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5 future car technologies that will be commonplace within a decade

Predictions are, by definition, hit or miss. And, if commentators from the 1950s were anything to go by, mostly miss – otherwise, we would all be zipping around in flying cars today. To avoid the same embarrassment, The Peak eschews blind optimism and scours laboratories for promising, nascent technologies, to make educated guesses on what would disrupt the automotive mainstream within 10 ... Read More »

Will The Autonomous Car Revolution Leave Poor People Behind?

Depending on whom you ask, our driverless car future will happen in five or 10 or 20 years, but no one is certain exactly what that future is going to look like. It may have us all owning cars that pilot themselves; it may eliminate car ownership altogether and shift to an Uber-style on-demand model, or some combination of the ... Read More »

Facebook will pull used car ads into its Marketplace

Facebook Facebook Marketplace has been around for a year now. In that time, the social network has gotten a firm grasp on what users are buying and selling on its Craigslist rival. (It’s also made sure to stop you from hocking certain things like, ahem, hedgehogs). But, cute critters were always going to be a niche category anyway. What’s really popping on Marketplace are cars. ... Read More »

Sunny Leone’s new car will give you serious life goals

Sunny Leone seems to be doing rather well for herself, as is evidenced by her latest automotive purchase. Given her American upbringing you’d think she’d be partial to a big pick-up truck or a Cadillac. But it turns out that Sunny prefers her cars to be a tad more exotic; and nothing spells out exotic quite like a Maserati. The Maserati in ... Read More »

Sunny Leone’s new car will give you serious life goals

Sunny Leone seems to be doing rather well for herself, as is evidenced by her latest automotive purchase. Given her American upbringing you’d think she’d be partial to a big pick-up truck or a Cadillac. But it turns out that Sunny prefers her cars to be a tad more exotic; and nothing spells out exotic quite like a Maserati. The Maserati in ... 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 »

Mini will preview electric car with 2017 Frankfurt auto show concept

BMW Group’s Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from users. The BMW Group used the gathered feedback for the i3 launched in 2014. But with electric cars increasing in popularity, helped along by the ... Read More »

In The Future, Your Car Will Read Your Biology to Make Decisions for You

Next-Level Integration As automakers like Tesla, Toyota, and Volvo focus on developing vehicles that can interact autonomously with their environments, Ari Teman is exploring ways the cars of the future could interact with you. The inventor, designer, and technologist told Futurism he sees biometrics, which is “the ability for a vehicle, an environment, or a service to recognize who you are and how you are,” as one ... Read More »

What Modern American Cars Will Be Collectibles In The Future?

These American monsters will bring big bucks on the auction block in 20 years. It’s fun to sit down with friends and try to predict which cars will eventually go for huge sums at auction when we are old. There are plenty of American cars that have skyrocketed in value like the Cuda, Cobra and the GT40. Even several versions ... Read More »

Love the new car smell? Here’s how Ford will let you enjoy it even in an old car

When a new car arrives, there is a certain pleasant smell which stays on for a couple of weeks. However, weeks later, this smell fades away and odour sets in. While western countries don’t mind that, China, the world’s largest automotive market, a car smelling like brand new is the foremost priority for car buyers there. Ford Motor Co, China is addressing ... Read More »