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Toyota Gets Serious About Electric Cars With New In-House Unit

11/17/2016, Ask someone to name a hybrid car and chances are that they will think about the Toyota Prius. The company has made great strides in the hybrid car market but now it’s looking to do the same in the electric car market. The biggest car company in...

Tesla Model S P100D Easter Egg Makes It Go Even Faster

11/17/2016, Tesla’s high-performance models offer 0-60mph times that can even put supercars to shame. That’s because an electric motor that powers an electric car always provides all of the torque all of the time. You put your foot down and away it goes,...

Watch Tesla’s Autopilot Mode’s Avoidance System Put To The Test

11/16/2016, In a recent update to their Autopilot mode, Tesla announced that they will now be relying more on radar to detect objects that might be in the path of the car, whereas before it seemed to rely more on the car’s cameras. This means that it has a better...

Mini Unveils The Countryman S E Hybrid Vehicle

11/16/2016, If you’re a fan of the Mini cars but wish there was a hybrid or electric version, whether it’s because you are trying to get better mileage or maybe you just want to do your part for the environment, you’ll be pleased to learn that at the LA Auto...

Intel Will Invest $250 Million To Develop Self-Driving Cars

11/16/2016, Intel made an important announcement at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The company’s CEO Brian Krzanich revealed during his keynote speech that Intel is going to invest more than $250 million over the next two years to develop self-driving cars....

Hyundai Integrates Amazon’s Alexa Into Its Blue Link Car App

11/15/2016, One of the upsides of Amazon making Alexa open to third-party developers is that it is easier for developers to adopt the technology and bake it into their products. It was only recently that Apple decided to do that with Siri, and Google is also expected...

BMW Car Sharing Service Expanded To Brooklyn

11/15/2016, BMW is now expanding its ReachNow car sharing service outside of the West Coast. The service was launched in Seattle earlier this year and later arrived in Portland. BMW today announced that an initial fleet of 250 ReachNow cars will be available to users...

Electric Cars Will Be Required By Law To Make Noise Starting 2019

11/15/2016, Electric cars can be very quiet considering the fact that they don’t have a conventional internal combustion engine. The cars are powered by electric motors and batteries which is why they are whisper-quiet. That’s going to change starting...

Lyft Announces ‘Amp’, A New Way To Identify Your Ride

11/15/2016, We’re sure it has happened to some of you guys, in which you get into the wrong Uber or Lyft vehicle. Granted both apps will clearly tell you which vehicle is yours, but in the moment we guess sometimes we automatically assume the car pulling up is...

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Can Now Make Three-Point Turns

11/14/2016, If you find yourself in a tight spot when you’re driving and you’re trying to get out, you might resort to the three-point turn. Of course depending on your skill and how you judge distance and space, you could make a three-point turn, or you might...

Tesla’s Cheapest Model S Gets $2,000 Price Increase

11/14/2016, The cars that you can buy from Tesla right now aren’t exactly cheap. The base models run comfortably north of $60,000 and if you were to go crazy with the options you will easily spend more than $100,000 on an electric car. If you’ve just been...

Samsung Announces Plans To Acquire Harman

11/14/2016, Samsung is a company that produces all kinds of goods, ranging from the commercial like smartphones, computers, fridges, washing machines, and also supplies to other companies like manufacturing memory, storage, processors, and more. Now it seems that...