Automotive

Bugatti Chiron ‘110 Ans’ special edition marks anniversary, limited to 20 models

Bugatti Chiron ‘110 Ans’ special edition marks anniversary, limited to 20 models

Bugatti's Chiron remains just as impressive today as when it first debuted in 2016. Interestingly, the French carmaker has waited three years to release a special edition of the supercar, but it seems they're finally ready, and just in time for Bugatti's 110th anniversary. Based on the Chiron Sport, the new "110 Ans Bugatti" — which translates to 110 years of Bugatti — celebrates the company and their French heritage.

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New Subaru Outback is on the way, but not until later this year

New Subaru Outback is on the way, but not until later this year

Earlier this week, Subaru unveiled the new 2020 Legacy at the Chicago Auto Show. An all new generation model, the carmaker's iconic sedan gets a new design for the inside and out, along with refined features and improved technology. Some Subaru fans might be wondering where the company's other staple vehicle — the Outback — is, and fortunately they've confirmed that the crossover wagon will be getting a similar overhaul.

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Self-driving cars may ‘create havoc’ by cruising to skip parking fees

Self-driving cars may ‘create havoc’ by cruising to skip parking fees

Autonomous vehicles may bring a variety of benefits to any given city, but a new study warns they also have the potential to "create havoc" if companies prioritize money over traffic management. The issue may lie in parking fees and a company's effort to avoid paying those rates by keeping empty autonomous cars cruising on the road instead of parked when not in use.

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Drive A Tank “Tanks to You” delivers a working tank to your backyard

Drive A Tank “Tanks to You” delivers a working tank to your backyard

Ever had one of those days when you can’t help but want to crush something under the weight of your treads? Or maybe you and your friends are itching to drive over cars or blast things. In a controlled and safe environment, of course. Because everyone has unique definitions of entertainment, we won’t judge you if yours involved driving and shooting with military tanks. And thanks to Drive A Tank’s new “Tanks To You” program, you can simply pick up your phone and having an honest-to-goodness working military vehicle delivered to your doorstep.

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Volkswagen electric Dune Buggy concept brings the 60s to the present

Volkswagen electric Dune Buggy concept brings the 60s to the present

We live in an age when the old becomes new again. Some, like vinyl, have come back in their original form while others, like gaming consoles, have been miniaturized. Volkswagen is also jumping on the retro trend but with a modern twist. It is bringing back the legendary American dune buggies from the 60s and is turning them into a fully electric concept vehicle fit for modern times.

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Microsoft, MIT help self-driving cars learn from AI ‘blind spots’

Microsoft, MIT help self-driving cars learn from AI ‘blind spots’

A collaboration of researchers from MIT and Microsoft have developed a system that helps identify lapses in artificial intelligence knowledge in autonomous cars and robots. These lapses, referred to as "blind spots," occur when there are significant differences between training examples and what a human would do in a certain situation — such as a driverless car not detecting the difference between a large white car and an ambulance with its sirens on, and thus not behaving appropriately.

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Toyota reveals 2020 Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, celebrating 60th anniversary

Toyota reveals 2020 Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, celebrating 60th anniversary

The Chicago Auto Show isn't until next month, but Toyota is making an early announcement for a special edition of one of the world's most iconic SUVs: the Land Cruiser. Later this year, the carmaker will be releasing the 2020 Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, limited to just 1,200 units, to celebrate over six decades of production.

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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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