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Toyota To Electrify All Cars By 2025

12/18/2017, It goes without saying that electric and hybrid cars will be major players in the coming years and as one of the world’s largest car manufacturers, Toyota doesn’t want to be left behind. The Japanese behemoth has confirmed that it’s...

BBM Users Can Now Hail An Uber Within The App

12/18/2017, On our smartphones, basically every app has its own purpose, which means that if you wanted to calculate something, you’d have to interrupt whatever you’re doing to pull up the calculator app. However we’ve started to see companies try to integrate...

Tesla Introduces ‘Fair Use’ Policy For Its Supercharger Network

12/17/2017, Tesla’s Supercharger network has been designed to help electric cars recharge so that when they go on long journeys, they won’t have to worry about running out of battery in the middle of the highway, assuming they’ve been stopping and recharging...


BMW Spending $118 Million On A Track For Self-Driving Cars

12/17/2017, BMW is really digging deep into its pockets to keep up with the rapid changes in the automotive industry. The company recently revealed that it’s going to invest $240 million to build more efficient electric car batteries. The company has now said...

Alibaba Wants To Sell Cars Through A Vending Machine

12/14/2017, Vending machines are typically used to purchase things like drinks and snacks, but if you’ve ever been to Japan, then you know that the country’s vending machine game is next level. For example you can buy things like fruits, eggs, SIM cards,...

Volvo’s Self-Driving Car Experiment Reportedly Being Scaled Back

12/14/2017, Volvo is one of the many major car manufacturers working on self-driving cars. The company had previously announced a rather ambitious experiment involving its self-driving cars. It was planning to deliver 100 autonomous SUVs to real people in Sweden for...

Toyota, Panasonic Considering Joint Development Of EV Batteries

12/14/2017, Despite cars being on the road for as long as they have, you couldn’t really say that we’ve perfected the design, as improvements can always be made to things like the engine, the aerodynamics, tires, and so on. The same is doubly true for electric...

LG Patents A Transparent, Flexible Heads-Up Display For Cars

12/13/2017, Seeing a heads-up display (HUD) used in cars isn’t exactly an uncommon sight these days, as there are a few carmakers who are implementing the feature to their vehicles. However it seems that LG could have some ideas of their own, which based on the...

Avis To Test Unlocking Rental Cars Using Smartphones

12/12/2017, We have heard of how there are some hotels in some parts of the world where they are testing out features where guests can check themselves into their room using their phone, which in turn also acts as a key. It turns out that car rental company Avis is...

Uber Accidentally Charges A Rider $20,000 For A 20 Minute Ride

12/12/2017, Uber’s surge pricing is somewhat controversial, especially when you consider how much more expensive it can get. However in the past the company has gotten major backlash when the company implemented surge pricing during emergency situations, like in...

Two-Wheeler Mode Introduced To Google Maps

12/06/2017, Just last month, Waze introduced an update that brought about motorcycle mode that was aimed at motorcyclists. Given that Google owns Waze, we suppose it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that Google will be bringing that feature over onto...

Nissan To Start Testing Self-Driving Taxis In Japan Next Year

12/05/2017, If the future is to be filled with self-driving cars, it behooves carmakers to try and get as much testing done as soon as possible to gather data, information, and other details that will help perfect the system for when it is launched. It’s hard to...

Tesla Model S Hacked To Mine Cryptocurrency

11/30/2017, Mining for cryptocurrency requires a lot of power, thanks to the powerful hardware that is typically used in mining rigs. This means that those who want to mine for cryptocurrency need to think about their electricity bills, and whether or not the cost of...