Automotive

Very first 2020 Toyota Supra already sold for over $2M

Very first 2020 Toyota Supra already sold for over $2M

While it was leaked numerous times beforehand, this year's Detroit Auto Show brought the official debut of the 2020 Toyota Supra. The long-awaited return of the Japanese two-door coupe has been welcomed by Toyota fans and Supra enthusiasts, and that excitement has culminated in this weekend's auction of the very first production model.

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BMW M3 with RWD, 6-speed manual coming in 2020

BMW M3 with RWD, 6-speed manual coming in 2020

BMW's 3 Series has steadily been moving away from manual transmissions for several years now, favoring all-wheel drive automatics instead, and culminating with the 2019 models doing away with manual altogether. Fortunately, there's good news on the horizon for enthusiasts in the form of the carmaker's iconic M3, with the upcoming 2020 model to debut with a rear-wheel drive, honest-to-god manual option.

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Michigan has fully approved Rplate digital license plates

Michigan has fully approved Rplate digital license plates

Michigan has fully approved digital license plates, offering an alternative to the stamped metal plates it has been using for 125 years. The approval comes in the form of a recently passed bill, and it'll involve the creator behind Rplate, Reviver Auto, working with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on rolling out the new option.

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BMW and The North Face reveal camper concept with advanced fabric shell

BMW and The North Face reveal camper concept with advanced fabric shell

BMW has teamed with outdoor sporting company The North Face to develop a new type of teardrop camper trailer, one featuring a fabric outer shell showcasing The North Face's new innovation "Futurelight." This new fabric is waterproof, yet remains breathable, forming the camper's outer shell as one potential use for a material that can't be limited to just clothing.

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2020 Toyota Supra makes full debut in official video leak

2020 Toyota Supra makes full debut in official video leak

The long-awaited 2020 Toyota Supra will finally be unveiled at next week's Detroit Auto Show, and thanks to a handful of previous leaks and camouflaged spy shots we already had a pretty good idea of what the two-door coupe would look like. But today get a full-blown look at the car in video with no obstructions. It's another leak, of course, but this time the source is the carmaker itself, thanks to an accidental Twitter post by Toyota Mexico.

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Bose develops QuietComfort noise-cancellation system for cars

Bose develops QuietComfort noise-cancellation system for cars

Bose has developed a noise-cancellation system designed specifically for vehicles. Called Bose QuietComfort Road Noise Control (RNC), the new technology has been launched to vehicle manufacturers around the globe. The new system joins Bose's existing Engine Harmonic Enhancement and Engine Harmonic Cancellation, offering a variety of technologies to neutralize road sounds in vehicle cabins.

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Sony XAV-AX7000 car receiver flaunts a fancier, more ergonomic look

Sony XAV-AX7000 car receiver flaunts a fancier, more ergonomic look

Cars are getting smarter but most of them require you to actually buy a new car. Not so, says Sony. All you really need is its new XAV-AX7000 CAR AV Receiver, presuming you can install a new head unit into your car, and you can pretty much get thee basic conveniences of having your smartphone displayed on your dash. And better yet, it’s good looking as well and even has a dedicated button for your voice assistant needs.

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Bumblebee auction: All 4 Transformers Camaros being sold

Bumblebee auction: All 4 Transformers Camaros being sold

Here's a car auction that's perfect for both Chevrolet Camaro fans and those who really like the Transformers movie series (there's at least a few out there, I'm sure). The first Transformers movie is known for featuring the debut of the then-new fifth generation Camaro over 11 years ago, with the vehicle staring as the car-form of hero Bumblebee. Now all four Camaros that have been featured in the film franchise since then are being auctioned as a special package.

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Ford reveals 2020 Police Interceptor Utility, a tech-loaded hybrid Explorer

Ford reveals 2020 Police Interceptor Utility, a tech-loaded hybrid Explorer

Fans of the good old American SUV will getting their first look at Ford's 2020 Explorer next week when the truck makes its debut at the Detroit Auto Show. However, the car maker has given us an early look by revealing the new law-enforcement model, the 2020 Police Interceptor Utility. But not only does the police vehicle show off the visual design we expect to see on the next Explorer, it promises to be more fuel efficient with a hybrid model.

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Polestar 2 teaser provides first glimpse of Tesla Model 3 competitor

Polestar 2 teaser provides first glimpse of Tesla Model 3 competitor

Volvo's Polestar division has released a teaser image of its upcoming Polestar 2 EV, providing only a tantalizing glimpse of the sedan that follows the Polestar 1 coupe. A roster of early information on the car joins the teaser image, teasing 400HP and a 300-mile range, though all of the final specs haven't yet been revealed. The model will enter production shortly after the Polestar 1.

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Tesla Autopilot could drive from home to work soon

Tesla Autopilot could drive from home to work soon

Tesla EVs have been involved in quite a few accidents, some fatal, and in all those that involve Autopilot, the company makes the same explanation. The feature is only meant for driver assistance, not full automation. Soon, however, it might have to change its tune, and its excuses, because based on still CEO Elon Musk’s tweets about mind-blowing features being tested, that’s exactly what Autopilot might soon be.

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Amazon reveals 1/18th scale AWS DeepRacer autonomous car for devs

Amazon reveals 1/18th scale AWS DeepRacer autonomous car for devs

Amazon has revealed its new AWS DeepRacer vehicle, a 1/18th scale race car targeted at developers. The model is designed to help devs get started with reinforcement learning (RL), an advanced machine learning technique that can learn "very complex behaviors" in the absence of labeled training data, according to Amazon. With this car, developers can literally go hands-on with the technology.

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