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2017 New York Auto Show: Top 5 Big Hits Of The Show

From the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to the Audi RS3, the 2017 New York Auto Show fired on all cylinders and turned the latest instalment of the event into a massive success like its predecessors. We pick 5 of our favorite show stars. The 2017 New York Auto Show had its dates set right in between the Geneva and Shanghai ... Read More »

Skoda Karoq Compact SUV Teased Ahead Of Official Debut

While we’ve already told you the date when Skoda plans to showcase its new new compact SUV -the Karoq, there are a few details that the Czech car maker has let on just before the official unveil. The replacement of the Yeti is more or less a baby Kodiaq and that’s why it has a striking character and features crystalline ... Read More »

The Future of Flying Cars: Science Fact or Science Fiction?

Uber has shaken up the taxi industry and is trying to put driverless cars on our roads. Now the company aims to have flying ride-sharing vehicles in our skies by 2020. Uber is not alone in working towards flying cars. But is this realistic, or just marketing hype? To many of us, the concept of flying cars is synonymous with ... Read More »

New York Auto Show: The Case of the Missing Supercars

LAWRENCE ULRICH/THEDRIVE.COM ravel back in Proustian memory to your childhood, and the auto shows you attended, typically in parental tow. What cars filled your waking dreams, made your heart skip, and made you the enthusiast you are today? Chances are, it was some voluptuous, unattainable, obscenely priced exotic. For some people, seeing the new Lamborghini or Aston Martin in the ... Read More »

The past, present, and future of net neutrality

We’ve got a special edition episode of The Vergecast for you this week. On Thursday, the FCC put out a draft proposal for reversing the net neutrality order of 2015. The Verge has been following FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s actions in restoring “Internet Freedom” and how it will affect the internet for all of us. Nilay Patel invites news editor ... Read More »

What else can you buy for the price of a 2017 Kawasaki Z1000?

Sugomi is a Japanese term which translates to – ‘awe, leaves an indelible impression, is daunting in stature or ability, and commands respect’. Or at least that is what Kawasaki claims. This word is the inspiration behind the Kawasaki Z1000’s radical design, essentially four years old now. But the Z1000 continues to looks futuristic even today, and is sure to ... Read More »

From Here To Where? Bitcoin And The Future Of Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: Image Courtesy of Coindesk There’s a number of reasons why cryptocurrencies are so inherently popular. They are safe, anonymous and utterly decentralized. Unlike conventional currency, they are not controlled or regulated by some singular authority, their flow is determined entirely by market demand. They are also nigh impossible to counterfeit, thanks to the paranoidly complicated code system that encrypts ... Read More »

Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

The Shanghai auto show is a good look at where the car world is headed: small, space-efficient, energy-efficient, electrified or plug-in — plus honking big SUVs for the elite who can afford the taxes. The US may get a four-year respite under the Trump administration, but by 2021 we’ll be back to concerns about efficiency and climate change. Shanghai is ... Read More »

EU launches public consultation into fears about future of internet

The European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, said the consultation would ‘inspire fresh ideas’ to solve society’s problems. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images The EU is launching an unprecedented public consultation to find out what Europeans fear most about the future of the internet. A succession of surveys over the coming weeks will ask people for their views on everything from privacy ... Read More »

Bask in the Glory of the Horsepower-Happy New York Auto Show

IN THE WIDE world of the auto industry, auto shows don’t just display the latest offerings—they provide a window into the peculiarities of a given place. Geneva is the supercar show, for the super wealthy. Detroit is a showcase for homegrown, American metal (and lots of trucks); Paris is a collection of European quirk. Los Angeles wants to be the new ... Read More »