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  • Volvo self driving car being tested on real family

    Volvo self-driving car being tested on real family Volvo has just revealed that it is conducting tests on autonomous vehicles by getting the assistance of an ordinary family. The four-person Hains family from Gothenburg, Sweden are perfect for marketing, of course, as they serve an important purpose. They are helping Volvo understand how non-engineers deal with self-driving technologies. Volvo Self-Driving...

  • Faraday Future’s FF 91 is downright unbelievable

    Unbelievable Faraday FF 91 The Chinese-backed, California-based startup, Faraday Future has revealed its first production vehicle called the FF 91 and they are claiming their new FF91 is the fastest accelerating car in the world. This new aerodynamic crossover car has unprecedented connectivity and capability and looks likely to change the way we look at mobility. With 1,050 BHP the...

  • Volkswagen may build their version of a Tesla Gigafactory

    Volkswagen may build their own battery factory Volkswagen is considering building a state-of-the-art, multi-billion-euro battery factory as part of a major expansion of its electric-car portfolio. The German giant car manufacturer, Volkswagen may be following in Tesla Motors’ footsteps. They hope that drivers will embrace electric vehicles with open arms and in anticipation of a seismic shift in automotive consumerism,...

  • BMW will put 40 self-driving cars on US and European roads

    BMW self-driving cars to be tested on US and European roads German car maker, BMW is now gathering data in the race for the perfect autonomous vehicle by dispatching a fleet of self-driving cars on American and European roads by the second half of this year, 2017. BMW will take the next step to this inevitable outcome by partnering with...


  • Tesla electric car deliveries declined by 9.4% during last quarter

    Tesla car deliveries decline by 9.4% Tesla Motors fourth-quarter deliveries fell by 9.4 per cent as a result of short-term production hurdles related to the transition to their new autopilot hardware. Deliveries fell in the fourth quarter to around 22,200 vehicles which were down from 24,500 vehicles in the preceding quarter. Total deliveries for 2016 were 76,230 cars which fell...

  • Porsche will not make Driverless Cars

    Self-driving autonomous cars are all the rage and most car manufacturers are going full steam ahead in their pursuit of the perfect consumer driverless car. At the moment, the car industry is engrossed in the pursuit of driver-less and electric cars. There is one exception to this burgeoning trend. A manufacturer that does not intend to get into the driverless...

  • Ford promise mass produced autonomous self-driving cars without a steering wheel by 2021

    Ford promisemass produced autonomous self-driving cars without a steering wheel by 2021 Within the next five years, Ford promises to mass produce fully autonomous cars without steering wheel or pedals. They are currently collaborating with and investing in various start-ups which will help the company to vastly increase its autonomous vehicle development capabilities. Ford plan to spend $1.3bn to upgrade...

  • Apple may soon announce their own self-driving iCar

    The all new Apple self-driving iCar Apple may soon announce plans to develop their own version of a self-driving car. The company'sself-driving car technology plans have been a poorly kept secret for a while and following a letter written by Apple's director of product integrity, Steve Kenner tothe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the United States, their plans may...

  • CarTube - London Underground for Cars

    London Underground for Cars London-based architectural firm PLP has come up with an ingenious proposal to move all cars into an underground tube system they are dubbing ‘CarTube’. Dreamt up by Lars Hesselgren and the PLP research team, the ‘Car Tube’ concept reflects the company motto, “Streets are for people, not cars.” The proposed underground system for cars would have...