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Waymo trains self-driving cars to identify emergency vehicles

FCA opening $30 million autonomous testing facility

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles' Chelsea Proving Grounds (CPG) is home to a new multi-million dollar autonomous technology testing facility. The automaker announced on Wednesday it has invested $30 million in the new facility, which begins testing this month. While CPG spans nearly 4,000 acres, the new... read more

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Gio Ponti's Linea Diamante realized at 2018 Grand Basel show

65-year-old car design brought to life at 2018 Grand Basel show

A never-before-seen car design has been brought to life...65 years after it was completed. Yes, it was 65 years ago that Italian architect and industrial designer Gio Ponti... read more September 5, 2018 by


 
Apple patent for non-linear sunroof

Apple patented haptic seats and sunroof

Apple filed to patent more than 2,000 ideas last year, and we'll likely never see many of them reach daylight. But, automobile patents are becoming more common from the... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Rabbit Edition hops into 2019 Volkswagen GTI lineup

Volkswagen is digging back into its archives for a special-edition Golf GTI. The Rabbit Edition will join the GTI lineup for 2019. The brand hasn't released pricing or fuel... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
McLaren F1 GTR 25R

McLaren F1 supercar can now be certified by the factory

McLaren built 106 examples of its iconic F1 supercar from 1993 to 1998. That includes 71 versions for the road, 28 for the racetrack, and seven prototypes. McLaren wants to... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
Apple’s self-driving system atop a Lexus RX - Image via MacCallister Higgins

Apple's self-driving car program sees first traffic accident

Apple is developing self-driving technology using a fleet of nearly 60 Lexus RX 450h crossover SUVs fitted with various cameras and sensors used to guide the vehicles. One of... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-EQ logo

Drive with Mercedes EQ app to check whether electric cars suit you

Drivers around the world will need more information and education on electric cars if automakers are to realize zero-emissions goals. Mercedes-Benz has taken a creative step... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 dashboard in Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Tesla works on tech to flash indicators when drivers forget

The turn signal is one of the most essential passive safety measures onboard every single new car. Yet, millions of drivers choose to ignore the ability, and let's face it... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
Rolls-Royce Extended Wheelbase Phantom Privacy Suite

Total seclusion: Rolls-Royce Privacy Suite turns Phantom into rolling meeting space

Elites will have no need to wait until their destination to discuss pressing matters, at least not when they're in the back seat of Rolls-Royce's Phantom. On Friday, the... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
2020 Tesla Roadster

Tesla has a surprise reveal for Grand Basel show; is it the production Roadster?

The Grand Basel show in Switzerland will play host to a new Tesla reveal, the electric car manufacturer confirmed Friday. Tesla sent invites to owners declaring it has a... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
2019 Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Mustang on the dyno

Hennessey's 808-horsepower Heritage Mustang hits the dyno

Hennessey Performance Engineering in August unveiled the 2019 Heritage Edition Ford Mustang to celebrate hitting the 10,000-build milestone. The fiery red car, which features... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
2018 Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder, 2017 Geneva auto show

Koenigsegg yet to deliver any engines to Spyker

Dutch sports car marque Spyker announced in March 2017 that it will start using V-8 engines for its flagship C8 line sourced from Sweden's Koenigsegg, instead of the aging... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
Marcello Gandini talks about the origin of the name Countach

This is how Lamborghini's Countach got its name, and it's not what you think

It seems like most Lamborghini model names are associated with bullfighting. That's not true with all of Lamborghinis though, as the most famous example of moniker derivation... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
2019 Bentley Centenary Specification

Every Bentley built in 2019 can celebrate brand's centennial

Bentley turns 100 in 2019, and instead of letting only a few buyers celebrate the occasion with a run of limited-edition cars the brand will offer special touches... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
Dyson Hullavington campus for electric car development

Dyson reveals plans for electric car test track

It's been a year since vacuum giant Dyson announced plans to build an electric car, something founder and chief engineer James Dyson has been hinting at since 2008. The... read more August 30, 2018 by


 
Koenigsegg Agera successor teaser

Koenigsegg Agera successor reportedly named Ragnarok, will have 1,440 hp

Koenigsegg may have a name for its Agera successor in "Ragnarok." According to a source close to the manufacturer told The Supercar Blog that the name should grace the car... read more August 30, 2018 by


 
 

 
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