Mark Webber Take The Porsche Mission E Out For A Spin

Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber drove the Porsche Mission E for the first time, giving car enthusiasts a peek at the electric car's performance. According to him, it is a game changer.

Car Tech May 21, 2018

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Wedding: That Silver Blue Jaguar E-Type Is Stunning

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stunned onlookers with their vehicle of choice for the evening reception. The royal couple drove a silver blue Jaguar E-Type that is significantly different from the regular model.

Car Tech May 21, 2018

You Can Now Order The Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor All-Drive

Elon Musk finally announced the highly anticipated dual-motor, all-wheel drive, and performance versions of the Tesla Model 3. The Tesla CEO made the announcement via a series of tweets on Saturday, May 19.

Car Tech May 21, 2018

Tesla Model S Driver Was On Her Phone In Latest Autopilot Crash: Elon Musk Fires Back At Critics

The driver in the latest Tesla Model S crash revealed that Autopilot mode was activated, but admitted that she was looking at her phone at the time of the accident. Tesla CEO Elon Musk defended the technology amid renewed criticism.

Car Tech May 14, 2018

Keyless Cars Are Killing People Due To Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Keyless cars have killed at least 28 people due to carbon monoxide poisoning, according to a report by the New York Times. Keyless ignition becomes a dangerous feature when drivers inadvertently leave the engine of their cars running.

Car Tech May 15, 2018

The Aston Martin DB11 AMR Is A Stunner With A Top Speed Of 208 MPH

Aston Martin unveiled the DB11 AMR as its latest performance flagship grand tourer. The latest model flaunts an upgraded twin-turbo V12 that pushes it to a top speed of 208 mph.

Car Tech May 15, 2018

NTSB Investigates Tesla Model S Fatal Crash In Florida That Killed 2 Teens

The NTSB has opened an investigation into a fatal car crash involving a Tesla model S that killed two teenagers in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, May 8. The agency said that the investigation will focus on the electric vehicle battery fire.

Car Tech May 10, 2018

Uber Self-Driving Car Detected But Ignored Pedestrian In Arizona Crash

Uber determined that its self-driving software did, in fact, detect the pedestrian who was killed in a recent crash in Arizona. However, it failed to react on time as it may have flagged the victim as a 'false positive.'

Car Tech May 8, 2018

Future Volvo Cars To Have Google Assistant, Maps Even If You Don’t Use Android

A slew of Google services is coming to next-generation Volvo cars, including Assistant, Maps, and Play Store apps. The best part? No Android phone required.

Car Tech May 8, 2018

MIT's New Self-Driving Car System Loves Off The Beaten Paths

Researchers from MIT showcased its self-driving car system called MapLite, which is designed a little different. Unlike most autonomous driving vehicles that can navigate through the city, the car can reportedly navigate off-road trails

Car Tech May 7, 2018

Waymo Self-Driving Minivan Involved In Arizona Crash

Another self-driving vehicle accident happened in Chandler, Arizona that resulted in minor injuries. The Waymo van was reportedly hit by sedan after it swerved into the wrong lane in order to avoid another collision.

Car Tech May 5, 2018

Ford Pulls All But Two Car Models In US Market

Only two sedan models will be available in Ford’s North American lineup. As part of austerity measures, the carmaker is shifting investment from traditional cars to SUVs and trucks.

Car Tech April 26, 2018

Lexus Debuts 2019 ES Lineup With Apple CarPlay Technology And Significant Improvements

Lexus finally unveiled its 2019 Lexus ES lineup with a new chassis architecture and more improvements. The carmaker likewise confirmed that Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa will be available.

Car Tech April 27, 2018

2019 Toyota Avalon Supports Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, Qi Wireless Charger, And More

On Monday, April 23, Toyota unveiled the fifth generation of its flagship sedan, the 2019 Toyota Avalon. The redesigned model comes equipped with CarPlay, Qi Wireless Charging, support for Apple Watch and Amazon Alexa among other features.

Car Tech April 24, 2018

Here's How To Access Your Entire Contact List In Android Auto

Google just released the latest Android Auto update, which now lets users see their full contact list on the phone. It is now the fourth way to contact someone with Android Auto.

Car Tech April 24, 2018

This Is The 2019 Corvette ZR1 (And Yes, It's OK To Drool)

The 2019 Corvette ZR1 boasts a 6.2-liter V8 engine capable of delivering 755 horsepower and 715 lb-ft of torque. The powerful supercar can also achieve a top speed of 212 mph as demonstrated by a recent video released by Chevrolet.

Car Tech April 24, 2018

Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak Unveiled: Electric Vehicle Prototype Built To Smash Records

The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak was built specifically to break the electric car record on the famous Pikes Peak course in Colorado. The electric supercar is said to be faster than a Formula One racer.

Car Tech April 23, 2018

iOS 11's 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Is Keeping Roads Safer: How Does It Work?

A survey found that iOS 11's 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature has made the roadways a safer place for motorists, as it prevents them from being distracted by their smartphones. The survey was conducted by the insurance company EverQuote.

Car Tech April 20, 2018

Tesla Model 3 Production Temporarily Halted In 'Planned Production Pause' - Why?

The Tesla Model 3 is already facing delays, and its production is now temporarily halted again. This is the second such shutdown in three months, but the company says it's a 'planned production pause.'

Car Tech April 17, 2018

San Francisco Inches Closer To Regulation Of Electric Scooters Deemed To Be A 'Public Nuisance'

Amid the Board of Supervisors' pending review of a proposal, San Francisco issued cease-and-desist orders to three electric scooter companies. According to the letters, the e-scooters are a public nuisance.

Car Tech April 18, 2018

Google Turns On Android Auto Wireless For Pixel And Nexus Devices

Google recently enabled Android Auto wireless connectivity for some of its products. A total of six handsets from its Pixel and Nexus lineup are now compatible with seven head units from JVC and Kenwood.

Car Tech April 14, 2018

April Fool's Lexus Genetic Select Lets You Start Your Car By Licking The Steering Wheel

Lexus teased its brand new Genetic Select model with a short video demonstration. The new genetically-customized car can be started with a lick on the steering wheel.

Car Tech April 3, 2018

Tesla Recalls 123,000 Model S Cars Over Steering Issue

Tesla issued a worldwide recall of its Model S cars due to a possible issue involving the power steering bolts. The problem mainly affects cars in cold harsh weathers, but Tesla is recalling every model, nonetheless.

Car Tech March 31, 2018

LOOK: 2019 Toyota RAV4 Sports Rugged Looks, Boasts Safety Enhancements

Toyota unveiled its 2019 RAV4 at the New York International Auto Show. The upcoming crossover SUV noticeably flaunts a new rugged design and improved safety features.

Car Tech March 28, 2018

Waymo To Add 20,000 Jaguar Electric SUVs To Its Self-Driving Ride-Hailing Service

Waymo announced that it has teamed up with Jaguar to add 20,000 electric SUVs to its self-driving, ride-hailing service by 2022. The Jaguar I-Pace electric SUVs were described as 'the world's first premium electric fully self-driving vehicle.'

Car Tech March 28, 2018

Arizona Governor Suspends Uber Self-Driving Vehicle Testing On Public Roads

The Arizona Governor temporarily suspended Uber's autonomous car testing operations. The ride-hailing service could no longer perform trials on public roads until further notice.

Car Tech March 27, 2018

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