Tag Archives: Future

Detroit auto show offers glimpse of future without the sedan. You want a utility vehicle or sports car?

Bill Pugliano | Getty Images The Ford exhibit is shown at the 2018 North American International Auto Show January 16, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. More than 5,100 journalists from 61 countries attend the NAIAS each year. The lineup at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next week offers a glimpse of what new car lots are going to ... Read More »

F1 boss Ross Brawn discusses future F1 designs

Image Credit: Formula 1 For as long as there has been a Formula 1 class of racing, the cars have been under constant development – some years the changes have been smaller, sometimes bigger, sometimes taking a step back in performance in the name of legislation. Rule changes affect the ways the cars look like and the way they are powered, ... Read More »

Why the future of electric cars lies in China

Nio’s EP9. Shares in the lossmaking group, backed by Tencent, jumped 76% on the first day of trading Is the future of electric vehicles damaged by the chaos surrounding Tesla? Absolutely not. Whether the company survives in its present form or not is irrelevant. The future of EVs will not be determined by anything that happens in California but by decisions being taken ... Read More »

Here’s a glimpse into Samsung’s future car

NEW DELHI: When it comes to making machines truly personal and smart, after mobiles phones it is cars that technology giants are eyeing. Of course, the Germans have showcased what modern day cars are capable of in terms of safety, power, design and luxury. But the traditional automobile industry is yet to deliver something we can call truly ‘internet smart’. ... Read More »

The future of car repair

Consumer Reports recently made news when it recommended Tesla’s new Model 3 only after the automaker fixed a braking problem that CR discovered during its rigorous testing. In what could be an automotive first, Tesla fixed the problem through what’s called an over-the-air update. Owners didn’t have to take their cars to a dealership for the fix. Could this be ... Read More »

With new cars and new allies, Mitsubishi prepares for an electric future

The glory days of the Eclipse, Montero, and Lancer Evolution are long over, but Mitsubishi is looking to reinvent itself. Controlled by Nissan since 2016, the Japanese automaker is looking to use early experience with the tiny i-MiEV electric car and Outlander Plug-In Hybrid into a mass-market line of all-electric and plug-in hybrid utility vehicles. Digital Trends sat down with ... Read More »

Look at All These Future Performance Cars Testing at the Nurburgring

The Nürburgring remains the most demanding high-speed proving ground on the planet, and manufacturers take full advantage of that on Industry-Pool Days, when the track is shared between 30 OEMs, nine tire manufacturers and five parts suppliers. And yesterday happened to be one of those days. Let’s see what was seen at the Green Hell. Following its initial launch in ... Read More »

Self-driving cars still have a future – Uber boss

Khosrowshahi says Uber is still betting on self-driving technology in the long term. File photo: Eric Risberg / AP Washington DC – Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi says the company still believes in the prospects for autonomous transport, even after one of its self-driving vehicles was involved in a fatal crash in Arizona in March. Elaine Herzberg was killed after ... Read More »

The Rimac Concept Two is a Preview of What Supercars Will be Like in The Future

Automotive enthusiasts have a lot to be worried about when it comes to the future of the automotive industry. Automakers already have semi-autonomous vehicles on the road and autonomous cars are expected to be released within the next year at the earliest. Then, there’s the question of electric vehicles that are poised to put cars with internal combustion engines out of business.  Rimac Brings ... Read More »

The future of self-driving cars

The introduction of self-driving cars looks set to change the way people commute in the very near future.  Although some motorists might be feeling trepidation about the prospect of handing over control to a fully automated machine, many around the world are excited about the idea. We’re almost there — car manufacturers are continually cranking up driver assist features with ... Read More »