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07 Dec 2017

Elon Musk is sending his Tesla into Deep Space

SpaceX confirmed Wednesday its CEO Elon Musk plans to blast his cherry red electric car off toward the Red Planet…

06 Dec 2017

Stay alive on the roads this festive season

As the year draws to an end, many of us have begun plotting which way we’ll be heading for the…

04 Dec 2017

The best real-world cars of the LA Auto Show

Forget seven-seat hand-built Range Rovers, 340km/h Corvettes and stripped-back Porsche 911s aimed at racing purists, this year's LA Auto Show also…

01 Dec 2017

Chris Bangle is back and more bonkers than ever

After nearly 10 years away from the industry, one of the world's most exciting and outspoken car designers, Chris Bangle,…

29 Nov 2017

Toyota humanoid will mirror every move you make

Japanese auto giant Toyota Wednesday showcased a humanoid robot that can mirror its user's movements, a product it says has…

27 Nov 2017

Why car companies are focussing on luxury SUVs

As recently as 10 years ago, the luxury SUV segment consisted almost solely of the Range Rover and the Mercedes…

23 Nov 2017

Bosch to put the brakes on pollution with iDisc

Leading global automotive supplier Bosch has developed a new type of brake that can cut air pollution as well as…

23 Nov 2017

Opinion: Is Elon Musk a master of misdirection?

Any good illusionist will tell you that the secret to illusion is misdirection. Persuade the audience to look left while…

21 Nov 2017

Opinion: Why the future of cars is going to suck

The other night I was lounging on my sofa watching Two-Lane Blacktop: an existential road movie starring musicians James Taylor…

21 Nov 2017

Counting the cost & risk of riding a motorcycle

To try to understand how much more risk is involved in preferring vehicles with two wheels, rather than four, Researchers…

21 Nov 2017

Porsche ups search for digital business ideas

In a continuing drive for Germany to remain the heartbeat of the global automotive industry as the sector goes through…

17 Nov 2017

Google & VW partner up on quantum computing

Two giants of their fields are coming together to explore ways of moving quantum computing from theory into the cars…

16 Nov 2017

Ford invents Safe Cap to keep truckers awake

Ford Brazil's Heavy Truck division has come up with a very novel solution to keeping long-haul drivers awake and aware…

16 Nov 2017

Automakers to embrace smart home integration

By 2022 research and consultancy firm ABI Research forecasts that that there will be over 300-million smart homes around the…

15 Nov 2017

This is how Calvin Luk designs a new BMW

Car designers, for the most part are flamboyant in their dress sense, usually decked in tailored suits at most occasions,…

13 Nov 2017

Audi hits universities for autonomous driving tech

On November 15 and 16, Audi will be hosting the third edition of the Audi Autonomous Driving Cup in Ingolstadt,…

07 Nov 2017

Opinion: What is it that makes a car sexy?

Many conversations can be had at the bar. Lubricated with alcohol and trans fats, most of them will turn into…

03 Nov 2017

Six of the best cars penned by Giorgetto Giugiaro

It was 46 years ago on November 3rd at the Turin motor show that Maserati pulled the wraps off one…