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UAE Is Cracking Down on Modified Cars – The Drive

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Without a doubt, the United Arab Emirates is a great place for car enthusiasts. The UAE’s capital city, Dubai, is a gorgeous town overflowing with ludicrously-expensive cars. It helps that the Dubai police force is well-equipped to handle any show-offs, but apparently, it’s starting to lose control. Triple-digit street racing and rich fools setting their Lambos on fire are still proving that money can’t buy skill, no matter how successful the…

50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars – History

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Article Details: 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars Author Missy Sullivan Website Name History.com Year Published 2017 Title 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars URL http://www.history.com/news/50-plus-years-of-hollywoods-coolest-cars Access Date August 09, 2017 Publisher A+E Networks

Driving The Latest Deluxe Wagon, BMW 5 Series Touring – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Nargess Banks BMW 5 Series Touring is a handsome deluxe wagon – perfect for city commutes and an active weekend Once-upon-a-time station wagons were cool. Then along came the SUV and they lost their luster. Growing up in the seventies, most of our friends drove wagons for they offered a logical layout – sedan seating and driving comfort, twinned with a deep trunk and a long roof to hold a…

Paris attack: Man shot in hunt for BMW driver who mowed down six French soldiers – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

He said the driver had been waiting for the soldiers to report for duty, then “accelerated very quickly the moment they came out”. Defence Minister Florence Early said the incident marked a “cowardly act”, adding that “it did nothing to dent soldiers’ determination to work for the security of the French people”. Mr Collomb shared his support for the soldiers via his Twitter account, and paid his respect to the…

50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars – History

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Article Details: 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars Author Missy Sullivan Website Name History.com Year Published 2017 Title 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars URL http://www.history.com/news/50-plus-years-of-hollywoods-coolest-cars Access Date August 09, 2017 Publisher A+E Networks

Intel to build a fleet of over 100 self-driving test cars starting later this year – TechCrunch

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Intel is moving quickly to ramp its autonomous driving technology efforts now that it has closed its acquisition of Mobileye, the Israeli self-driving sensor and computing company. The plan is to build a fleet of over 100 test vehicles with SAE Level 4 capabilities (fully self-driving) with the first of those hitting roads later this year. The test fleet is designed to show off Intel and Mobileye’s hybrid autonomous driving…

Hyundai to use HD maps to field self-driving cars at 2018 Winter Olympics – TechCrunch

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Hyundai is working with the South Korean government to use the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as a demonstration event for the automakers self-driving tech. The conditions will be challenging, however, since the roads will be winding and with significant grades, and the hope at least is that there will be plenty of snow – a notorious enemy of sensors used in self-driving tech. Hyundai will use HD maps to overcome…

50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars – History

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Article Details: 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars Author Missy Sullivan Website Name History.com Year Published 2017 Title 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars URL http://www.history.com/news/50-plus-years-of-hollywoods-coolest-cars Access Date August 09, 2017 Publisher A+E Networks

Paris Police Hunt BMW After Soldiers Rammed in Levallois-Perret – NBCNews.com

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

PARIS — A car rammed into a group of soldiers in a Paris suburb Wednesday in what the local mayor described as an “odious attack” that was “without a doubt” a “terrorist attack.” Officials in the French capital described the BMW and its driver as “on the run,” after striking and injuring six soldiers as they left their barracks in the Levallois-Perret region of the city. Four of those hurt…

50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars – History

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Article Details: 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars Author Missy Sullivan Website Name History.com Year Published 2017 Title 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars URL http://www.history.com/news/50-plus-years-of-hollywoods-coolest-cars Access Date August 09, 2017 Publisher A+E Networks

50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars – History

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Article Details: 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars Author Missy Sullivan Website Name History.com Year Published 2017 Title 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars URL http://www.history.com/news/50-plus-years-of-hollywoods-coolest-cars Access Date August 09, 2017 Publisher A+E Networks

50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars – History

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Article Details: 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars Author Missy Sullivan Website Name History.com Year Published 2017 Title 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars URL http://www.history.com/news/50-plus-years-of-hollywoods-coolest-cars Access Date August 08, 2017 Publisher A+E Networks

50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars – History

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Article Details: 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars Author Missy Sullivan Website Name History.com Year Published 2017 Title 50-Plus Years of Hollywood’s Coolest Cars URL http://www.history.com/news/50-plus-years-of-hollywoods-coolest-cars Access Date August 08, 2017 Publisher A+E Networks

Videos: Salisbury tornado flips cars, mows down trees – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

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These are the electric cars arriving by 2020 that you can actually afford – Business Insider

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Volvo A slew of long-range electric cars are expected to hit the market by 2020. Several of these electric vehicles will be made by luxury automakers and will most likely cost upward of $50,000. But several automakers are working on EVs with a range of more than 200 miles that are likely to have a friendlier price tag. Here’s a breakdown of the long-range electric cars coming to market in…

Autonomous cars race narrows on doubts about clear path to profit – Reuters

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

FRANKFURT/DETROIT (Reuters) – BMW and Daimler, the world’s top luxury carmakers, have announced alliances with suppliers, talking up the virtues of having a bigger pool of engineers to develop a self-driving car. But another motive behind these deals, executives and industry experts told Reuters, is a concern that robocars may not live up to the profit expectations that drove an initial investment rush. Carmakers are increasingly looking to forego outright…

The Last Mile: Cars That Will Be Discontinued For 2018 – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Getty Images The venomous Dodge Viper is slithering off into the sunset at the end of the 2017 model year after a 25-year run. As is the case with professional sports teams, automakers’ rosters tend to be fluid, with new players being added and others put to pasture with regularity. While in recent posts we highlighted the rookie cars and crossover SUVs that will be making their big-league debuts for 2018, here’s…

Will Falling Auto Sales Lead To Falling Home Sales? – Forbes

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

A man walks by cars for sale at a Queens auto dealership on May 2, 2017 in New York City. Auto sales continue to slow across the country, one of the few sectors underperforming in the U.S. economy. As signs that demand for cars, trucks and SUVs continue to slow following seven straight years of growth, the big automakers said their U.S. sales fell last month. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty…

Chrysler partners on ride-sharing for kids – The Detroit News

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

Buy Photo Best Family Fun Finder: Chrysler Pacifica.(Photo: David Guralnick / The Detroit News)Buy Photo Chrysler is partnering with Calfornia-based Kango to provide ride-sharing and childcare services for children. The automaker’s Pacifica Hybrid mini-vans will help make up the Kango fleet, which transports children from pre-school age to high-schoolers. The company currently operates strictly in the San Francisco Bay area. “All pre-screened Kango drivers and sitters have experience caring for…

Germany should consider electric cars quotas, deputy econmin says – Reuters

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany should consider introducing binding quotas for electric cars for an automobile sector seeking to recover from a diesel emissions scandal and keep its place as a leading producer, deputy economy minister Matthias Machnig said on Monday. The comments set up a possible policy clash with German carmakers, whose lobby group says it opposes such quotas. Britain said last month it would ban the sale of new…