Sunday, March 22, 2015

Watch out Google: Delphi gives Ars a ride in its self-driving car | Ars Technica



Watch out Google: Delphi gives Ars a ride in its self-driving car | Ars Technica:












Google is not the only game in town when it comes to self driving cars. In this story, Delphi throws it's own self driving car into the ring and ARS Technica checks it out for themselves.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Hacking a car : Cnet looks at how easy it could be




An interesting look from Cnet on how easy it would be to hack a car.

As vehicle electronics get more complex, it draws an interest from people who may not have your best interest at heart.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

A look at the man who designed Ford's emblems






Ever wonder who designed the famous car emblems from Ford over the years?


Here's an interesting article from Hemmings Motor News looks at the man that designed a lot of Ford's emblems over the years.


Sunday, March 8, 2015

VW plans a low priced brand of it's own







VW plans a low priced brand vehicle for the China market. Don't expect to see them outside of that market for a while.

Nissan already has announced that it is bringing the Datsun brand back to certain markets, so VW is trying to get in on that lower priced market.

Here is a link to an article about that at Auto Week news.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

​Self-driving cars could cut car ownership rates nearly in half: study - CNET

​Self-driving cars could cut car ownership rates nearly in half: study - CNET:









It probably wouldn't happen for years, but this self driving car could cut down on car ownership...



I kind of doubt that a lot of people would do that especially because that doesn't happen now, but for what it's worth, here's a story from Cnet on this.





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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Geneva preview: 2015 Volkswagen Caddy | New and Used Car Reviews, Research & Automotive-Industry News & LeftLaneNews

Geneva preview: 2015 Volkswagen Caddy | New and Used Car Reviews, Research & Automotive-Industry News & LeftLaneNews:







Volkswagen is getting a jump on it's next offering to the small suv/van market by releasing the VW Caddy in advance of it's debut that was supposed to be in Geneva. Though it's not the first incarnation of this model name, VW is trying it again for Europe release, no word on a USA debut for this.



Read all about the Caddy in this article in LeftlaneNews.com




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Vintage Video: The making of gasoline




It hasn't changed all that much, the making of gasoline.


Tune into this vintage video to learn more about the making of gas from this 1956 video from the Department of the Interior.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Can Dodge rebuild Pontiac excitement?

Can Dodge rebuild Pontiac excitement?:







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Check out this article from Autonews.com with a lot of the brands that have been discontinued still have a customer base out there, and can Dodge and others take advantage of this?



The photo is from a Dodge Challenger from the 2015 Washington Auto show.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Why Volvo Thinks It Can Eliminate All Deaths In Its Cars By 2020

Why Volvo Thinks It Can Eliminate All Deaths In Its Cars By 2020:




I would hate to see another manufacturer's product attempt this crash course. The Volvo seemed to handle this with success which is a great thing.



You've got to applaud this brand by making it's product more safe and keeping their customer in the game as long as they can.



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Monday, November 17, 2014

Michelin announces Tweel airless tire going into production in SC [w/videos] - Autoblog

Michelin announces Tweel airless tire going into production in SC [w/videos] - Autoblog:





It's amazing, a tire without air? It's the Tweel... Michelin has them coming out for equipment now, but I don't think we'll see it on a car or truck very soon.



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