Automotive

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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Volvo “Drive Me” project brings 100 autonomous cars to the road

Volvo “Drive Me” project brings 100 autonomous cars to the road

Volvo today announced its new project "Drive Me", which aims to bring 100 autonomous cars to Sweden's roads, something that has been endorsed by the Swedish government. Under the project, Volvo and other authorities will "pinpoint the societal benefits" of self-driving cars, as well as seeing them in use on average public roads in ordinary everyday driving conditions. The project will take place in the city of Gothenburg.

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URBEE2 3D-printed car aims to hit 290MPG on cross-country trip

URBEE2 3D-printed car aims to hit 290MPG on cross-country trip

High fuel efficiency is an important part of a vehicle for most people, especially as fuel prices rise and environmental concerns increase. Hyper-mile drivers go to great lengths to increase their car's gas mileage, but some cars bring it to the table as its default offering. Such is the case with the URBEE2, a 3D-printed car that is about to head out on a cross-country journey with only 10 gallons of fuel.

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Automatica Mk2 keeps your car synced with your online music collection

Automatica Mk2 keeps your car synced with your online music collection

This week the second iteration of the device called Automatica has appeared, this time sporting the ability to connect to the web. While the original Automatica device was as simple as a USB device could be without simply being a dongle, this music-toting machine also connects to the web, allowing you to sync with your online music collection whenever you happen to be parked.

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Honda 2014 Civic first to iOS 7 mirroring with Siri update in the works

Honda 2014 Civic first to iOS 7 mirroring with Siri update in the works

The folks at Honda have made it known that they’ll be first off the blocks in the 2014 Civic with full iOS mirroring for iOS 7. This push will begin on the 4th of December, and will include full touch-friendly integration with the vehicle’s 7-inch touchscreen on its center console. The features here will be launched with the 2014 Civic Coupe right out the gate when it goes on sale next month.

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Chevy shows off 2015 Colorado mid-size truck

Chevy shows off 2015 Colorado mid-size truck

In years past, just about every automaker that offered a full size truck also offered a compact or mid-size truck. As the years passed and sales declined for that segment, some makers discontinued their small and mid-size trucks because the price and capability difference between the smaller trucks and full size units was minuscule and most buyers opted for the larger truck.

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