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Upcoming New York Mayor May Support Taxi Mafia

Upcoming New York Mayor May Support Taxi Mafia

A number of ridesharing services have cropped up in recent years. These include the likes of Uber, Sidecar and others, offering far more affordable transportation solutions than regular taxis. However, these services may not be welcome in New York where a new mayor is all set to unabashedly side with the taxi mafia.

By On September 24, 2013 Respond
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Tesla Looking For Engineers To Develop Self-driving Cars

Tesla Looking For Engineers To Develop Self-driving Cars

People’s expectation from a car is changing, so as the car maker’s thought and design. Like other car makers, Tesla Motors has taken the matter very seriously. And now, the car maker plans to develop self-driving cars and therefore it is looking for automobile engineers.

By On September 17, 2013 Respond
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Caravisio: A Yacht-inspired And “The Caravan Of The Future”

Caravisio: A Yacht-inspired And “The Caravan Of The Future”

German manufacturer Knaus Tabbert has created a caravan named Caravisio. According to Knaus Tabbert, Caravisio is “the caravan of the future.”

By On September 10, 2013 Respond
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Jaguar Teases C-X17 Concept Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut

Jaguar Teases C-X17 Concept Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut

Frankfurt Motor Show is going to begin September 10. British multinational car manufacturer Jaguar has announced that it plans to introduce its new car C-X17 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. At present, the company is teasing an image and concept of C-X17.

By On September 3, 2013 Respond
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Audi Made R8 V10 Plus, Better Than Standard R8 V10

Audi Made R8 V10 Plus, Better Than Standard R8 V10

Car maker Audi released R8 supercar in 2007. But from 2012, the company decided to make a mild face-lift and a bit more to this car. The car attracted many customers. Keeping that in mind, Audi has made a new car called R8 V10 Plus which is similar to R8, but is far better than that.

By On August 27, 2013 Respond
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EPA Fuel Economy Estimates Are Full Of Loopholes, Not Based On Test Drives At All

EPA Fuel Economy Estimates Are Full Of Loopholes, Not Based On Test Drives At All

A number of car vendors normally advertise a fuel economy that refuses to pan out in real-life situations. Most of the fuel economy estimates are over-done and thus, inaccurate. Now, however, a detailed report suggests that this may be a result of faulty mathematical calculations at the hands of EPA.

By On August 19, 2013 Respond
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Honda Debuts NSX Concept-GT Hybrid Race Car

Honda Debuts NSX Concept-GT Hybrid Race Car

Japanese company Honda has unveiled the NSX Concept-GT, a racing car that will take part into the GT500 class of the 2014 SUPER GT Series Round 5 “2013 AUTOBACS SUPER GT” at Suzuka Circuit.

By On August 19, 2013 Respond
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Bloodhound Supersonic Car Aims To Break 1,000 mph Speed Barrier In 2015

Bloodhound Supersonic Car Aims To Break 1,000 mph Speed Barrier In 2015

Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) project in UK was launched in 2008. The purpose of establishing the project was to inspire the next generation of British engineers and scientists to build such supersonic cars that would be able to break the maximum speed barrier and make new world record. Now the Bloodhound SSC team is aiming to break 1,000 mph speed barrier in 2015 using 3D printing technology.

By On August 16, 2013 Respond
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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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