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Here Is Audi’s Futuristic Car For Upcoming Sci-Fi Film ‘Ender’s Game’

Here Is Audi’s Futuristic Car For Upcoming Sci-Fi Film ‘Ender’s Game’

Every now and then car makers are trying to bring spectacular cars incorporated with high tech facilities. Now their vision is to bring the concept of futuristic cars. But German car maker Audi has adopted an anomal way to unveil its concept car. Lately, the company has been designing a futuristic sedan called the Fleet Shuttle Quattro for the upcoming sci-fi film ‘Ender’s Game.’

By On August 13, 2013 Respond
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Talking On Cellphone While Driving Not Linked To Car Crash

Talking On Cellphone While Driving Not Linked To Car Crash

How many times we have heard the dangers of using cellphones while driving? Countless times. Many states even have anti-cellphone laws while driving. Surprisingly, a study reveals that the conventional wisdom may not be true.

By On August 12, 2013 Respond
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Court Bans Scientists From Revealing Luxury Car Code Flaws

Court Bans Scientists From Revealing Luxury Car Code Flaws

Falvio Garcia is a computer science lecturer in University of Birmingham who recently found a weakness in the security system of some major luxury cars. He intended to publish these findings in a research paper, but a court has now barred him from doing so, citing that this may lead to car thefts.

By On July 29, 2013 Respond
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Hackers Take Control Of A Standard Car Using A Laptop

Hackers Take Control Of A Standard Car Using A Laptop

Car hacking isn’t exactly a huge issue right now. But as cars get more automated and are fitted up with more advanced systems, such a niche is inevitable in the near future. To highlight this, two hackers were able to control a standard car simply by using a laptop, demonstrating how such a hack can be pulled off very easily.

By On July 28, 2013 1 Response
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Study Made On What Car Brands Make The Owners Happiest?

Study Made On What Car Brands Make The Owners Happiest?

There are enormous brand car makers in the market whose cars are running all over the world. Lately a study has been done on which brand model cars the owners like most and make them happiest? Let’s find out.

By On July 25, 2013 Respond
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Collapsible Solar Pavilion Charges Volvo V60, Fits In Its Trunk

Collapsible Solar Pavilion Charges Volvo V60, Fits In Its Trunk

Volvo Car Italia launched a competition named “Switch to Pure Volvo” to construct a temporary pavilion that could express “a strong and creative identity” to showcase the Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid — the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid production car — at open-air fairs and presentations. Synthesis Design + Architecture (SDA) has won that Switch to Pure Volvo competition due to making an awesome pavilion.

By On July 19, 2013 Respond
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UK Will Test Driverless Cars On Roads By 2013 End

UK Will Test Driverless Cars On Roads By 2013 End

The notion of driverless cars once seemed something out of fiction but it is increasingly becoming a reality. Until now, such cars in UK were being tested on private property but now, the UK government has stated that these driverless cars can be tested on roads by the end of 2013.

By On July 18, 2013 Respond
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14-month-old Toddler Buys A Car On eBay Using Dad’s Smartphone

14-month-old Toddler Buys A Car On eBay Using Dad’s Smartphone

A few months ago we reported that a 5-year-old kid spends over $2500 in 15 minutes to purchase iTunes app using his dad’s iPad. And now we have found another news like that. Lately, a 14-month-old toddler named Sorella Stoute who lives in Portland, Ore, has bought a 1962 model Austin Healey Sprite car on eBay using her dad’s smartphone.

By On July 12, 2013 Respond
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Volkswagen XL1 Concept Car Stretches Milage To 262 MPG

Volkswagen XL1 Concept Car Stretches Milage To 262 MPG

Volkswagen XL1, which was first unveiled at the Qatar Motor Show in 2011, is being said to be the world’s most fuel-efficient car. However, after enormous tests lately it’s been confirmed that the Volkswagen XL1 can go 262MPG (miles per gallon) average which is enough to drive from L.A. to San Francisco.

By On July 10, 2013 1 Response
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BMW i3 May Reach The US In January 2014, Costs Around $34500

BMW i3 May Reach The US In January 2014, Costs Around $34500

Car maker BMW unveiled the concept of i3, the most advanced and futuristic electric car, in 2011. The good news is BMW i3 may reach the US in January next year.

By On July 9, 2013 Respond
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Are Electric Cars Environmentally Green Enough?

Are Electric Cars Environmentally Green Enough?

Instead of making cars that run on gasoline or petrol, now a days, car makers have inclined to make electric vehicles (EVs). There is no doubt that electric cars are more beneficial to people from different points of view, but the bitter truth is electric cars don’t solve the automobile’s environmental problems.

By On July 2, 2013 Respond
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Auto Dealers Back Bills To Try And Shut Down Tesla Sales In NYC

Auto Dealers Back Bills To Try And Shut Down Tesla Sales In NYC

When it comes to marketing and selling its automobiles, Tesla is quite unique. The company does not rely on any third-party car dealerships and sells its cars directly through its own showrooms. Since that hurt automobile dealers, the lobby is backing bills which would ban such sales in New York.

By On June 24, 2013 Respond
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White House Petition Launched To Ban Straight Men From Driving

White House Petition Launched To Ban Straight Men From Driving

Women have taken their stand against people vouching for more restrictive clothing for women to prevent potential distractions for men. A petition has been filed on the WhiteHouse.gov “We The People” site asking straight men to banned from driving.

By On June 13, 2013 Respond
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Nearly 40 Percent Of Designated Drivers Drink Before Driving, Study Finds

Nearly 40 Percent Of Designated Drivers Drink Before Driving, Study Finds

The concept of a designated driver is a very, very simple one; that is, the person who is designated to not drink and to drive his/her companions home at the end of the night. Interestingly, a new study conducted in a Florida college town has found that nearly 40 percent of designated drivers drink before driving.

By On June 13, 2013 Respond
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Students Made A Car That Runs On Tweets, Likes And Shares

Students Made A Car That Runs On Tweets, Likes And Shares

Imagine a car that is run by Twitter updates, Facebook likes and Instagram shares. As fantastical as this may appear, such a car has become a reality, thanks to a group of students at Kansas City. These students tweaked a Volkswagen so that it runs only when it has enough ‘social media’ fuel.

By On May 28, 2013 Respond
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