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Mercedes-Benz Makes Customers’ Lives Easier with Google Home and Amazon Alexa

Customers are increasingly benefiting from seamless and intelligent interactions between Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected through their Mercedes-Benz cars. Voice-activated personal assistants are one such means of interaction, supported by robust artificial intelligence (AI). By connecting these powerful services…

Nissan Wants to Boost Nismo Road Cars [+video]

Nissan is getting serious in their bid to increase their NISMO road car business. Their key focus is to set up a new unit using talents from Nissan, Autech, Nissan Motorsports International and other groups to help expand their range…

BMW i teams up with TED

Over the past couple of years, TED has been steadily growing in terms of their reach internationally as well as locally. From major cities to even smaller suburbs, TED has become a gathering of sorts for the sole purpose of…

Tesla Model X Owner Claims Door couldn’t open when the car caught on fire

In China, Guangzhou, the owner of a Tesla Model X claimed that after a crash on the highway, she and her boyfriend who were seated behind couldn’t open the car’s falcon doors after the car caught on fire. This caused…

The BMW M550d monster diesel touring car

Ok, maybe it may not really look like a monster, heck, if you see it on the road, you might think that is just someone driving a very practical vehicle which is a touring or estate car. Lots of space…

Waymo is testing free self driving taxis in Phoenix [+video]

Waymo, a company you have passively heard is actually a company which focuses on self-driving cars. Previously known to be Google and after a restructuring, Waymo emerged. You might also have heard about them as they are currently in a legal…

Toyota looks towards connected taxis in Japan

The idea of connected taxis has been somewhat realised in a way how Uber and Grab connect all of the cars through the smartphone application. Still relying on the smartphone alone may not necessarily work. Local players such as Katsana…

One-Millionth Mazda MX-5 Returns back to Japan after world tour

After an arduous tour around the world organised by Mazda, the one-millionth MX-5 is finally back in Japan at the company’s Hiroshima headquarters. The car travelled through countries such as the UK, Spain, Germany, Belgium, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.…

The Honda Civic Type R sets a new FWD record on the Nurburgring [+video]

  The famed FWD battle of the Nurburgring has always been a battle between multiple hot hatches, from the SEAT Leon Cupra 280 to Renault’s Megane RS 275 Trophy R and the infamous, Honda Civic Type R. This time around,…

Tim Cook Threatened to Remove Uber from App Store after privacy violations

A recent report has surfaced that back in 2015, Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, travelled all the way to Apple’s headquarters for a dreaded meeting with Tim Cook, who is the CEO of Apple. Like a child who knew that he…

Apple getting ready to put staff behind self driving cars

Apple recently received permission from the DMV in California to test their self-driving cars. In recently acquired documents by the Business Insider, Apple is now preparing to get a group of staff to undergo a training program to operate the…

Bridgestones Airless Tyres Arriving soon for bicycles?

The idea of tireless vehicles where wheels or tires do not use an inflatable inner tube has been around for a while especially when it comes to vehicles having to traverse rough terrains as well as military applications. Bridgestone has…

Tesla Recalls 53,000 vehicles built in 2016

Tesla has issued out a recall for Model S and Model X vehicles built between February and October 2016 due to a potential manufacturing issue with the electric parking brakes. The issue as mentioned by Tesla isn’t so bad that it…

Lotus is building 60 lightweight Exige Cup 380

Lotus calls this car ballistic, I think they might have something going on there. Why? Because the Exige already is a great car, ballsy if I may but now, Lotus has decided to shed some weight off it and improve…

Volkswagen Showcases Sedric in China

Volkswagen is ramping up efforts in terms of self driving vehicles as well but with a different type of twist. In China, VW just launched Sedric (Self-Driving Car), a concept car which is targeted for integrated mobility for the roads…

Tim Cook says Didi Chuxing working on tech that will make traffic jams obsolete

Tim Cook says that Didi Chuxing, the ride-hailing company in China is working on technology which could improve traffic through algorithms. In a profile piece to TIME, Tim Cook hailed Didi Chuxing President, Jean Liu, a disruptor in transportation that…

The Honda Civic Type R arrives in the US

In the US, where the brand Acura is a little bit more prevalent, Honda is finally releasing the new Honda Civic Type R and not in a different form in which it normally does but following the same design in…

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Returns To Ireland To Mark Centenary Of Ford

William Clay Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company and great-grandson of the company’s founder, Henry Ford, traveled to Ireland to unveil a plaque and bench in Ballinascarthy, Ireland, to commemorate 100 years of Ford in the country. The…

Renault’s 2027 Vision of How Formula 1 would look like in the future [+video]

It has only been 3 races in for this year’s Formula 1 Grand Prix and Renault has already started planning for 2027. Dubbed the R. S. 2027 Vision, it is Renault’s vision of Formula 1 in 2027 which translated to…

The Aston Martin Rapide S

Historians will always ask, why is the Porsche Panamera so popular and not the Aston Martin Rapide? To me, the Aston Martin Rapide is a gorgeous compromise for those wanting 4 seats in a car that looks as good and sounds…

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