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Automakers on the Race to Build Brain for Self-Driving Cars

The concept of self-driving cars was introduced to us by movies. There's the Minority Report in 2002 where director Steven Spielberg turned a Lexus into driverless ride. There's also Total Recall in 1990 with its 'Johnny Cab" automated taxi driver. Movies have a creepy way of predicting the future. Time and again, they have hinted…

Comma.ai: The Self-Driving Car Kit That You Should Know About

Even though car manufacturers insist that self-driving cars are here, it would take a few more years before we can see them on the road. In fact, experts believe that fully self-driving vehicles won't be available to the public until 2020 at the earliest. Still, this doesn't stop many people from wanting to have their…

Important Factors to Keep in Mind When Choosing a New Vehicle

With hundreds of different new vehicle models available for sale today, finding the best one for your needs can be quite challenging, but you can make such a task easier. While price is an obvious starting point, you can narrow down a long list of criteria to the most important factors. Quality When choosing a…

The Pros and Cons of Driverless Cars

Driverless cars are pretty much upon us. They sound great – jump in and do a bit of work on the commute, call relatives, catch a snooze on the way home… The naysayers all sing from the same hymn-sheet as well, it seems. They worry about giving over control to a machine – and that’s…

Reasons Why Consumers Aren’t Too Enthusiastic About Electric Cars

Seen as the solution to environmental pollution, electric cars are all the range these days. Imagine a world where all cars and trucks are electric. Imagine the feeling of driving for miles without the guilt of polluting the environment. But, if EVs are the solution, why aren't many consumers embracing it yet? Why aren't major…

The Future of Smart Cars Is Here, Volvo Will Deliver

Tech giants Google and Apple have been developing self-driving, smart cars, which is a scope way beyond the usual apps and mobile devices that they create. So why not automakers take the same leap, and make mobile devices or integrate mobile apps with vehicles? This is exactly what Volvo plans to do. The Swedish carmaker…

Twin-Turbo V-6 Eyed on Upcoming Audi R8 Entry Level

Let go of the rumors that Audi's entry-level R8 will be powered by a 2.5-liter five-cylinder! Car and Driver has disclosed, citing "reliable sources," that this Audi model will get a twin-turbocharged V6 engine instead. The R8 entry-level model is eyed to debut in 2 years. The 3-liter engine is expected to generate more or…

Chrysler 200 & 2016 Fiat 500X – Only Cars to Get IIHS Highest Rating for 2016

If we want to know which cars are the safest among the rest, that would be the Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan and the 2016 Fiat 500X small crossover. Both cars earned the highest rating of Top Safety Pick+ and either "advanced" or "superior" crash ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)'s crash test…

5 of the Greatest American-Made SUVs You Can Buy at $35K Below

With more and more people willing to spend more for cars with fancy technology and add-ons, it’s only understandable why manufacturers are also making more SUVs with a wide range of customizable options. However, if you’re someone who likes to stay reasonable and don’t want to spend more than the average price of a car,…

What We Think About the New 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

At first glance, you might say that the 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R is nothing extraordinary. Besides, it’s almost more expensive than the GT V-8 by $150,000. Although it has a higher performance model, it has less horsepower than the W-12-powered Speed. And despite being the lightweight version, it still weighs around 4937 pounds. Once you…

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