Automotive

Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle revealed for driver-assist testing

Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle revealed for driver-assist testing

This week the folks at Ford have revealed a brand new Fusion Hybrid research vehicle, complete with intention on bringing the next generation of driver-assist technologies to the public. This vehicle wont be sold to the public, of course, instead acting as a test platform for Blind Spot Information System, lane-departure warning, active park assist, collision warning with brake support, and adaptive cruise control technologies. This release is an announcement that signs way for the future, with the year 2014 acting as the biggest release year ever for Ford.

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BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe introduced with lighter curb weights, more power

BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe introduced with lighter curb weights, more power

BMW has introduced two new models, the M3 Sedan and the M4 Coupe, both of which bring engineered-in lighter curb weights over the previous generation. Though the auto maker has only revealed preliminary specifications at this point, all signs point towards two top-notch offerings, both of which go up for sale on 2015 models starting next summer. We've got a gallery for you after the break.

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2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible First-Drive

2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible First-Drive

How do you reinvent an icon? The Corvette Stingray C7 brings the coveted Chevrolet into its seventh generation, facing perhaps its most challenging competition yet as engines get more powerful, electronics more finessed, and styling more aggressive. Chevrolet's decision to still aim for that all-American bargain price tag versus the German alternatives is ambitious too, even when you splash out a little extra on the eye-catching Stingray convertible we've had the keys to.

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Bitcoin Tesla Model S purchase adds legitimacy to currency

Bitcoin Tesla Model S purchase adds legitimacy to currency

Both sides of the Bitcoin war appear to be making giant strides toward winning out - either dismissing the coin entirely, or making it more acceptable to use with big purchases. Today a Lamborghini dealership in Newport Beach has announced that a purchase has been made from them in the form of a brand new Tesla Model S. This electric vehicle was the first in a line of Bitcoin purchases from the dealer: they'll be accepting Bitcoin from this point forward.

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Ford 2015 Mustang unveiled: going global

Ford 2015 Mustang unveiled: going global

Today the 2015 Mustang was revealed in full by Ford after becoming official for the first time late last night. This vehicle is the first Mustang to be sold in Europe and Asia, having seen many years of exports from the USA and a big call from international buyers to bring the vehicle to their home countries. The car is currently on a tour that begins in Dearborn, Michigan and Shanghai and continues on to Sydney, Barcelona, New York, and Los Angeles.

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2015 Ford Mustang official

2015 Ford Mustang official

The 2015 Ford Mustang has been officially announced, with the auto maker revealing it simultaneously across the globe tonight. With the latest model will come three engine options, with one of them being an environmentally-friendly 2.3-liter EcoBoost offering. This marks 50 years for the "pony car", and in the 2015's design enthusiasts will find elements from the many models that have come before it.

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Lamborghini Veneno Roadster offers 750 horsepower, enters production next year

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster offers 750 horsepower, enters production next year

Lamborghini has unveiled its Veneno Roadster, a beast of a vehicle that touts a maximum output of 750 horsepower, allowing it to hit speeds of 100 kilometers/hour in 2.9 seconds. The car was debuted in Abu Dhabi, where it is decked out in a custom color called Rosso Venevo, with the auto maker promising that every buyer can choose their own individualized color. The car is priced at 3.3 million Euros sans taxes, and enters production next year.

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Amazon Cloud Player for iOS hits BMW and MINI Cooper

Amazon Cloud Player for iOS hits BMW and MINI Cooper

A hearty collection of BMW and MINI Cooper vehicles have just joined the cloud music universe with a boost to Amazon Cloud Player starting this month. This addition of Amazon Cloud Player app goodness will allow BMW Apps and MINI Connected equipped vehicles from model year 2011 and forward to partake, just so long as they're working with Amazon Cloud Player for iOS. This service is, indeed, connected between a MINI Cooper or BMW user and his or her iPhone, and iPhone only - for now.

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