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Mercedes is building smarter headlights for its cars of the future

Roberto Baldwin / Engadget In a dark garage at the Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, a flat gray S-Class illuminates a white screen at the end of long hall. The headlights blast on and while the light is bright, it’s not that impressive. Then Stefan Toepfer, electronic and software developer for exterior lighting taps on his tablet and a series of black ... Read More »

OC International Auto Show in Anaheim will be all gleaming chrome, with 600 of the newest vehicles on display

Vehicles are on display at a previous OC International Auto Show. Car enthusiats and shoppers will be able to get in various vehicles and even test drive several. The show will be held again at the Anaheim Convention Center Sept. 28 to Oct. 1. (File photo by H. Lorren Au Jr.,Orange County Register/SCNG) More new cars are sold in Orange ... Read More »

Thousands of hurricane cars expected to flood used car market

HOUSTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 06: A car sits in floodwaters outside of a home on September 6, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Over a week after Hurricane Harvey hit Southern Texas, residents are beginning the long process of recovering from the storm. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) DENVER– AAA has a warning for future car buyers:  Beware of flooded cars from ... Read More »

Waymo’s dream of building a robot car without a steering wheel and pedals isn’t dead, CEO says

Waymo’s dream of putting a car without a steering wheel on the market is far from dead. Waymo is an independent company that spun out from Google’s internal self-driving-car team in 2016. The spin off resulted in a series of sweeping changes designed to get Waymo’s tech on the market faster, like thedecision to keep driver controls in future test ... Read More »

SCOPE THE FUTURE OF DRIVING WITH 7 ELECTRIC CONCEPTS

IN THE TWO years since the world’s biggest automakers last gathered in Frankfurt for the biannual International Motor Show, the future of their industry has shifted dramatically. The opening of the 2015 festivities came just as the world learned Volkswagen had sold millions of diesel-powered cars that used illegal software to cheat emissions standards. Two years on, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, ... Read More »

Hyundai Absorbs Some GST Cess Hike Costs, Spares Some Variants Of Cars Like New Verna and Creta

Hyundai’s recently launched Verna is yet another runaway hit for the Korean carmaker in India. There were fears that the Verna train might be slowed down by the government’s recent decision to hike cess on the GST charged on most passenger cars and SUVs. At the launch of the new Hyundai Verna, the company had promised a price protection for the first 20,000 customers ... Read More »

Best Cars of the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The massive Frankfurt Auto Show once again displayed the might of the German auto industry. Mercedes-Benz put a Formula 1 engine in a sports car and announced a self-driving EV (two birds, one stone). BMW unleashed a half-dozen new models. Audi announced a self-driver with “AI” ... Read More »

Seven out of ten used cars bought are priced under Rs4 lakh: study

Under GST, tax rates for organized dealers of used cars in 70% of the states have gone up sharply. Photo: Mint Mumbai: Seven out of every 10 cars sold in the used car market are priced under Rs4 lakh. This is in contrast to the buying behaviour of new car buyers, who have been graduating to more expensive models; eight out ... Read More »

THIS WEEK IN THE FUTURE OF CARS: PERFIDIOUS GREED

THIS WEEK WAS all about bold behavior: fake robots slinging pizzas, dignified statues wearing wearing wigs to celebrate crap cars, startups taking bald-faced swipes at Tesla and its electric dominance. But no move was so naked and downright nutsy as Uber investor Shervin Pishevar’s public call-to-arms, a statement that addressed (in mind-boggling grandiosity) the legal battle between ex-CEO Travis Kalanick and ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz sees self-driving EVs as the future of car sharing

Earlier this year, Daimler announced plans to develop a self-driving, car-sharing system with fully autonomous vehicles geared towards city living. Today, the company says that the first part of that vision — Smart’s Vision EQ Fortwo concept vehicle — will be presented at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show next month. The EQ Fortwo is a level five, fully autonomous car with no steering wheel or pedals. Via ... Read More »