Cars

The DeLorean DMC-12 is going back into production (Flux capaciter not included)

The DeLorean DMC-12 is going back into production (Flux capaciter not included)

There have been plenty of cars that have been made famous, thanks to their role in various Hollywood blockbusters. Few have such a strange history as the DeLorean DMC-12. By the time it was featured in Back to the Future, production had already been stopped for a couple of years, and only around 8,500 were ever completed and put on the road. But soon, that number is actually going to start increasing.

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The Technology of the Cadillac CT6

The Technology of the Cadillac CT6

Today's luxury cars can't just be leather and wood-filled clubhouses, they need to have more tech than NASA, too. Cadillac isn't shy when it comes to raiding the engineering labs, and so the new 2016 CT6 has more than its share of gadgetry and geek-appeal, whether you're at the wheel or just enjoying the ride.

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Uber and more blamed for traffic congestion in China

Uber and more blamed for traffic congestion in China

Some proponents of ridesharing services like Uber claim they can decrease road congestion by requiring less people to drive around. Others have argued the opposite — that such services are actually increasing congestion — and now Beijing officials can be counted among them. In a recent statement, officials in the Chinese city pointed toward Uber and similar ridesharing services as the reason for increasingly worse traffic backups and overall driving conditions.

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2016 Cadillac CT6 First-Drive

2016 Cadillac CT6 First-Drive

Cadillac has hardly been conservative in its ambitions in recent years, but the 2016 CT6 arrives with even grander targets in mind. Its rivals - and its benchmarks - are the German trifecta of Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi, automakers with a legacy of not only supplying the luxury car segment, but shaping what's expected from it.

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Daimler CEO surprised at Apple, Google car progress

Daimler CEO surprised at Apple, Google car progress

The US and Europe, especially Germany, have been in a rat race over the automobile industry for decades. The rise of self-driving cars have swung the pendulum in the US' favor, with European car makers now striving to put themselves on that map as well. However, they might have a bit of catching up to do if statements from Dieter Zetsche, Daimler's chief exec, is to be weighed. In the company's visit to Silicon Valley, he discovered that Apple and Google have made more progress in that industry than they had previously assumed.

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Bosch connected gas pedal warns drivers when they’re doing it wrong

Bosch connected gas pedal warns drivers when they’re doing it wrong

We've heard of connected speakers, connected bulbs, and, of course, connected cars. But a connected gas pedal? Before you cock an eyebrow at the idea, perhaps you should first hear what Bosch's connected gas pedal promises to bring: 7 percent savings in fuel and potential savings in life. All of that thanks to the simple but almost ingenious idea of adding haptic feedback to a gas pedal and connecting that otherwise mundane part of the car to the rest of the car's smart system and, of course, to the Internet.

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New Takata airbag recall affects Audi, VW, Saab and Mercedes

New Takata airbag recall affects Audi, VW, Saab and Mercedes

Another recall concerning faulty Takata airbags will take place in the United States, it has been announced, with this recall tacking another 5 million cars onto the list of potentially affected vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the planned recall today, saying that with it the new total of affected US vehicles grows to 24 million.

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Apple’s car project leader tipped in plan to leave company

Apple’s car project leader tipped in plan to leave company

Apple has long been rumored to be working on a “Project Titan” electric car — though the company hasn’t made it official, mostly everyone including Elon Musk believes it’s happening. The project is said to be led by Steve Zadesky who, according to a new report, is planning to leave the company. Zadesky has been with Apple for 16 years; when he will be leaving isn’t known.

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First and only Aston Martin DB10 to be auctioned 18th February

First and only Aston Martin DB10 to be auctioned 18th February

If you are familiar with the Aston Martin DB10 sports car, then you are either one or both of two things: a car aficionado and/or a James Bond fan. Ever since the now iconic DB5, Aston Martin has been designing cars for the James Bond film empire. The DB10, however, has the distinction of being the only one to be made exclusively for a film. Now, one of only 10 models in existence will be going under the gavel for bidding next month, marking the first time a private individual will have the prestige of owning a piece of history, a piece of luxury, and a piece of Hollywood.

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