Tag Archives: cars

Infographic: 12 technologies that will feature in future cars

Image: AP London – Cars have been steadily advancing for over a hundred years and are now more efficient, more manoeuvrable and safer than ever before, but what does the future of the automotive industry hold? YourParkingSpace explored some of the emerging technologies that could one day feature on our cars and have created an infographic to show off this ... Read More »

Film Review: ‘Cars 3’

Lightning McQueen, now facing the perils of being past his prime, returns in a touching sequel that gets the series back on track. “Cars,” back in 2006, was the first Pixar movie that was far more beloved by audiences than critics. That meant something, since Pixar had long been a critical darling. The movie struck many reviewers as being less ... Read More »

Review: ‘Cars 3’ a vehicle for Lightning McQueen’s maturation

In “Cars 3,” Lightning McQueen’s mind is strong, but his flesh is weak. Er, metal. His metal is weak. For his third lap around the cinematic track, the Owen Wilson-voiced red racecar faces a great horror: his impending obsolescence. When the movie opens, he’s eating up pavement quicker than any other car on the circuit, until Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer) comes along. ... Read More »

Cars 3 movie review: Lightning McQueen strikes! The final lap is the best one

Pixar saved the best for last. Cars 3 is the most impressive entry in the series. Cars 3 Director – Brian Fee Cast – Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Nathan Fillion, Larry the Cable Guy Rating – 4/5 Despite being the runt of the Pixar litter — the trilogy that no one really talks about, completely outclassed as it ... Read More »

Morgan Stanley thinks cars of the future will be nothing but a ‘data pipe’

It has finally come to this: the iconic automobile, the dream machine of the 21st century, is set to become merely a feature of 21st-century infotainment plumbing. That’s the view of Morgan Stanley auto and mobility analyst Adam Jonas. In a research note published Wednesday, he grappled with Ford’s destiny in what he called the “Auto 2.0” future: A constructive ... Read More »

G.M. Wants to Drive the Future of Cars That Drive Themselves

Mary Barra, the chief executive of General Motors, with a Chevrolet Bolt EV at G.M. headquarters in Detroit. CreditJoe Vaughn for The New York Times DETROIT — The chief executive of General Motors, an automaker synonymous with Detroit, saw the future of driving not in the Motor City but on the streets of San Francisco. Mary T. Barra, a G.M. ... Read More »

Honda’s future electric cars will let you sleep while they drive on their own

Worsening pollution levels and congested roads are two problems frequently associated with growing number of vehicles. However, Honda has good news for drivers who feel the onus of resolving these problems lies with them. The Japanese automaker has stated that the electric cars they launch in the future will also come equipped with autonomous driving technologies. The company claims this ... Read More »

Flood of off-lease used cars push prices down, upend market

DETROIT – In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases accounted for more than three-quarters of Q50 sales. Now they’re coming back to haunt the automaker. Like many companies that juiced sales with sweet leases during the past few years, Nissan’s luxury brand now ... Read More »

Car’s Smart Brake Fails, Runs Into Hostess At Auto Show

The woman reportedly wasn’t badly hurt in the incident. Ouch! That must’ve hurt. A video circulating on social media shows the exact moment a car ran into a hostess at an auto show in Sichuan, China. The car was ironically demonstrating its smart brake system when the incident occurred. According to a post shared by Trending in China on Facebook, ... Read More »

The 7 most interesting cars at the Shanghai auto show

Auto show season marches on. The end of the New York International Auto Show signals the beginning of Auto Shanghai 2017, and this year there was no shortage of gorgeous cars with interesting designs and bizarre-looking technology. Let’s take a look at some of the major reveals from the show. RENAULT R.S. 2027 At first blush, the Renault R.S. 2027 ... Read More »