Automotive

Olli, the Autonomous Mini-Bus that can be Manufactured in a Few Hours

June 20, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

After introducing the world’s first-ever 3D-printed car, Arizona-based startup Local Motors is pushing a new mode of public transport system onto the US roads –  3D-printed buses that are self-driving, and re-usable. The 12-seater mini-bus, called Olli, can be booked through mobile apps. More interestingly, riders can customize Olli  ride to their requirements. Once done, […]

Swappable Tyres that Can Turn Your Normal Bike Electric

May 7, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Not much bothering would now have to be there if you decide to get your bike upgraded to an electric one. Thanks to a new project that’s been crowdfunded that you can now transform your own existing bikes into electric ones. The requirement here is not that heavy at all. The only thing you have […]

Volvo Envisions Replacing Your Physical Car Keys with Smartphone App

February 25, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We live in a period where physical keys are giving way to the keyless technology. But in the midst of all that, Swedish car manufacturer Volvo is dreaming big with the future of automotive industry; a virtual key in the form of smartphone app. The company has now revealed its ongoing project that’s working towards […]

Nvidia Computing Expertise will Now Aid Driverless Cars

January 6, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It was only last month that Google’s autonomous car got ticketed by the cops of LA. Nearly after a month, someone else from the tech world is having thoughts of wiping out any such instances with self-driving cars. Nvidia, the CPU and GPU manufacturers, are the one that have now shown up to do their […]

Microsoft and Volvo Showcase the Future of Car Purchase Platform Using HoloLens

November 23, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The online world has evolved so quickly that now we can get almost anything from the e-commerce arena. But when it comes to choosing an automotive, we still take up the task of visiting physical stores to have a deeper, real view and access of the vehicle we are looking for. But that might change. […]

Self Healing Tires that Say No to Punctures is the Next Best  Thing in the Auto Arena

November 11, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It’s autonomous with everything these days in automobile industry. Autonomous vehicles, auto-climatic control, auto-parking, auto-wipers –  vendors have fetched the industry to such a stage where they can invite even a guy unexposed to driving to take control of a car through long rides. Regardless of what they do, the vehicle can take care of […]

Hyundai Shuns Prevailing Genesis Outlook with New Vision G Concept

August 20, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It definitely reads Genesis on its front and rear badges, but this new coupe from Hyundai does not in any sense reflect the premium coupe lineage. In fact, it’s something more from the South Korean manufacturer. Called Vision G, this new concept from Hyundai was unveiled at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where we […]

Volvo Wants Your Babies to be Seated Safe as a Co-rider

July 22, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

In the automobile industry, the priority has always been, and will remain, safety. Not an underwhelming statement this, taking into account the safety features that are brought into modern-day cars. From air-bags to stability controls, automated braking to even fully automated cars, human brains have been pioneering the word safety in cars to quite a […]

How Autonomous Vehicles Could Help Cut Down Emissions

July 18, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We do believe that EVs and Hydrogen cell vehicles are inching closer to be the future of automobiles. But equally anchoring on the forefront are autonomous vehicles, although being far behind the EVs in terms of commercial entry. Eco admirers might not want these to overtake the pace of green vehicles, but researchers are listing […]

Cadillac XT5 SUV Coming this November; to be Showcased at LA Show

April 9, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

If everything goes the way as planned, we could be laying our eyes on the next gen SUV from Cadillac this November. Reports now suggest that the company will be unveiling their SRX SUV, rumored to be named XT5, at the LA Auto Show in November. The new SRX will highlight on an ‘advanced design […]

Tesla to go Autonomous Soon; Elon Musk Reveals Future Upgrade Plans  

March 20, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Dreams are big for Tesla Motors. When you have Elon Musk in the driving seat, you certainly cannot step off from aiming high. And the big thing is that much of those aims have always seen light. But post all the dreams that have been envisioned till now, their new aim touches something that could […]

Tesla’s Upcoming Software Upgrade will Let You Shut Out Concerns over Charge 

March 16, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Those driving the EVs surely do know the angst they deal with when running out of charge. So does Tesla chief Elon Musk. This Thursday, he will be stepping out to get rid of those worries that leave you with no option, but to pop your eyes at the blinking warning. The Tesla founder has […]

Flying Cars from AeroMobil to Take Flight by 2017

March 16, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Ever mused over the next arenas upon which automotive engineering would be stepping its foot next? Ask Juraj Vaculik of AeroMobil and the answer would seem interesting. Leading the men at AeroMobil, Vaculik has been dealing with the book works on flying cars. And it soon may turn into a reality. We have set our […]

Britain Streets Welcome Driverless Cars; Authorities Give the Nod

February 12, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

So finally, we will have autonomous cars being taken out for test not just along the streets of California, but also towards the eastern side of the map. Britain officials, on Wednesday, have said that driverless cars are now granted the permission to run on its streets. In a positive move towards adopting the future […]

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