vehicles

Ox flat-pack truck to deliver low cost mobility for developing world

Ox flat-pack truck to deliver low cost mobility for developing world

A new vehicle has debuted and the vehicle is called the Global Vehicle Trust Ox flat-pack truck. The vehicle is designed specifically to provide all-terrain mobility for the developing world and is designed to help communities perform crucial daily tasks more easily. The vehicle was specifically made with Africa and other developing nations in mind where the need for transportation is huge.

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First iPhone hacker built a self-driving car with Linux

First iPhone hacker built a self-driving car with Linux

Wait, what? You might be asking yourself what inspired a hacker by the name of George Hotz to build his own self-driving car. That's what we wanted to know, too. It would seem that Hotz decided to kick out a self-driving car using a 2016 Acura ILX in "about a month." He's using Ubuntu Linux as his operating system and has an absurdly massive 21.5-inch display sitting in the middle. A flight navigator joystick rests between the front two seats which, when triggered, engages a fully operational self-driving vehicle system.

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Yamaha debuts new 2016 line-up of ATVs, Side-by-Sides

Yamaha debuts new 2016 line-up of ATVs, Side-by-Sides

Yamaha Motors announced its new line-up of ATV and Side-by-Side recreational vehicles for 2016. The company mentions that there are new models in a number of categories, including utility ATV, sport ATV, youth ATV and recreational Side-by-Side (SxS). This year also marks the company's 60th anniversary, so to celebrate they've produced a number of special editions in black and yellow, Yamaha's classic colors.

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Motion Pro II driving sim: so realistic, crashing it could be fatal

Motion Pro II driving sim: so realistic, crashing it could be fatal

Driving simulators are nothing new. They're specifically designed to let users experience driving and all that it entails from a safe platform. Heck, it can even be used to have some fun. But what if the simulation is so close to reality that a very dangerous crash in the simulator could actually lead to real physical injury? Sounds like a plot for a science fiction piece? Guess again. Virtual and actual reality meet in the Motion Pro II, which is able to accurately simulate even the fatal forces of a car crash.

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Chevy shows off SEMA cars ahead of Nov 4 show opening

Chevy shows off SEMA cars ahead of Nov 4 show opening

SEMA is held each year in Las Vegas and the show brings out some of the coolest cars in the world. Some of the cars have style alone while others have style and impressive performance. Chevrolet is showing off some of its cars that will be on display at SEMA and all are performance inspired and show off accessories that are already available for the cars. SEMA kicks off November 7 in Las Vegas.

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Ferrari F60America offers drop top styling and V12 power

Ferrari F60America offers drop top styling and V12 power

Ferrari has announced a new car that it has made for American customers called the F60America. The car will be a very limited edition automobile with only ten units being produced. Ferrari says that the new car combines the two "great passion" of its American clients- open-top driving with a V12 engine. The car has a V12 engine in a mid-front mount configuration and specific gear ratios chosen just for the car. The car has a strange, but attractive asymmetrical design inside.

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This is the new 2016 Mazda MX-5

This is the new 2016 Mazda MX-5

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of its MX-5 line, Mazda has pulled off the covers from the 2016 Mazda MX-5 "Miata", the fourth of its breed. Combining the engine optimizations of Mazda's SKYACTIV technology and the aesthetics of its KODO "Soul of Motion" design language, this two-seater sports car bears a contour and an experience that justifies its "Roadster" moniker in Japan.

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VIN Lookup makes it easier to search for recalled cars

VIN Lookup makes it easier to search for recalled cars

With millions of vehicles, motorcycles included, recalled in the US alone every year, owners sometimes have a hard time trying to keep updated. In order to give owners the weapon of knowledge, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has introduced a new search tool on their SaferCar.gov website that makes checking such kind of information easier.

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Driverless car programs open up for licensing in CA

Driverless car programs open up for licensing in CA

The state of California has granted licensing for driverless car programs, though not everyone will be eligible to take part. The guidelines for obtaining a license are fairly stringent, and likely meant to allow companies who are testing the new vehicles (Google, obviously) to do so at an increased rate.

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Aero-X hover-bike up for pre-order, Star Wars becoming a reality

Aero-X hover-bike up for pre-order, Star Wars becoming a reality

If you’ve got some money to burn, we have a great idea for you. The Aerofex Aero-X hover-bike, which was originally shown off back in 2012, is now up for pre-order. The floating personal vehicle will set you back a few bucks, but it’s a hover-bike.

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2015 Acura TLX production car to debut in New York

2015 Acura TLX production car to debut in New York

Acura has announced that the production version of the slick prototype 2015 Acura TLX will make its debut in New York. The car will debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The press event for the car unveil will be held at 1:50 pm EST on April 16.

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Mazda celebrates 25th birthday of MX-5 Miata

Mazda celebrates 25th birthday of MX-5 Miata

Mazda is celebrating the 25th birthday of the world's most popular two-seat sports car. The car is the Mazda MX-5 Miata. The very first version of the Miata was introduced in the US on February 9, 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show. Fast forward 25 years and Mazda has sold 920,000 Miatas since launch.

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