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Automakers Struggle With The Future In Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Auto Show will open to the public for 10 days on December 1 Highlights VW will try to replace memories of the diesel emissions cheating scandal BMW will roll out new versions of its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will unveil a new Jeep Wrangler Car manufacturers’ attempts to square what U.S. consumers want ... Read More »

All The Best Weird Stuff From The Los Angeles Auto Show

Most of what you see at car shows are new cars from major automakers, or concepts for cars so new they don’t even exist yet. That’s mostly because those new, available models are ones you can actually buy, for currency, which can then be exchanged by the carmaker for goods and/or services. It’s a whole big thing, trust me. But ... Read More »

Los Angeles Auto Show 2017

Before Tesla, electric cars weren’t typically seen as super-sexy—and some might argue that has been on purpose. Early adopters held pragmatism and eco-consciousness as higher priorities than brawn or design. And even including Tesla, the design side of EVs hasn’t moved very far forward (one could argue the Model 3 is just a miniaturized Model S). But looking around the press ... Read More »

What to see at the Los Angeles Auto Show

In Los Angeles, the auto industry is holding its breath. Change is coming, but no one exactly knows when or how EVs or self-driving cars will make a dent in the way Americans drive. What is clear is that if new technologies are successful, California, with its push toward zero emissions and lucrative tax incentives, will lead the way in ... Read More »

What to expect at the Los Angeles Auto Show

What can we expect to see next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show that we’ve not seen before? It’s the first major North American auto show of the season, open to the public on Dec. 1 with press events in advance. Check out globedrive.com for news and updates. FCA 2018 Jeep Wrangler. FCA Undoubtedly the star of the show, Jeep’s new Wrangler has been teased and ... Read More »

2018 Jeep Wrangler readies for Los Angeles Auto Show debut

Jeep CEO Mike Manley has confirmed that we’ll be seeing a new Wrangler later this year at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. In an interview with UK-based Auto Express, Manley also revealed a few additional details about the 2018 Wrangler’s drivetrains, increased capability and refinement levels, as well as design. The new Wrangler’s “future-proofed” platform is said to be capable of ... Read More »

Los Alamos App permits customers to go to 1940s ‘Atomic metropolis’

Los Alamos, a once mystery city in which scientists participated within the nation’s categorized world battle II nuclear improvement software, can now be experienced much like it was then with a brand new app. The Los Alamos: the secret city of The big apple undertaking iPhone app takes users through an “augmented-truth” while travelling the northern New Mexico town to ... Read More »

Uber, Lyft Hitting Los Angeles’ Taxi Industry Hard

Uber and Lyft are eviscerating the taxi industry in Los Angeles three years after they began operating in the city, officials say. Thanks to the ridesharing services, which enable independent drivers to offer rides via a smartphone application, “taxicab service demand indicators have dropped (total trips and dispatch trips) beginning in the second half of 2013 and increasing through 2015,” ... Read More »