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Tesla Model X P100D Ludicrous sets World Record vs Lamborghini Aventador SV Drag Racing 1/4 Mile

Tesla Model X

Wacky, Junky, Downright Gorgeous: Here Are The Coolest Cars I Saw At The Woodward Dream Cruise

The Woodward Dream Cruise is a celebration of car culture in all of its forms. Because of this, the cars I saw on Saturday in metro Detroit spanned …

Sports Cars

Mercedes-Benz to unveil new compact all-electric car under new ‘EQ’ brand

Mercedes-Benz is about to expand its lineup of all-electric vehicles under its new ‘EQ’ brand with an all-electric compact car to be unveiled at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) next month.<p>The German automaker confirmed the news today in a press release with the list of new vehicles to …

Electric Vehicles

volkswagen takes bold decision to put I.D. BUZZ electric campervan into production

<b>volkswagen announces it has taken the bold decision to put the ‘I.D. BUZZ‘ concept car into production at</b> <b>the pebble beach concours d’elegance in</b> …

Transportation

Abgasfrei 2030: Wie der Straßenverkehr der Zukunft aussehen könnte

Schon in etwas mehr als zwölf Jahren sollen in der EU nur noch emissionsfreie Pkw zugelassen werden. Doch wie realistisch ist dieses Ziel? Und wie …

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet: Ultimate luxury of the future.

1<p>Automotive haute couture.<p>The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is a car which, with its sensual, emotionally appealing design and innovative …

1967 Alfa Romeo Sprint GT Veloce

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Italian<p>Among the Alfa Romeo cognoscenti there are few cars as sacred as the Giorgetto Giugiaro designed “step nose” …

Trucks

Ausgesperrt

<i>Die Automobilhersteller fahren im Kampf um die Daten aus dem vernetzten Fahrzeug ein schweres Geschütz auf. Die Pläne, die populäre</i> …

Hyundai shifts to long-range premium electric cars

Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it was placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy – one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla and other rivals.<p>Like Toyota Motor Corp, Hyundai had initially championed fuel cell technology …

Electric Vehicles

Carsharing: General Motors will eigenen Konkurrenten zu Uber und Lyft aufbauen

Bei dem im Januar 2016 vorgestellten Dienst Maven handelt es sich um ein Angebot für die Kurzzeitmiete von Autos. Der Service ist in den USA bereits …

Neue Kooperation von Firmen für autonomes Fahren

Getty Images<p>Um die Vision vom selbstfahrenden Auto umzusetzen, kooperieren Autobauer zunehmend mit Tech-Unternehmen. Ein neu gegründetes Konsortium …

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel self-driving consortium

Fiat Chrysler has joined BMW’s growing consortium of automakers, tech companies, and suppliers, all working together to accelerate the creation of semi-autonomous and driverless vehicles.<p>Alongside Fiat and Chrysler, FCA owns the Jeep, Maserati, and Dodge car brands, covering almost all consumer …

Transportation

Realizing A 190E Racing Dream

Having a personal relationship similar to that of Mr. Miyagi and Daniel LaRusso, Supornsak Ake Martjamroonkul of Bangkok’s Hedgehog Tuning & …

Hedgehogs

The Last American De Tomaso Pantera

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Italian<p>It’s been said that there are two kinds of men in the world – those who like Panteras and those who aren’t …

Classic Cars

I.D. Elektroauto-Familie: Weitere Details zu Volkswagens Elektrostrategie

VW wird seine neuen Elektroautos künftig in der Submarke I.D. zusammenfassen. Der im vergangenen Herbst vorgestellte Prototyp I.D. Concept macht den …

Deutsche Post DHL Group und Ford stellen E-Transporter StreetScooter WORK XL vor

Seit einiger Zeit gondelt auch bei uns die Post mit dem SteetScooter durch die Straßen. Ein E-Mobil. Nun haben Deutsche Post DHL Group und Ford das …

Theme Tuesdays: MkI/MKII Volkswagen Scirocco

When it comes to Volkswagens Beetles, Busses, Jettas, and Golfs, basically hog all the glory leaving the other models to fight among themselves for …

Volkswagen

The Art Of Mopar..... the photography of Tom Loeser on the Brothers Collection of Mopars.

This is the follow up book to The Complete Book of American Muscle Supercars. …

The Race of Gentlemen

A Look at Future Cars - From the 1950's - Car Safety Cartoon

Transportation

FittedUK 2017

<b>Date:</b> 30 July 2017<p><b>Location:</b> Eventcity, Manchester<p>Words & Photos by Henry Phull<p>When FittedUK moved their show to Eventcity in Manchester last year, I …

Volkswagen

Farewell To Australian Muscle

In a matter of weeks, Australia’s automotive manufacturing industry will be reduced to nothing more than a memory. 70 years of industry, innovation, …

Manufacturing

A Final Look At Art Of Speed

Since returning to Japan from Malaysia, I’ve been pondering the ways to approach my final post from Art of Speed. And the question that Asep, the …

Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz gets reality check from Tesla owners after asking fans if they want electric cars

Mercedes-Benz’s company-owned retail network in the UK took to Twitter to ask its followers if they would consider buying an electric car.<p>The automaker, which recently discontinued its only all-electric vehicle, received an interesting reality check.<p>Mercedes-Benz used to offer an all-electric …

Electric Vehicles

GM’s Cruise employees test autonomous ride-sharing app

Cruise Automation, the self-driving startup acquired by General Motors last year, is already operating an autonomous ride-sharing service in San Francisco for employees.<p>The service, called Cruise Anywhere, works like the Uber or Lyft app. Users request a ride and the nearest available car starts to …

Transportation

Elon Musk is right. Driverless cars will arrive by 2021

Writing about AI is either an act of sharing hope or one of spreading dismay. People either get excited about the imminent arrival of driverless cars, or become terrified that the machines are inching ever nearer to put us all in danger.<p>No matter how you feel, autonomous vehicles are probably …

Elon Musk

Postboten fahren jetzt Elektroauto

Mit dem Streetscooter produziert die Post ihren eigenen Lieferwagen mit E-Antrieb. Doch wie gut funktioniert der Eigenbau-Stromer? Wir haben einen …

The Ultimate Singer 911?

We’ve featured a few Singer builds on Speedhunters over the years, and Dino has a shop tour and drive story headed to the site very soon, but today …

Restoration

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Tesla seeks to test electric truck prototypes for platooning and self-driving in Nevada and California

Tesla is set to unveil its all-electric truck, known as Tesla Semi, next month and the automaker is apparently now seeking to test its prototypes for platooning and self-driving in Nevada and California.<p>The company needs approval to test autonomous driving vehicles and in an attempt to secure …

Transportation