Posts Tagged: tech

Three Brothers Seek to Overtake Tesla With Souped-Up Plug-In Cars

Auto executives are taking a trip to a remote Austrian town where 3 siblings are developing electrical cars and trucks they state can go much faster and even more than …

Apple to Seek Strategic Stake in Luxury Carmaker McLaren

Apple Inc., increase efforts to interrupt the transport market, is looking for a stake in high-end carmaker McLaren and remains in speak with purchase Lit Motors, an electrical motorcycle start-up, …

Prius plug-in’s solar roof is not safe enough for U.S. markets, report says

Toyota’s new Prius PHV plug-in hybrid vehicle, capable of running more than 60 kilometers without gasoline. Image: Kyodo Toyota’s new Prius plug-in hybrid might be eco-friendly, but apparently it’s not …

Why the new Mercedes-AMG GT R is the David Hasselhoff of sports cars

Mercedes-AMG GT R slathered in ‘AMG Green Hell mango’ paint. Image: Mercedes-Benz The nickname of the Nissan GT-R is “Godzilla.” Now that Mercedes has its own GT R, this begs …

Own a Volkswagen diesel? You may be getting a $7,000 refund.

Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, Thursday, April 28, 2016. (AP Photo/) Image: Markus Schreiber/AP If $1,000 in gift cards wasn’t enough to satiate irked Volkswagen diesel owners, do you think …

Porsche employee calls Tesla’s Ludicrous mode a ‘facade,’ report says

Porsche Mission E is presented during the Volkswagen group night on the eve of the Frankfurt Auto Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. Image: Jens Meyer/AP Tesla’s …

Would you buy a self-driving car if it was programmed to kill you for the greater good?

The ethics of driverless cars are complicated. Image: Iyad Rahwan Imagine this scenario: Youre driving down the road when suddenly, out of nowhere, a lone pedestrian jumps into your path. …

Elon Musk casually reveals that Tesla Model S is also a boat

It’s a car, it’s a boat, it’s a Tesla Model S. Image: Ninac26, Flickr,  https://www.flickr.com/photos/ninac52/ Following the news that a Tesla Model S owner successfully drove the car through a …