News Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:53:27 +0300 | Tesla to get rid of the cheapest Model S... Tesla will stop making the rear-wheel-drive Model S 75 after this coming Sunday, September 24th. The car, which starts at $69,500, is currently the cheapest Model S available, but the company will sell out the rest of the inventory around the country and then it will be gone. The dual-motor Model S75D will become the cheapest Model S at $74,500.  That also means every Model S and Model X will... Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:00:08 +0300 | Values of Classic Cars Fall After Years of Strong Growth! A private bank study has revealed that, despite record auction prices, the value of classic cars has decreased. Value has plummeted in the last couple of years and yet they still remain at the top of the list of the most valuable collectable items for wealthy individuals looking to invest their cash.  Coutts bank released their annual 'Objects of Desire' index, which revealed the top val... Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:00:01 +0300 | A Look Into Chrysler's Future Plans Chrysler is looking into some future plans to keep sales alive, and we have the breakdown of what these could be: Tipo/Neon: Even though no plan has been announced just yet, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have studied importing the compact Fiat Tipo sedan into the US from Europe, and will likely be rebadging it as a Chrysler Neon. 200: This will not be replaced as productions of the 200 midsize sedans ... Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:00:02 +0300 | Video: Mazda Expected to Electrify All Models by 2030 According to a report, Mazda is planning to have all of its models electrified by 2030, but that doesn't necessarily mean the end of internal combustion... Mazda recently unveiled what it is calling the Skyactiv-X homogeneous charge compression ignition engine prototype. This promises to burn gasoline with diesel-like efficiency. However, it is clear that even Mazda is trying to squeeze as much en... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:09 +0300 | Can We Expect A Dyson Electric Car? Dyson vacuum cleaners are certainly an effective way to clean up your car, but can they propel them too? A couple of years ago, company founder Sir James Dyson suggested that his electric motors could, in fact, propel a car, but did not confirm (and still hasn't) that the company was actually working on one – but evidence that they are is mounting.  According to The Sunday Times Driving... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:20:02 +0300 | Video: Add new vinyl to restore your cars' dashboard! At some point in every classic car there comes a point that the dashboard might crack, and to find pristine original parts for rare classic cars can be extremely difficult. To repair and recover dashes can be a challenge for even the most experienced trimmers because of the complex curves and sharp edges.  Dashboard covers are a popular product to preserve your dash and keep it looking new, b... Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:00:09 +0300 | A Classic Car Was Unearthed by Archeologists on Salisbury Plain While excavating a former military site, archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an MG roadster! The 1932 MG J2 was found within a World War Two artillery position during excavations at Larkhill on Salisbury Plain. It is believed that the remains were of a previous pool car used by the troops training in the 1960s that may have been dumped in a disused weapons pit. Damien Campbell-Bell of Wes... Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:00:01 +0300 | The Genesis G70 2018 Revealed! Hyundai has revealed its Genesis G70 sedan in Seoul, ahead of its Q1 launch in Australia! The G70 shares its critical bits – engines, platforms and gearbox – with the hotly anticipated Kia Stinger. But the Genesis is chasing a more premium feel over Kia's out-and-out performance flavour. This does not mean the G70 will be a slouch – not at all! In fact, the most powerful variant ... Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:00:06 +0300 | Tesla Superchargers coming to American city centres Over the past five years since Tesla launched, it has expanded its Supercharger network to include more than 5,400 outlets across the globe. The company has now announced that they have plans to fit out downtown centres with Supercharger stations, to help ease the range anxiety for urban dwellers.  Tesla has played a big part in driving the adoption of electric cars and now the company is mak... Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:09 +0300 | The 2018 Honda Clarity Will Offer The Best in Class All-Electric Range! Honda now holds the highest all-electric range among mid-sizers with the 2018 Clarity Plug-In Hybrid!  This model can go 47 miles on a single charge, putting it at the top of the range! The Clarity will arrive in dealerships later this year and boasts an EPA fuel economy of 110 combined mpg-e, with a gas-only city rating of 44 and 40 highway rating combined 42 mpg. We think Honda is viewing t... Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:20:01 +0300 | Is The Audi R8 About To Go Rear-Wheel Drive? Audi teases a drifting R8 before its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show – and we can see from the teaser that a rear-wheel-drive version might just be in the works.  The source of these rumours comes from Audi itself, who posted a video on its Instagram page showing a red-striped Audi R8 painting the pavement in a way that only a rear-wheel-drive car would be able to do! At first, it see... Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:00:08 +0300 | China Plans To Ban Petrol and Diesel Cars China is the world's biggest car market, and it is planning to ban the production and sale of petrol and diesel cars and vans. China's vice minister of industry has said it had started "relevant research", but had not yet decided when the ban would be implemented. "Those measures will certainly bring profound changes for our car industry's development," said Xin Guobin to Xinhua, China's offi... Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:00:09 +0300 | This electric motorcyle runs on battery power... The Exodyne – an all electric motorcycle – fuses rapid power with energetic, home-made engineering. Created by a veterinarian in Atlanta, USA, Alan Cross' bespoke bike is the result of nine months of research, design and fabrication work.  The centre box frame houses 48 lithium polymer battery cells in a 100V 32 configuration, connects directly to the head stock with a swing arm p... Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:00:09 +0300 | Video: The Updated VW I.D Crozz Concept Driverless Electric Car Heading to Frankfurt! Volkswagen is expected to debut its updated version of the I.D Crozz at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. The new version brings autonomous, electric technology and will be displayed at the IAA.  From the teaser video below, we can see that the updated model will feature a bold red look and slightly refined body curves. In addition, the LED headlights now come with updated graphics and... Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:00:08 +0300 | Air Freshener Causes a Car To Explode! Injuring one person, an air freshener caused a car to explode in a B&Q car park in Southend. In the incident, the roof and doors were blown off the Ford Focus, according to a report by Southend Echo.  Staff working at a DIY store rushed to help with the casualty until the injured person was taken to the hospital for his minor injuries.  "The explosion happened after a build-up of gas... Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:00:02 +0300 | Video: The Nissan Leaf Takes it One Step Further With One-Pedal Driving! As Nissan fights growing competition in the electric vehicle market, it has launched a longer-range version of its best-selling Leaf electric car. The new Leaf can now travel about 50% further on a single charge than its predecessor, says Nissan. However, it still falls a bit short of the ranges offered by other recent electric cars from Tesla and General Motors. Perhaps the biggest feature that c... Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:00:05 +0300 | Porsche might launch a more affordable 911! During an interview with Autocar at the press launch of the latest-generation Cayenne, the automaker’s research and development boss Michael Steiner said additional “purist versions of sports cars with no limitation” on production numbers could be on the cards. This means that Porsche is actually open to the idea of building accessible Porche 911 models in the vein of the limited... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 17:00:10 +0300 | Video: DeLorean - Everything you need to know! By now everyone knows the DeLorean Motor Company; it is those crazy guys who decided to build a futuristic sportscar with the engine at the rear, unpainted stainless steel body panels and of course gullwing doors. (Basically, the car that features in Back to the Future) Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and engineered by Colin Chapman, the DeLorean DMC-12 failed to meet the expectations created by it... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:00:11 +0300 | The Mercedes-AMG Project Formula 1 Powered Hypercar Teased Ahead of Debut! Here we see a glimpse of the radical hybrid's bodywork ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show – this is what it looks like when driving through a dark tunnel! Even though the reveal process of the Mercedes-AMG has really been drawn out, the image below shows us a small look at how the Project One hypercar is going to look – well, when it's driving towards you in a dark tunnel.&... Mon, 04 Sep 2017 13:00:09 +0300 | The new Dacia Duster that will premiere in Frankfurt! The Dacia Duster is a low-cost compact four-wheel drive line launched in 2010 and will enter its third generation in Frankfurt with a bigger, more luxurious take on the formula.  At the moment details about the Duster are limited to some information about its styling. The new grille and headlights have been designed to give the new car a wider and stronger look on the road, while the satin-ch... Sun, 03 Sep 2017 10:00:09 +0300 | Volvo Reveals Tech and Safety Equipment of New XC40 The Smart EQ Volvo XC40 is the electric future transportation pod is the future of self-driving, and pretty much eliminates the driving part completely! We have no way of knowing what city transportation will be like in the far future. But Smart, the maker of small electric city cars, thinks it might include a lot of small, electric city cars. "We are pacemakers for urban mobility," said Dr Annett... Sat, 02 Sep 2017 10:00:10 +0300 | This Ford GT40 is heading to auction... start selling everything! The Superformance Ford GT40 ticks all the right boxes and it's finished in the most iconic motorsport liveries. This car here – that can be seen in the gallery – is a 2012 Superformance GT40, if you are not familiar with the Superformance, learn that the California-based company is building continuation GT40s to the exacting standards of the original models that are licensed to carry t... Fri, 01 Sep 2017 15:00:01 +0300 | Video: The New 2018 Bentley Continental GT Will Be The Sportiest Yet – Revealed The all-new Bentley Continental GT has been revealed ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show debut, and it shows sharper looks and more agility! Aiming to build upon the success of its Bentayga SUV by introducing the all-new, third-generation Bentley Continental GT sports tourer. The front-end styling of this newcomer incorporates elements seen of Bentley's EXP 10 Speed 6 sports car concept. The rear re... Fri, 01 Sep 2017 13:00:09 +0300 | Self-Driving Pizza Delivery Cars Will Be Tested in The US! Imagine how awesome it would be having your pizza delivered to your door in a self-driving car! Well, in the next few weeks this will be tested on some of Domino's customers in the US city of Ann Arbor in Michigan. The aim of this experiment is not necessarly to see if the self-driving cars work. It is more a test to see if customers are happy to go out of their homes to collect a pizza from an em... Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:00:02 +0300 | This 1969 Ferrari GTB/4 Daytona is worth 1.5 million pounds. Yes, really! A regular Ferrari 365 GTB/4 in this condition would be worth no more than £500,000 today, but this 1969 model will be selling for three times that amount when auctioned off next month! This will be when it goes under the hammer at RM Sotheby's upcoming sale at Ferrari's home in Maranello, Italy.  Despite being in "barn-find state", the reason this particular car is so expensive is that ... Wed, 30 Aug 2017 09:00:09 +0300 | Why The F*%#! Audi Plans to Add More Alphanumeric To Its Names! Apparently, what Audi really needs is some more alphanumeric nonsense added to their names... They have determined that this is the thing most missing from its popular lineup – they need a longer, more complicated string of alphanumeric model designations. Really? Beginning with the launch of the 2018 A8 this year, the brand will add a two-digit sub designation to all 2018 models to delineat... Mon, 28 Aug 2017 17:00:08 +0300 | Video: The Tesla Semi Approaches! Tesla is set to reveal the electric (and possibly autonomous-capable) Semi in September – prototype form.  Tesla is coming with a commercial truck, plans for which were outlined in the company's "Master Plan Part Deux" and, now, just weeks before the truck's prototype official debut, we have learned it will have a range between 200 and 300 miles on full charge. Named the Tesla Semi... Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:00:00 +0300 | Video: Mazda's New HCCI Engine! Mazda has created the holy grail of all engines – and here's a breakdown of the compression-ignition SKYACTIVE-X engine... Mazda calls it "Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030." The man Engineering Explained, Jason Fenske, thinks that sounds a bit silly – but the technology involved definitely isn't.  Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) is a form of combustion that (similar to di... Sun, 27 Aug 2017 10:00:08 +0300 | Video: This Ferrari 328 Conciso concept looks...interesting! In 1993 a little-known design company in Germany decided to build one of the weirdest looking Ferraris in existence. The 328 “Conciso” is a re-bodied 1989 328 GTS with no roof and no doors, aimed at the hardcore track driver looking for a (very) unique style – and this is the only one available.  The Ferrari 328 Conciso, designed and built by Bernd Michalak Design Studi... Sat, 26 Aug 2017 10:00:08 +0300 | Ferrari will build an additional LaFerrari Aperta for charity The Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta was an instant hit and every model was reportedly purchased well ahead of the car's official unveiling at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Customers who didn't get the opportunity to buy one were understandably upset as their only option was to purchase one-second hand. This was an expensive proposition as some dealers were asking as much as $7.3 million for one LaFerra... Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:05:11 +0300 | The Maserati Ghibli Receives a Facelift and GranLusso Badging! The Maserati Ghibli executive saloon has been given a new look, a new name and some new awesome technology! Maserati revealed the 2018 facelift for the Ghibli saloon, giving it a small rename and introducing some style changes and new tech. The Ghibli is four years old this year and is now know as the Ghibli GranLusso. The refreshed car is due to make its debut in the metal at the Chengdu Mot... Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:00:01 +0300 | Video: 2018 Nissan Leaf Teaser: The Electric Car That Will Amaze Your Senses The 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car is due to be unveiled in Japan on September 6, and the company has continued to release bits and pieces of teaser information to keep the world keen for the reveal! This week, Nissan released a video promoting a list of the new model's features. In addition, it provided a photo of the electric hatchback's rear corner. This picture shows a very different taillight ... Fri, 25 Aug 2017 09:00:10 +0300 | Video: The Ariel HIPERCAR Will Be a Crazy 1,180hp Electric Supercar Jet Hybrid! Ariel is making an insane, 1,180-hp jet hybrid called the HIPERCAR! It's not often that Ariel releases something new, but here we introduce you to the Ariel HIPERCAR! Technically, it isn't really a hypercar, but the technology and acceleration kind of makes it one! Rather than the traditional V8 or four-cylinder engine used in the Ariel Atom, this new car will be powered by electric motors putting... Thu, 24 Aug 2017 17:00:12 +0300 | Video: Lamborghini launches a smartphone! If you have always wanted to own a Lamborghini, but never had the funds to actually afford one, well here is your solution!! Dubbed the Alpha-One, and it is not car related at all, but instead, it is a smartphone from Tonio Lamborghini, the Italian automaker's creator of lifestyle products that was founded by the son of Ferruccio Lamborgini. With a price that will be able to buy you three other sm... Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:00:01 +0300 | An Italdesign Zerouno Roadster might just be on the cards... For those of you who have been pining for Italdesign to build production cars – you finally get what you want this year... but not enough of them.  The Italdesign Zerouno, which had its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March this year, features a carbon-fibre skin over a modular carbon-fibre and aluminium chassis and it powered by a 5.2-liter V10 borrowed from Audi. The Zerouno is good... Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:00:10 +0300 | Video: Tesla model X sets a world record Elon Musk's Tesla Model X recently set a world record while racing against a Lamborghini Aventador. The Lamborghini Aventador SV takes on both a Tesla Model X P100D and a Model S P100D in an all out 1/4 mile drag racing battle at Palm Beach International Raceway. In the eerily quiet nature of electric vehicles, Tesla's Model X P100D blasts on to set a new world record for being the ... Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:51:34 +0300 | The New 2019 Range Rover Evoque Will Get Some Velar Style! These exclusive images of the Mk2 Range Rover Evoque show an evolutionary look with a likely increase in wheelbase! The Range Rover Evoque defined the generation of small SUVs and is a key part of the golden era in the history of Land Rover. Now, the British firm is preparing to give us the second generation of the car – due at the start of 2019. Engineers and designers are currently wo... Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00:09 +0300 | Mercedes Benz brings a new AMG concept-project to Frankfurt! Mercedes has confirmed its Frankfurt Motor Show lineup, with the stars being the near-production version of the AMG Project One, a fully electric compact concept under the EQ brand and a fuel-cell hydrogen version of the GLC SUV.  Mercedes will have over 100 vehicles on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and they will finally show off the upcoming AMG Project One hypercar and what it will l... Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:00:10 +0300 | Video: All-New BMW M5 Teased Prior to The Frankfurt Reveal! BMW's newest M5 is all set for the Frankfurt Motor Show where it will make an official debut next month. However, lucky for us, the Baravian carmaker has made us a teaser campaign with a new video allowing us to take a peek at the new model! The video (which can be seen below the article) briefly shows the super saloon at full chat in an unnamed desert. It reveals the aggressive styling cues ... Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:08 +0300 | The Vanquish Zagato Speedster by Aston Martin! Aston Martin has released the first images for the Vanquish Zagato Speedster and Shooting Brake.  Set to join the previously announced Coupe and Volante, the latest two additions are already a hit as Aston Martin has sold out of its entire production run of the Speedster. This is quite impressive as the model isn't slated to go into production until next year.  The Vanquish Zagato Shooti... Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:20:09 +0300 | Video: Germany May Follow France and The UK in Banning Gas and Diesel Cars! France and the UK made news this year when they announced plans to end sales of new gas and diesel cars by 2040 – just days apart – drawing both praise and scepticism from environmental activists and those dependent on petroleum industry alike.  So far, both nations' plans have been seen as relatively distant and cautiously realistic targets by industry experts. Even sce... Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:00:09 +0300 | Video: Tesla Wants to Test Autonomous Trucks Without Drivers A Reuters report says that electric truck prototypes in California and Nevada will try "platooning".  As it turns out, passenger cars won't be the only mode of transportation that Tesla wants to give autonomous capabilities. In fact, the company aims to start testing its electric truck prototypes with autonomous technology in Nevada, according to Reuters who cite discussions between Tesla and... Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:00:02 +0300 | The 2018 Ford GT '67 premiers in Monterey Ford has unveiled its limited-edition 2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition during the Monterey Car Week as a way to pay homage to the firm's 1967 24 Hours Le Mans victory.  To distinguish the GT '67 Heritage Edition from the regular GT the Ford consist of a Race Red exterior paint scheme with white stripes and the available exposed carbon fibre package. The Ford GT '67 also features Frozen WHite... Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:00:08 +0300 | Enthusiasts Are Being Warned of Asbestos in Imported Vehicles The Australian Border Force says that motorists need to be vigilant about asbestos in imported vehicles – a deadly material appearing in cars, motorcycles and parts imported by Australian enthusiasts.  Asbestos was once referred to as the "miracle mineral" for its resistance to heat, fire and many chemicals. However, it is now widely known that exposure to asbestos can cause mesotheliom... Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:00:02 +0300 | This is De Tomaso's last concept car! Some automakers come and go, especially from Italy's "supercar valley" which is the area between Modena and Bologna which is home to Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini and Pagani. From the late 1950's through to the 1990s, it included De Tomaso as well. Alejandro de Tomaso left this world in 2003, far too young at age 74. But before he left his namesake company behind, he commissioned one last concept... Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:00:01 +0300 | Ever wondered what Ferrari would look like if Group B had lasted... Group B only lasted from 1982 to 1986, but in that short span of time, they yielded some of the most impressive machinery ever...The Audi Sports Quattro, BMW M1, and Porsche 959 might never have come to be if not for Group B, as well as the Ferrari 288 GTO. Unfortunately, the FIA shut down the Group B category before the 288 GTO ever got to compete, but if it had, the racing version might have loo... Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:00:02 +0300 | The New '67' Car Registration Number Plates Banned by The DVLA! The DVLA has banned the use of UK number plates they deemed too silly, rude or offensive! The emergence of the new '67' number plate presents a range of possibilities for rude or offensive words to the creative motorist. As a result, the DVLA banned a raft of combinations before they even see the light of day. The full list of banned number plates has been given to Auto Express by the DVLA. Obviou... Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:00:01 +0300 | Genesis Plans to Break From Parent Hyundai Hyundai's fledgeling Genesis marque wants to leave the nest. The brand plans to announce a new retail strategy for the US this month that will accelerate its separation from the Hyundai marque and significantly cut the number of dealerships authorized to sell Genesis models.  The transition, that was only meant to happen in several years, will most likely be a messy and costly one for Hyundai... Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:00:02 +0300 | Infiniti's new retro prototype launch ahead of the Pebble Beach debut Infiniti launched two teaser images of its upcoming "heritage-inspired prototype" that is set to make its debut at the upcoming Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. From the images in the gallery above, Infiniti’s retro prototype draws inspiration from pre-war single-seater race cars. "It started as a simple thought: What if we found a car, down at the southern tip of Japan, buried deep in... Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:40:00 +0300 | The Revolutionary 2018 Mazda 3 Engine Mazda will be revealing the ground-breaking HCCI technology and the new design for its next small car, the Mazda 3, in the next few weeks.  Only a few weeks away, and we will be able to get details on the revolutionary "sparkless" ignition technology that will power the petrol engines in its fourth-generation Mazda3 due in 2018. These first details about the industry-first homogenous charge c... Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:00:01 +0300 | Video: Range Rover Velar Review – First Look! In this video, we have a first look at the new Range Rover Velar – and it may be the best yet! According to Land Rover, this mid-sized Rangey isn't just a car – it's a digital butler. The brand-new Velar SUV is packed full of technology that will "create an in-built technology butler" thanks to "an all-new cutting edge infotainment system." Land Rover's Peter Virk says the system "lear... Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:00:02 +0300 | Are you lucky enough to be the first to drive the untouched 1985 Mazda RX-7 Evo? Mazda does not make the RX-7 anymore, so the chances of getting a factory-fresh rotary sports car are practically nil. As you can see in the gallery, this is no ordinary Mazda RX-7 Evo. This is a rally machine, which is based on the second FD-generation model, built to compete under the FIA's celebrated Group B regulations. It was one of 20 that Mazda was set out to produce, but after the Gro... Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:00:02 +0300 | Video: Range Rover Velar Review – First Look! In this video, we have a first look and review at the new Range Rover Velar – and it may be the best yet! According to Land Rover, this mid-sized Rangey isn't just a car – it's a digital butler. The brand-new Velar SUV is packed full of technology that will "create an in-built technology butler" thanks to "an all-new cutting edge infotainment system." Land Rover's Peter Virk says the s... Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:45:58 +0300 | VW Has Just Scrapped 18 Derivatives in South Africa 18 derivatives from the Volkswagen stable have been discontinued in South Africa this month. Every derivate has been removed from the VW SA's official price list, although there may well be some stock scattered around the country. VW has thrown out the slow-selling Golf SV, with the range having comprised five derivates. In addition, the latest Touran is still not on the cards for a return to... Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:00:02 +0300 | Audi offers a taste of the 2019 Model, the Audi Q4! Audi has released a rendering of another Audi SUV, the Q4. Audi has trademarked all names from Q1 to Q9 but has yet to use Q1, Q4, Q6, Q8 or Q9 on any production vehicles but if rumours are to be believed, they may be used in the years to come, including Q4. Audi confirmed earlier this year that the Q4 will hit the production line in 2019 and will compete against the likes of the new BMW X4 and Me... Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:35:46 +0300 | Tesla Model S & Model X with Updated Features... and a drag race! Before the Tesla Model 3 even entered production, the electric-car maker shuffled features on the Model S in order to provide a clear distinction between the two sedans. Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, has often said that looking for luxury will be best in a Model S, while the Model 3 remains a much more straightforward piece of transportation. The updates to the Model S, many of which come to the Tesla Mod... Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:00:09 +0300 | Tim Cook confirms Apple's Autonomous System... Apple chief executive Tim Cook has confirmed that the technology company is working on autonomous systems and hinted that they could extend beyond use in vehicles. Cook mentioned that the company is investing heavily in the development of autonomous systems during a call report by The Verge, which backed-up previous rumours that Apple was doing just that.  “Autonomous systems can be use... Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:00:01 +0300 | Tesla Model S & Model X Electric Cars Updated With New Features! Before the Tesla Model 3 even entered production, the electric-car maker shuffled features on the Model S in order to provide a clear distinction between the two sedans. Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, has often said that looking for luxury will be best in a Model S, while the Model 3 remains a much more straightforward piece of transportation. The updates to the Model S, many of which come to the Tesla Mod... Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:45:19 +0300 | Ferrari Confrims a 'Utility Vehicle' – a Ferrari SUV! The plan to build a Ferrari SUV has been a very mysterious topic in recent weeks, with Ferrari fans trying to guess what will come next. Reports have surfaced that the iconic Italian supercar maker is seriously considering a product push different to its traditional supercar fare in a bid to double profits by 2022. Sergio Marchionne, Ferrari's CEO, has now stepped up to handle the speculation and ... Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:20:09 +0300 | Nissan's New Rear-Door Alert Coming to the 2018 Pathfinder Nissan's new rear-door alert system will make sure you don't forget what's in the back of your car! Next year, the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder will come standard with the company's initial rollout for the absent-minded – the Rear Door Alert! This system monitors the rear door switches to see if they're opened before you drive off. If you happen to open your rear door before starting your car, you... Thu, 03 Aug 2017 17:00:09 +0300 | Video: You can start your Mustang GT without making any noise! The Ford Mustang is known for its bad-boy image and the ability to wake everyone in the neighbourhood at the wee hours, but not everyone who drives a Mustang wants to be THAT GUY! Ford has designed the new Good Neighbour Mode on the 2018 Mustang GT, which could come in handy. On the new pony cars, equipped with the variable exhaust system, the feature allows drivers to not only set the exhaust to ... Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:00:01 +0300 | Holden Will Offer Customers Refunds and Returns Over Major Defects Holden has responded to an ACCC investigation by implementing Australia's first automotive refund and replacement scheme for customers who experience major problems in the first 60 days of ownership. The ACCC had received a number of complaints by consumers and found that Holden is "likely to have contravened the consumer law" in a number of ways, including refusing car repairs serviced outside it... Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:40:09 +0300 | Autonomous Vehicles Perform First International Border-Crossing Test It's official: US autonomous vehicle testing has gone international! On Monday 1 August 2017, a Cadillac ATS and a Chrysler 300 arrived at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars after a 300 mile trip across US and Canadian roads, including a drive through the Detroit-Windsor tunnel and over the Blue Water Bridge.   Most of the trip was undertaken without a driver touching the wheel, accele... Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:00:01 +0300 | Honda Has Made The Most Affordable High-Tech Car The release of the Tesla Model 3 has left the world thirsting for a high-tech car. Well, good news: there are options on the market that won't empty your wallet! The Honda Civic EX with the Sensing package won Kelley Blue Book's 2017 Best Auto Tech Value Award. The car comes with an awesome package of semi-autonomous features for less than $25,000. The Honda Civic sedan comes in five different tri... Thu, 03 Aug 2017 09:00:10 +0300 | Video: Tesla's Model X gets hacked, but it is for a good cause!! A Chinese security firm is showing Tesla how its Model X can be hacked. Keen Security Lab, a division of Chinese web giant Tencent Holdings, announced that its technicians could remotely open the Tesla Model X's doors and trunk – as seen in the video below. The team also showed that they could remotely control the car's brakes and lights.  The tech company is working with Elon Musk to f... Wed, 02 Aug 2017 20:20:09 +0300 | Video: Daimler and Bosch Have Created An Automated Parking Garage! Daimler and Bosch have created an automated parking garage that parks cars for you without using a valet. This means driverless valet parking is almost here! Daimler and Bosch already have a prototype of the system that is being kept at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.  The system works with existing self-driving technology using car sensors to communicate with other sensors in... Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:00:08 +0300 | The Textalyizer – Allowing Police to Know If You've Been Texting Behind the Wheel In the near future, police may be able to detect if you've been texting behind the wheel with a phone scanning device. The Textalyzer is a similar concept to a Breathalyzer, but instead of measuring your blood-alcohol level, it measures your cell phone activity while behind the wheel! This device may soon be in the hands of police offers in New York to help them determine whether a car accident ha... Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:00:01 +0300 | Video: Elon Musk's Fight With Jeremy Clarkson After Tesla vs. Top Gear War! This BBC interview shows Elon Musk explaining why Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson was so biased for Tesla! When the Tesla Roadster was reviewed by Top Gear, the episode contained lies and misinformation about the Roadster's performance, behaviour and reliability. Tesla reluctantly took legal action after its repeated attempts to contact the BBC that ignored their requests. Th episode depicts Tesla as a... Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:25:01 +0300 | The New Rolls-Royce Phantom – With Its Own Art Gallery! Rolls-Royce Motor Cars are ramping up the personalization options with the creative redesigned and re-engineered Phantom flagship limousine by allowing owners to embed artwork behind glass in the dashboard! Unveiled on Thursday, the newest Phantom is the first Rolls-Royce to be built on the UK automaker's in-house aluminium platform. Previously, Rolls-Royce designed and engineered cars o... Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0300 | Video: Porsche To Recall 22,000 Cars Over Emissions Software An announcement has been made by Germany's transport minister of Porsche's recall of 22,000 cars to remove what he says is illegal emissions-controlling software. Luxury marque Porsche will bear the cost of the recalls of the affected 3-litre Cayenne models. Porsche's sister firm Volkswagen has reported that it will refit almost a million more diesel cars in Germany. Volkswagen has already ad... Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:00:06 +0300 | 2011-12 Holden Commodore LPG Models Are Being Recalled For Fire Risk Holden has officially issued a recall for approximately 5000 examples of the LPG-powered 'VE' and 'VF' Commodore and Caprice ranges that were produced between 2011 and 2015. Apparently, there have been concerns over the LPG vaporiser which could cause an electrical fault in the vehicle. According to the company, the affected units may have serviced or replaced their LPG vaporiser – leading t... Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:00:01 +0300 | Video: Honda's Replacement Airbags Are Safe, According to Honda Australia It's official: Honda Australia has assured owners that it is replacing potentially fatal airbag detonators with upgraded parts. Two weeks after a Sydney man died when an airbag in his earlier-generation CR-V ruptured during an accident, Honda Australia Director Stephen Collins ensured the Japanese car maker is replacing faulty parts with the latest inflators. While he was adamant the new part... Fri, 28 Jul 2017 09:00:00 +0300 | Video: Honda's Replacement Airbags Are Safe, According to Honda Australia It's official: Honda Australia has assured owners that it is replacing potentially fatal airbag detonators with upgraded parts. Two weeks after a Sydney man dies when an airbag in his earlier-generation CR-V ruptured during an accident, Honda Australia Director Stephen Collins ensured the Japanese car maker is replacing faulty parts with the latest design inflators. While he was adamant the n... Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:50:46 +0300 | Self-Driving Tech Goes Mainstream with Nissan ProPilot Assist While the Nissan ProPilot Assist system is not quite an autonomous driving system, it certainly does take control of the vehicle in significant ways. While the system is not quite hands-free yet, the pedals and cruise control combination make the car take you on a drive. This is how it works: set the cruise control at your desired speed and the front radar of the car will scan the road in front of... Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:00:07 +0300 | ROA Motorcycles' BMW R80 custom racer ROA motorcycles are relatively a newcomer to the custom bike world, having created 18 impressive builds over the past three years. The Spanish garage's take on the classic BMW 'R80' is definitely something the bavarian-manufacturer would adore with its simplicity. Fusing two motorcycle styles, a café racer with a scrambler, it is visually perfect! The ROA company crafted the R80 with a smoo... Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:00:02 +0300 | Subaru Shows Off The WRX STI Type RA And BRZ TS Fans were left salivating in anticipation after a teaser campaign by Subaru, and the US arm of Japanese automaker has FINALLY revealed the two new performance models: the Subaru WRX STI Type RA and the Subaru BRZ TS. Each special edition is limited to 500 units, but seems to be offered in the US only! Subaru fans were hoping that the BRZ TS would finally feature forced induction, but this is not t... Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:00:08 +0300 | Subaru Sets a Ring Lap Record for Four-Door Sedan! According to Subaru, the WRX STI Type RA NBR Special has set a new lap record for the four-door sedans at the Nüburgring Nordschleife race track with a time of 6:57.5! There is something to note here, however: the Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR Special is not a production car – it's pretty obvious just by looking at it. In fact, it was designed to "show the capabilities of the Subaru sedan ... Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:20:07 +0300 | Autonomous Cars Could Change The Lives Of Blind People There have been some that are against, or reluctant, towards the idea of autonomous cars. For petrolheads, they feel that it kills the fun of the drive.  But autonomous cars could mean a huge change and improvement for the lives of people who are visually impaired who will finally be allowed behind the wheel. These blind drivers could reap the benefits of the future autonomous tech! However, ... Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:00:02 +0300 | Is Porsche Ditching Diesel engines For Good? It has been reported that CEO of Porsche indicates that diesel models could be on their way out of production! With a few diesel scandals in Europe unexpectedly warming up, Porsche (part of the greater Volkswalken empire) is trying to move as far away from anything that smells like diesel as possible! In addition to SEAT and Skoda, Porsche has managed to stay away from the dark cloud currently han... Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:00:10 +0300 | Ferrari Celebrates 70th Anniversary in London On the 20th of July 2017, Ferrari celebrated 70 years in the car industry! The celebrations came to the UK with a large parade of cars from the famous Prancing Horse hitting the streets of London! While the Italian supercar company was constructed in 1940, the first car to bear Enzo Ferrari's name surfaced in 1947 – the 125 S! In its 70 years, Ferrari has produced some of the world's most de... Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:00:09 +0300 | Video: Audi's Controversial TV Ad in China That Everyone is Talking About! Here's the Audi commercial that has left people around the world outraged! In the TV ad from China, a mother-in-law interrupts the wedding ceremony to inspect the bride to check whether she is up to standard and good enough. The inspection is quite rough – checking the bride's nose, ears and lips in quite a brutal manner. The bride gets an "okay", but a subtle (as subtle as a gun) warning to... Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:00:09 +0300 | The Volkswagen ID could cost less than the Tesla Model 3! The Volkswagen ID could cost as much as $8,000 less than the Tesla Model 3. According to the Automobil Production, Thomas Sedran used the Automobi Forum to announce the Volkswagen ID and that it will undercut the Model 3 by $7,000 to $8,000.  The price is not official at this point as Sedran is counting on battery prices to drop significantly by the time the car launches. Lithium-ion batterie... Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:00:08 +0300 | The Dodge Viper Is Dead – And Its Assembly Plant Will Soon Die Too It's official: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will be permanently closing its Conner Assembly Plant in Detroit on August 31st this year as the production of the legendary Dodge Viper comes to an end. Back in 2015, FCA mentioned it was planning to end production of the low-volume, high-powered $90,000 sports car but no date had been cast in stone other than '2017'. Now they've done it, and with no... Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:00:08 +0300 | Audi's new A8 and A8 L is the future of luxury cars! Audi debuts its latest A8 and A8 L models that feature 'piloted driving functions', that allows the ultra-long cars drive on their own in traffic at an average of 60km/h. The A8 and A8 L features a front-facing camera, radar sensors and lasers scan the vehicle's surroundings, letting the driver sit back and relax, away from the steering wheel of the German manufacturer's lever-three autonomous&nbs... Sat, 15 Jul 2017 14:00:11 +0300 | Audi Reveals Performance Parts for R8 and TT! If you think the Audi R8 and TT RS need some testosterone pumped into the looks and performance departments, then you're in for a treat. The latest news is that Audi has produced brand-spanking-new performance and aero kits for both models. The retro-fitted aero kits add an impressively more aggro look to the vehicles, which include carbon fibre-reinforced polymer front splitters with "flics"... Fri, 14 Jul 2017 17:00:11 +0300 | What Caused Porsche's Best First Half Year Ever? Porsche has exceeded their previous record in sales by seven percent overall, with a whopping 126 497 units delivered worldwide up to the end of June 2017 – making this their best half-year ever. The Macan remains top-of-class by driving this growth as the highest-volume model globally. The popular compact crossover cracked double-digits in growth percentage in the first six months... Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:15:02 +0300 | Video: Body Kit Transforms New Citroen Jumper Into A Classic Type H Van! The Citroën Type H is one of a handful of utility vehicles that can shine proudly in any automotive collection. The distinctive van has served many owners and customers throughout the European countryside for decades, always carrying out hard work with a good nature that belies its utilitarian nature. The Type H Van holds an endearing charm that only grows stronger with age.  A... Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:00:09 +0300 | Video: Watch a Kamaz Truck Power Through The Snow! Watch how Eduard Nikolaev land a monster jump in the snow ahead of the Silk Way Rally.  After winning the 2017 Dakar Rally in January. Fearless driver Eduard Nikolaev has proved his mettle with two Dakar wins for Team Kamaz Master as well as victory at the Silk Way Rally. Nikolaev and his team know they cannot afford to rest on their laurels with competition so fierce in their rally... Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:00:08 +0300 | Meet the 'SUV of Motorcycles' The Caterham Brutus 750 The Caterham Brutus 750 is dubbed the 'SUV of Motorcycles', it is a fat tired all-terrain bike from the British light-weight car manufacturer Caterham. The motorcycle features a liquid-cooled, fuel injected 750cc single engine and looks like the Caterham bike team took the classified moto 'big wheel 650' and mated it with a Lotus C01.  The Caterham Brutus 750 comes with impressive 26-inch whe... Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:00:11 +0300 | Video: The Retro-Futuristic Honda Super 90 Concept is stylish! Honda has always been focused on more stylish lightweight bikes that could basically be used in rural areas, or anywhere for that matter. Bikes were cheaper and had better gas mileage compared to the bigger bikes of today and one of those bikes was the iconic S90 (Super 90). It was truly a unique looking motorcycle with its shiny chrome tank and stamped frame, booting a 89.6 cc SOHC 2-valve 4... Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:00:09 +0300 | Check out this Electric speed boat powered by BMW i3 batteries! Torqeedo has equipped its fast-racing deep blue speed boat with high-capacity electric technology and said that they took the batteries from a BMW i3 to power the boat.  The advancements enable the boat to go up to 160 horsepower, whilst claiming to offer the highest energy density available in boating. The i3 battery will soon be operating in many other water vehicles, including sailing yach... Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:06:02 +0300 | Video: Bridgestone Airless Tyre Concept! The announcement that Bridgestone was developing an "airless" or non-pneumatic tyre for the passenger vehicle market sparked the interest of many drivers. Although this prototype is still being developed, the future looks bright for this revolutionary tyre.  With a unique structure of spokes along the inner side of the tyre supporting the weight of the vehicle, there is no need to refill... Mon, 10 Jul 2017 17:00:11 +0300 | Video: Jet-Inspired Ford F-150 Raptor Boasts 545HP, It looks WILD! Ford has switched things up this year for the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh event, instead of creating a custom Mustang, the automaker designed a custom F-150 Raptor. Set to be auctioned off at the annual EAA Gathering of Eagles on July 27, the 2017 F-150 Raptor takes inspiration from the Lockheed F-22 Raptor flight jet and is the brainchild of Ford design manager Melvin Betancourt.  Among the exter... Fri, 07 Jul 2017 15:00:10 +0300 | Tesla's Model 3 will start shipping out on July 28! Elon Musk recently tweeted: "Handover party for first 30 customer Model 3's on the 28th! Production grows exponentially, so Aug should be 100 cars and Sept above 1500". Having announced this, Elon Musk has now revealed the most affordable Tesla is ready to hit the roads. The company founder states that the first owner will be getting their cars before the end of July. According to Musk the first 3... Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:00:21 +0300 | BAC shows off Aerodynamics Colour to its Art Car Mono The minimalistic BAC Mono is a standout of art in-between big-bodied sedans and SUV's. It makes an interesting canvas for a great art project, with BAC brightening up its single-seat roadster with electric-blue, red and yellow stripes to represent airflow along the length of the black body.  The Art Car Mono is sure to be one of the most eye-catching rides at this year's Goodwood Festiva... Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:00:10 +0300 | Video: 2017 Polo WRC Presentation GONE WRONG Um.... Maybe they should have rethought the magician?... Tue, 04 Jul 2017 09:00:21 +0300 | Aston Martin Upgrades the 820hp Vulcan, results are Amazing!! The new version of the carbon-fiber monocoque Vulcan is to be known as the Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro, it involves aerodynamic performance upgrade package for a limited edition - only 24 Vulcans in existence.  The new performance upgrade includes louvred panels above the front wheel arches, a pair of dive planes on each side of the nose and the front splitter has turning vanes fitted to the ... Mon, 03 Jul 2017 13:00:10 +0300 | Tesla's Y Study is an Electric Toy Car for Adults! Even though Tesla has not shared much about their upcoming second-generation Roadster model, Elon Musk has already sent out one or two hints of what the concept looks like.  Musk admits that an interesting target would be to have the new Roadster hit 60mph (96 km/h) in under 2 seconds, he continues to hint that it would only count if the car could do it with street legal tires. In o... Sun, 02 Jul 2017 10:00:11 +0300 | Ferrari Denies David Lee a LaFerrari Aperta!! David Lee is one of the most well-known exotic car collectors on earth, thanks to his huge Instagram following. He wanted a Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta, but Ferrari has refused to sell him one. Lee owns five of the most prized Ferraris ever, the 288 GTO, F40, F50, Enzo and LaFerrari and recently took delivery of an F12tdf.  He also recently ordered four new Ferraris in an attempt to strengt... Sat, 01 Jul 2017 14:00:12 +0300 | A Look at The New R5m McLaren 720S - Now Available in South Africa! The McLaren has a vast range of talents.  One one hand, the car's medical technology devices have saved many lives. On the other, these people can possibly land back into a hospital bed if they don't show any respect to the other devices of the car - the range of demonically fast supercars! Although the sleek shape communicates the company's current design direction, the new McLaren's aesthet... Fri, 30 Jun 2017 13:00:11 +0300