2011 Frankfurt Auto Show
Urban planning games are nothing new - the seminal Sim City title has been around since 1989 and we've probably been playing it all that time. Facebook games are a more recent phenomenon and you've probably heard of Car Town, the best of the bunch for gearheads. "GreenSight City" looks like combining all of that into one online package. Developed in conjunction with Daimler AG, owners of Mercedes-Benz and Smart, GreenSight City was launched at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto show on the Smart stand. Frankfurt and Smart are all about urban mobility and clean technology, and this is reflected in the...
Smart Brings Back Gaming Classic Pong... With Two Fortwos!
All the attention on Smart at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show might have been directed at the Forvision electric drive concept and the latest, third-generation 2012 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive, but Smart still had a use for the previous version. Nestled next to a Ford driving experience was "Smart...Antony Ingram
Maybach Highlights Personalization With Its Edition 125!
Maybach wants customers to know that the range of available personalization is limited only by imagination and budget, so they've created the one-off Edition 125! to highlight this.Kurt Ernst
Mercedes Safety Systems Simulator At Frankfurt: We "Crashed"
Modern racing videogames are getting pretty good these days, with handling and graphics capabilities that allow for a pretty realistic driving experience. It's also cheaper than racing for real, not to mention safer - "Life has no 'reset' button", they often say. We were glad of that little detail...Antony Ingram
2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Nokia Merges Cars & Cell Phones
Last spring, we told you about Terminal Mode, a new protocol being pushed by GM, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota, Volkswagen, and other automakers, as well as handset manufacturer Nokia. Terminal Mode (now known as MirrorLink) promises to make smartphone integration in cars much easier, and during this...Richard Read
Maserati Kubang, Kia GT Concept, Ford Fiesta ST: Car News Headlines
Maserati has revealed its first SUV, the Kubang. [MotorAuthority] Ford finally previews the Fiesta ST in concept form at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. [MotorAuthority] Lexus makes the 2013 GS 450h official in Frankfurt. [GreenCarReports] The 2012 Audi DTM Race Car is based off of the refreshed A5...Joel Feder
Porsche will unveil next 911 at Laguna Seca in October.