It's barely been a month since Uber and Lyft started their services in Tampa, Florida, that the companies are facing the brunt of officers with the Public Transportation Commission. News is that the authorities are cracking down on the drivers of the ridesharing companies, and will no longer be issuing warning but handing out direct fines.
In a post today on its website, the FTC has voiced its opposition to state bans on direct car sales, the most notable of which being those that block Tesla's direct-to-consumers Model S sales model. The three directors behind the post go on to compare direct sales to other modern industry changes.
If you’ve grown tired of spraying your car down from time to time, Nissan feels your pain. The car manufacturer is testing a new paint for their vehicles which would repel water and other debris, putting the car wash squarely in its place. Currently on the Europe-only Nissan Note, the technology is being tested for applications on other Nissan vehicles as well.
It’s the message you want to see when you’re gawking at highest-quality graphics in a gaming trailer: all footage from gameplay. That’s exactly what’s being delivered this week with Project CARS newest video spot, showing off a number of vehicles in all their most up-scaled visual glory.
Lexus has taken the wraps off its upcoming NX 200t compact crossover at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, something it had promised to do early last week. With the Lexus NX 200t crossover comes the brand's first ever 2.0 liter gas turbo engine, also marking the maker's first forray into luxury compact crossovers.
It would appear that today’s oddest story isn’t as cut-and-dry as it’s being reported. Sunday, the 20th of April, 2014, a 16-year-old boy is said by the FBI to have jumped over a fence near the San Jose, California airport, found his way into the wheel well of an airplane, and flew aboard a 5-hour flight to Maui. What’s strange - besides the fact that the boy did this at all - is the fact that it’s far more likely that a person would die in such an instance than live.
The BMW Vision Future Luxury made its debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. It's a car high on innovative technology, banking on pioneering lightweight engineering concepts and premium materials always valued in a flagship BMW. Going by the styling and the length of the rear doors, this is a very large car that sports efficient design as well as an advanced user interface.
Audi presented a four-door concept car at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, showcasing the brilliance of combining the efficacy of a compact SUV with the sportiness of a coupe. While Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of Management for Technical Development, would like us to believe that this concept is a glimpse of how future TT models would be, we would still like to focus on details such as the plug-in hybrid drive with two electric motors and consumption of 1.9 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers.