Apple has been closely working with a number of top auto vendors. Now, the company is expected to formally announce Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Ferrari as its official partners for the upcoming ‘iOS in the car’ project.
French multinational vehicle manufacturer Renault has made a conceptual car called Kwid. The specialty of this car is there is a drone inside its roof that can come out and fly, and warns the driver about traffic jams on the road ahead.
Smart cars are becoming increasingly common as more and more auto vendors use built-in computer systems in their vehicles. Security researchers have now devised an iPhone-sized $20 device which can essentially hack into any smart car.
Normally, small engine size corresponds directly to a lower output. This is certainly not the case with Nissan’s new 400 bhp engine which is small enough to fit inside carry-on luggage and yet offers an extraordinary amount of power.
Vespa is one of the scooter brands which once commanded a huge following around the globe. A look back at the history of Vespa reveals some surprising models, for instance the Vespa 150 TAP which was a battle-ready Vespa model, meant to be dropped by a parachute.
Earlier we have seen Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg buying four houses adjacent to his home in Palo Alto. And lately, Zuckerberg has bought a Volkswagen Mk6 GTI car for him. In appreciation to that, Volkswagen (VW) has sent him a present and made a video about it.
Connecticut-based Laser Power Systems (LPS) is trying to make thorium-powered cars that would run nearly 100 years by using 8 ounces of thorium. Although the company has seen a bit light, but the project is still in dream stage.
Usually, tracks are added by replacing wheels to move and control the car in snow or on ice. But AD Boivin Inc has brought a new track called Track N Go which can be set within 15 minutes without removing the wheels.
We reported that Volkswagen had been working on a conceptual car named Volkswagen XL1 that would go around 262 mpg. And finally, Volkswagen has made that car and it is being said that Volkswagen XL1 is the “most efficient car” ever made.
We all know that at the car shows, futuristic; conceptual and many new cars with innovative design and advanced tech are unveiled. However, at 2014 Detroit Auto Show, car maker Toyota unveil the concept of its new and amazing designed FT-1 car.
For long, Volvo has been called a great automaker without any great designs. The company is now trying to change that, an example of which is the stunning new XC Coupe concept which Volvo recently unveiled.
When it comes to auto manufacturers, Hyundai has often taken the crown for offering the best tech in cars. The company aims to keep the tag, announcing that its upcoming 2015 Genesis Sedan will arrive with a Google Glass app.
All autonomous vehicles are now raging in the auto industry these days. Google, for example, is striving for completely driverless cars. However, as a contender of other car makers, lately Ford has unveiled its first autonomous vehicle prototype.
Honda is among the notable auto vendors who have been integrating technology in their vehicles. The company has now introduced a 7-inch built-in touchscreen which comes with iPhone compatibility and can be controlled and used through the smartphone.
Zee.Aero is a small company located near the GooglePlex. Lately the company has unveiled a conceptual car that will be able to take off and land vertically. The best thing of this flying car will be it will fit in a standard parking space!
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