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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

Tesla 'Confident' To Fix Model 3 Bottleneck Issues After Falling Short Of Q3 Production Goal

Tesla promised to produce 1,500 Model 3 vehicles in the third quarter of 2017, but it made only 260 units because of bottleneck issues. Now the electric car maker is 'confident' to get back on track.

Car Tech October 3, 2017

General Motors, Cruise Unveil Modified Chevrolet Bolt EVs As First Self-Driving Car For Mass Production

General Motors and Cruise Automation have launched a modified version of the Chevrolet Bolt as the first self-driving-capable vehicle in mass production. However, this does not mean that customers can go driverless any time soon.

Car Tech September 11, 2017

Jaguar Unveils Removable Steering Wheel Powered By Artificial Intelligence: Yes, You Read That Right

Jaguar would like to reinvent the steering wheel for the future. It has now unveiled a concept AI-powered steering wheel you can take with you, plug into a car, then get to where you need to.

Car Tech September 4, 2017

Toyota Tipped To Unveil New Sports Car Lineup Next Month, But You Won’t Be Able To Buy One

There will be a new slew of sports cars from Toyota next month, which could be, in theory, the company’s equivalent of Lexus’s performance F series. These cars, however, might remain in Japan.

Car Tech August 28, 2017

Tesla Model X Beats Lamborghini Aventador SV In Drag Race, Sets Quarter-Mile Record For SUVs

The Tesla Model X outraced the Lamborghini Aventador SV in a drag race arranged by DragTimes. The electric SUV zoomed through a quarter mile in 11.4 seconds, setting a new world record for the fastest SUV over that distance.

Car Tech August 23, 2017

Volkswagen Microbus Will Return in 2022 As The Electric ID Buzz, And We Just Can't Wait

The Volkswagen I.D. Buzz, unveiled as a concept electric vehicle inspired by the well-loved microbus, will soon become a reality. The new electric microbus will arrive at dealerships in 2022.

Car Tech August 20, 2017

Tesla All-In On The Model 3: Seeks $1.5 Billion For Model 3 Production, Slashes Model X Price By $3,000

Tesla is going all-in on its mass-market electric vehicle, the Model 3. The company is looking to raise about $1.5 billion to ramp up Model 3 production and has reduced the price of the Model X electric SUV by $3,000.

Car Tech August 8, 2017

Ever Dreamed Of An Electric Porsche 911? This Car Company Installed Tesla Roadster Battery Packs Into A Classic Porsche

British car company Electric Classic Cars transformed a 1979 Porsche 911 SC Targa into an electric vehicle. The vintage car was fitted with a pair of electric motors powered by a 54 kWh battery pack from a Tesla Roadster.

Car Tech August 7, 2017

General Motors Recalls 800,000 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Trucks Worldwide Over Power Steering Defect

General Motors issued a vehicle recall covering about 800,000 units of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra worldwide. The pickup trucks may have a problem with their power steering systems that could cause the driver to lose control.

Car Tech August 7, 2017

Hyperloop One Reaches 192 MPH In Second Full-System Test: Is Elon Musk’s Dream Coming True?

Hyperloop One, one of the few companies trying to turn Elon Musk’s dreams into a reality, has moved one step closer to revolutionizing transportation. Its second full-system test recorded 192 mph in top speed, significantly up from the first.

Car Tech August 3, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Finally Arrives: Should You Bother With Elon Musk’s Minimalist, Mass Market Electric Vehicle?

After months of hype, Tesla has finally unveiled the Model 3 - its affordable electric vehicle geared for the masses. Tesla also just proved that it’s not just your average electric car company.

Car Tech July 29, 2017

Lyft Is Now Working On Its Own Technology For Self-Driving Cars

Lyft has announced that it will begin work on technology for use in self-driving cars. Previously, the company said it would allow self-driving cars on its network, but would not develop the technology itself.

Car Tech July 21, 2017

Honda Recalls 1.2 Million Accord Units As Their Batteries Could Catch Fire

Honda has recalled 1.2 million Accord vehicles over concerns on potentially fire-causing battery sensors. Learn more about the recall of the company, which also figured in the exploding Takata airbag issue and is releasing a new Accord model.

Car Tech July 14, 2017

The New Self-Driving Audi A8 Will Reduce Headaches From Traffic Jams: How Will The Traffic Jam Pilot Feature Work?

The new Audi A8 will offer the Traffic Jam Pilot, a self-driving system that will take full control of the vehicle at speeds of up to 37 miles per hour. How will the feature work?

Car Tech July 12, 2017

Lucid Air Zooms To 235 MPH In Testing: Is The Electric Supercar The Best Tesla Challenger So Far?

Lucid Motors could be the best Tesla challenger so far, as the prototype of the Lucid Air reached speeds of 235 miles per hour. The Tesla Model S, in comparison, has a top speed of 155 miles per hour.

Car Tech July 11, 2017

First Tesla Model 3 Rolls Off The Production Line: Is It Time For You To Buy An Electric Car?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared a picture of the first production Model 3 ever built. With the mass-market electric vehicle finally hitting roads soon, is it time for customers to start thinking about purchasing an electric car?

Car Tech July 9, 2017

France Mulls Ban Of All Petrol And Diesel Vehicles By 2040

The ban of petrol and diesel vehicles in France could be happening by 2040. The move recently announced is part of the country's plan to meet its targets under the Paris climate change agreement.

Car Tech July 7, 2017

Tesla Model S Receives Score From IIHS And The Company Doesn't Take It Well

The Tesla Model S has been scored by the IIHS and the company is not pleased with the results. The Model S fell short of the earning the industry's highest safety award thanks to the performance in a key test.

Car Tech July 7, 2017

Tesla Model S Fails To Get Top Safety Pick Plus Rating In IIHS Crash Test [Video]

The Tesla Model S failed for the second time to get good enough crash test scores to qualify for IIHS's Top Safety Picks Plus recommendations. According to the IIHS, the vehicle's safety belt doesn't secure the driver well enough.

Car Tech July 6, 2017

Volvo To Switch To Electric Cars, Promises 5 Models By 2021

Volvo has confirmed that it will begin introducing new electric vehicle models starting 2019, offering five models in all by 2021. The automaker’s commitment comes as EVs take the automobile industry by storm.

Car Tech July 5, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Enters Production This Week, First Units To Reach Customers Later This Month

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the Model 3 is all set to enter production this Friday, two weeks ahead of schedule. The first 30 Model 3 preorder customers will get their cars later this month.

Car Tech July 3, 2017

Elon Musk Reveals Soon-To-Be-Operational Car Pods For LA Tunnel

Things are anything but boring at The Boring Company. Elon Musk shares the latest developments on his LA tunnel project in a series of tweets.

Car Tech July 2, 2017

Google's Parent, Alphabet, Announces Deal With Avis To Manage Self-Driving Cars

Google's parent company, Alphabet, has announced a deal with Avis to manage its line of self-driving cars. Such a partnership will allow Alphabet to expand its hold in the industry.

Car Tech June 27, 2017

In Self-Driving Car Case, Tesla Is Found To Be Not At Fault, Here's Why

In the first fatal car crash involving a self-driving car, Tesla has been found not at fault. The investigation is ongoing, but a recently released report concludes that Tesla's autopilot systems did not cause the crash.

Car Tech June 20, 2017

NTSB: Tesla Model S In Fatal 2016 Autopilot Crash Issued Repeated Warnings To Driver

The National Transportation Safety Board has released new details about a car crash last year involving Joshua Brown and his Tesla Model S. The board, however, hasn’t yet concluded on what caused the crash.

Car Tech June 20, 2017

Ford Reveals Full Details Of The Refreshed F-150 And The 2018 Expedition

Ford revealed the details of its upcoming 2018 Ford F-150 pickup and 2018 Ford Expedition SUV vehicles. Both cars will get greater power due to increased transmission efficiency and reduced weight as a result of their aluminum bodies.

Car Tech June 17, 2017

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