Japan now has more electric car charge points than petrol stations

When it comes to electric vehicles, Japan is speeding ahead of the rest of the world, blissfully free of the range anxiety that afflicts plug-in drivers elsewhere.  The country now has more electric car charging stops than petrol stations, according to a recent survey by Nissan. The Japanese automaker, whose fully battery-powered Leaf can travel […]

128 Things that will disappear in the driverless car era

There’s a significant difference between a driverless car and a fully autonomous vehicle. We already have a number of vehicles on the road today with driverless features, but that’s only a small step towards the no-steering-wheel type of driverless car many are imagining. As we move further into the fully autonomous car era, we also […]

Consumers Interested in Self-Learning Navigation for the Car

BOSTON, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Despite concerns about privacy, consumers are interested in systems which learn driving behavior and provide help with navigation.  This is according to a recent survey from the In-Vehicle UX (IVX) group at Strategy Analytics  According to the report (“Consumers Show Robust Interest in Self-Learning Navigation”), consumer interest is strong for systems which learn […]

The Incredible Technical Mastery Of Formula One Drivers, Illustrated

I love Formula 1 and am so proud of our new HAAS USA team and Track of The Americas in San Antonio. The skill these drivers maintain for 90 min each race is incredible. No other sport requires such mental concentration. With the recent purchase of F1 by Liberty Media we should start to see […]

Someone Made A Working Transformer Out Of A BMW

It may not have Optimus Prime’s voice or fighting capability, but this creation from Turkey has that classic “looks-and-drives-like-a-real-car-and-then-transforms-into-a-standing-robot” thing going on. This article originally appeared at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWx2viSOjAs

Chevrolet Launches New Small Car Initiatives

DETROIT – Chevrolet is launching ChevySmallCars.com, an all-new lifestyle-oriented website focused on its small car offerings, the Spark minicar, Sonic and Trax small SUV. “The Spark, Sonic and Trax all target a younger, more socially savvy buyer,” said Steve Majoros, Chevrolet director of cars and crossovers. “When we looked at reasons for purchase, cross consideration and […]