News https://sxdrv.com http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:53:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Yamaha all-electric, semi-autonomous motor, the MOTOROiD Kando is a Japanese word for the simultaneous feelings of deep satisfaction and intense excitement that we experience when we encounter something of exceptional value.  In order to create new experiences of Kando, this experimental proof-of-concept model employs artificial intelligence and explores creating new forms of personal mobility in which the rider resonates harmoniously with the mach... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5772 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Lamborghini and MIT collaborate on an electric sports car Lamborghini has revealed a new design concept, in collaboration with two laboratories at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), to push forward the future of electric super sports cars. The concept focuses on a different dimension of technology and design including energy storage system, innovative materials and propulsion systems. In a time when the high-end automobile industry is movin... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5713 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Ferrari and Porsche high-speed crash at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit Ferrari and Porshe high-speed crash at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.   It was a sad day for Craig Jarvis as he anticipated in qualifying for a race at Kyalami Racetrack for the G&H Transport Extreme Supercars series when he didn’t see the Porshe GT2 RS driver Johan Engelbrecht on his right side before going wide and cutting the corner at the last minute, resulting in the Porshe to go ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5699 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:56:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Uber might roll out second-gen semi-auto vehicles later this year Uber decided that the second-generation of semi-autonomous vehicles could hit the streets as early as this year. Speaking with Fox News, Uber hardware engineer Zajac said: "From the outside, a lot looks the same but under the hood, we’ve made a whole bunch of improvements." Zajac went on to explain that the new models are equipped with higher resolution cameras which allows them to see furth... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5669 Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: A High-performance three-wheeled scooter Yamaha is set to unwrap a surprise motorcycle, a high-performance, leaning three-wheeler called the ‘Niken’. The Japanese manufacturer will reveal the full production model to the public at EICMA 2017, in Milan on November 6. Yamaha's ‘Niken’ three-wheeler is equipped with leaning technology that reduces the effects of changing ride environments to deliver exceptional stabi... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5633 Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:00:13 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Here's how to repair rust on a car without cutting and welding Repairing rust on your car is something that should be done quickly to prevent it from spreading. Unfortunately, taking it to a body shop is often a costly affair. But, there are many ways to skin a cat, as they say. In many cases, as long as the rust hasn't completely destroyed the affected area, it can be easily done without cutting and welding. Instead, simply using a strong but inexpensive bod... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5596 Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:00:06 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Jaguar hits the open water with vector racing Jaguar is well known for the pretty fast vehicles they make on land, but now its hitting the open water too, in partnership with an off-shore powerboat racing team.  Previously sponsored by Martini Racing, the team now takes on the name of Jaguar Vector Racing as it embarks on a journey on the Marathon A class of the British Powerboat Championship.  The competition arm of the Vector powe... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5582 Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: An employee smashes a Kia, his boss's Kia... The workplace can be a toxic place if both manager and their staff do not have a good working relationship, and that means performing well enough to achieve the company’s goals and, well, getting paid on time. An angry employee had enough of his boss’ shenanigans and took matters into his own hands by taking it out on his car by using an excavator to totally wreck it into pieces (liter... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5561 Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: a Lazareth V8 Powered TRIKE! The Wazuma embodies the Lazareth design par excellence, futuristic features and W geometry, combined with outstanding performance and character. The concept, inspired by the first model of Wazuma V12, is crossed with the indomitable LM847 and takes the visual signature of the latter.  With all the futuristic features the Lazareth Wazuma features a six-speed automatic gearbox with hydraulic po... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5562 Sun, 29 Oct 2017 09:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Paul Walkers daughter's case against Porsche is closed The devastating accident that cost Paul Walker his life sent shockwaves through the social media pages of overwhelmed and distraught fans back in 2013. It is well known that a lack of a stability control was a feature of that particular model of Porsche Carrera and, due to the high price, it's target market was very limited and mainly consisted of buyers who aimed to use the ca... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5533 Thu, 26 Oct 2017 09:00:07 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Mercedes springs into action with recall Mercedes has acted quickly, recalling over 400 000 cars in the UK due to an electrical malfunction that spontaneously deploys its airbags. It mainly occurs when the driver turns the steering wheel (which is kind of inevitable, we guess!) causing a short circuit and fault in the steering column's clock spring which, in turn, triggers the airbags. This has caused an influx of calls to the Merce... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5435 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:04 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship goes to Scott Speed, again! Scott Speed has secured his third consecutive Red Bull Global Rallycross Supercars championship, beating Tanner Foust. At the Port of Los Angeles, Speed and Foust were separated by just 30 points and, following a string of wins in the heats, it seemed the former Top Gear U.S. host may have clawed back Speed's point lead.  In the final race of the weekend, Foust and Speed started 1st and 2nd r... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5425 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Paris To Ban Gas and Diesel Cars by 2030 Paris is surging ahead with air pollution targets and plans to ban diesel vehicles by 2025. The UK and France made headlines this year when they announced plans to end sales of gas and diesel-engined cars by 2040 – but it seems Paris has an earlier target in mind. The city plans to bring about a gradual phaseout of combustion-engine cars by 2030. They are avoiding calling it a "ban", but ech... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5389 Sun, 15 Oct 2017 14:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Shell Plugs Into Electric Car Charging Shell has bought of one of Europe's largest electric car charging networks, NewMotion, to give its alternative fuels efforts a jolt. Shell will be buying this Dutch firm to complement its plans for fast-charging points on service station forecourts.  Part of NewMotion's business includes selling home charging points for electric vehicles, which tend to charge more slowly. In August, the Natio... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5388 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Ferrari CEO Says The Ferrari SUV 'Will Probably Happen' According to Ferrari's CEO Sergio Marchionne, the Ferrari SUV will "probably happen." Later, Marchionne said that the folks at Ferrari are "dead serious" about the plan to build an SUV or "FUV" as Ferrari is calling it. These comments released by the CEO confirm what Marchionne has already suggested to people about Ferrari's planned-yet-unplanned SUV. A Bloomberg story on Automotive News reports t... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5353 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Hyundai Stepping Towards a Car-Dealer-Free Future While everyone loves getting their dream car, the act of actually purchasing one from a car dealership can be an absolute pain. So, Hyundai Assurance Shopper wants to ease that pain. The company's new Shopper Assurance program, which began yesterday (10 October 2017) in select cities, aims to bring customers transparent pricing, flexible test drives, streamlined purchasing and a three-day money ba... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5336 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 2018 BMW X2 To Offer Sporty Alternative to X1 A lot of people have been bothered with the huge space between X1 and X3 in BMW's lineup. Well, for those people, you'll be relieved to hear BMW is very close to rectifying this inexcusable oversight.  The BMW X2 is due at the end of this year, and Britain's CAR Magazine has just gotten the best glimpse yet at the upcoming pocket crossover.  The latest spy shots suggest that the producti... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5334 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Mazda's 'Vision' At Tokyo Show Looks Ready to Tackle Audi and Lexus! Mazda's potential next-generation, sexy fastback sedan concept is set for debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in a couple of weeks to help showcase Mazda's future design language. The mysterious and shadowy teaser makes it a bit difficult to make out specifics, but what they're calling the "design vision concept" appears to be a mixture of the best elements of recent Lexus and Audi styling with an added... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5333 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Porsche Wants $234 Million in Diesel Compensation From Audi Porsche is seeking to recover 200 million euros (approximately $234 million) from their sibling automaker, Audi, for the costs of the diesel scandal, according to the German Daily Bild. Reportedly, Porsche managers delivered the claim in writing to the top management at Audi. The automaker seeks compensation for the costs of retrofits to its diesel models that share engines with Audi and VW models... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5316 Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:35:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Volvo Sub-Brand Polestar Offers 'Puzzling' Preview of First Concept Volvo's sub-brand, Polestar, is getting ready to take on Tesla – but we aren't getting the full picture just yet.  A lot of teaser shots of new concepts are pretty unimaginative and not very creative. They provide either an insanely zoomed-in close up of some irrelevant detail of the car or some form of a profile shot with surface detail obscured by darkness.  So we have to gi... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5310 Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:35:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Toyota Tokyo Hybrid Concepts Go in Two Different Directions The Tokyo Motor Show will certainly be an interesting one this year, with the two Toyota hybrid concepts going in two completely different directions.  Toyota is entering new territory with two electrified concepts for a sleek sporty coupe and a big boxy crossover. The automaker revealed the GR HV Sports concept and the Tj Cruiser crossover concept during a Friday preview of its plans for the... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5288 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The Fanciest BMWs Are Getting A Throwback Logo In the last few years, we have seen the folks in the BMW Naming Department looking pretty fancy. How else would you explain the creativity of calling a car the 440i xDrive Gran Coupe? This is why it comes as no surprise that the BMW Naming Departments has decided that the fanciest cars in the lineup should get the fanciests treatment – specifically, a whole new logo, complete with unique bla... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5280 Sun, 08 Oct 2017 14:00:03 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The Toyota Century Finally Coming Into This Century! The Toyota Century is finally headed to the Tokyo Motor Show as a redesigned luxe cruiser, and the third-generation will be offered as a hybrid. No nameplate rules like the Toyota Century – the official car of the Emporer, prime ministers and esteemed captains of industry in Japan. So, you can imagine, there was no messing around with the grand limousine's long-awaited redesign – only ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5285 Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Window Sticker Seems To Confirm The 2018 Ford Mustang Bullitt! Get ready – it looks like the S550 Bullitt is coming! After getting teased in a behind-the-scenes video of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Ford advertising campaign, the next-generation For Bullitt Mustang became one of Dearborn's worst kept secrets... The Mustang6G forum released a test Monroney sticker detailing the car, and this seemingly confirms the arrival of the next-gen Bullitt! Accordin... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5278 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 15:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Nissan Qashqai Takes Top Spot From Ford as Most-Registered UK Car of September The Nissan Qashqai has been in the top five for years now, but now the SUV best-seller has officially overtaken Ford Fiesta as the most-registered car of September with 13,499 registered across the month compared to Fiesta's 10,826.  These unexpected figures follow a less buoyant sales period for the Fiesta since the latest-generation model was launched. The Fiesta still remains the best-sell... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5263 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 11:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Ford is moving towards an electric future According to Ford's new boss, Jim Hackett, Ford has outlined plans that will make the US car giant "fit" to compete in a changing industry. Hackett says that, while investing in electric power and tech services, Ford will shift resources from traditional cars to SUVs and trucks. In addition, the firm will automate its manufacturing processes more in order to help cut costs by $14 billion (£1... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5259 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Europe Is Seeking Airbus-Like Alliance to Boost Electric Car Battery Development The European Commission is warning that the continent is falling behind in battery development as the demand for electric cars increases. As a result, the European Union is seeking to create an Airbus-like consortium of vehicle and technology manufacturers to develop and build electric vehicle batteries in the future. The ultimate aim here is to keep up with Asian and US markets.  In an inter... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5253 Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The Aston Martin Project Neptune Luxury... er... Submarine? Aston Martin's Project Neptune, a $4million underseas exploration vehicle, might be more than just a publicity stunt! Project Neptune is a standalone submarine. You can compare it to your typical submarine, which prioritizes function over form, and you'll definitely see where the Aston Martin flare comes in. It makes every other personal sub look awfully chunky by comparison. Plenty of automaker/m... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5234 Wed, 04 Oct 2017 15:00:07 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio ' The SUV King Of The 'Ring The 2018 Alpha Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio seems to be the SUV king of the Nurburgring track – setting a lap time record of 7 minutes, 51.7 seconds – becoming the fastest production SUV around the 'Ring. But, there are some inconsistencies in the video proof... The Stelvio Quadrifiglio V6 sends 505hp and 443 lb-ft of torque through an eight-speed automatic into an all-wheel-drive system... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5233 Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Owners of Electric Cars Can Drive For Free By Letting Energy Firms Use Their Batteries This just in: Electric car owners will be able to get paid while they drive if they let an energy company use their vehicle's battery in a pioneering scheme to increase take-up of cleaner vehicles and assist power grids in managing the growth in green energy! Nissan and Ovo (one of the UK's biggest challenger energy suppliers) will offer the "vehicle-to-grid" service from next year to buyers of th... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5232 Wed, 04 Oct 2017 11:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Ford's F-450 Super Duty Limited: Breaking The Six-Figure Barrier Ford is breaking the six-figure barrier with the Ford F-450 Super Duty Limited, which can set you back over $100,000! Pickup trucks have become more than just a tool for a job and, as a result, have received more features and heftier price tags too. The modern luxury truck features an interior that would rival premium interiors from a decade ago and near a price that challenges luxury cars today.&... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5219 Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | BMW considers ditching car-keys! BMW is reviewing the necessity of car keys. The fact that customers now all carry a smartphone, plus the availability of a BMW app which allow customers to unlock their vehicle, has made old-fashioned keys less relevant, says Ian Robertson, the company’s board member responsible for sales. The BMW app allows drivers to control various functions of the car and the ability to use a phone as ve... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5069 Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Breaking News! Dyson Plans To Launch An Electric Car by 2020 Move over fans and vacuums – Dyson is building electric cars now! James Dyson, the founder of the company, made the announcement of this news in an email to his employees on Yesterday. In the email, he said, "I wanted you to hear it directly from me: Dyson has begun work on a battery electric vehicle." The British company has committed to investing £2 billion (about $2.35 billion) into... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5149 Sun, 01 Oct 2017 14:00:04 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | China Plans To Build Gigafactories' Worth of Electric-Car Battery Plants All around the world, countries are continuing to pace aggressively towards a world with zero-emission vehicles. But there is another piece to the electric-car puzzle that China seems poised to lead as well – battery production! After all, as the global market for electric and plug-in cars expands, battery production will need to increase at a dramatic rate to match the demand. It is expecte... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5134 Fri, 29 Sep 2017 17:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The Next Jaguar F-Type Will Be Electrified! Jaguar is planning a successor to the Jaguar F-Type sports car, but this time around, it will get an electrified powertrain!  Ian Callum, Jaguar design chief, told Automotive News that the brand will not abandon the segment.  "We are going to do another range of sports cars eventually," said Callum. "Sports cars are not going to go away." The F-Type two-seater (Jaguar's first sports... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5127 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 13:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | A custom landspeed racer by Gonzo Motorcycles!! In the early 1900s Danish vacuum manufacturer, Fisker and Nielsen turned its focus towards motorcycle production. Europe's first manufacturer of electric motor vacuums devised a concept for a unique bike and hoped it could outperform other companies' designs. The new factory it created was named Nimbus motorcycles, and its first bike went on sale to the public in 1920. 14 years later the second Ni... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5126 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:00:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Five-Fuel-Saving Myths of the day! With fuel prices increasing and decreasing as well as a strong push to save the earth one carbon-tire-print at a time, there are so many different ways people will tell you to save on fuel. Here are five-fuel-saving myths to wrap your head around:  1. A full tank is more fuel efficient: The idea that a tank more full than empty will prevent fuel evaporation inside the tank is wrong! Fuel tank... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4954 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Electric automobile on the road to complete 3000km solar race! An electric automobile designed and built by engineering students at UNSW, Sydney, is on its way to compete in the world solar challenge. Sunswift Violet – a sleek four-seat car – left Sydney on a 4300 km drive to Darwin, where it will compete in the Bridgestone world solar challenge. Following the ‘eVe’ emissions vehicle, it is the sixth car created by the university&rsquo... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5125 Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5110 Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5074 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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 ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5049 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4997 Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4999 Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:20:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4974 Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4970 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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 ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4969 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:00:06 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4955 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4915 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:20:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4914 Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4897 Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4877 Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4865 Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4864 Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4836 Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:00:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4815 Tue, 05 Sep 2017 17:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4796 Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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.&... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4798 Mon, 04 Sep 2017 13:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4787 Sun, 03 Sep 2017 10:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4793 Sat, 02 Sep 2017 10:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4790 Fri, 01 Sep 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4785 Fri, 01 Sep 2017 13:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4747 Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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 ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4743 Wed, 30 Aug 2017 09:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4700 Mon, 28 Aug 2017 17:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4712 Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:00:00 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4699 Sun, 27 Aug 2017 10:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4691 Sat, 26 Aug 2017 10:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4690 Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:05:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4689 Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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 ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4681 Fri, 25 Aug 2017 09:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4682 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 17:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4675 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4661 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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 ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4656 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:51:34 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4641 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4639 Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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 ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4586 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4582 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:20:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4566 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4546 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4545 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4547 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4529 Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4528 Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4506 Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4490 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4487 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:40:00 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4479 Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4481 Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4463 Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4480 Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:45:58 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4467 Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4442 Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:35:46 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4425 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4420 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4424 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:45:19 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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 ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4422 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:20:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4406 Thu, 03 Aug 2017 17:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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 ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4407 Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 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... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=4405 Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:40:09 +0200