Automotive

Apple and Volkswagen tipped in self-driving shuttle bus project

Apple and Volkswagen tipped in self-driving shuttle bus project

Apple has quietly signed an automotive deal with Volkswagen, according to sources that have surfaced, to develop self-driving vehicles for the company's employees. The report claims that Apple wants to turn some of Volkswagen's T6 Transporter vans into autonomous shuttles for Apple workers, a project that is supposedly monopolizing most of the company's automotive team.

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This is NASA’s Mars Helicopter: It’s a GO!

This is NASA’s Mars Helicopter: It’s a GO!

Today NASA announced they'd be bringing their Mars Helicopter to Mars, officially. This is not the sort of helicopter you saw circling your house the last time you stole a bunch of diamonds, but the kind that carries payloads. More like a drone than a traditional human-piloted helicopter. In the NASA Mars Helicopter is the future of flight on other worlds - or at least the next step.

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Uber self-driving car tests may resume in coming months

Uber self-driving car tests may resume in coming months

Uber suspended its self-driving car tests in March following a fatal collision with a pedestrian. News later surfaced that the company wouldn't be renewing its testing permit with California, but according to Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, the tests may resume later on this year. The revelation was made during the company's Elevate event in LA today, though specifics weren't provided.

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UPS modular electric delivery trucks will deploy in London and Paris

UPS modular electric delivery trucks will deploy in London and Paris

UPS and Arrival, a UK-based company, have teamed up to launch 35 modular electric delivery vehicles. As with other electric vehicles, these modular delivery trucks will have zero emissions; Arrival says they'll also feature "advanced safety" and a 150-mile battery range. UPS plans to use the vehicles as a trial in London and Paris.

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Drive.ai self-driving car service pilot arrives in Texas this summer

Drive.ai self-driving car service pilot arrives in Texas this summer

Starting this summer, autonomous car company Drive.ai will roll out an autonomous car service pilot program in Frisco, Texas. The company plans to offer more than 10,000 rides to the public as part of the pilot program, one being done in cooperation with the Frisco Transportation Management Association. Though the pilot will start modestly, the company has already revealed some of its plans for expansion.

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1994 Chevrolet Corvette ‘ULTRADYNAMIC’ painted by Felipe Pantone

1994 Chevrolet Corvette ‘ULTRADYNAMIC’ painted by Felipe Pantone

This week anonymous artist Felipe Pantone revealed his latest art piece installed on and in a 1994 Chevrolet Corvette. Die-hard stock paint lovers of the Corvette were probably mortified. Digital madness inspired artwork took the vehicle to a place it'd never been before. Blocks of color, mood ring spray, and the blacks and whites of the video tapes you threw away in 2002 - they're all here.

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Lyft adds 30 self-driving cars for public rides in Las Vegas

Lyft adds 30 self-driving cars for public rides in Las Vegas

Aptiv has announced the launch of 30 self-driving cars in Las Vegas, all of them operating under the Lyft ridesharing network. The general public will have access to these cars via Lyft, though the autonomous technology itself comes from Aptiv. However, riders have to opt-in to self-driving rides before the app will allow them to hail one of the vehicles.

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See The Pope’s Lamborghini Huracán at Sotheby’s

See The Pope’s Lamborghini Huracán at Sotheby’s

The ultimate Popemobile was just put up for auction at RM Sotheby's - for charity, of course. The vehicle was first donated to His Holiness Pope Francis back in November of 2017. For the first time since the signing ceremony, we're given an up-close look at this vehicle just as it enters public auction. Sadly, it does not appear that Francis will be taking this vehicle on any joy-rides.

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Jeep ends Wrangler JK production after 12 years of success

Jeep ends Wrangler JK production after 12 years of success

After nearly 12 years on the market, Jeep has ended production of its wildly successful Wrangler JK model. The last vehicle, a white Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited, rolled off the assembly line at the Toledo, Ohio factory on Friday, months after its successor, the 2018 Wrangler JL, was first unveiled. Since its debut in 2006, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) produced over 2.1 million Wrangler JK models, selling an average of more than 180,000 units during its 12-year lifespan.

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Electric car chargers across the USA: Target, Walmart, and more

Electric car chargers across the USA: Target, Walmart, and more

Electrify America announced new electric car charging stations this week that'll be popping up across the United States soon. New partners with Electrify America include Target Corporation, Brixmor Property Group, Kimco Realty Corporation, Sheetz, Casey’s General Stores, DDR Corporation, and Global Partners LP’s Alltown. More than 100 ultra-fast electric vehicle chargers are aimed at more than 100 major retail, convenience, and refueling locations across 25 states (in the USA).

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Brand new, original Mustang Boss, Mach 1 built by Classic Recreations

Brand new, original Mustang Boss, Mach 1 built by Classic Recreations

If you've ever dreamed of owning one of the Ford Mustang's most classic, iconic models — like the Boss 302, Boss 429, or Mach 1 — you'll soon have your chance. Classic Recreations is known for their widely praised officially licensed Shelby Mustangs, and now the builder has announced it's landed the license from Ford to make three more vintage Mustangs, all from the 1969 or 1970 models.

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The 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet is instant drag racer royalty

The 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet is instant drag racer royalty

When it came to marking the fiftieth anniversary of its iconic Cobra Jet line, Ford Performance didn’t think small. Welcome, therefore, the achingly fast - and vanishingly rare - 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet, billed as the fastest and most powerful of the factory-produced cars in their five decades of existence.

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